Monthly Archives: September 2017

New Redland citizens welcomed


Redlands’ cultural diversity was celebrated on Tuesday night with 73 residents from 18 countries becoming Australian citizens during a ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Mayor and the ceremony’s presiding officer Karen Williams said the city’s newest Australian citizens were now part of a proud migrant heritage. “The names of pioneering migrant  Continue reading…

Help at hand with Straddie dog control


New partnerships between Redland City Council and Quandamooka Traditional Owners are set to improve dog control on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council had provided training and given limited delegated authority to Straddie-based organisations to assist with some animal management functions on the island. “Delegation has been given to three  Continue reading…

Story winners loving life in the Redlands


A love of life in the Redlands has been captured in verse, prose, film and photographs by the winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition announced today. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant  Continue reading…

Our Redlands story competition winners announced


The winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition have been announced today, with entries capturing the spirit of the Redlands through verse, prose, film and photographs. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant to  Continue reading…

Redland Art Gallery collection out and about


Redland Art Gallery (RAG) is delighted to have ten works from its collection on display in both Redlands and Brisbane. One of RAG’s most recent acquisitions ‘Black seeds’ by Carol McGregor – has been loaned to Museum of Brisbane for their exhibition Tastes like Sunshine. Black seeds – created with possum skins, cotton, ochre, ash  Continue reading…

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Local Fire Bans declared


The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have declared a total fire ban for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) and North Stradbroke Island (NSI) beginning from 12:01am on Friday 15 September through to midnight on Monday 2 October, 2017 A 24 hour fire ban has also been declared for the rest of the south-east. Fires  Continue reading…

Fire ban in Redland City: Thursday 14 September 2017


FIRE BAN IN REDLAND CITY: Thursday 14 September 12.01am- 11.59pm Due to the severe fire danger forecast issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES has advised there will be a 24hr fire ban across Redland City on Thursday 14 September. Do you have a bushfire survival plan? Visit the Redland Disaster Plan  Continue reading…

MOU opens the door into China for local business


Opportunities for local businesses in the booming Chinese market took an important step forward this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Redland City and its Chinese friendship city Qinhuangdoa. Visiting the Chinese port city as part of an international business mission, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the MOU included specific  Continue reading…