Monthly Archives: September 2012

Redland Art Awards 2012 – shortlisted entries announced


Entries for Redland Art Awards 2012 closed on 14 August 2012 with 390 entries received from artists across the country representing 251 artists all vying for a share of the non-acquisitive prize pool of $17,000 including: 158 artists from QLD (including 24 artists from Redlands) 42 artists from NSW 33 artists from VIC Seven artists  Continue reading…

More than social butterflies


Redland City Council and 70 volunteers this week expanded local habitat for the Richmond Birdwing Butterfly. Students from Griffith University, conservation volunteers and staff from Kindilan Outdoor Education and Conference Centre joined Council to plant 70 butterfly host vines, native plants including koala habitat trees, and to remove weeds in bushland at Days Road, Redland  Continue reading…

Swap weeds for free trees in October


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is inviting residents to swap shopping bags of weeds for native plants at Trees for Weeds Days held in three locations across the city in October. “Now in its 12th year, Trees for Weeds is a fantastic community initiative that has attracted more than 300 residents each year and has  Continue reading…

Council seeks fresh approach to sporting partnerships


Redland City Council will look for partners to deliver better sports infrastructure and facilities in the Redlands. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would seek to forge innovative partnerships to address the growing demand for sports fields and facilities. “Rather than embark on costly land searches and acquisitions and then starting sporting projects from scratch, it  Continue reading…

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Environment grant up for grabs


Redland community groups are encouraged to apply for a State Government grant to help support the protection of our local environment. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is making up to $100,000 funding available through the Everyone’s Environment grants program with applications due 28 September 2012. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while Council  Continue reading…

Council seeks fresh approach to sporting partnerships


Redland City Council will look for partners to deliver better sports infrastructure and facilities in the Redlands. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would seek to forge innovative partnerships to address the growing demand for sports fields and facilities. “Rather than embark on costly land searches and acquisitions and then starting sporting projects from scratch, it  Continue reading…

Authors talks a boon for literary lovers


Redland City Council’s Authors in Action October and November line-up looks sure to impress local book lovers. Authors in Action are events hosted by Redland Libraries, where local, national and international authors discuss their new book releases and meet with fans. Redland City Mayor Cr Karen Williams said the Authors in Action talks were highly  Continue reading…

Council commits to trials to tackle parking issues


Redland City Council resolved to trial new parking arrangements at two of the city’s busiest parking areas today. The extension of hours for on-street parking in Cleveland Central Business district and limited shared parking at Wellington Point Reserve will both be trialled in coming months. Redland City Mayor Cr Karen Williams said the trials would  Continue reading…