Category Archives: Awards

Nominate an outstanding Redlander


Redlanders are being urged to recognise the outstanding work of fellow locals by nominating them for the city’s annual Australia Day Awards. Nominations are now open for the 2018 awards in categories ranging from citizen, young citizen and senior citizen to “local hero”. There are also awards for outstanding community organisation, as well as work  Continue reading…

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New Redland citizens welcomed


Redlands’ cultural diversity was celebrated on Tuesday night with 73 residents from 18 countries becoming Australian citizens during a ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Mayor and the ceremony’s presiding officer Karen Williams said the city’s newest Australian citizens were now part of a proud migrant heritage. “The names of pioneering migrant  Continue reading…

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Story winners loving life in the Redlands


A love of life in the Redlands has been captured in verse, prose, film and photographs by the winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition announced today. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant  Continue reading…

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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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