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Redland Snapshot – 3 December

Council Christmas closures

All non-essential Council services will be closed from Christmas Day to reopen 5 January 2015. This includes Council Customer Service Centres, art galleries, mainland libraries and Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC).

For island library closures visit our website.

RPAC tickets can be purchased online during the closure.

Emergency contacts:
For road repairs and fallen tree or water supply emergencies over the closure 3829 8999.

Specific closures and other information:

Home Assist will be closed to clients from 4pm Tuesday 23 December 2014, to reopen 8am Monday 5 January 2015.

Redlands IndigiScapes and Visitor Information Centre (including Tea Garden cafe) – Closed Christmas Day. From Friday 26 December to Friday 2 January the cafe will operate with a limited menu and reduced staff so no large bookings or group functions will be taken.

Waste transfer stations – Closed Christmas Day only. Waste collection services will continue as usual.

Animal shelter – Closed Christmas Day, Sunday 28 December and Sunday 4 January. Limited hours apply for other days throughout this period.

For more details on specific Council closures visit our website.


Our Redlands out now!

Get your copy at Council customer service centres or mainland libraries if you missed it in last week’s Redland City Bulletin – or view the digital version.


Buzz in the park

Join in some free family fun including interactive art, music, kid’s entertainment and lots more.

When: Saturday 6 December, 10am – 1pm
Where: Bloomfield Park, Cleveland

Supported by Redland City Council’s Creative Arts Unit.


Christmas by Starlight

Saturday 6 December 2014

Don’t miss Christmas by Starlight on Saturday 6 December at Capalaba Regional Park, Pittwin Road, Capalaba.

The free family-friendly event includes an animal zoo, jumping castles, rock climbing and a visit from Santa plus plenty of food stalls from 4pm and a children’s show at 5.45pm. Traditional twilight carols will follow from 6.15pm, ending with a spectacular fireworks finale!

For more information about free buses and car parking visit our website.


Hazardous Waste Surrender Day

Free for all Redland residents!

When: Sunday 7 December, 9am – 1pm
Where: Redlands Performing Arts Centre car park, 2- 16 Middle Street, Cleveland

Bring your household hazardous waste to a collection day for safe free disposal. Bring proof of residence (e.g. drivers licence).

Do not bring commercial waste. For full details of accepted waste, volume limits and other conditions visit our website or phone 3829 8999.


Open meetings

General Meeting … Wednesday 10 December, 9.30am

Snapshot – Tuesday 29 April

Free Household Hazardous Waste Surrender

When: 9am – 1pm Sunday 4 May 2014
Where: Redland Performing Arts Centre car park, 2 – 16 Middle St, Cleveland
What to bring: household hazardous waste

For the full list of accepted hazardous waste, volume limits and other conditions visit our website.

This event is available to Redland residents only and proof of residency is required. For more information contact RedWaste on 3829 8999.


Koala Community Planting

Sunday 4 May 2014

Join us for our annual Koala Community Planting, as we put 1000 plants in the ground to expand a creek corridor in Redland Bay. Stay afterwards for a sausage sizzle and take home a free native plant.

When: Sunday 4 May 2014, 9 – 11am
Where: Moogurrapum Creek Corridor, Main Street, Redland Bay
Bring: Enclosed shoes, sun protection and drinking water
Provided: Plants, equipment, sunscreen, gloves and a sausage sizzle

For more information phone 3824 8611.
Supported by Fund for National Parks & Wildlife


Council hosts free business workshop

ecoBiz Wednesday 7 May

Book now for this free workshop to find out how your business can save money by reducing water, waste and power costs.

When: Wednesday 7 May 2014, 5 – 7pm
Where: Redlands RSL Club, Passage Street, Cleveland
RSVP: 2 May 2014 to karen.brown@redland.qld.gov.au or phone: 3829 8507, places are limited

A light buffet and refreshments will be served.

EcoBiz is a free program funded by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, delivered by Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland and supported by the University of Southern Queensland and Australian Business Training Solutions.


Straddie Township Meeting

Saturday 3 May

North Stradbroke Island residents are invited to attend a Township Meeting with Council this weekend.

When: Saturday 3 May from 1pm
Where: Amity Point Community Hall, 16 Ballow Road, Amity Point. No need to RSVP
Inquiries: 3829 8623



Water meter readings

Time to pare back your pointy trees! We are reading water meters in Wellington Point, North Stradbroke, Perulpa, Lamb and Karragarra islands this week. Please make sure meter readers have clear access to your water meter.


Open meetings

Wednesday 7 May, General Meeting – 9.30am