Category Archives: Awards

MMEIC honoured at National NAIDOC Awards


Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elders-in-Council Aboriginal Corporation (MMEIC) has been honoured at the 2017 NAIDOC Awards in Cairns over the weekend, winning the prestigious Caring for Country award. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards recognised the exceptional commitment the elders from North Stradbroke, Moreton and Moreton Bay islands show their traditional lands and culture.  Continue reading…

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Redland City Honours Local Heroes


Redlanders who have gone “above and beyond” in helping their community have been recognised at the annual Redland City Australia Day awards last night (Tuesday 24 January 2017), at the Alexandra Hills Hotel Function Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the awards were a way for the community to thank the real heroes who  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Awards winner announced


A contemporary monochromatic painting by Sydney artist Pollyxenia Joannou has won first prize in the 2016 Redland Art Awards, announced Friday night at the Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s awards had attracted a very high standard of works, which ensured judging the biennial awards was incredibly difficult. “Congratulations  Continue reading…

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Recognising outstanding Redlanders


Nominations are now open for the Redlands’ annual Australia Day Awards, which recognise inspirational Redlanders and community groups for their contributions to the city. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards were a great way to let those who selflessly help make the city a better place, know that they were appreciated. “Community  Continue reading…

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Redland students shine in State arts awards


Superiority complex by Olivia Simpson, Redlands College

Four students from schools in the Redlands were among 16 students recognised with excellence, commendation and encouragement awards in the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Arts announced on Sunday 11 September at the Redland Art Gallery. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards recognised the exceptional talent and creativity of students in  Continue reading…

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Pretty Produce a prize-winning product


Redland City produce has received national recognition with local business Pretty Produce winning a gold medal at the prestigious 2016 National Delicious Produce Awards. Redland City Acting Mayor Cr Wendy Boglary said Pretty Produce had earned its place amongst the nation’s best producers. “This local business has taken a great idea and run with it.   Continue reading…

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The bells have rung – Redland National Town Crier Championship a success


Redland City along with official Town Crier Max Bissett hosted an elaborate display of lace, velvet and gold braid over the weekend for the 25th National Town Crier Championships. “Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!” was the resounding call heard across the fields of the Redland Showgrounds as 15 town criers from across Australia and New Zealand and  Continue reading…

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Entries open for the 2016 Redland Art Awards


Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery and open to all Australian artists. Redland Art Gallery director Stephanie Lindquist said the long-running competition featured four awards this year, with more than $20,000 in prize money on offer. “With a thriving arts community  Continue reading…

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Redland City Australia Day honours


Four outstanding Redlanders who received Australia Day Honours this year were recognised during today’s General Meeting for their outstanding contribution to the Redlands community. The residents were recognised at a special morning tea with Redland City Councillors before being presented with flowers and special certificates on behalf of the city. Redland City CEO Bill Lyon  Continue reading…

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Local heroes recognised at Redland City Australia Day Awards


Australia Day award winners

The selflessness and dedication of Redland City’s Adrian Addicott has resulted in him being named Redland City Citizen of the Year last night. The community volunteer was presented with the prestigious award by Redland City Mayor Karen Williams during a special ceremony along with other award recipients in eight categories. “Redland City residents are known  Continue reading…

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