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Mayor Williams rolls up her sleeve to give blood


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will be one of over 50 Council staff and elected representatives rolling up their sleeves this month to give blood. And you can do the same! Councillor Williams said it would be her first time giving blood after being approached by two very passionate Council officers, Dean Butcher and Kelly  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council employee one of top ten young leaders


Redland City Council’s Luke Kinman has been named one of the State’s top 10 young leaders in the prestigious IPAA Queensland Top 10 Young Leaders Awards last night. The awards recognise Queensland’s exceptional young leaders across all levels of the public sector. Luke, 26,  is the Service Manager for Communication, Engagement and Tourism at Council  Continue reading…

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Nominate an inspiring senior today


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is calling on Redlanders to get behind Blue Care’s Inspiring Seniors community initiative by nominating an inspiring senior for their 2018 honour roll. Councillor Williams said that many of our seniors contributed significantly to the Redlands community on a regular basis – compassionately giving their time, skills and ideas for  Continue reading…

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Montgomery Park facelift during anti-graffiti trial


Montgomery Park anti-graffiti wall

Redland City Council is trialing a new approach to curbing graffiti in our public areas while giving our local parks a facelift at the same time. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the Montgomery Park at Wellington Point is one of two selected in the region for a makeover. “We chose two parks, the second  Continue reading…

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Walker Group’s Weinam Creek proposal will not proceed


Redland City Council has announced that in conjunction with Walker Group, a decision has been made not to proceed with Walker Group’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Area project proposal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would instead take on the planning for the Weinam Creek area. “Walker’s vision for the Weinam Creek development was  Continue reading…

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Redlands looks to cultural experiences


The Redlands will learn from New Zealand’s successful tourism model to develop its own world-class cultural tourism identity, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams says. Cr Williams, who recently attended the World Indigenous Tourism Summit and visited New Zealand cultural tourism enterprises with representatives of the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) and the tourism industry, said  Continue reading…

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New Redlands publication honours local Diggers


Redland City Council today celebrated the launch of a First World War commemorative book developed through Redland Libraries with Queensland Government support. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the book launch of Remembering them: Honouring the First World War servicemen and women of the Redlands was a culmination of years of work and research. “The  Continue reading…

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Mayor calls for early decision as QCA final report elevates water woes


Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams has called on the State Government to make their bulk water price decision by mid-May after the release of the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) Final Report which imposes even higher water costs on Councils and their ratepayers. “We’re in budget mode now and need to understand the financial impact of  Continue reading…

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2018 ANZAC Day services in Redland City


Redland City Council joins the community in paying respect to the men and women of the armed services and in remembrance of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Australia. The following ANZAC Day services are being held in Redland City:  Cleveland Event Time Location DAWN SERVICE Dawn parade departs 5.20am  Continue reading…

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