Monthly Archives: August 2020

Contact tracing for Redland Bay rugby union club


COVID-19 contact tracing is underway for anyone who was at the Southern Bay Cyclones rugby union game against Logan Saints last Friday 21 August between 8pm and 10pm at the Redland Bay club grounds. If you were there at this time and develop even the mildest symptoms get tested. More information – https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/contact-tracing Places to  Continue reading…

Banana plantation housing lots more than 100 years old


Redland City Council wishes to advise residents that recently built homes constructed on the site of a former banana farm at Redland Bay do not form part of a new development subdivision. The original Broadwater Terrace plantation was set across more than 30 existing residential blocks, believed to have been created as part of the  Continue reading…

COVID-19 alert for Birkdale 12RND Fitness attendees


Birkdale 12RND Fitness, 3/190 Birkdale Road, in the group of shops next Birkdale Fair Shopping Centre, has been named by Queensland Health as a site attended by a person who recently tested positive to COVID-19. Queensland Health is advising anyone who was at the gym on the morning of Wednesday 19 August 2020 from 8am-9.30am  Continue reading…

New COVID-19 restrictions in Redland City to home visits, public gatherings and visits to aged care, disability accomodation facilities and hospitals


The State Government announced today new COVID-19 restrictions for areas including Redland City. Under the changes, that are effective immediately, there can only be a maximum of 10 visitors in your home, including the members of your household that live there. In addition, public gatherings can only have a maximum of 10 people including yourself. This  Continue reading…

Council to consult on Geoff Skinner Wetlands Reserve


Redland City Council will call for feedback on the benefits of low-key recreational use and the environmental values of Geoff Skinner Wetlands Reserve at Wellington Point. Deputy Mayor Julie Talty said the decision made at this week’s General Meeting also included confirming with the State Government that they had no plans to upgrade the end  Continue reading…

Upgrade complete as Council recycles more than 66 per cent of waste received at centres


Redland City Council’s Birkdale Recycling and Waste Centre has re-opened after a $1.8 million upgrade. Mayor Karen Williams said the work would significantly improve the stormwater quality leaving the site, while also improving traffic flow and functionality for the thousands of residents who used the centre every year. “Redlands Coast recycling and waste centres are  Continue reading…

Council fibre network set to improve internet connectivity on Redlands Coast


A Redland City Council plan to install a fast internet fibre network is set to unlock connectivity for businesses across Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said the new Council-owned fibre network would provide significant savings for Council’s own existing operating costs, while also offering capacity to improve services for local businesses. “The decision to install  Continue reading…

Public holiday decision yields positive tourism numbers


Keeping the Redlands Coast Ekka Public Holiday on Monday 10 August has yielded a major tourism boost for Redlands Coast according to local businesses. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said providing two consecutive long weekends for tourists to visit the Redlands Coast was a major reason for Council’s decision to keep the public holiday on  Continue reading…