Category Archives: Environment

Environment and Community Fair is back, bigger and better than ever


The Redland City Council Environment and Community Fair at IndigiScapes is back bigger and better next month with an ‘all star cast’ of environmental champions set to entertain and educate the community on Saturday June 4. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the Environment and Community Fair was one of the highlights on the  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days cancelled due to wet weather


The Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days planned for this Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 May, have been cancelled due to wet weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while it was unfortunate the days could no longer go ahead, you could still have your say on the precinct’s Draft Master Plan via an online  Continue reading…

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Wasteful habits add to Redlands waste bill


Residents are being urged to be mindful of what they place in their waste, recycling and green waste bins with poor waste and recycling habits contributing to a $3.6 million rise in waste management costs for Redland City Council over the last two years. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said that with the State  Continue reading…

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Conservation areas re-open on Redlands Coast


Bayview Conservation Area in Redland Bay and Emu Street Reserve in Sheldon have both re-opened in time for the long weekend. Work to repair tracks significantly damaged by recent intense rainfall was completed in both Redlands Coast reserves this afternoon. Erosion control and track construction works are continuing within other high profile reserves such as  Continue reading…

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Invasive weeds removed from Birkdale Community Precinct


Work will start this week to remove invasive weeds and minor regrowth from parts of the 62-hectare Birkdale Community Precinct that are outside the approximately 40-hectare conservation area. This is part of Redland City Council’s stewardship commitment to undertake environmental and land management to best practice within the precinct at 390 Old Cleveland Road East  Continue reading…

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Point Lookout Gorge Walk reopens after restoration


The popular Point Lookout Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) has fully reopened to visitors ahead of the busy Christmas holiday period. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said restoration work was now complete on a 25 metre section of the boardwalk which was damaged earlier this year following heavy rain. “Minjerribah is one of  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast holding steady on environmental health


The water quality in Moreton Bay is excellent and an expansion of seagrass meadows in the bay signifies a healthier ecosystem, according to the 2021 Healthy Land and Water Report Card. The annual report into the environmental condition of South East Queensland waterways showed that the catchment waterways of Redlands Coast have remained in “fair  Continue reading…

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IndigiScapes Centre maintenance closure extended


Redlands IndigiScapes Centre is currently closed for scheduled maintenance. Due to rain, the planned closure has extended to Friday 26 November. IndigiScapes is now expected to reopen on Saturday 27 November.  The following facilities are currently closed: the Discovery Centre, café, native botanic garden, playground and walking tracks. The native nursery will remain open.

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