Category Archives: Roads and transport

Three Paddocks ready for play

New playground at Three Paddocks Park

The exciting new play space at Wellington Point’s Three Paddocks Park will open on Friday, 31 August 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the coastal park was among a number of parks across Redlands Coast that had been recently transformed or were scheduled for work. “Council has set aside more than $4.1 million for  Continue reading…

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Prayer breakfast raises record amount for chaplaincy programs

RCC Mayor Karen Williams with school chaplains

More than $20,000 was raised for state school chaplaincy programs across Redlands Coast at the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast on Friday, 24 August 2018 – an increase of more than $4,000 over the funds raised at last year’s event. Almost 280 people, including school chaplains, church and school leaders, government representatives, business people  Continue reading…

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Finding treasure on Redlands Coast

The treasures of Redlands Coast have been charted to provide adventure seekers, nature lovers and those who simply want to relax with a detailed map of one of Queensland’s most diverse and exciting regions. Now known as Redlands Coast, the amazing contrast of the area from stunning North Stradbroke Island, across the southern archipelago and  Continue reading…

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Koala safe neighbourhood precincts part of Council plan

A Redland City Council program, run in conjunction with a number of research institutions, including Griffith University and University of the Sunshine Coast, will see the establishment of koala safe neighbourhood precincts as part of a raft of programs being rolled out under Council’s Koala Conservation Action Plan. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said many  Continue reading…

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Council to speak up on key issues at 122nd LGAQ conference

Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference to call on Queensland councils to lobby other levels of government on four key issues: • Community residences • National landcare projects • Park and Ride facilities • Postal ballots for Local Government elections Redland City Deputy Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett,  Continue reading…

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Wildlife ambulance celebrates 20-year milestone

Wildlife Ambulance

Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) service has marked 20 years of rescuing injured, sick and orphaned native animals under Redland City Council coordination. Redlands IndigiScapes Centre played host to an anniversary celebration on Saturday 18 August, bringing together original and current volunteers and stakeholders to acknowledge the milestone. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said RAWA,  Continue reading…

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Kunjiel comes to Redlands Coast

Quandamooka Festival Kunjiel

Kunjiel, the closing Corroboree of the 2018 Quandamooka Festival, is set to bring Redlands Coast to life this Saturday 25 August with Traditional dance, ceremony, song, food and art. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals and visitors to take advantage of this wonderful cultural experience on Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). “The  Continue reading…

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Weinam Creek stage one works set to commence

Artists' impression of the Weinam Creek footbridge

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today announced that stage one works for Council’s Weinam Creek redevelopment project, which will ultimately transform the waterfront of Redland Bay, will commence later this year. Cr Williams said stage one would provide valuable infrastructure for the community, including ground-level car parks and a footbridge connecting the Moores Road site  Continue reading…

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Inspiring Seniors recognised at Seniors Week event

Redlands Coast’s Inspiring Seniors have been unveiled for 2018 at part of this year’s Seniors Week celebrations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was proud to be able to recognise the inspirational locals as part of the annual Blue Care community initiative, now in its tenth year. “The Inspiring Seniors initiative shines a light  Continue reading…

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It’s never too late to learn to read or write!

You can close the book on any notions of Redland Libraries being stuffy, dark, book depositories, thanks to their increasing range of engaging programs and events that provide a variety of learning opportunities for people of all ages. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said on 3 September, Redland Libraries would launch its new and exciting  Continue reading…

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