Monthly Archives: August 2017

Wellington Point mural to welcome visitors from near and far


Wellington Point is now home to a new larger-than-life mural in Oceanic Street, capturing some of Redlands’ most dedicated annual visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the mural, entitled ‘We visit every year’, featured bird species that migrate to Redlands, and would highlight Wellington Point as a place of leisure and visitation. “Queensland artist,  Continue reading…

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Breakfast boost for Redlands school chaplaincy programs


More than 220 people attended the 15th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast this morning, raising another $15,000 to support school chaplaincy programs in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the popular annual event, which brought the community together in a spirit of generosity and prayer, had now raised more than $115,000 since  Continue reading…

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Redland Seniors Week celebrates ‘Inspiration for all ages’


Seniors Week is here again, and this year’s theme is designed to encourage older residents to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s activities, running from 17 – 27 August, were as diverse as ever. “Events range from a 10 kilometre walk to a free variety  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery explores reinvention and transformation


Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently at RAG, Cleveland from Sunday 20 August to Sunday 8 October. Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently  Continue reading…

New Mount Cotton Skate Park Open


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams officially opened the new $600,000 Mount Cotton Skate Park today topping off a day of celebrations around the opening. Cr Williams said the new skate park is expected to attract skateboarders from around the City and further afield. “Today’s opening crowd was an indication of the vital role these facilities  Continue reading…

Hyperreal Tales visits RAG, Capalaba


Visit Redland Art Gallery this August for some Hyperreal Tales, a video installation featuring  twelve interweaving stories, drawn from the experiences and imaginations of people accessing  local health and disability services in the regional New South Wales. Three years in development (2013-2015), Hyperreal Tales premiered at the Shoalhaven Art Centre and Regional Gallery, NSW in  Continue reading…

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First sod turned on IndigiScapes expansion


The first stage of a five-year $3.7 million expansion of Redlands IndigiScapes Centre at Capalaba kicked off today with the turning of the first sod for a bigger and better native plant nursery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and the Hon Mark Furner, Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, today  Continue reading…

Redlands Indigenous knowledge to contribute to coastal hazard study


Redland City Council has announced the engagement of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) in partnership with David Brewer Consulting and Healthy Land and Water to undertake Part 2 of its Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Mayor Karen Williams said that Council was delighted with the successful consulting partnership proposal that brings together world leading coastal science  Continue reading…