Category Archives: Community

Mayor throws down the gauntlet on getting active


Mayor Karen Williams - healthy and active

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is challenging Redlanders to get up and get active by registering for one of the fantastic activities on offer in the Redlands Healthy and Active Program which commences on Monday 22 January. “The program is designed to promote the importance of physical activity and lifelong involvement in physical activity for  Continue reading…

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Queen’s Baton receives a Traditional Redlands welcome


Today, the Redlands was connected with communities across Australia and the Commonwealth when the Queen’s Baton was welcomed on Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, by Quandamooka Traditional Owners, a host of special guests and many other locals and visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Queen’s Baton event, which featured an afternoon of free  Continue reading…

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Council team’s Christmas spirit


The Redland Community Centre’s campaign to put smiles on the faces of families less fortunate this Christmas has been given a boost by a generous group of Redland City Council employees. Every payday from October, members of Council’s customer service team have dug deep to buy treats for the community centre’s Christmas Project 2017. It  Continue reading…

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Council tags graffiti vandals in Court


Redland City Council has helped provide evidence leading to the successful charging of another Redland graffiti vandal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest wilful property damage vandalism charges against tagger ‘famo’, underscores the benefits of police and community collaboration using the Vandaltrak system “The latest charge now brings the total of graffiti vandals  Continue reading…

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Redlands Healthy & Active Program … coming to a park near you!


Keep your eye out for Council’s upcoming physical activity program set to hit parks across the Redlands in the new year. Catering for residents aged 5 to 65+ years, the Redlands Healthy & Active Program will be free to Redland residents and is designed to get people moving and active. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams  Continue reading…

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Council Christmas closure dates 2017-2018


All non-essential Council services will close Friday 22 December 2017 from close of business, and reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018. This includes Customer Service Centres and mainland libraries. The Community Piano will be located in the Cleveland Library during Council’s Christmas closure. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 Specific closures and information: Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Fresh global focus on economic development for Redlands


John Aitken

The Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board’s newest member needs little introduction. John Aitken is well known for his achievements as former CEO of Brisbane’s economic development organisation, Brisbane Marketing including establishing Brisbane’s new world city positioning globally, and delivering $4billion in economic outcomes. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said securing the extraordinary talents of John  Continue reading…

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Jetty jumping a leap of faith


An incident involving a man leaping from the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty in recent months has sparked warnings that serious injuries can result. As the man jumped he hit the dock, dislocated his shoulder and was pulled unconscious from the water by local Surf Lifesaver personnel. Redland City Divisional Councillor, Lance Hewlett said that adults present  Continue reading…

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Stars to shine bright at Redlands’ carols


Christmas by Starlight, the Redlands’ biggest free family event, returns to Cleveland on Saturday 16 December 2017 with a showcase of local stars among a stellar line-up of acclaimed performers. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s community Christmas celebration, from 3pm at Cleveland’s Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds, included arguably the best  Continue reading…

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Redlands beach tops SLSQ best list


Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island’s Cylinder Beach has topped this year’s list of best beaches released by Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) to mark the start of summer. The state’s peak authority on coastal and aquatic safety rated the Redland City beach ahead of Noosa Main Beach (Sunshine Coast) and Greenmount Beach (Gold Coast) in its third  Continue reading…

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