Monthly Archives: February 2014

City of islands to host unique forum


The benefits of living in an island community will be discussed when the Redlands hosts the first South East Queensland Island Forum next week. Redland City Councillor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (Division 5) Mark Edwards said the unique forum would focus on topics specific to island communities. “This forum is an opportunity for  Continue reading…

Council decision supports Redlands’ ageing community


A new facility providing housing for the elderly and those with special needs will be built in the Redlands following Council approval today (Wed 12 Feb).  Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the 123-bed facility continued Council’s objectives of providing community and health services in the Redlands. “The Redlands has an ageing populating, so it  Continue reading…

Redland City Council supports RSL memorial


A memorial recognising the efforts of our armed forces may be built in the Redlands after Council voted to support the project today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the project would include a memorial precinct across from the Redlands RSL, which would complement the Redlands’ proud military history. “This project is a fantastic way  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 11 February


Redlands Wildlife Rescue A wild way to volunteer Redlands Wildlife Rescue (RWR) needs volunteers to help sick, injured and orphaned native animals in the Redlands. There are two different services in RWR: The Redlands Wildlife Care Network (RWCN): needs phone roster volunteers to provide advice to callers. You work from home 8am – 5pm one week every six to eight weeks.  Continue reading…

Latest round of community sponsorship opens


Community groups and events can benefit from the latest round of Council’s sponsorship program that opens next week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the program provided financial and in kind support for eligible events, projects, services or activities that benefit the Redlands. “Each year the Council sponsorship program helps to support an active and  Continue reading…

Pulse eNewsletter – February 2014


Message from the Mayor How engaging Redlands to host unique island forum Sponsorships More space for dogs Local landscapes inspire exhibitions Nominate a mate What’s On     Message from the Mayor The Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek Priority Development Area projects  are potentially the two most important projects we have seen in the past  Continue reading…

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A wild way to volunteer


The Redlands Wildlife Rescue (RWR) is calling on residents to volunteer to help sick, injured and orphaned native animals in the Redlands. Redland City Council environmental spokesperson Cr Paul Gleeson said the wildlife service needed volunteers so it could keep delivering valuable services to the Redlands. “This is a great service that complements the Redlands’  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 4 February


‘Bujang Jarah Bulkari Taco Jahjum Nu’ ‘Mother Earth Coming Together for All Children’ Exhibition Visit Cleveland Library from Monday 10 – Friday 21 February 2014 to view a unique photographic exhibition and video presentation by local artist and Quandamooka Traditional Owner Craig Tapp. This exhibition highlights a partnership project with cultural exchange ephemeral sand art by Craig and students from Cleveland  Continue reading…