Category Archives: Council

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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Council recognises outstanding Birkdale resident


Birkdale resident Beryl Sutcliffe, who received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022 for service to community and to education, was recognised during today’s General Meeting. Mayor Karen Williams said this was the second major award Beryl had received this year, having also been named the Redlands Coast  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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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…

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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…

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Birkdale stories brought to life with a brush of creativity


Wellington Point State High School students have developed a creative way to present the stories of Birkdale Community Precinct as part of Redland City Council’s pilot partnerships program for the site. Mayor Karen Williams, who dropped in on one of the school’s Encore Art Program workshops this week, said the students were painting timber discs  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council looking for passionate people to ensure Olympics legacy


Community members are being offered a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure the Redlands Coast maximises the local, regional and international opportunities from the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams announced the Redlands Coast 2032 Legacy Working Group at a breakfast this morning attended by more than 100 people, which included Olympic  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast residents urged to compost for the future


Redlands Coast residents have been encouraged to “compost for the future” during International Composting Awareness Week, which continues until Saturday. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said home composting and subscribing to Council’s green waste bin service were easy ways residents could significantly help Redlands Coast’s progress towards becoming a zero-waste community. “Council is committed to  Continue reading…

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