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Labour Day Public Holiday Closures


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed on Monday 6 May 2019, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 7 May 2019. During this time after hours return chutes will be closed. No items will be due during this time. Redland IndigiScapes Centre  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council acquires strategic waterfront land near lighthouse


Redland City Council has acquired a strategic parcel of prime waterfront land adjacent to one of the city’s most popular landmarks, Cleveland Point Recreation Reserve. The three adjoining blocks, which cover 1859 square metres and have panoramic views across Moreton Bay, are considered of great historical and community value. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council determined that the opportunity to  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council driving economy through support for start-ups


Redland City Council is giving the next wave of innovative Redlands Coast entrepreneurs a flying start through a series of start-up and innovation initiatives. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s commitment to supporting local innovators included a group of Redlands Coast businesses that recently attended QODE – Australasia’s leading global forum for innovation and  Continue reading…

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Major coup for Redlands Coast Dîner en Rouge


One of Australia’s most powerful speakers on the tragedy of family and domestic violence, award-winning author Rebecca Poulson, will be the keynote speaker at May’s Dîner en Rouge fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Poulson’s story was one of shocking violence, tragedy and grief but also one of hope. “Rebecca is a real inspiration  Continue reading…

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Council trials ‘seapots’ to give local waters a boost


Redland City Council is trialling specialised ‘seapots’ in Sovereign Waters Lake, at Wellington Point, to encourage marine life and assess their potential to improve water quality. The first stage of the proof-of-concept trial involves 20 seapots the size of large flower pots, which have been attached to the lake’s seawall to create rock pools. Redland  Continue reading…

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Redlands Animal Shelter continues to evolve


Redlands Animal Shelter has established an internal onsite veterinary service at its Thornlands-based facility in a bid to further streamline its animal adoption program. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that as the vet service would not be available to the general public, it wouldn’t compete with local vets. “Its purpose will be to support  Continue reading…

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Dead fig tree scheduled for removal


Redland City Council will remove a dead tree in Fig Tree Place, Ormiston after losing a long battle to save it. The tree had been closely monitored over several years but remediation treatments to rejuvenate its health unfortunately were unsuccessful. Council’s decision to remove it and replace it with another tree was validated by a  Continue reading…

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Thompson’s Beach temporarily closed for swimming


Redland City Council is advising residents and visitors that swimming at Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point is not recommended from today. After routine sampling revealed elevated levels of enterococci bacteria, Council has temporarily closed the beach,erected no swimming signs and will undertake ongoing sampling. While low levels of enterococci bacteria are often found in waterways, particularly after  Continue reading…

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250,000 Redlands Coast plants … and growing


Redland City Council this week achieved an important milestone, reaching the 250,000 mark in an initiative to plant one million native plants across Redlands Coast by 2026. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the achievement, reached at Smith Street, Capalaba, was part of an ongoing planting program to enhance existing, and create new, wildlife corridors  Continue reading…

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