Category Archives: Parks

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Redland Whitewater Centre ideal for swift-water rescue training


Recent torrential rain and flooding across Queensland has shown the benefits of the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre being used for swift-water rescue training. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was planning for the whitewater centre, which will be the venue for Canoe Slalom events during the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to also  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Council completes pedestrian bridge over Ormiston creek


Redland City Council has completed construction of a new pedestrian bridge in Fellmonger Park, Ormiston. Mayor Karen Williams said the new bridge would provide a safe crossing over Hilliards Creek for both pedestrians and cyclists. “The new bridge is three metres wide, one metre wider than the old bridge, and is constructed of composite fibre,  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Parks and tagged .

Conservation areas re-open on Redlands Coast


Bayview Conservation Area in Redland Bay and Emu Street Reserve in Sheldon have both re-opened in time for the long weekend. Work to repair tracks significantly damaged by recent intense rainfall was completed in both Redlands Coast reserves this afternoon. Erosion control and track construction works are continuing within other high profile reserves such as  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Council completes renewal of William Ross Park


Redland City Council has completed an upgrade to William Ross Park in the heart of Cleveland. Mayor Karen Williams said the new facilities in this neighbourhood park were already proving popular with local families and visitors. “I’m delighted Council was able to deliver this upgrade in time for the recent Easter long weekend,” Cr Williams  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Make the most of Redlands Coast over three long weekends


Residents and visitors are encouraged to make the most of the many attractions on Redlands Coast over the upcoming three long weekends. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the consecutive Easter, ANZAC Day and Labour Day long weekends provided the perfect opportunity to get out and explore the naturally-wonderful Redlands Coast. “With Easter falling at  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Popular Redlands Coast parks re-open


Two of Redlands Coast’s best loved parks – Capalaba Regional Park and Mount Cotton Community Park – have re-opened following work to repair damage from recent flooding. Redland City Mayor and chair of the Redland Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said both parks were extensively damaged and among the worst affected on Redlands Coast  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Parks and tagged .

Invasive weeds removed from Birkdale Community Precinct


Work will start this week to remove invasive weeds and minor regrowth from parts of the 62-hectare Birkdale Community Precinct that are outside the approximately 40-hectare conservation area. This is part of Redland City Council’s stewardship commitment to undertake environmental and land management to best practice within the precinct at 390 Old Cleveland Road East  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Opportunities to test your ideas for Birkdale Community Precinct


The next big idea that could help shape the future of Birkdale Community Precinct might just be yours. Schools, youth groups and the community are invited to apply for Redland City Council’s new Birkdale Community Partnerships Program to help bring their ideas to life within the emerging precinct along Old Cleveland Road East at Birkdale. Mayor Karen Williams said seed funding would be available  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email