Economic Development Advisory Board gets down to business


Redland City Council’s Economic Development Advisory Board is getting down to the business. The six-member board (pictured back from left) Jordan Duffy, Dr John O’Donnell, Jerry Harris, Terry Morris, (front) Catherine O’Sullivan and Samantha Kennedy held their first board meeting on Thursday 23 June and caught up with Redland City Mayor Karen Williams (front centre).

Redland City Council’s Economic Development Advisory Board has taken the first steps to formulate action plans to grow the City’s key industry sectors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the board meeting formally for the first time and getting down to business and the appointment of the sixth board member Sirromet Managing Director Terry Morris.  Continue reading…

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Redland City NAIDOC celebrations


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Join in the free Council and community celebrations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Redland City Council events Seek, Unearth, Explore Quandamooka Country Friday 1 July, 10am – 2pm, Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba Enjoy a free family day with activities including bush tucker, emu-feather dance and art workshops, Quandamooka storytelling, weaving with  Continue reading…

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RPAC celebrates songlines this NAIDOC


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The stories culture and traditions of NAIDOC Week will be celebrated when Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) hosts its Songlines in Redlands: A NAIDOC Showcase on Sunday 10 July. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said NAIDOC Week was an annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history, and this year runs from  Continue reading…

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Teenagers turn their lives around through Project Booyah


Alexandra Hills teenager Brandon Cunningham is training to become an automotive mechanic at Australian Industry Trade College after being inspired through Project Booyah.

Education and community initiative Project Booyah is literally changing lives in the Redlands. Currently 10 local teenagers are participating in Project Booyah in the hope to complete vocational education and gain a job after dropping out of high school. Fifteen-year-old Alexandra Hills automotive trainee Brandon Cunningham shared his experience of completing Project Booyah, run by  Continue reading…

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Hot coffee and croissant celebrate Redlands new MTB facilities


MTB Trail head launch

Over sixty people, including Australia’s 2014 Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike (MTB) coach, cycling groups, politicians, a Commonwealth Games organisation representative and supporters celebrated the opening of new Redland Track Park Trail Head additions with hot coffee and croissants this morning. The new trail heads provide shelter, bike racks, bike repair stations, maps and information, water  Continue reading…

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Festival celebrates culture, country and people


Celebrate the rich Indigenous culture of our city with an exciting array of events during the second Quandamooka Festival, which officially opens on Sunday 3 July. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said the three-month calendar of events featured activities and interests for all ages, including whale watching tours, art exhibitions, music, song and dance, film nights,  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun in the Redlands


Comics and cartooning, movie-inspired fun and local Indigenous culture headline a jam-packed program of events on offer for kids across the Redlands these school holidays. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said Council was again offering an extensive program of free events and activities over the next two weeks designed to engage and inspire young people of  Continue reading…

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DAMAGING WIND and HEAVY RAINFALL: Sunday 19 June 6.40pm


Bureau of Meteorology have issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for south east Queensland. Storms are forecast to affect Amity Point, southern Moreton Island and Tangalooma by 6:15 pm and Dunwich, Peel Island and Point Lookout by 6:45 pm. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding  Continue reading…

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Be prepared for severe storms and heavy rain this weekend


Redlands residents have been advised to prepare for severe storms and potentially heavy rain this weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast  severe weather for South East Queensland from Saturday, with the possibility of heavy rain and isolated  thunderstorms on Sunday. Redland City Council’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre has been placed on alert status and  Continue reading…

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