Category Archives: Community

Queensland’s first chaplaincy workshop


Chaplains and church leaders from across the Redlands will learn more about caring for people during a disaster at a special Council-organised workshop on 24-25 May. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the workshop would be the first of its kind in Queensland and followed recognition by Council that chaplains played an important role in  Continue reading…

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Redlands to celebrate a historic National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council is calling on all residents to get involved with this year’s National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrations held from 27 May – 3 June 2017. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said NRW 2017 held particular significance and would provide community groups and Council the opportunity to embrace the 2017 theme ‘Let’s take the next steps’.  Continue reading…

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Little Free Library part of much bigger story


A bright blue beach hut mounted prominently near its front door proudly proclaims Cleveland Library’s arrival in the Little Free Library movement. Beckoning to passers-by, it has a very clear call to action – put away your smart phones and tablets, and get stuck into a good old-fashioned book! The brainchild of international not-for-profit organisation  Continue reading…

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State urged to back Dîner en Rouge success


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has urged the State Government to support the massive fundraising effort of its Dîner en Rouge events for families affected by domestic violence and become a partner in providing more crisis accommodation in the City. Cr Williams said the money raised at the third Dîner en Rouge took the total  Continue reading…

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Kid-curated museum at Redland Art Gallery


Artwork created by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (Jarjums) will be exhibited at the Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba from Saturday 6 May to Tuesday 20 June coinciding with this year’s National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June). Jarjums Life Museum features drawn, painted, recorded and curated artwork by 86 Jarjums from Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) and Hymba Yumba  Continue reading…

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Redlands vigil shines light on family violence


A special candle-lighting vigil will be held in Cleveland’s Bloomfield Park on Wednesday 3 May to remember those affected by domestic and family violence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Wednesday’s vigil, during Domestic and Family Violence Protection Month, provided an opportunity to gather as a community to reflect on the more than 100 women,  Continue reading…

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Stars set to show their support at Dîner en Rouge


The third Dîner en Rouge is set to shine as media personalities and entertainers throw their support behind the domestic and family violence fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the gala event held on Saturday 13 May to coincide with Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, would be attended by high-profile guests who wanted  Continue reading…

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Redlands severe weather update – New 12:10am (early Sat morning) ferry service to Southern Moreton Bay Islands, respite centre hours extended


Bay Island Transit have advised that one late night passenger ferry service will run to the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBIs) at 12:10am (early Saturday morning). The ferry service will travel at a very slow 5-knots speed due to debris in the bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Translink staff will be at the  Continue reading…

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Redlands Severe weather update – ferries to SMBIs cancelled after 5:50pm tonight – respite centre opened


Bay Island Transit Systems have advised that Southern Moreton Bay Island ferry services travelling in both directions from Redland Bay Ferry Terminal to Russell Island have been cancelled after 5.50pm this evening due to debris in the bay. A  passenger ferry will run at 12:10am. This service will run very slowly due the debris in the  Continue reading…

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