Category Archives: Environment

Keep watch for koalas as temperatures heat up


Redlands Coast residents have been urged to keep a lookout for active koalas who may be seeking an alternative water supply during long spells of hot, dry weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while koalas are known to get most of their hydration from the leaves they eat, it’s not unusual for them to  Continue reading…

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Greener roads for Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is pioneering a process that turns plastic bottles and other waste into new, high-quality roads. In a Queensland first, Council is working with leading recycler Alex Fraser and Suncoast Asphalt to resurface a 1km stretch of Princess Street, Cleveland, with Green Roads PolyPave, an innovative, high-performance asphalt product containing reclaimed plastics. Redland  Continue reading…

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A Smart New Future for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast businesses and residents have a chance to shape the future of the city with the launch of Redland City Council’s public engagement on the Redlands Coast Smart and Connected City Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said with technology and data rapidly changing the way governments delivered vital services, Council was developing a Smart and  Continue reading…

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Koala selfie statue wins art challenge


The popularity of selfies is behind the winning entry in Redland City Council’s Koalas in Design art challenge. The competition focused on promoting the importance of koala conservation and how students could help protect them, with winners presented with their awards at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) by Mayor Karen Williams.\ The overall winner  Continue reading…

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Get planting to help save the glossy black-cockatoo


Community members can help make a difference to the future of a threatened bird species by taking part in Council’s 16th annual glossy black-cockatoo tree planting on Sunday 13 October. Mayor Karen Williams said community members were invited to join Council’s Bushcare team for a morning on Macleay Island to help plant 600 native seedlings.  Continue reading…

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North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.00pm, 26 September 2019


Update as at 12.00pm Thursday 26 September 2019 **This warning is no longer current. Please refer to the QFES Facebook page for updated information.**NORTH STRADBROKE… Posted by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Update as at 1.00pm Wednesday 25 September 2019 **Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are no  Continue reading…

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Spring ‘green’ your garden and save on a green waste bin


Mainland Redlands Coast residents will have an extra incentive to snap up a household green waste bin this spring with Council waiving the usual $30 bin establishment fee from 6 September to 31 October 2019. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said spring was the perfect time to remind keen gardeners that their garden waste could  Continue reading…

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Amity Point to host Council NSI update in September


Redland City Council is inviting North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) residents and visitors to drop into Amity Point Hall on Saturday 14 September for updates on a range of Council projects. Mayor Karen Williams said the North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) Community Open House, from 10am – 12 noon, would be an opportunity for members of the  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council responds to suspected dog baiting


Redland City Council is deploying all available resources at local parks, including surveillance cameras, in response to more suspected dog baiting incidents. It also is investigating offering a reward for information which leads to successful prosecution. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she had also written to the Queensland Police Service offering Council’s support in  Continue reading…

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