Category Archives: Cleveland

Celebrated Indigenous artist exhibitions open for Cleveland Queen’s Baton Relay event


Jo0Anne Driessens, Pulan (Amity Point) 2017

Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland will add a cultural flavour to the Cleveland Queen’s Baton Relay festivities on Easter Saturday with the opening of two new exhibitions by celebrated Indigenous artists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the exhibition of local Quandamooka artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins tied in beautifully with the community celebrations planned for the  Continue reading…

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Donovan headlines Cleveland’s Queen’s Baton party


Acclaimed songstress Casey Donovan will headline a free community celebration in Cleveland to welcome the Queen’s Baton to the Redlands on Easter Saturday, 31 March. The Australian Idol winner and Indigenous actress will be part of a top-class show that will also include the Fergies, the Yulu-Burri-Ba Dancers and Flipside Circus. Mayor Karen Williams said  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka Festival brings live mural to Cleveland Library


Mural design with interpretation

As part of the 2017 Quandamooka Festival, a nine-metre tall mural entitled dabilbahnba – meaning place of saltwater – will soon adorn the Cleveland Library building in Middle Street. Prominent Quandamooka artists, mother and daughter team Sandra and Shara Delaney have been working to bring the mural from conception to completion in collaboration with mentoring  Continue reading…

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Redlands Cycling Festival and Criterium Race road closures


The Redlands Cycling Festival and Criterium Race are on in the Cleveland CBS on Saturday 27 May, with the Criterium running from 3:30PM – 9PM. Please be aware of the following road closures during this time: Bloomfield Street Middle Street Doig Street Queen Street Wynyard Street NOTE: Racing is in an anti-clockwise direction. The map  Continue reading…

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New temporary public art– striking photography not to be missed


Redland City Council yesterday unveiled a stunning reproduction of a photograph by nationally-acclaimed artist Christian Thompson in its latest rotation of temporary large-scale public art installations. Christian Thompson’s Black Gum 2 photograph from his ‘Australian Graffiti’ series will be on prominent display in Cleveland and Dunwich until July 2017. Born in Gawler in South Australia  Continue reading…

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Sandbags available ahead of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie


Update: sandbag stations will now be open all day today and as needed into the night. Self service sandbagging stations will be re-established at the following locations on Thursday 29 March ahead of forecast heavy rainfall. Enclosed shoes must be worn. Cleveland Showgrounds (Norm Price Park), Long Street Cleveland on Thursday 7am to 4pm. Council staff  Continue reading…

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Easter holiday makers to enjoy extra parking at Toondah Harbour


Visiting Straddie over the Easter break is about to get easier, with Council providing additional parking areas to accommodate the busy holiday period. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would open up the temporary parking area behind the old CSIRO building at Toondah Harbour from 12-17 April, with access available through the Wharf Street  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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Council says transformation of Cleveland rail station needs more parking


Redland City Council has asked for more parking to be included to support a residential, tourism and retail hub proposed for the Cleveland train station. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the result of a Council vote today states that car parking will need to increase by 25 percent, as part of a preliminary  Continue reading…

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