Category Archives: Business

Harrow films in the Redlands


Harrow Actor Ioan Gruffudd and Executive Producer Leigh McGrath

Film-friendly Redland City was a location of choice this week for Harrow – a new 10-part Australian crime drama series produced by Brisbane’s Hoodlum Entertainment. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was a great coup for Redlands to continue to attract quality local and international television and film productions. “Our City’s natural assets coupled  Continue reading…

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Council asks state candidates to support the Redlands


Redland City Council has sent a timely reminder to all local state candidates of what projects and initiatives they want candidates to support during the state election on behalf of the community. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City state election advocacy plan asked for a commitment from candidates to support key projects  Continue reading…

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Redland City priorities for the 2017 State election


Redland City Council is seeking a commitment from all local candidates in the upcoming state election to priority projects and initiatives. Redland City Council acknowledges the past support of the State Government and we thank all current and past state members and candidates. Redland City needs strong representation from candidates in the upcoming state election  Continue reading…

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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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