Monthly Archives: December 2012

Free accessible film screenings at RPAC


Redland City Council is helping to bring free accessible film screenings to the Redlands, with open captions and audio descriptions that cater for people with hearing and vision impairments. Popular Australian film, The Sapphires, and a series of new Australian family-friendly short films will screen at the Redland Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 15 December.  Continue reading…

More recycling options for Straddie


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams invites businesses on North Stradbroke Island to embrace recycling with a new bulk bin service on offer. Councillor Williams urged businesses to sign up before the end of the year and save $60. “The new fortnightly pick-up service is being offered to North Stradbroke Island businesses for the first time  Continue reading…

Be bushfire ready this summer


Redland City Council is urging residents to act now and be ready for bushfire season this summer, particularly at North Stradbroke Island. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said with hot and windy conditions forecast over the coming days, all Redlanders are reminded to be prepared in case bushfires occur in the area. “North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…

Beat the heat this summer


Council is warning residents to brace themselves for continuing hot weather, with temperatures tipped to soar to 39 degrees tomorrow. Mayor Karen Williams urged residents to take special care and recognise the signs of heat-related illness. “Carers of babies and small children, seniors, pregnant women and people with chronic conditions or illnesses should especially be  Continue reading…