Council elections

Elections for Redland City Council are held every four years and are managed by the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ).

Voters elect one mayor and vote for a councillor who represents the division in which the voter lives. Redland City has 10 divisions.

On this page: 

Which division are you in?

To explore divisional boundaries online, visit our interactive Redland boundaries e-map for local area details or the State electoral district maps on the ECQ website.

2016 local government election

Polling day for the last local government elections was on Saturday 19 March 2016. The new Council for Redland City was sworn in at a ceremony on Wednesday 13 April 2016. The duly elected councillors are:

Division

Councillor

 

Mayor Redland City

Karen Williams

Notice of result of Election

Division 1 (Wellington Point, Ormiston)

Wendy Boglary

Notice of result of Election

Division 2 (Cleveland, North Stradbroke Island)

Peter Mitchell

Notice of result of Election

Division 3 (Cleveland South, Thornlands)

Paul Gollè

Notice of result of Election

Division 4 (Victoria Point, Coochiemudlo Island, Redland Bay)

Lance Hewlett

Notice of result of Election

Division 5 (Redland Bay, Bay Islands)

Mark Edwards

Notice of result of Election

Division 6 (Mt Cotton, Sheldon, Thornlands, Victoria Point, Redland Bay)

Julie Talty

Notice of result of Election

Division 7 (Alexandra Hills, Capalaba, Thornlands)

Murray Elliott

Notice of result of Election

Division 8 (Alexandra Hills, Birkdale South, Ormiston, Wellington Point)

Tracey Huges

Notice of result of Election

Division 9 (Capalaba, Birkdale)

Paul Gleeson

Notice of result of Election

Division 10 (Birkdale North, Thorneside)

Paul Bishop

Notice of result of Election

For more information about your local councillor or the mayor, view their profile pages.

Visit the ECQ website for the financial disclosure returns of 2016 local government election successful candidates.

Information for voters

In Queensland voting is compulsory if you:

  • are over 18 years
  • are an Australian citizen
  • have lived for at least one month in a Queensland electoral district
  • are a British subject who is not an Australian citizen, but who was on the Commonwealth of Australia electoral roll on 25 January 1984 or the Queensland electoral roll as at 31 December 1991.

Visit the ECQ website enrolments page for enrolment options and eligibility requirements.

Information for prospective election candidates

Information about local government elections and guides for prospective candidates is available on the following websites:

Election signs

Find out what is permitted and the different requirements for putting up election signs.