Monthly Archives: May 2022

Flooding closes causeway access to island beach


The Alfred Martin Way causeway near Main Beach on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is closed due to flooding from recent rain. The water is at a high level over the causeway, which is one of two entrances to Main Beach, and it has been closed to all traffic. People wishing to access Main Beach can  Continue reading…

Council awards grants to five art projects on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has awarded grants to five local projects through round two of the 2021-2022 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Karen Williams said the grants program underscored the importance of art and culture on Redlands Coast. “We have a thriving community of professional and emerging artists and art workers on our Redlands Coast,  Continue reading…

Birkdale Community Precinct consultation closes soon


Time is running out in the current opportunity for the community to have its say and help shape the future of the largest, most encompassing and diverse community project ever delivered by Redland City Council. The five-week consultation campaign on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan closes at midnight on Monday, 6 June  Continue reading…

Meet us this weekend to have your say


The Birkdale  Community Precinct team is out and about this weekend. Come and talk to an expert, view the draft master plan and ask your questions. Saturday 28 May 2022 📍 The Olde English Fair, 33 Thorne Road, Birkdale, 8am-3pm. 📍 Twilight Makers Markets, Raby Bay Harbour, 4pm-8pm. Sunday 29 May 2022 📍 Cleveland Markets, 7am-1pm.  Continue reading…

Tracks open again for recreational use


All major tracks on Redlands Coast are open for recreational use within Bayview Conservation Area, Eastern Escarpment and Scribbly Gums Reserve. These areas had been closed for repair following the intense rainfall that fell across the region earlier this year. Some areas may still be wet and muddy, so please take care and use the  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast celebrates Chappy Week and opens nominations for Pastor Glen Gray Award


Redland City Council is proudly celebrating Chappy Week, which acknowledges and celebrates the wonderful work of Redlands Coast School chaplains and the vital part they play in the lives of students, families and school communities. Mayor Karen Williams said Council put a high priority on recognising the incredible commitment and sacrifice made by school chaplains,  Continue reading…

Consultation to open on planning amendment on Minjerribah/North Stradbroke Island


Joint Redland City Council and Queensland Government Media Release Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had this week agreed to undertake public consultation, with assistance from the State Government on the amendment package that reflects a Temporary Local Planning Instrument introduced in September 2020 to support the land aspirations of the Quandamooka People. “Following  Continue reading…

Environment and Community Fair is back, bigger and better than ever


The Redland City Council Environment and Community Fair at IndigiScapes is back bigger and better next month with an ‘all star cast’ of environmental champions set to entertain and educate the community on Saturday June 4. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the Environment and Community Fair was one of the highlights on the  Continue reading…

Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days cancelled due to wet weather


The Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days planned for this Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 May, have been cancelled due to wet weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while it was unfortunate the days could no longer go ahead, you could still have your say on the precinct’s Draft Master Plan via an online  Continue reading…

Redlands celebrates National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council’s National Reconciliation Week, which starts tomorrow and runs until June 3, will have something for everyone covering culture, the arts and sport, including opportunities to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore ways the community can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Mayor Karen Williams said the week had  Continue reading…