Monthly Archives: September 2017

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…

Council asks for residents’ help to reduce fire risk in Redlands


Redland City Council is encouraging property owners and residents to join the city’s spring clean as bushfire season begins. Areas being targeted are those identified as having the highest fuel loads (dry leaf litter, long grass and overgrown vegetation). They include Redland Bay, Mount Cotton, Sheldon, the Southern Moreton Bay Islands and North Stradbroke Island.  Continue reading…

Never miss garbage day again with the ‘When Is My Bin Day?’ online calendar


“When is my bin collected?’ is one of the most frequently asked questions by Redland residents. To assist residents, Redland City Council has launched a ‘When Is My Bin Day?’ calendar, which can be accessed on your desktop, mobile, tablet and is printer-friendly. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the city-wide initiative was in  Continue reading…

Our Wonderful Wildlife on display these school holidays at IndigiScapes


As part of Redland City Council’s packed program of spring school holiday activities, IndigiScapes will host its annual Wonderful Wildlife event on Friday 29 September. With a range of free activities for children of all ages, Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said that Wonderful Wildlife was a celebration of the rare and endangered species  Continue reading…

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Two strategies to support economic growth unveiled


Redland City Council today received two strategies and action plans to inform its efforts to drive economic and employment growth in the Redlands. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the Education and Training and Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Sector Strategies and Action Plans were a key part of the City’s economic framework  Continue reading…