A competition that speaks volumes


The ancient art of town crying will be alive and ringing in the Redlands on Saturday 3 September as the nation’s best criers descend on the city for the 25th National Town Crier Championships. The competition will be held as part of RedFest, our city’s annual spring festival, at Norm Price Park, Redlands Showground 2-4 September.  Continue reading…

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Possible water disruptions for Cleveland and Ormiston on 27-28 August


Redland City Council is advising residents of possible water disruptions in Cleveland and Ormiston next weekend (Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August) as the result of work being undertaken on the local water network. Council’s General Manager of Infrastructure and Operations Gary Soutar said the potential water disruptions were the result of scheduled work being  Continue reading…

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Council takes steps to protect koalas


Redland City Council has further strengthened its support for koalas by allocating five new Koala Management Areas in key locations across the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the addition of the new koala areas were part of an amendment to Local Law 2 and were adopted by Council at today’s General Meeting. “We  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council to lobby State Government on planning


Redland City Council will use October’s Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) conference to lobby the State Government for better transport planning and tighter regulations for facilities providing transitional and parole support services. Deputy Mayor Wendy Boglary and Mayor Karen Williams will table their respective motions calling for better planning regulations after receiving unanimous support  Continue reading…

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Redland City backs call for Olympic Games feasibility study


Redland City Council has thrown its support behind calls for a South East Queensland feasibility study into hosting the 2028 Olympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said councillors unanimously supported her Mayoral Minute at today’s General Meeting, which included endorsing the findings of the SEQ Council of Mayors pre-feasibility study into the possibility of  Continue reading…

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Slow down and watch for wallabies


Jack is an orphaned swamp wallaby joey currently in the care of Bev Grant

Dozens of wallaby joeys have been orphaned in the Redlands in the past two months following an increase in the number of wallabies on the move during their breeding season. Capalaba wildlife carer Bev Grant, who is currently bottle-feeding 11 joeys every three hours, said the joeys had been rescued after their mothers were hit  Continue reading…

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Xavier Rudd set to help close Quandamooka Festival


The unique sounds of international multi-ARIA Award nominee Xavier Rudd will help close this year’s Quandamooka Festival in style. The Australian singer-songwriter will be joined by a strong lineup of Indigenous dance troupes, plus local and nationally recognised acts on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) at the closing event Kunjiel (Corroboree) Saturday 17 September. Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee  Continue reading…

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Outdoor food markets approved for Cleveland


Cleveland may soon be home to a new alfresco dining and entertainment experience with Council today approving an outdoor food market in Bloomfield Street behind the Cleveland Library. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Councillors had spent months considering the application and had attached more than 20 conditions to the approval. “This is an exciting  Continue reading…

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