Monthly Archives: February 2021

Council installs Red Benches across Redlands Coast


Red park benches have appeared across the Redlands Coast as a prominent campaign against domestic violence continues to roll out across Queensland. Redland City councillors late last year backed a call from Mayor Karen Williams to install a further 10 Red Benches in support of the Red Rose Foundation. Cr Williams said the bright benches  Continue reading…

Council improves safety along Wellington Point pathways


Redland City Council is undertaking safety upgrades along two pathways at Wellington Point Recreation Reserve. Work has started on replacing the retaining wall and pathway on Main Road that leads down the hill to the reserve, and installing 10 new lights along Reserve Esplanade. Mayor Karen Williams said pedestrian access and safety were important, with  Continue reading…

Join the events to Clean Up Australia Day on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is encouraging the community to become involved in this year’s Clean Up Australia Day. Mayor Karen Williams said local residents could join an existing Clean Up group or create their own, with registrations for the March 7 event now open. Businesses, community groups, schools and individuals can all take part. “Getting involved  Continue reading…

Council celebrates Young Legends through inaugural awards


Redland City Council has launched the Redlands Coast Young Legends Awards to celebrate the outstanding contributions of young people in the community. Mayor Karen Williams said the inaugural awards would recognise the achievements of Redland City residents aged 13 to 25. “There are a lot of young people in our community who are doing amazing  Continue reading…

Council adopts erosion management plan for Coochiemudlo Island


Redland City Council has adopted the Coochiemudlo Island Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), which outlines its strategy to manage current and future erosion risks. Mayor Karen Williams said the development of the SEMP allowed Council to obtain a detailed technical understanding of the island’s coastal processes and opened an avenue for community engagement. “Importantly, the  Continue reading…

RPAC hits the right note with launch of 2021 season


After a challenging year responding to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Redland Performing Arts Centre has started 2021 with a bang thanks to strong crowd numbers. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the RPAC team had worked tirelessly to bring a wealth of entertainment options for people of all ages and interests. “Last year  Continue reading…

Council community grants to help groups impacted by COVID-19


Applications are now open for Council grants to help Redlands Coast community and sporting groups which are still feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the $400,000 funding pool would support local community organisations and their members as they recovered from the pandemic. “We know there are still groups  Continue reading…

New video showcases proposed Weinam Creek PDA master plan


Redland City Council has released a 3D flythrough video of the proposed Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) master plan, which is currently with the State Government for approval. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was excited to showcase the proposed master plan and offer the community an opportunity to see the valuable infrastructure and community  Continue reading…