Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wildlife service needs volunteer rescue


Redlands 24 hr Wildlife Rescue is calling for volunteers to help run this important local service. The service provides rescue to our sick, injured and orphaned wildlife as well as comfort and advice to distressed people who find unwell native animals. Volunteers are desperately needed for the two programs running under this service. The Redland  Continue reading…

Celebrate Christmas in July at IndigiScapes


We may not be trimming the tree just yet, but you can still get festive with IndigiScapes’ inaugural Christmas in July celebration this year. Book now for this cosy night of winter fun on Friday 20 July from 7pm. Traditional Christmas fare will accompany a delicious Indigi-style treat at this community dinner. The three courses  Continue reading…

Community embraces parkland walk and talk days


Redland City Council’s Walk and Talk days, held 16-17 June, were a resounding success. Over 100 residents took part and gave vital feedback, both verbally and by completing over one hundred neighbourhood surveys and eight walkability surveys. The Walk and Talk days were a community engagement activity for Open Space Strategy, the City’s open space  Continue reading…

Council’s free “winning grants” workshops a winner!


Two “winning grants” workshops facilitated by Redland City Council in May have proven very popular and successful, with 125 people from local organisations attending and many providing overwhelmingly positive feedback. The free GrantReady workshops, provided by Council, with sponsorship from Bendigo Bank Victoria Point Branch, were designed to help local organisations to source, qualify and  Continue reading…

Dwell at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba


The latest exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba gives adults and children the opportunity to explore the suburban environment through art. Dwell, showcasing Sue Beyer’s latest series of work, investigates the effect spaces and suburban settings have on an individual’s emotions and behaviour. Her pieces also consider how we use space in an urban context.  Continue reading…

Let the kids be “wild things” or go to a “Twisted Tea Party” this school holidays


Redland City Council will run a variety of free and low cost activities for children and teens during the June – July school holidays. There will be something for everyone, from skateboarding and art workshops, to a Wild Things Day Out and a Twisted Tea Party. Fun in the Parks The ever popular Fun in the  Continue reading…

Walk, talk and shape the future of Redlands parks and open spaces


Redland City Council is asking every-one to contribute to the finalisation of the Redland Open Space Strategy by attending a ‘Walk and Talk’ day this weekend. The Redland Open Space Strategy will form the ‘blueprint’ for neighbourhood parks and open spaces for the next 14 years, and attending one of our special ‘Walk and Talk’  Continue reading…

Research reveals locals are key to Redlands tourism growth


New research has shown that of the one million visitors who enjoy the Redlands each year, 325,000 of them stayed for a night or more with family and friends, making local residents our unofficial tour guides. The independent market research also showed that in the past 12 months, almost 50% of visitors who stayed one  Continue reading…