Category Archives: Awards

IndigiScapes Environment Education Centre set to expand


Redlands Coast will be home to a unique environmental education experience, with expansion plans for Council’s IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the expansion plans included major refurbishments to the centre’s popular Bush Tucker Café, additional native landscape gardens, new environmental interpretation space and education spaces and conference facilities, plus an exciting new  Continue reading…

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Age-Friendly City Strategy for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast is one step closer to having an Age-Friendly City Strategy following the completion of a survey of seniors that sought to understand their experience of ageing in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was timely that the survey – executed by Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA) on behalf  Continue reading…

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Public Notice: Adoption of the Redland City Plan


Notice is given in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 that, on 6 July 2018, Redland City Council adopted a new planning scheme – Redland City Plan. The Redland City Plan applies to the Redland City Council local government area and replaces the Redlands Planning Scheme 2006. The Redland City Plan will have effect  Continue reading…

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Something for everyone at Redlands Coast Seniors Week celebrations


Redlands Coast seniors are in for a treat with a full and diverse program of activities and events on offer again for Seniors Week, this year set for 18 to 26 August. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Seniors Week was an opportunity to acknowledge the enormous contribution seniors made to our community. “I  Continue reading…

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Planned Burn Tramican Street Conservation Area – North Stradbroke Island


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crews are intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn within the Tramican Street Conservation Area on Tuesday 14 August 2018, if weather conditions remain suitable at the time. The location of the burn area is George Nothling Drive (rear of Donahue Street, Point Lookout- highlighted in yellow on the  Continue reading…

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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…

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Redlands honours local heroes


The real heroes of the Redlands were celebrated tonight (Tuesday 23 January 2018) at the annual Redland City Australia Day Awards at the Alexandra Hills Hotel Function Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the awards were a fitting way of thanking those in the community who continually went “above and beyond” to make the  Continue reading…

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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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