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Snapshot – 18 March

Disaster Resilience Forums

Help us plan for future emergencies

Come along to a disaster resilience forum in March and help Council and other emergency agencies prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster events. Community feedback will inform Council’s Disaster Management Plans. Local knowledge is invaluable in this process.


  • Wednesday 19 March, 3pm – 5.30pm:
    Mount Cotton State School, Mt Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton
  • Thursday 20 March, 10am – 1pm:
    Victoria Point Shopping Centre, cnr Cleveland-Redland Bay & Bunker Roads, Victoria Point
  • Thursday 20 March, 6pm – 8.30pm:
    Capalaba Sports Club, 113 Ney Rd, Capalaba
  • Saturday 22 March, 9am – 12pm:
    Wellington Point Village, Main Rd, Wellington Point
  • Monday 24 March, 6pm – 8.30pm:
    Redlands RSL, 8 Passage St, Cleveland
  • Wednesday 26 March, 11.30am – 2pm:
    Donald Simpson Centre, 172 Bloomfield St, Cleveland (Disability access)
  • Thursday 27 March, 5pm – 8pm:
    Capalaba Park Shopping Centre, cnr Redland Bay & Mt Cotton Roads, Capalaba

For more information, contact Council on 3829 8584. RSVPs are not necessary.


Asbestos safety

Be safe with your renovation waste

Just a reminder that to protect the health and safety of our customers and workers, all waste loads of cement sheeting, fibro, renovation waste and tiles are being routinely inspected at our mainland waste transfer stations for materials that could contain asbestos. If in any doubt, our gate staff will treat renovation/building materials as containing asbestos.

Asbestos can be found in lots of old building materials, and can be very hard to identify. You can only dispose of material containing asbestos at Birkdale Waste Transfer Station – not Redland
Bay, and only under strict conditions. It needs to be less than 10m2, double-wrapped and sealed in
durable, thick plastic sheeting (builders’ plastic). Commercial operators will also need to pay the
asbestos disposal fee.

For more information about asbestos and its safe removal and disposal, visit our website.


Save the date

Redlands Good Gardening Expo

Enjoy a free fun and informative day out at the second annual Redlands Good Gardening Expo on Sunday 13 April 2014 from 9am to 3pm.

Set in the picturesque surrounds of IndigiScapes, this popular event is perfect for the home
gardener. Learn about composting, worm farming, mulching and how to grow organic food. There’ll also be plants and seeds for sale, kids’ activities and great workshops.

Visit IndigiScapes at 17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba or check out the program on the IndigiScapes website.


Open meetings

Wednesday 19 March – General Meeting, 9.30am
Wednesday 2 April – General Meeting, 9.30am

Snapshot – 28 January

Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek PDA draft plans

View plans until Monday 24 February 2014

Draft plans for the transformation of Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour and Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Areas are available for public viewing and written submissions until Monday 24 February. To view the plans or make a submission online, visit our website or visit Council’s Customer Service Centres, libraries and key community services on the bay islands.

Come to an information forum
Toondah Harbour forums:
• Saturday 1 February, 1–3pm at Island View Cafe, Toondah Harbour Ferry Terminal
• Friday 7 February, 3.30–5.30pm at Island View Cafe, Toondah Harbour Ferry Terminal
• Saturday 8 February, 1–3pm at Dunwich Community Hall, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island.

Weinam Creek forums:
• Thursday 30 January, 5–8pm at Redland Bay Community Hall, Redland Bay
• Thursday 6 February, 5–8pm at Macleay Progress Hall, Macleay Island.


Council Grants and Sponsorships

Grants Round 2 now open

Council’s latest round of community grants funding is now open. We will be accepting applications until Friday 28 February 2014. Grant categories include Organisation Support, Project Support, Conservation Grants, and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). The RADF is an Arts Queensland and Redland City Council partnership to support local arts and culture.
Other funding: Applications for Council’s next sponsorship round will be open from Monday 17 February until Friday 28 March 2014. For more information or to obtain an application form visit our website or call 3829 8911.


Surfing the New Business Pipeline

Free business workshop

Join us for an interactive workshop about basic low-cost marketing for your business and creating
a simple, targeted approach to new business development.

When: Wednesday 5 February 2014, 4.30 – 6.30pm
Where: Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba
RSVP: karen.brown@redland.qld.gov.au or 3829 8507 (places are limited)

A light snack and refreshments will be served.


Water meter readings

Get wielding the whipper snipper! This week we are reading water meters in Capalaba Central Business District, Ormiston and on Macleay and Perulpa islands. Please make sure our meter readers have clear access to your water meter.


Open meetings

Wednesday 29 January – General Meeting, 9.30am

Wednesday 12 February – General Meeting, 9.30am

Snapshot – Tuesday 26 November 2013

Free Christmas by Starlight Concert!

Saturday 7 December

Don’t miss the FREE Christmas by Starlight concert at Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds in Long Street, Cleveland. There’ll be Santa, food stalls, roving performers, an animal farm, displays and activities from 3pm, followed by a children’s concert at 5.30pm. Traditional twilight carols begin at 6pm and end around 8pm with a fireworks finale! For more information and details on free buses visit www.redland.qld.gov.au/cbs. The event is run by Redland City Council, with the generous support of Energex, Bayside Bulletin, JJ Richards, Fiteni Homes, Stradbroke Flyer, SS Signs, Mr Fireworks, Viking Elite, Koala Graphix and Christmas Festivities. Christmas by Starlight is an alcohol-free event.


Cleaning up the Bay day

Sunday 1 December

If you would like to help protect beautiful Moreton Bay, why not join in Clubs Queensland’s “Cleaning Up The Bay” day this Sunday 1 December 2013? Visit one of the collection points between 6am and 11am, grab a bag and collect some rubbish to help keep the bay clean!

Local collection points are:

  • Wellington Point Recreation Reserve (Main Road, Wellington Point)
  • Cleveland Boat Ramp (William Street, Cleveland)
  • Victoria Point Boat Ramp (Colburn Avenue, North West Jetty)
  • Redland Bay Boat Ramp (Banana Street, Redland Bay)
  • Dunwich Boat Ramp (Yabby Street, Dunwich, Stradbroke Island)
  • Amity Point Boat Ramp

At Wellington Point some Queensland Reds rugby players and Nova FM’s ‘Sandman’ will also be dropping in to lend a hand. For information, or to register, visit www.clubsqld.com.au.


School holiday activities

This summer school holidays Redland Libraries, Redland Art Gallery and Redlands IndigiScapes Centre are all hosting exciting activities to keep youngsters entertained! From print-making art workshops to Christmas craft and wildlife activities, there is a lot happening to keep kids happy in December and January. All activities are free or low-cost but many require bookings. For dates, details and booking information (available from Monday 2 December) go to:


Water meter readings

Be cottoned on! We are reading water meters in Mount Cotton this week. Please make sure our meter readers have clear access to your water meter.


Open meetings

Wednesday 4 December General Meeting (incorporating Coordination Committee Meeting) – 10.30am