Category Archives: Council

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


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


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


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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Cr Wendy Boglary elected Redland City’s new Deputy Mayor


Councillors unanimously elected Cr Wendy Boglary as Redland City’s new Deputy Mayor at a Special Meeting today. Division 1 Councillor since 2008, Cr Boglary said it was a huge honour to be chosen by her fellow Councillors. “To have been elected by my community to serve my third term as Division 1 Councillor is a  Continue reading…

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Iconic Straddie Gorge Walk to get upgrade


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has welcomed an announcement by Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey that the popular North Stradbroke Island Gorge Walk will receive a $600,000 upgrade. Cr Williams said the joint Council and State Government funding as part of the Queensland Government’s Scenic Lookout Upgrade Program was great  Continue reading…

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Introducing Redland City’s new team

Results of the recent local government election have been declared, with three new councillors elected to represent Redland City for the next four years. Karen Williams has been returned for a second term as Mayor of the Redlands. The city will also be represented by 10 divisional councillors: ·         Division 1 – Wendy Boglary ·          Continue reading…

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