Monthly Archives: September 2016

Recognising outstanding Redlanders


Nominations are now open for the Redlands’ annual Australia Day Awards, which recognise inspirational Redlanders and community groups for their contributions to the city. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards were a great way to let those who selflessly help make the city a better place, know that they were appreciated. “Community  Continue reading…

Bindii spraying at off-leash dog parks


To ensure your local dog off-leash park is fun for both you and your pet, Council will be spraying to keep prickly bindii under control from Tuesday 4 October. While the off-leash areas will be safe to use once the spray has properly dried, it is recommended that dogs should not use the parks on  Continue reading…

Redland students shine in State arts awards


Superiority complex by Olivia Simpson, Redlands College

Four students from schools in the Redlands were among 16 students recognised with excellence, commendation and encouragement awards in the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Arts announced on Sunday 11 September at the Redland Art Gallery. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards recognised the exceptional talent and creativity of students in  Continue reading…

Business asked to join in Redlands Business Internet survey


Redland City Council is asking all city business owner operators to take part in an online survey as part of efforts to improve the city’s internet services and connectivity. The survey available through Your Say Redlands is being conducted as part of a review of current and planned broadband infrastructure for the city aimed at identifying gaps  Continue reading…

Wonderful wildlife on show at IndigiScapes


Discover the wonderful wildlife of the Redlands during a free family-day-out at IndigiScapes on Friday 30 September from 10am to 2pm. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the event would be a great day of free entertainment and activities for kids of all ages during the September school holidays. “Come along to Wonderful Wildlife  Continue reading…

Pretty Produce a prize-winning product


Redland City produce has received national recognition with local business Pretty Produce winning a gold medal at the prestigious 2016 National Delicious Produce Awards. Redland City Acting Mayor Cr Wendy Boglary said Pretty Produce had earned its place amongst the nation’s best producers. “This local business has taken a great idea and run with it.   Continue reading…

Quandamooka artwork installed as festival closes


A public art project exploring aboriginal history through cartographic records has been installed at two sites this week as part of the second Quandamooka Festival. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the artwork, by acclaimed Quandamooka artist Megan Cope, had been installed on the wall of Council’s main administration building adjacent to the Redland  Continue reading…

Redland community seeks to Sink Tobruk for Straddie!


Redland City Council has launched a community campaign calling on the State Government to select the waters off North Stradbroke Island as Queensland’s choice as the final resting place for the ex-warship HMAS Tobruk. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the campaign would support a formal expression of interest Council will lodge asking Queensland  Continue reading…

2016 Redland Art Awards finalists announced


Fifty entries – including four Redland-based artists and two Quandamooka artists currently residing outside the City – have been shortlisted for the Redland Art Awards, an acquisitive biennial painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. With more than 400 entries received this year from across Australia, the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works.  Continue reading…

New exhibitions showcase talents of young local artists


The exceptional talents of young local artists will feature in two new exhibitions to open this weekend at Redland Art Gallery, as the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Arts come to Cleveland and a unique series of paintings inspired by Ancient Greece opens at Capalaba. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the exhibitions  Continue reading…