Monthly Archives: November 2015

IndigiScapes competition for photos and film


Do you love taking photos of our local flora and fauna? Or making short films that tell a story and make a difference?  Get your cameras snapping and rolling for a chance to win great prizes. Redlands IndigiScapes Centre’s annual photography competition is now open, this year expanding to include a short film category. The  Continue reading…

Be aware of bin day changes


From late November to early December, residential waste and/or recycling bin days and/or weeks will change for 102 Streets in Thornlands, Victoria Point, Sheldon and Mt Cotton. The bin collection day for all residents on Lamb, Macleay and Karragarra Islands will also change from Fridays to Thursdays. These changes are necessary to make collection routes as  Continue reading…

Redland Art Gallery ends the year on a local high


Redland Art Gallery’s 2015 exhibition calendar will end with a celebration of local artistry. Redland City Council’s cultural spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said the final exhibitions for the year, In Focus 2015 (running over two galleries) and Sense of Coochie: Flying Arts Touring Curator Project would showcase Redlands’ talent. “It has been another highly successful  Continue reading…

Council graffiti initiative tracks Redlands vandals


A Redland City Council anti-graffiti partnership with local police and a smart-phone app called Vandaltrak is literally “cleaning up” the City. The joint effort, called Operation Hercinia, has recently led to two men being charged with more than 300 graffiti offences, with a new operation now being planned. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s  Continue reading…

Girl’s best friend helps tackle domestic violence


Be in the running to win a stunning $5000 black-and-white diamond necklace and support those in the Redlands affected by domestic violence by buying a ticket in the Dîner en Rouge raffle, now on sale from the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Generously donated by Cleveland jeweller Stephen Dibb, the elegant necklace features black and white  Continue reading…

Redland City part of the RV trail


Great news for those visiting Redland City’s great tourism locations with news two RV dump locations expect to be installed by the end of the year. Council has been working closely with the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia to identify locations for RV dump locations in the Redlands and we hope to have two  Continue reading…

Council to remove and prune diseased trees


Redland City Council will remove a large diseased Norfolk Pine at Cleveland Point to ensure the safety of residents using the popular location. Redland City Council CEO Bill Lyon said an arborist report showed the tree was a hazard to residents meaning Council had no choice but to remove it. “The arborist report says this  Continue reading…

Henrietta safely home thanks to Redland wildlife volunteers


A curious young koala is safely back in her home territory after her rescue by Redlands Wildlife Rescue volunteers. Redland City Council’s Redlands Wildlife Rescue program coordinates volunteers for two local wildlife services: Redlands Wildlife Care Network (RWCN) and Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA). RAWA volunteer Jenny Brycker said the koala was rescued in the  Continue reading…

Redlands investigates aquaculture options


Untapped potential for aquaculture industries in Redland City will be examined following a decision today by Redland City Council. Division five Councillor Mark Edwards, who put forward the notice of motion calling for a feasibility report to investigate possible aquaculture industries and their potential to create new and diverse economic opportunities for Redland City. “The  Continue reading…

‘Redlands on the move’ forum talks


Our ‘Redlands on the move’ transport forums kicked off yesterday in Cleveland (Sunday 1 November). Below are recordings from two of our experts. Check out our ‘Redlands on the move’ website for details of the next two forums being held on Saturday 7 November and Saturday 14 November. First 33 attendees at each forum receive a  Continue reading…