Category Archives: Community

Keep an eye out for koalas on the move


The annual movement of young koalas is underway around Redlands Coast with residents and motorists reminded to keep a close watch for them. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals to be on the lookout over the coming months for young marsupials and help keep them safe during their journeys. “We all have a part  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun and entertainment on Redlands Coast


That common school holiday refrain by children “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” doesn’t need to be heard by parents and carers on the Redlands Coast, with a host of winter school holiday activities, events and entertainment on offer from June 25. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilities and spaces were well organised  Continue reading…

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Amity flagpole preserved and displayed at Community Hall


The historic Amity timber flagpole is now on display at the Amity Point (Pulan Pulan) Community Hall following its removal from Cabarita Park due to the pole’s poor condition. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the flagpole had found a safe new home following collaboration between the Amity Point Progress Association, North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…

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Council extends free year round dropoff on four islands in ‘war on e-waste’


Redland City Council’s popular trial which allowed residents to take their e-waste to the Recycling and Waste Centres as part of an annual collection drive has been extended on four Redlands Coast islands. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the e-waste collection service was now available at any time on North Stradbroke Island, Coochiemudlo, Macleay  Continue reading…

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Council and EcoMarines seek interest from schools to be environmental champions


An exciting, educational and innovative environmental education program is hoping to expand to more schools following a successful pilot on Redlands Coast thanks to a partnership between Redland City Council and Tangalooma EcoMarines. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said Council partnered last year with EcoMarines, a not-for-profit organisation, for the pilot program to educate  Continue reading…

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Trade College helps Birkdale Community Precinct become reality


AITC students may be developing virtual ideas for Birkdale Community Precinct, but they are based in a real-world interest in partnering with Redland City Council as it delivers the largest and most diverse community project ever for the city. A team of four Year 10 Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) Redlands campus students have been  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct offers benefits to quality of life


A Council commissioned report has shown the ongoing social benefits set to be delivered by Birkdale Community Precinct. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the report – Beyond the Boundary: Unlocking the enduring social value of the Birkdale Community Precinct (April 2022, Jacobs) – was helping lay the foundations for the once-in-a-lifetime project. “This is  Continue reading…

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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…

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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,  Continue reading…

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