Monthly Archives: September 2017

Progress of SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Redland City Council is developing business plans and applications to seek funding from the state government towards the upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ (SMBIs’) ferry terminals. The move follows community engagement on the project in February last year, which informed initial concept plans developed by Cardno and Architectus – the design and engineering  Continue reading…

RedFest gets bigger and gets better


RedFest, one of Australia’s oldest community festivals, is set to light up the Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds next week, starting with some great Celtic ‘craic’ with Irish music, dancing and fireworks on the evening of Friday 8 September. Over the following days, RedFest will host an amazing array of more than 300 talented  Continue reading…

Snapper Street Link funding to boost Straddie tourism


More than $600,000 in funding will provide new tourism opportunities at Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island in a joint Redland City Council and federal and state government project. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary welcomed $300,000 from the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI), which partially funds a walking trail link between two top vantage  Continue reading…

Fun for the whole family at Bushcare’s Family Day Out


How much family fun, under the Redland sun, can you handle? Hopefully a lot, because there will be tonnes of fun for the whole clan at Bushcare’s annual free family fun day at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre on Sunday, 10 September, 10am to 2pm. Come and meet Calypto, a very friendly Glossy-Black cockatoo and learn about  Continue reading…