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Redland City celebrates the Ekka Show public holiday


Who wants a public holiday? Your wish has been granted! This Monday, 10 August, the city of Redlands celebrates the Ekka Show public holiday. Council services will be closed for the day, returning to normal business hours on Tuesday 11 August. All enquiries, including emergency services should contact the after-hours service on (07) 3829 8999. Then on  Continue reading…

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Pacific Sound set to light-up RPAC stage


Pacific Sound

A festival showcasing all the culture and colour of Indigenous and Pacific Islander entertainment is set to explode onto the stage at the Redland Performing Art Centre (RPAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said tickets were now on sale for Pacific Sound as part of the Pacific Tides Festival on Saturday 8th of August. “Pacific  Continue reading…

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Community to benefit from new land management company


Redland City Council has established an investment arm to generate income that will help fund infrastructure and services and minimise rates hikes. Council financial services spokesman Cr Mark Edwards said the wholly council-owned subsidiary Redlands Investment Corporation’s (RIC) charter was to gain best value from surplus Council land and spur investment to benefit the Redlands  Continue reading…

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Standing together in Reconciliation Week


In celebration of National Reconciliation Week 2015 (27 May – 3 June), Redland Libraries has engaged local Aboriginal artists-in-residence to work with community members to create artworks that symbolise reconciliation, rights and respect. The project Standing Together: The Art of Reconciliation aims to create a visual display of what reconciliation means in our community. Final  Continue reading…

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New local laws adopted


Council has adopted a new set of local laws following two rounds of stakeholder and public consultation. The new laws include allowing Council to enforce the clean-up of unsightly properties, clearer requirements for temporary signs and provisions making it easier to run events. A requirement for dog owners on properties 2000m2 or larger in koala  Continue reading…

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Council takes on animal adoptions


Dozens of Redlanders have already contacted Council offering to help with animal adoption and re-housing services following the news that the RSPCA was unable to continue accepting animals from Council’s shelter. The end of the long-standing arrangement means Council will now take responsibility for re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals.  When a lost animal is found  Continue reading…

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City Plan interest grows


A growing number of Redlanders have been reading background information on city planning being published by Council.  The regular weekly Wise Planning & Design columns in the Redland City Bulletin have been helping to demystify the planning process and planning requirements and provide information on City wide issues while Council awaits the State Government’s approval  Continue reading…

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Muster up your old mobiles


Great news Redlanders, you are among the best recyclers of old mobile phones! The City is one of the top five local collectors of old mobile phones for the year in Queensland and we are now in the running for the Mobile Muster State and National Top Collector Award. You can increase our chances of taking top  Continue reading…

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Tourism eNewsletter – Gorge update


 Point Lookout’s ever-popular Gorge Boardwalk will be open throughout the busy Easter period, with visitors having a new viewing platform to take in the stunning views. Work to upgrade sections of the boardwalk, which has been progressing in stages, will be suspended until after Easter. This latest stage will bring the total cost of the  Continue reading…

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Tourism eNewsletter – Flying the flag at expos


The tourism team and Straddie Camping were particularly busy at the recent Brisbane 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, with a lot of inquiries from people who wanted to “reconnect” with the Redlands. Those who staffed the display took a stroll down memory lane with quite a few people who fondly remembered being taken  Continue reading…

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