Monthly Archives: March 2015

Public Notice: Adoption of Major and Minor Amendments to the Redlands Planning Scheme


Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that Council resolved to adopt Major Amendment Package 01/2013 on 30 July 2014 and Minor Amendment Package 02/2014 on 10 December 2014. Under Delegated authority, the Chief Executive Officer in accordance with s.257(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 2009 has set a commencement date of 20  Continue reading…

Muster up your old mobiles


Great news Redlanders, you are among the best recyclers of old mobile phones! The City is one of the top five local collectors of old mobile phones for the year in Queensland and we are now in the running for the Mobile Muster State and National Top Collector Award. You can increase our chances of taking top  Continue reading…

Unwrapping the gifts of Redland Art Gallery


The generosity of Redland Art Gallery supporters is revealed in its latest exhibition Unwrapped: Showcasing new acquisitions by gift and donation. Redland City Council’s cultural spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said Unwrapped, on display at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba from Saturday 21 March – Saturday 2 May 2015 highlighted the quality collection Redland Art Gallery had  Continue reading…

Council and Ausbuild settlement delivers community space


More than 6,000 square metres of land will be retained for community use after Ausbuild and Redland City Council settled a Planning and Environment court case out of court. The settlement follows a court appeal by Ausbuild after Council refused part of an application for their Esperance development in South-East Thornlands on the grounds that  Continue reading…

Tourism eNewsletter – Gorge update


 Point Lookout’s ever-popular Gorge Boardwalk will be open throughout the busy Easter period, with visitors having a new viewing platform to take in the stunning views. Work to upgrade sections of the boardwalk, which has been progressing in stages, will be suspended until after Easter. This latest stage will bring the total cost of the  Continue reading…

Tourism eNewsletter – Quandamooka Festival


The inaugural Quandamooka Festival kicks off in July, offering an exciting opportunity for the Redlands to have a truly iconic event which raises the City’s status as a festival and arts destination. The brainchild of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, the three-month festival will boast a city-wide program of traditional cultural activities, dance, music, film,  Continue reading…

Tourism eNewsletter – Flying the flag at expos


The tourism team and Straddie Camping were particularly busy at the recent Brisbane 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, with a lot of inquiries from people who wanted to “reconnect” with the Redlands. Those who staffed the display took a stroll down memory lane with quite a few people who fondly remembered being taken  Continue reading…

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Tourism eNewsletter – Students welcome


Education-based tourism was at the centre of the Redlands involvement with the 7th City Welcome Festival on the Cultural Forecourt at South Bank recently. This is Queensland’s largest international student event, billed as “the ultimate welcome experience” for new and existing international students. Redland City Council was helped on the stand by Straddie Camping and  Continue reading…

Art exhibition tells the stories of books


A new exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland explores the connections contemporary artists share with books and the emotional response they bring to our lives. 100book: A personal histories international artists’ book exhibition is on display at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland from Sunday 29 March – Sunday 10 May 2015 and aims to reconfigure and  Continue reading…