Planned burn: Redland Bay – 4 to 12 August


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland within Bayview Conservation Area between Thursday 4 August and Friday 12 August 2022, weather conditions permitting. The location of the burn area is 76-152 Kidd Street, Redland Bay. The purpose of the burn is to reduce the  Continue reading…

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Applications open for Community Grants program


Applications are now open for the first round of Redland City Council’s 2022-23 Community Grants program. Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of community grants would support a wide variety of projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the Redlands Coast community. “Council is proud to be able to partner with our local groups and  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast public holiday closures for Monday 8 August


Council Offices & Customer Service Centres Redland City Council offices and customer service centres will be closed on Monday 8 August 2022, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 9 August. 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…

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Hazardous waste campaign targets ‘dangers in disguise’


Redlands Coast residents have been urged to ensure they don’t leave “dangers in disguise” in their household bins and dispose of hazardous waste appropriately. Acting Mayor Julie Talty said there were safe and easy alternatives for residents who wanted to dispose of potentially dangerous materials and items, including asbestos, lithium and household batteries, flares. EPIRBS  Continue reading…

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Applications open for annual Council sponsorship program


Applications are now open for Round 1 of Redland City Council’s annual Sponsorship Program. Acting Mayor Julie Talty said a total funding pool of $160,000 was available over two rounds of sponsorship this financial year to support community-based events and initiatives held on Redlands Coast. “Council sponsorship helps local organisations, community groups and individuals run  Continue reading…

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Trail users asked to ‘bail’ and avoid ‘shredding’ popular trails in the wet


Waterlogged track

Redlands Coast residents are again being urged to stay out of local conservation areas to prevent further damage to waterlogged tracks and trails. With heavy falls having occurred across the southeast in the past two days, there is concern that water-soaked tracks and trails will be damaged, which takes time, effort and substantial cost to  Continue reading…

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Council aims to protect wildlife corridors through City Plan amendment


Council is continuing to pursue an amendment to the Redland City Plan to strengthen the protection of significant urban habitats and wildlife corridors across the Redlands Coast. Acting Mayor Julie Talty said the proposed major amendment aimed to improve statutory land use planning protections to environmental corridors within the urban footprint, as identified in Council’s  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council Media Statement – Petitions


Petitions are a way for community members to bring matters to Council’s attention. Council acknowledges receiving five petitions at its General Meeting today. Two of the petitions were referred to the CEO under Council’s regular standing orders for meetings – the petition for a zero-alcohol workplace for elected representatives and a gated dog off-leash area  Continue reading…

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Koala funding, polling place operations and regional assistance motions to go to LGAQ annual conference


Redland City Council has voted in support of three motions to be put to the 126th Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Annual Conference in Cairns on 17 – 19 October 2022. The annual conference, which brings together local government delegates from across Queensland, is an essential forum for Councils to advocate on behalf of  Continue reading…

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Get the facts – Notices of Motion


A Notice of Motion (NOM) is a request by a Councillor for a business item to be discussed and decided upon at a Council Meeting. A NOM cannot be accepted if it is unlawful or outside the scope of a local government to implement. It is incorrect to suggest that a recent proposed NOM regarding  Continue reading…

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