Category Archives: Council

Redlanders encouraged to have their say on blueprint for South East Queensland


Residents are encouraged to be part of South East Queensland’s future by taking part in a State Government engagement opportunity coming to the Redlands on Monday 6 June from 6pm to 7.30pm Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was critical Redlanders took part in the Shaping SEQ  program which will help inform a review  Continue reading…

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Korean council representatives welcomed to the Redlands


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The Redlands’ relationship with trade and investment partner the Republic of Korea has strengthened after Council hosted a delegation of Yong-in City Council representatives this morning. The Yong-in City Council group headed by Yong-in City Council Vice Chairman Mr Kee Joon Kim and Chairman of Welfare and Industry Committee Mr Won Sik Choi included six  Continue reading…

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Improved parking at Weinam Creek jetty


Parking around the Weinam Creek jetty will be reviewed following a decision by the Redland City Council today to support a request from Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards to improve accessibility for residents. Cr Edwards said his request to review timed parking zones around the Weinam Creek jetty came after calls from the community for  Continue reading…

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Domestic violence leave for Council employees


Attendees at last night's vigil light candles to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic and family violence.

Redland City Council has further strengthened its support for those affected by domestic and family violence by introducing paid domestic violence leave for employees. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams announced the leave at a candle lighting vigil last night to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence. “Redland City Council is committed  Continue reading…

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Community vigil and new campaign make non-violence infectious


A new campaign that harnesses people power will be launched on the same day as the special candle-lighting vigil in the Redlands on Wednesday 4 May at the Raby Bay Harbour to remember those who have lost their lives through domestic and family violence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the launch of the Redlands  Continue reading…

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Weinam Creek Request for Proposal phase extended


Council today voted to extend the Weinam Creek Priority Development Area (PDA) Request for Proposal to provide Walker Group with three more months to complete their proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the extension would enable Walker’s proposal to accommodate feedback provided by the new Council. “The Weinam Creek PDA project remains a priority  Continue reading…

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Redland Economic Development Advisory Board appointments


Two more highly credentialled business leaders have been appointed to Redland City’s Economic Development Advisory Board. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said today the latest appointments – young achiever Jordan Duffy and national publishing executive Jerry Harris – added to a very deep and diverse pool of experience on which the board could draw. “Their  Continue reading…

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Islands inspire new art exhibitions


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Works drawing on the natural beauty of our islands and their unique ecosystems will feature in two new exhibitions to open this week at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland. From Sunday 24 April to Sunday 5 June 2016, Ground/Passage: Poetic mapping of Russell Island by Sharon Jewell will be exhibited alongside Medicinal Plant Cycles: Renata Buziak.  Continue reading…

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Anzac Day events in the Redlands


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Residents are invited to commemorate Anzac Day at one of eight locations across the Redlands on Monday 25 April. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said there were 12 commemorations planned across the city, including seven dawn services, four mid-morning parades and services, and another at dusk. “Marking the anniversary of our troops landing at Gallipoli  Continue reading…

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Wildlife volunteers needed


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Redland City Council is urgently seeking animal-loving volunteers for their afterhours wildlife ambulance service, with the next induction to be held on Saturday 23 April. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the ambulance service was operated by a team of dedicated volunteers who rescued sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife across the city every night  Continue reading…

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