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Council meets with state hopefuls


Candidates in the upcoming state election had the opportunity to meet with Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and councillors last week to outline where they stand on key priorities for the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while only five of the 15 candidates took up the invitation to meet with councillors, the meetings  Continue reading…

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Community consultation – Canal and lake waterways and revetment walls


Meetings have commenced with stakeholder groups as part of the citywide engagement process on how the maintenance of revetment walls and canal and lake waterways at Raby Bay, Aquatic Paradise and Sovereign Waters are managed and funded into the future. Council provides maintenance by dredging the waterways so they remain navigable, and repairing the revetment  Continue reading…

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Lighting of the Redlands’ Christmas tree


The start of the festive season will be celebrated in the Redlands with the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree in Cleveland’s Library Square, on the corner of Bloomfield and Middle streets, on Friday, 1 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event, run by Redland City Council, would include plenty of free Christmas  Continue reading…

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Harrow films in the Redlands


Harrow Actor Ioan Gruffudd and Executive Producer Leigh McGrath

Film-friendly Redland City was a location of choice this week for Harrow – a new 10-part Australian crime drama series produced by Brisbane’s Hoodlum Entertainment. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was a great coup for Redlands to continue to attract quality local and international television and film productions. “Our City’s natural assets coupled  Continue reading…

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Redland Libraries prescribes Words for Wellbeing


A new partnership between Redland City Council, Redland Hospital and health professionals will see Redland Libraries support community health and wellbeing by loaning residents specific books prescribed to them by their doctor. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that “Books on Prescription” initiatives have been delivered internationally with much success and is excited to see  Continue reading…

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Wellington Point streetscape day: community call for Village Green makeover


Community consultation on the revitalisation of the Wellington Point streetscape found the majority of people surveyed in June wanted the under-used Village Green revitalised. Input from hundreds of people showed a desire to revamp the space and provide opportunities for new activities, events, play and fun. Redland Mayor Karen Williams said the collaboration with the  Continue reading…

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Exercise Exodus heads to Russell Island


Next Thursday 8 June, Redland City will be conducting its latest disaster management training event Exercise Exodus, on Russell Island. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said Exercise Exodus was part of Council’s regular commitment to in-the-field training of its disaster preparedness. “On Thursday 8 May, people on  Continue reading…

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Council takes a short Christmas break


All non-essential Council services will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening 4 January 2016. This includes Council Customer Service Centres, art galleries, libraries and Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC). RPAC tickets can still be purchased online during the closure. Emergency contacts: For emergencies such as road repairs, fallen trees or water supply issues over the  Continue reading…

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