Monthly Archives: July 2015

Allegations are wrong


Clarification in response to letter to the Redland City Bulletin, Friday 17 July 2015 As Redland City Council General Manager responsible for Council’s Planning and Assessments responsibilities, I want to challenge the alleged concerns about development compliance within the Redlands expressed by your letters correspondent Lorraine Winchester of Point Lookout. Sadly, Ms Winchester‘s claim that some  Continue reading…

Pacific Tides Festival comes to the Redlands


A festival of Indigenous and Pacific Islander culture will light up the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) next month when the inaugural Pacific Tides Festival comes to the Redlands on Saturday 8 August. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the festival would include a huge range of activities to celebrate the Redlands’ strong connections with  Continue reading…

Free trees if you ditch your weeds


Redlands residents can exchange worrisome weeds for native plants on Saturday 1 August by taking their garden’s weeds in to IndigiScapes at Capalaba and participating in Trees for Weeds Day. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council is offering up to five local native plants per person in an effort to rid the Redlands of  Continue reading…

Get in early for Mayoral Prayer Breakfast


Redlands residents are encouraged to get in quick for this year’s Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast with tickets for the popular event going on sale from Monday 20 July. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the annual event would be held Friday 28 August 2015 at Redlands Sporting Club from 6.45am to raise funds for  Continue reading…

Get growing this National Tree Day


Redland City Council is encouraging residents to get out and get growing this National Tree Day, by helping plant 3000 native plants on Sunday 26 July. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event would be a great opportunity for the community to support the Council’s objective of helping green the Redlands. “Celebrating 20 years  Continue reading…

Redland Snapshot – Wednesday 15 July


Welcome of the Whales festival When: Saturday 25 July, 11am-4pm Where: Mooloomba (Point Lookout), Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) Each year southern humpback whales journey past Straddie to the warmer breeding grounds in the north. Help welcome the whales as part of the three-month Quandamooka Festival, launched last weekend. As part of the celebration enjoy whale-watching  Continue reading…

Council supports activation of Runnymede site for disability services


Redland City Council has endorsed a National Stronger Regions Funding application partnership with the Capalaba based Horizon Foundation. The decision follows Council agreement in September last year to grant a 50 year lease to the Foundation for a portion of the Council owned land on the corner of Runnymede Road, Capalaba. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Council decision increases international business opportunities


Redland City Council today adopted a revised International Relations Policy aimed at taking local businesses to the world and increasing trade and employment opportunities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the International Relations Policy and Guidelines would cement the city’s growing reputation as a target for international investment by fortifying the city’s existing international ties  Continue reading…

Cleveland revitalisation package set to continue


Redland City Council today voted to extend its Cleveland CBD Incentive Scheme for two years. Mayor Karen Williams said the extension was granted to take advantage of an improving economic climate and renewed investor confidence in the Redlands. “We have had a number of applications to access the $1.5 million CBD and tourism industry accommodation  Continue reading…

Pacific Sound set to light-up RPAC stage


Pacific Sound

A festival showcasing all the culture and colour of Indigenous and Pacific Islander entertainment is set to explode onto the stage at the Redland Performing Art Centre (RPAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said tickets were now on sale for Pacific Sound as part of the Pacific Tides Festival on Saturday 8th of August. “Pacific  Continue reading…