Monthly Archives: March 2018

Donovan headlines Cleveland’s Queen’s Baton party


Acclaimed songstress Casey Donovan will headline a free community celebration in Cleveland to welcome the Queen’s Baton to the Redlands on Easter Saturday, 31 March. The Australian Idol winner and Indigenous actress will be part of a top-class show that will also include the Fergies, the Yulu-Burri-Ba Dancers and Flipside Circus. Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

Have a fun day in the park this weekend


Thornlands Park will be a hub of family fun this Saturday 17 March, with the Fun Day in the Park being held from 9am to 12pm. Visit 272-282 Cleveland-Redland Bay Road, Thornlands (corner Waterline Boulevard) and enjoy a free sausage sizzle and jumping castle for the kids. This is also your opportunity to meet Council  Continue reading…

Ferry operator details: check for service disruptions during inclement weather


Ferry operator Sealink Travel Group has advised that although ferry services are expected to operate to schedule over the next few days, conditions are being closely monitored and updates will be provided if any changes are anticipated. Updates for Stradbroke Ferry Services – including the Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI) barge – are being posted  Continue reading…

Prepare now for severe weather conditions


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is urging residents – especially those along coastal areas and on the islands – to prepare and act with caution over the next 48 hours. “While Tropical Cyclone Linda has now been downgraded to a vigorous subtropical low, the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest report still warns of gale force winds  Continue reading…

Prep for the wet – Fill your own sandbags


Redland City Council is establishing self-service sandbagging stations across the City ahead of heavy rainfall and strong winds expected later this week. The sandbagging stations will open Tuesday 13 March and Wednesday 14 March 10am to 6pm weather permitting. Self-service sandbag stations are located at: Cleveland Cleveland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park), Long Street, Cleveland Council  Continue reading…

Register now for Redlands Amazing Race


Redlands Amazing Race - Instagram

Celebrate the start of Redlands Youth Week (8-14 April) by taking part in the Redlands Amazing Race, organised by Redland City Council and supported by Sirromet and Capalaba Central Shopping Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents should race to Council’s website now to register for this free fun youth-focused event set for  Continue reading…

Project Tote exhibition – for the love of the Redlands


Project Tote Exhibition

Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba will soon be toting a new exhibition with a local flavour that is sure to delight. Project Tote – opening on Saturday 24 March and inspired by the art gallery volunteers’ love of the Redlands region – will feature photographs of their special Redlands spots printed onto reusable tote bags and  Continue reading…

Local laws up for review and future public consultation


Providing more designated swimming areas and locations for film and television production are amongst a suite of laws adopted for review in today’s Council meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said following today’s decision Council would now proceed with amending the local laws which would then proceed to consultation. “The Local law amendments include designating  Continue reading…

IndigiScapes’ Garden Expo is all grown up


IndigiScapes’ renowned Good Gardening Expo just got bigger, broadening its focus beyond the garden to sustainability, and rebranding the event on Saturday 24 March as Redlands Living Green Expo. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the impact of waste on our ecosystems just can’t be underestimated and that’s why this year’s Expo has an emphasis  Continue reading…

Snag your barbeque prize pack for Neighbour Day


Neighbour Day 2018

Redland City Council is encouraging Redland residents to connect with their neighbours by offering barbeque prize packs to go towards Neighbour Day gatherings this month. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Neighbour Day was Australia’s annual celebration of community, bringing together the people next door or across the street, with this year’s event scheduled  Continue reading…