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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Redland City Council looking for passionate people to ensure Olympics legacy


Community members are being offered a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure the Redlands Coast maximises the local, regional and international opportunities from the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams announced the Redlands Coast 2032 Legacy Working Group at a breakfast this morning attended by more than 100 people, which included Olympic  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Redlands Coast residents urged to compost for the future


Redlands Coast residents have been encouraged to “compost for the future” during International Composting Awareness Week, which continues until Saturday. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said home composting and subscribing to Council’s green waste bin service were easy ways residents could significantly help Redlands Coast’s progress towards becoming a zero-waste community. “Council is committed to  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Get the Facts – Whitewater Centre not on heritage land


The Redland Whitewater Centre at Birkdale will not in any way be affected by heritage listing of a site 600m away. There are no State or local heritage constraints on the section of the Birkdale Community Precinct set aside for the Redland Whitewater Centre. Reporting of that in The Courier-Mail on Tuesday 3 May 2022  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Fire a reminder to dispose of waste properly


Redlands Coast residents have been reminded not to dispose of hazardous waste in their wheelie bins following a fire in a waste truck at Capalaba. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the incident last week forced the driver to dump burning waste, with fire and emergency services called to the scene. “What is believed to  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Major road upgrade to bring raft of benefits to Redlands Coast


Major road upgrade to bring raft of benefits to Redlands Coast Redlands Coast road users are set to benefit as work on $30 million Stage 1 of Wellington Street/Panorama Drive upgrade program gets underway. Mayor Karen Williams said the program, which is supported by the Australian Government through the Urban Congestion Fund, would help residents  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Thefts a “low blow” for Redlands Coast community


Redland City community property has again been attacked by thieves, with solar panels stolen from water quality testing buoys in Moreton Bay. It follows the recent theft of copper wiring from Redland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park) and Charlie Buckler Sportsfield, which caused significant damage to sports field lighting. Mayor Karen Williams said the solar panel  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Sue and Lloyd Clarke as guests at Candle Lighting Vigil for domestic and family violence


Founders and Directors of the Small Steps 4 Hannah charity, Sue and Lloyd Clarke, will be guests at the annual Redlands Coast Candle Lighting Vigil, joining Mayor Karen Williams, local domestic and family violence support services, emergency services and community groups for the important event next week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Events and tagged .

Have your say on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct Master Plan


Redland City Council has adopted the largest and most exciting draft masterplan in the city’s history, with draft plans for the Birkdale Community Precinct getting the greenlight from Councillors at a Special Meeting today. Mayor Karen Williams said the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan outlined an exciting concept for the 62-hectare site on  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Council completes pedestrian bridge over Ormiston creek


Redland City Council has completed construction of a new pedestrian bridge in Fellmonger Park, Ormiston. Mayor Karen Williams said the new bridge would provide a safe crossing over Hilliards Creek for both pedestrians and cyclists. “The new bridge is three metres wide, one metre wider than the old bridge, and is constructed of composite fibre,  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Parks and tagged .