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Birkdale Community Precinct consultation closes soon


Time is running out in the current opportunity for the community to have its say and help shape the future of the largest, most encompassing and diverse community project ever delivered by Redland City Council. The five-week consultation campaign on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan closes at midnight on Monday, 6 June  Continue reading…

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Tracks open again for recreational use


All major tracks on Redlands Coast are open for recreational use within Bayview Conservation Area, Eastern Escarpment and Scribbly Gums Reserve. These areas had been closed for repair following the intense rainfall that fell across the region earlier this year. Some areas may still be wet and muddy, so please take care and use the  Continue reading…

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Consultation to open on planning amendment on Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island


Joint Redland City Council and Queensland Government Media Release A six-week public consultation period will begin this month on a series of City Plan amendments on Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had this week agreed to undertake public consultation, with assistance from the State Government on the amendment package that  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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Council partners with football club on lighting upgrade


Local junior footy players will be the winners thanks to funding from Redland City Council to contribute to an upgrade to lighting at the Capalaba Warriors District Junior Rugby League Football Club. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the club with new LED lighting. “Local sporting clubs do so much for our community  Continue reading…

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Redland Whitewater Centre ideal for swift-water rescue training


Recent torrential rain and flooding across Queensland has shown the benefits of the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre being used for swift-water rescue training. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was planning for the whitewater centre, which will be the venue for Canoe Slalom events during the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to also  Continue reading…

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Birkdale stories brought to life with a brush of creativity


Wellington Point State High School students have developed a creative way to present the stories of Birkdale Community Precinct as part of Redland City Council’s pilot partnerships program for the site. Mayor Karen Williams, who dropped in on one of the school’s Encore Art Program workshops this week, said the students were painting timber discs  Continue reading…

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Weather forecast forces postponement of Birkdale Community Precinct Information


Forecasts by the Bureau of Meteorology of a week of heavy rain and possible local flooding has forced Redland City Council to postpone the Birkdale Community Precinct Information Days which were scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. The free Information Days offer an opportunity for people to tour the precinct, experience interactive exhibits, talk to  Continue reading…

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Floating to the finish line


The Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) ferry terminals upgrade is one step closer to completion as Russell Island’s new pontoon arrives onsite. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the SMBI ferry terminal upgrade marked a milestone for growth in the Redlands. “This $44.6 million project is delivering big for the local economy through  Continue reading…

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