Category Archives: Community

Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first time giving blood after being approached by two very passionate Council officers, Dean Butcher and Kelly  Continue reading…

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Redlands Healthy & Active program back by popular demand!


Redlands Healthy & Active is back by popular demand, with a third program of low cost activities kicking off on 16 July, coinciding with Term 3 of the school calendar. Redland City Mayor said it was great to see the impact the program was having in encouraging residents to try new activities and schedule regular  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast celebrates NAIDOC


NAIDOC celebrations are set to come alive on Redlands Coast in coming weeks with a rugby league match, a show-stopping concert, arts displays and community days happening across the City. Acting Redland City Mayor Cr Lance Hewlett said it was wonderful to see the City coming together to mark NAIDOC Week, 8 – 15 July,  Continue reading…

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Council hosts tourism guests on Minjerribah


Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) took centre stage on Thursday, 28 June 2018 as 190 staff members and volunteers from visitor information centres across South East Queensland visited the island. Redland City Council hosted the event to showcase the beautiful Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was working with tourism operators across  Continue reading…

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Debut feature film by leading Australian artist David Griggs premiers at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland


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A major survey exhibition of painting, photography and film by leading Australian artist David Griggs will open at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday 20 July. The exhibition – Between Nature and Sin – showcases a decade of past works and incorporates the premiere of the artists’ first feature film, Cowboy Country. David Griggs explores  Continue reading…

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Nominate an inspiring senior today


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is calling on Redlanders to get behind Blue Care’s Inspiring Seniors community initiative by nominating an inspiring senior for their 2018 honour roll. Councillor Williams said that many of our seniors contributed significantly to the Redlands community on a regular basis – compassionately giving their time, skills and ideas for  Continue reading…

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Turn your ideas into reality with a Council community grant


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From staging cultural events to regenerating wildlife areas, you can make your community-focused project happen with a community grant from Redland City Council. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the first round of community grants opens next month Monday 16 July, closing Friday 17 August, with assistance available under the categories of Organisation Support, Project  Continue reading…

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Redland City Youth Council proposed


Redland City Councillor Julie Talty today raised the prospect of a Redland City Youth Council as a way to meaningfully engage on issues that matter to Redland’s youth. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams commended Councillor Talty on her efforts to engage Redlands youth and the future leaders of the City. “Our world is changing and  Continue reading…

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New exhibition celebrates our love for Redlands as gallery turns fifteen


Redlanders are invited for morning tea and a floor talk on Sunday 17 June at Redland Art Gallery (RAG) to help celebrate its 15th Birthday with a new exhibition that highlights what people love about Redlands. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the #luvRedlands exhibition draws inspiration from more than 4,800 residents and visitors who  Continue reading…

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