Monthly Archives: May 2014

Start planned for vital Toondah Harbour dredging


Equipment is expected to be moved into place at Toondah Harbour next week in preparation for the commencement of dredging work. Mayor Karen Williams said the work, due for completion by 30 August (weather permitting), involved maintenance and capital dredging of a section of the Fison Channel and widening of the ‘swing basin’, allowing vessels  Continue reading…

Council seeks history of indigenous servicewomen and men


Redland City Council is calling for contributions to a display honouring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicewomen and men. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she hoped the display, to be exhibited during NAIDOC Week from 7 – 12 July, would unearth untold stories about the roles Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People played during  Continue reading…

Emergency responders combine training efforts ahead of bushfire season


Redland City Council is participating in a disaster management training event alongside the State Emergency Services, Rural Fire Service Queensland, Queensland Police Service, Queensland Ambulance Service, Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council. For more information, see the release below from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.   Brisbane emergency service providers will combine forces  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 27 May 2014


Indigi Day Out Saturday 7 June, 10am – 9pm Indigi Day Out takes on a new format this year with one big day of fun, food and music. The popular annual event at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba is run in conjunction with Folk Redlands Festival of Music. There’ll be environmental workshops, stalls, kids’ activities, crafts, food and folk music, rides,  Continue reading…

Council’s ‘buy local’ policy strengthened


It will now be even easier for local suppliers to do business with Redland City Council, following Council’s decision to strengthen its ‘buy local’ procurement policy today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the changes strengthened the existing policy and showed Council’s ongoing commitment to supporting local businesses and economic prosperity. “The existing procurement policy,  Continue reading…

Redlands on show at tourism summit


More than 100 Redlands’ tourism providers descended on North Stradbroke Island today (20 May) as part of the 2014 Tourism Summit.   Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event was an initiative of Redland City Council with support from Tourism and Events Queensland and provided an opportunity for tourism providers to hear from some  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – 20 May 2014


National Reconciliation Week Short Film Festival at Cleveland Library National Reconciliation Week from 27 May – 3 June is a time to reflect on working together to celebrate our diversity, our cultural differences and our shared values. Council is hosting a free short film festival during National Reconciliation Week in Cleveland Library with daily sessions at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Come  Continue reading…