Monthly Archives: April 2019

Heather Foord to emcee Dîner en Rouge


Popular television personality Heather Foord will again be Master of Ceremonies for Redlands Coast’s annual fundraiser for domestic violence services, Dîner en Rouge. Ms Foord, a Local Government Association of Queensland ambassador and advocate for domestic violence services, has long been a supporter of Dîner en Rouge, which has become one of the foremost events  Continue reading…

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Paramount Players’ Monster Problems films on Redlands Coast


The diverse locations of naturally wonderful Redlands Coast are set to be internationally recognised with feature film Monster Problems from Paramount Players, a division of Paramount Pictures, filming in the area this month. Monster Problems, starring Dylan O’Brien (Bumblebee, Maze Runner), Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist, Game Of Thrones), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy) and Ariana  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast experiences named among state’s best


An extraordinary 16 Redlands Coast enterprises have been listed on Tourism and Events Queensland’s 2019 Best of Queensland Experiences. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the result was exceptional and underscored the benefits of Council’s tourism strategy and the growing value of the city’s new brand: Redlands Coast – naturally wonderful. “Being named among the  Continue reading…

Easter public holiday closures 2019


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed from Friday 19 April (Good Friday) through to Monday 22 April (Easter Monday), returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 23 April 2019. ANZAC Day: Closed Thursday 25 April 2019. Reopening Friday 26 April 2019 During  Continue reading…

Council signs deed for Birkdale Commonwealth land


Redland City Council has signed a heads of agreement with the Australian Government to buy 61.78 hectares of Commonwealth land at Birkdale for environmental and community purposes. Mayor Karen Williams said the $4.1m purchase provided great value for the community. “The land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road East is the latest significant strategic purchase of  Continue reading…

Redland City Council driving economy through support for start-ups


Redland City Council is giving the next wave of innovative Redlands Coast entrepreneurs a flying start through a series of start-up and innovation initiatives. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s commitment to supporting local innovators included a group of Redlands Coast businesses that recently attended QODE – Australasia’s leading global forum for innovation and  Continue reading…

Major coup for Redlands Coast Dîner en Rouge


One of Australia’s most powerful speakers on the tragedy of family and domestic violence, award-winning author Rebecca Poulson, will be the keynote speaker at May’s Dîner en Rouge fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Poulson’s story was one of shocking violence, tragedy and grief but also one of hope. “Rebecca is a real inspiration  Continue reading…

2019 Anzac Day services on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the armed services and in remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia and New Zealand. The following Anzac Day services are being held across Redlands Coast on 25 April 2019:  Cleveland Event Time Location  Continue reading…

Thompson’s Beach re-opens for swimming


Redland City Council has today re-opened Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point, which was temporarily closed after routine monitoring showed elevated levels of enterococci bacteria. Thompsons Beach is again suitable for swimming and other recreational water activities, in accordance with Healthy Waterways Healthy Waterplay guidelines. Recent sampling has confirmed that the bacteria, which is often found in  Continue reading…