Category Archives: Roads and transport

Work to begin on upgrade to Russell Island car park


Redland City Council will start work on a $1.98 million upgrade to the Russell Island car park adjacent to the new ferry terminal in early September. Mayor Karen Williams said the Council-funded upgrade would commence as work nears completion on the new ferry terminal, which forms part of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) Ferry  Continue reading…

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Keep an eye out for koalas on the move


The annual movement of young koalas is underway around Redlands Coast with residents and motorists reminded to keep a close watch for them. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals to be on the lookout over the coming months for young marsupials and help keep them safe during their journeys. “We all have a part  Continue reading…

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Flooding closes causeway access to island beach


The Alfred Martin Way causeway near Main Beach on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is closed due to flooding from recent rain. The water is at a high level over the causeway, which is one of two entrances to Main Beach, and it has been closed to all traffic. People wishing to access Main Beach can  Continue reading…

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Traffic restrictions lifted at Birkdale


Normal traffic arrangements resume today at the entrance to Birkdale Recycling and Waste Centre and Judy Holt Recreation Reserve on Old Cleveland Road East, Birkdale. A temporary speed limit reduction and traffic management had been in place during the traditionally busy Christmas holiday period. Redland City Council would like to thank motorists for their patience  Continue reading…

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Traffic management during busy times at waste centre


Redland City Council is asking residents to slow down in their rush to the Birkdale Recycling and Waste Centre this festive season. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would improve safety by temporarily reducing the speed limit and implementing other safety measures near the popular Birkdale facility, which traditionally experienced an increase in traffic  Continue reading…

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Council requests funding deal to secure delivery of State’s North Stradbroke Island public transport strategy


Redland City Council will soon submit its feedback on the Queensland Government Draft Minjerribah Public Transport Strategy (Draft Strategy) after endorsing the submission at the General Meeting on Wednesday 17 November 2021. The State’s Draft Strategy recommends a suite of priorities and actions to improve the public transport system on and to North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…

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Mayor urges transport and liveability action in time for 2032


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has today thrown her support behind a region-wide effort to force urgent action on key transport and liveability projects in time for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympics Games. South East Queensland’s Mayors launched the Let’s Get Moving! campaign in Brisbane today, to draw attention to the fact that there  Continue reading…

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Council delivers car-share scheme at Redland Bay Marina


Redland City Council has awarded a contract for a two-year car-share scheme at Redland Bay Marina, Weinam Creek. Mayor Karen Williams said the recent Expression of Interest and subsequent tender process followed a successful car-share trial conducted at the marina from August 2020 to April 2021. “The trial offered island residents access to a conveniently  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast closer to hosting Olympics events as Brisbane 2032 proposal firms


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is pleased the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive has recommended Brisbane’s proposal be advanced to a full committee session vote expected ahead of the opening of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo on July 23. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced early this morning that it would progress  Continue reading…

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Council lights up suburban street


Redland City Council is spending up to $85,000 to light up a residential street in Alexandra Hills. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would install four street lights along the footpath between 1 and 31 St Anthony Drive. “These lights will increase safety for both pedestrians and road-users in the area,” she said. “It is important  Continue reading…

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