Monthly Archives: April 2017

Redlands vigil shines light on family violence


A special candle-lighting vigil will be held in Cleveland’s Bloomfield Park on Wednesday 3 May to remember those affected by domestic and family violence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Wednesday’s vigil, during Domestic and Family Violence Protection Month, provided an opportunity to gather as a community to reflect on the more than 100 women,  Continue reading…

Have your say on Planning Scheme Policies and Local Law change


Have your say on Redland City Council’s proposed new Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) and a subordinate local law change over the coming month. Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs):  26 April to 24 May 2017 Redland City Council today agreed to release six Planning Scheme Policies (PSPs) for public consultation. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said these  Continue reading…

Stars set to show their support at Dîner en Rouge


The third Dîner en Rouge is set to shine as media personalities and entertainers throw their support behind the domestic and family violence fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the gala event held on Saturday 13 May to coincide with Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, would be attended by high-profile guests who wanted  Continue reading…

Upcoming public holiday closures 2017


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices and libraries and will be closed on upcoming public holidays Good Friday (14 April), Easter Monday (17 April), ANZAC Day (25 April) and Labour Day (1 May). Redland IndigiScapes Centre Redland IndigiScapes Centre will be closed on Good Friday 14 April and open from  Continue reading…

2017 ANZAC Day services in Redland City


Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the armed services and in remembrance of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia. The following ANZAC day services are being held in Redland City:  Cleveland Event Time Location DAWN SERVICE Dawn parade departs 5.20am  Continue reading…

Council crews working on park clean-ups


Redland City Council park maintenance crews and mowing contractors are working extended six-day weeks, as clean-up efforts continue after recent bad weather. Redland City Council Chief Executive Officer Bill Lyon said the weather from ex-tropical cyclone Debbie had caused some delays with park maintenance works and asked that residents be patient. “Following the weather, we  Continue reading…

Meet Ben Mulder: Redlands’ sultan of sunsets


Ben Mulder’s sunset photos of Wellington Point have taken Instagram by storm. With over 40,000 followers, Ben showcases the Redlands to the world daily. Let’s meet him. Tell us about your background and how you got into photography in the first place.  My father was into photography. I didn’t get into it until I was travelling  Continue reading…

Coastal erosion in the Redlands: have your say


The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday 22 April, from 8am to 12pm. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion in the Draft Coastal Adaptation  Continue reading…