Category Archives: Community

Horses, bikes and walkers welcome at Bayview opening

Residents are invited on foot, horseback or mountain bike to the official opening of Bayview Conservation Area’s new day use area from 7.30am on 24 March 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redlanders shouldn’t miss the opportunity to be one of the first to see the world-class facility. “The $1.3 million upgrade has transformed  Continue reading…

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Entries open for the 2018 Redland Art Awards

Duplicity by Pollyxenia Joannou

Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition open to all Australian artists and presented by Redland Art Gallery which just last month celebrated its 15th anniversary. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the long-running competition featured four awards this year, with more than $20,000 in prize money  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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Have a fun day in the park this weekend

Thornlands Park will be a hub of family fun this Saturday 17 March, with the Fun Day in the Park being held from 9am to 12pm. Visit 272-282 Cleveland-Redland Bay Road, Thornlands (corner Waterline Boulevard) and enjoy a free sausage sizzle and jumping castle for the kids. This is also your opportunity to meet Council  Continue reading…

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Ferry operator details: check for service disruptions during inclement weather

Ferry operator Sealink Travel Group has advised that although ferry services are expected to operate to schedule over the next few days, conditions are being closely monitored and updates will be provided if any changes are anticipated. Updates for Stradbroke Ferry Services – including the Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI) barge – are being posted  Continue reading…

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Register now for Redlands Amazing Race

Redlands Amazing Race - Instagram

Celebrate the start of Redlands Youth Week (8-14 April) by taking part in the Redlands Amazing Race, organised by Redland City Council and supported by Sirromet and Capalaba Central Shopping Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents should race to Council’s website now to register for this free fun youth-focused event set for  Continue reading…

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Project Tote exhibition – for the love of the Redlands

Project Tote Exhibition

Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba will soon be toting a new exhibition with a local flavour that is sure to delight. Project Tote – opening on Saturday 24 March and inspired by the art gallery volunteers’ love of the Redlands region – will feature photographs of their special Redlands spots printed onto reusable tote bags and  Continue reading…

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Local laws up for review and future public consultation

Providing more designated swimming areas and locations for film and television production are amongst a suite of laws adopted for review in today’s Council meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said following today’s decision Council would now proceed with amending the local laws which would then proceed to consultation. “The Local law amendments include designating  Continue reading…

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Snag your barbeque prize pack for Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day 2018

Redland City Council is encouraging Redland residents to connect with their neighbours by offering barbeque prize packs to go towards Neighbour Day gatherings this month. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Neighbour Day was Australia’s annual celebration of community, bringing together the people next door or across the street, with this year’s event scheduled  Continue reading…

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Council buys land for future community use

Macarthur Street, Alexandra Hills

On 22 January 2018 Redland City Council finalised the purchase of 6.69 hectares (66,910m2) of prime real-estate situated at 61-73 Macarthur Street, Alexandra Hills after many years of negotiation with the State Government. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Council had been negotiating with consecutive State Governments to secure the land for community use. “This  Continue reading…

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