Category Archives: Business

Redland City Council appoints new CEO


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has today announced the appointment of Andrew Chesterman as Council’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Chesterman will take up the post on 18 April. “He brings a wealth of management experience in state and local government, most recently as a senior executive and program manager within Brisbane City Council’s Natural  Continue reading…

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Events boost for Redland City


Redland City Council has endorsed a comprehensive events strategy and action plan as part of its suite of moves to stimulate the local economy. Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City Events Strategy and Action Plan 2017 – 2022, approved at today’s general meeting, would help define the Redlands as an events destination, boost jobs  Continue reading…

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Innovation summits to drive economic growth


A series of summits will be held in the Redlands to investigate a local innovation hub and how innovative businesses can create local employment and training opportunities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first summit would target local youth as recommended in a report from the Redland City Economic Development Advisory Board tabled in  Continue reading…

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Redlanders encouraged to have their say on draft SEQ Regional Plan


Redlanders are being urged to review the State Government’s draft SEQ Regional Plan that was released for public comment today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was important locals got involved by viewing and commenting on the State Government’s new regional planning framework, ShapingSEQ. “This State Government’s blueprint will provide 50 year vision and  Continue reading…

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Business asked to join in Redlands Business Internet survey


Redland City Council is asking all city business owner operators to take part in an online survey as part of efforts to improve the city’s internet services and connectivity. The survey available through Your Say Redlands is being conducted as part of a review of current and planned broadband infrastructure for the city aimed at identifying gaps  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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Local real estate company to invest millions in Cleveland CBD


A two-story office block that will employ 50 staff and inject millions into the local economy is set to be built in the Cleveland Central Business District. Local company LJ Hooker Cleveland will expand its business premises by constructing the new office complex on a portion of land at 2-16 Wynyard Street purchased from Council’s subsidiary company  Continue reading…

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Redland City backs call for Olympic Games feasibility study


Redland City Council has thrown its support behind calls for a South East Queensland feasibility study into hosting the 2028 Olympic Games. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said councillors unanimously supported her Mayoral Minute at today’s General Meeting, which included endorsing the findings of the SEQ Council of Mayors pre-feasibility study into the possibility of  Continue reading…

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Outdoor food markets approved for Cleveland


Cleveland may soon be home to a new alfresco dining and entertainment experience with Council today approving an outdoor food market in Bloomfield Street behind the Cleveland Library. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Councillors had spent months considering the application and had attached more than 20 conditions to the approval. “This is an exciting  Continue reading…

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