Monthly Archives: October 2012

No disruption to services as Council transitions out of school-age care


Redland City Council will transition out of school-age care to allow specialist providers to deliver the service flexibly and more efficiently. There will be no disruption to services at the 19 schools that currently have council-operated school-age care. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was moving out of school-age care provision as the market  Continue reading…

Redlitzer Gala shines light on Redlands authors


The Annual Redlitzer Gala, held Saturday 6 October, was a great success with local authors coming out in force to celebrate new talent. ‘Redlitzer’ is a short story competition sponsored by Redland City Libraries and is designed to help emerging local writers. Authors of shortlisted entries are mentored through a workshop with well-known Australian writers,  Continue reading…

Spot a koala on 20-21 October


The countdown has begun to the annual Redlands’ koala count-a-thon survey weekend to be held 20 and 21 October. Redland City Council, in partnership with the local Koala Action Group, encourages the community to participate in the thrill of koala spotting to provide valuable information for koala conservation. The survey is an important event in  Continue reading…

State roadside maintenance


Redland City Council has advised the State Government it will not continue to maintain state owned roadsides, following the cessation of Queensland Government funding in the recent State budget. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that under the previous funding agreement, Council carried out roadside maintenance on behalf of the state government for state controlled  Continue reading…

Internationally acclaimed stars to shine on Redlands


Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Redlands on Stage variety performance at Redlands Performing Arts Complex (RPAC) on Saturday 3 November. Internationally acclaimed Opera singers Shaun Brown and Sarah Crane, who will next appear in Opera Queensland’s Carmen, headline this year’s annual concert. Redlands on Stage is collaboration between RedArts – Redlands Arts  Continue reading…

October exhibitions highlight local talent


Exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland in October will showcase the talent of two prominent local art groups. From 14 – 28 October, ‘Art in the Golden Age’ will showcase artists from the Donald Simpson Centre art groups, while ‘Pigments of the Imagination’ will display works of the Coochie Art Group Inc. Pigments of the  Continue reading…

Exhibition explores the beauty of botany through textiles


The latest exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba draws on the beauty of plants to create unique and inspiring textile and paper-based artworks. On display from Monday 8 October – Wednesday 28 November 2012, Recollected Patterns: The botany of Walter Hill explores plants cultivated in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens during colonial botanical botanist Walter  Continue reading…

Mayor to host a community Olympic/Paralympic event


Redlanders are invited to a community celebration of our local London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic competitors at the Plaza, Norm Price Park- Redland Showgrounds on 11 October. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams is hosting the event, which will also acknowledge the success of the Cleveland Air Magic Skipping Team, who won 400 medals at  Continue reading…