Monthly Archives: June 2015

Plan to revitalise Toondah Harbour given the greenlight


The following is a media release as issued from Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad. The proposal to revitalise Toondah Harbour has been formally endorsed by the Palaszczuk Labor government with the $1.3 billion project set to generate more than 1,000 Queensland construction jobs. Acting Premier Jackie Trad  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 17 June


Local school holiday fun! With the school holidays fast approaching, the Redland Art Gallery, IndigiScapes Centre and Redland Libraries have plenty of fun-filled activities planned to keep the kids entertained over the break. Come along to IndigiScapes on Friday 3 July and Seek Unearth Explore, a family fun day of outdoor, environmentally-focused activities, including waterbug  Continue reading…

Council adopts new Fees and Charges Discount Policy and Guidelines


Redland City Council has adopted a new Community Benefit Policy and Guidelines for Fees and Charges Discounts designed to ensure the consistent and equitable application of fees and discounts for use of Council products and services. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the new policy is necessary for good governance but Council also wants to  Continue reading…

New strategy and action plan to build tourism in the Redlands


Redland City Council today adopted the Redland City Tourism Strategy and Action Plan 2015 – 2020. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the five-year tourism strategy and action plan sets out how the tourism industry and Council can work together to increase visitation and tourism spending in the City. “Tourism is identified in the Redland  Continue reading…

Community to benefit from new land management company


Redland City Council has established an investment arm to generate income that will help fund infrastructure and services and minimise rates hikes. Council financial services spokesman Cr Mark Edwards said the wholly council-owned subsidiary Redlands Investment Corporation’s (RIC) charter was to gain best value from surplus Council land and spur investment to benefit the Redlands  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 10 June


New artwork celebrates reconciliation The Quandamooka Statement of Recognition has been officially unveiled at the entrance of Council’s administration building in Cleveland. Designed by local artist Sandra Delaney, the two sculptural metal panels provide a unique insight into Quandamooka culture and heritage and stand as a permanent acknowledgement of the Traditional Owners of the lands,  Continue reading…

FREE ‘Double Depp’ outdoor movie marathon!


Round up the family and head on down to Raby Bay Harbour Park Saturday June 13 for a FREE ‘Double Depp’ outdoor movie marathon! The entertainment will begin at 4.30pm with family favourite Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG), followed by Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (M) at 6.30pm. Organised by Redland  Continue reading…

School holiday activities: June-July 2015


This school holidays Redland Art Gallery, IndigiScapes Centre and Redland Libraries will be hosting a number of fun-filled activities for young people aged 4-16. The holiday program offers loads of creative and fun activities sure to keep kids of all ages entertained over the break. Come along to IndigiScapes’  family fun day, Seek Unearth Explore,  Continue reading…

Get ready for the ride of your life!


In a spectacular first, the crew from Bikes and Bulls Unleashed are bringing Redlands an action packed sports showdown like no other! On Saturday June 20, Australia’s top cowboys and the team from Aussie FMX will ride and rodeo their way around Cleveland Showgrounds in a night for all ages! The event will include fireworks,  Continue reading…

Quandamooka People and Redland City Council: working in partnership


Council and the Quandamooka People have strengthened their partnership through a number of events during National Reconciliation Week (27 May- 3 June). Standing Together: The Art of Reconciliation saw Council engage local Aboriginal artists to work with community members to create artwork symbolising reconciliation, rights and respect. Some stunning artworks were created, with the entire  Continue reading…