Category Archives: Business

MOU opens the door into China for local business


Opportunities for local businesses in the booming Chinese market took an important step forward this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Redland City and its Chinese friendship city Qinhuangdoa. Visiting the Chinese port city as part of an international business mission, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the MOU included specific  Continue reading…

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Two strategies to support economic growth unveiled


Redland City Council today received two strategies and action plans to inform its efforts to drive economic and employment growth in the Redlands. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary said the Education and Training and Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Sector Strategies and Action Plans were a key part of the City’s economic framework  Continue reading…

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New Victoria Point Customer Service Centre now open


Redland City residents now have greater face-to-face access to Council with the official opening of its latest customer service centre in Victoria Point today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the opening of the new centre was in response to feedback from mainland and island residents in the south of the Redlands who identified a  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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Greenlight for environmental impact study on Toondah Harbour


The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has today given the greenlight to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbour project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Film-friendly city attracts Hollywood blockbuster ‘Aquaman’


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is encouraging the city to extend a warm welcome to the cast and crew of Aquaman. “Redland City Council has been working closely with Warner Bros. Feature Productions around opportunities for the filming of Aquaman to occur on location in parts of the Redlands, ” Cr Williams said. “The Redlands prides  Continue reading…

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Watch this space!


Cleveland’s CBD is set to undergo a dramatic community-powered transformation to encourage people to linger longer when they come to town. In early May internationally renowned place maker David Engwicht, creator of the 7 Day Makeover, will challenge the people of Cleveland to work together with a shoe-string budget but a wealth of enthusiasm to  Continue reading…

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Updated Flood and Tidal Responds To Community Needs


Redland City Council has listened to the community by refining the storm tide hazard mapping in the latest Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council responded to community feedback by engaging an independent expert to ensure the draft plan was built  Continue reading…

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Environment and Heritage Winners Under Amended Draft Plan


Environment and heritage outcomes for Redland City have been strengthened in the amended Draft City Plan. The updated plan was endorsed by Council at a special meeting today (Tuesday 28 February), and will now be sent to the State Minister for Planning for review. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said changes included strengthening regulations around  Continue reading…

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