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Stay vigilant as extreme weather continues


Redland City Council Mayor and Chair of the Redland Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Karen Williams has urged residents to remain vigilant, stay off the roads and out of flood waters as severe weather continues to impact Redlands Coast. High tide this morning, combined with heavy rainfall, has caused additional flooding on the city’s foreshores;  Continue reading…

Youths warned to stay out of floodwaters as wild weather continues


Redlands Coast residents are urged to keep out of floodwaters, with reports of young people surfing in flooded areas including at Hilliards Creek in Ormiston. This is extremely dangerous. If you see this behaviour please report it to police on Triple 0. There are large amounts of debris making their way down the river systems, including  Continue reading…

Redland Local Disaster Management Group stands up in response to intense rainfall


The Redland Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) moved to ‘Stand Up’ status this morning in response to intense rainfall across south-east Queensland, including Redlands Coast. ‘Stand Up’ means that Redland City Council and emergency management officers and resources are mobilised and operational activities have commenced across the city. This includes operating the Local Disaster Coordination  Continue reading…

Sandbagging stations extended into weekend


Redland City Council has extended its sandbagging stations for the community into the weekend. The sandbagging station at Council Depot Cleveland, 199-205 South St, will remain open on Saturday 26 February and Sunday 27 February from 7am to 6pm. The following 24-hour self-service sandbagging stations will be open on both Saturday and Sunday: Council Depot  Continue reading…

Sandbagging stations open to community


Redland City Council has opened sandbagging stations for the community following Bureau of Meteorology forecasts for heavy rain which is expected to continue into the weekend. Please note: enclosed shoes must be worn at all Council sandbagging stations. The sandbagging stations will be open at the following times and locations: Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205  Continue reading…

Council holds annual e-waste collection on islands


Redland City Council hopes to collect more than three tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) for recycling during an annual collection drive for the island communities from 12 to 28 February 2022. Mayor Karen Williams said e-waste was one of the fastest growing types of waste worldwide and most could be recycled. “Australia generates the highest  Continue reading…

Australia Day public holiday closures on 26 January 2022


Council Offices & Customer Service Centres Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed on Wednesday 26 January 2022, returning to regular operating hours on Thursday 27 January. Bin Collections Normal bin services will occur on the public holiday. Remember to put your bin out the night before as trucks start collecting  Continue reading…

Sandbagging stations open to community


Redland City Council has opened sandbagging stations for the community following Bureau of Meteorology forecasts for heavy rain this week. The sandbagging stations will be open at the following times and locations: Council Depot Cleveland – 199-205 South St, Cleveland – Click here for directions Council staff and SES will be onsite to assist. Sand, bags  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast holding steady on environmental health


The water quality in Moreton Bay is excellent and an expansion of seagrass meadows in the bay signifies a healthier ecosystem, according to the 2021 Healthy Land and Water Report Card. The annual report into the environmental condition of South East Queensland waterways showed that the catchment waterways of Redlands Coast have remained in “fair  Continue reading…

Redland City Council opens sandbagging stations.


Redland City Council has opened sandbagging stations for the community in anticipation of further rain this week. When visiting sandbagging stations please wear enclosed shoes, bring a buddy to help carry heavy loads and remember to bend your knees when lifting. Cleveland – Open until 6pm tonight; then 7am – 6pm daily Redland City Council  Continue reading…