Monthly Archives: June 2017

Island Made exhibition: Exceptional things for ordinary use


Island Made visits Redland Art Gallery from June to August, displaying exceptional objects for ordinary use, handmade on Southern Moreton Bay, Coochiemudlo and North Stradbroke Islands. Items for the exhibition were selected by co-curators Tricia Dobson and Maria Cleary through public calls for expressions of interest as well as direct approaches to specific makers. As the richness,  Continue reading…

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Explore the great outdoors at IndigiScapes


Redland children will soon be free to seek, unearth and explore their natural environment and local Aboriginal culture during a school holiday fun day at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Seek, Unearth, Explore, Quandomooka Country was a popular annual winter holidays event that drew hundreds of children from across the Redlands  Continue reading…

Brisbane road upgrade to benefit the Redlands


A major traffic bottleneck for Redlanders is set to improve following this week’s announcement by Brisbane City Council of an $8.6 million upgrade to Green Camp Road. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the announcement citing it as a win for residents who use Rickertt Road and Quarry Road, and for regional collaboration. “Cross boundary  Continue reading…

Winter school holiday fun in the Redlands


From robot building to recycled art, glass gardens to games of fortune telling, kids across the Redlands will be spoiled for entertainment these school holidays. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council was again offering an extensive program of free activities over the next two weeks designed to engage young people of all ages.  Continue reading…

SES Street Speaks head to Straddie


Redland City Council is heading to Straddie on Saturday 17 June in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. The Straddie ‘Street Speaks’ displays will run in each township on the Island from 8am – 12pm and give people the chance to meet front-line emergency staff.  Continue reading…

Greenlight for environmental impact study on Toondah Harbour


The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has today given the greenlight to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbour project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Notification of planned burn – Hilliards Creek Platypus Corridor – McMillan Rd, Alexandra Hills


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation Crew’s are intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland in McMillian Road on Tuesday the 6th June 2017, dependant on weather conditions at the time. The location of the burn area is 116-122 McMillian Road, Alexandra Hills. The purpose of the burn will be  Continue reading…