Monthly Archives: September 2014

Nice to Instameet you


A social gathering will combine with social media in a new form of tourism marketing with the Redlands to host an ‘Instameet’ at Wellington Point on 4 October as part of the Queensland Holiday initiative ‘Biggest Instameet in the world’ being held across Queensland. An Instameet is a group of Instagrammers or photographers meeting at  Continue reading…

High school students find their ‘voice’ in new exhibition


A new exhibition at Redland Art Gallery celebrates the artistic talent of Redland high schools students. High Schools in Focus I, on display at Redland Art Gallery Capalaba until Saturday 15 November, combines artworks from Alexandra Hills State School, Capalaba State Senior College, Wellington Point State High School and Redlands College students. Redland City Council  Continue reading…

Rifle through the bargains at Redlands Suitcase Rummage


Now there’s a legal way to rummage through someone else’s suitcase! Redland Performing Arts Centre will host the inaugural Redlands Suitcase Rummage Sale on its outdoor plaza on Saturday 27 September from 11am – 4pm. The event is being run in conjunction with Suitcase Rummage (Eventbrite), who run similar events around Australia. Redland City Council  Continue reading…

Wonderful wildlife on show at IndigiScapes


Redlands IndigiScapes Centre is giving people the chance to get in touch with their ‘wild’ side at their Wonderful Wildlife Day from 10am – 2pm on Friday 26 September 2014. With the chance to see some fascinating local wildlife including a wedge-tailed eagle and koala from 11am – 1pm, the day will be a great,  Continue reading…

Straddie NAIDOC celebrates local heroes


The North Stradbroke Island community came together at Dunwich State School on Wednesday 17 September to celebrate NAIDOC Week and honour indigenous servicemen and women. NAIDOC Week celebrations fell during school holidays in July, so the day was an opportunity for all sections of the community to celebrate the 2014 theme of ‘Centenary and Beyond.’  Continue reading…

Walker Group to rejuvenate Redland City


Bayside residents are a step closer to vibrant waterfront developments and new jobs after the State Government and Redland City Council today announced Walker Group as the preferred partner to develop Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Jeff Seeney today joined with Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and Walker  Continue reading…

Council to investigate Raby Bay shark nets


Redland City Council will investigate installing shark nets at Raby Bay foreshore following today’s General Council Meeting. Division 2 Councillor Craig Ogilvie today tabled a notice of motion asking Council to prepare a report into the possibility of installing the shark nets to provide a safe swimming location. “Raby Bay Foreshore is a popular place  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island wildfire rolling updates: Wednesday 17 September


Below is a rolling update on the Straddie wildfire situation on Wednesday 17 September 2014. 3.45pm update from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services North Stradbroke Island wildfire update: 3.45pm Wednesday 17 September Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES report that at 3.30pm today, the North Stradbroke Island wildfire has been declared OUT. Fire crews from  Continue reading…

Residents urged to be bushfire ready


Redlanders are being urged to be bushfire ready with weather conditions over the coming days resulting in a heightened risk of bushfires. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Cr Karen Williams said the heightened level of bushfire risk had led to Wildfire Alert 2 status being declared. “The declaration of  Continue reading…