Monthly Archives: June 2018

Redland City Council employee one of top ten young leaders


Redland City Council’s Luke Kinman has been named one of the State’s top 10 young leaders in the prestigious IPAA Queensland Top 10 Young Leaders Awards last night. The awards recognise Queensland’s exceptional young leaders across all levels of the public sector. Luke, 26,  is the Service Manager for Communication, Engagement and Tourism at Council  Continue reading…

Debut feature film by leading Australian artist David Griggs premiers at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland


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A major survey exhibition of painting, photography and film by leading Australian artist David Griggs will open at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday 20 July. The exhibition – Between Nature and Sin – showcases a decade of past works and incorporates the premiere of the artists’ first feature film, Cowboy Country. David Griggs explores  Continue reading…

Nominate an inspiring senior today


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is calling on Redlanders to get behind Blue Care’s Inspiring Seniors community initiative by nominating an inspiring senior for their 2018 honour roll. Councillor Williams said that many of our seniors contributed significantly to the Redlands community on a regular basis – compassionately giving their time, skills and ideas for  Continue reading…

Turn your ideas into reality with a Council community grant


Island Vibe Festival

From staging cultural events to regenerating wildlife areas, you can make your community-focused project happen with a community grant from Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first round of community grants opens next month Monday 16 July, closing Friday 17 August, with assistance available under the categories of Organisation Support, Project  Continue reading…

Southern Moreton Bay Islands’ levy to end


The Southern Moreton Bay Island Translink levy will end in December 2018 as part of a Redland City Council budget that also provides for the initial stages of Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek parking and development project. The 2018-19 budget sees substantial allocations for island communities, including the continuation of the Green Seal road program. Mayor  Continue reading…

New rating categories for Raby Bay canal properties


Redland City Council has voted to move away from special levies for canal properties at Raby Bay, introducing new rating categories in its 2018-19 budget to fund revetment wall repairs from their general rates. It follows city-wide consultation, including the involvement of an independent Citizens’ Advisory Panel, on how best to manage and fund the  Continue reading…

Redland City 2018 budget overview


Redland City Council has adopted an “achievable and affordable” budget for 2018-19. The budget delivers an average rates and charges rise of 3.99 percent for a typical category 1a, owner-occupied household, excluding State Government charges, while maintaining Council’s low-debt status. It also delivers a $66.9 million capital works program that focuses on the renewal of  Continue reading…

Redlands invests in renewal


Redland City’s 2018-19 budget invests heavily in the renewal of existing road, transport and community infrastructure such as parks. Mayor Karen Williams said $13.8 million had been set aside in the $66.9 million capital works program to re-seal local roads as part of almost $23 million allocated to mainland and island transport and traffic projects.  Continue reading…

Quandamooka flora holds deep connections to knowledge


As Redlands embraces the fourth annual Quandamooka Festival, Redlands Art Gallery’s current exhibition will open our minds to Minjerribah’s (North Stradbroke Island) beautiful plant life and the intricate part it plays in the Quandamooka knowledge systems. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams thanked the Quandamooka people for sharing their very special heritage with all who come  Continue reading…

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