Category Archives: Events

Quandamooka Country set to shine in 2017 festival


The 2017 Quandamooka Festival launches this weekend with a celebration of dance, song, storytelling and art at the stunning Goompi (Dunwich) foreshore on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) – the first taste of a world-class program to come. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the three-month calendar of events, supported by Redland City Council, was set  Continue reading…

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Explore the great outdoors at IndigiScapes


Redland children will soon be free to seek, unearth and explore their natural environment and local Aboriginal culture during a school holiday fun day at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Seek, Unearth, Explore, Quandomooka Country was a popular annual winter holidays event that drew hundreds of children from across the Redlands  Continue reading…

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Winter school holiday fun in the Redlands


From robot building to recycled art, glass gardens to games of fortune telling, kids across the Redlands will be spoiled for entertainment these school holidays. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council was again offering an extensive program of free activities over the next two weeks designed to engage young people of all ages.  Continue reading…

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SES Street Speaks head to Straddie


Redland City Council is heading to Straddie on Saturday 17 June in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. The Straddie ‘Street Speaks’ displays will run in each township on the Island from 8am – 12pm and give people the chance to meet front-line emergency staff.  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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Redlands Cycling Festival and Criterium Race road closures


The Redlands Cycling Festival and Criterium Race are on in the Cleveland CBS on Saturday 27 May, with the Criterium running from 3:30PM – 9PM. Please be aware of the following road closures during this time: Bloomfield Street Middle Street Doig Street Queen Street Wynyard Street NOTE: Racing is in an anti-clockwise direction. The map  Continue reading…

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Cleveland Library’s A Month of Sundays event in June


Cleveland Library becomes your destination for a lazy Sunday morning There will be no excuse for a boring Sunday at home during June thanks to Cleveland Library’s A Month of Sundays giving Redlanders an interesting place to hang out and relax between 10am and 1pm, from Sunday 4 June to Sunday 25 June. Redland City  Continue reading…

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Redlands to celebrate a historic National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council is calling on all residents to get involved with this year’s National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrations held from 27 May – 3 June 2017. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said NRW 2017 held particular significance and would provide community groups and Council the opportunity to embrace the 2017 theme ‘Let’s take the next steps’.  Continue reading…

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Wet weekend weather postpones Wellington Pt Streetscape Day to 3 June


Divisional Councillor Wendy Boglary has asked Wellington Point residents and businesses to keep 10am – 2pm Saturday 3 June free after very wet weather predictions caused postponement of the planned Wellington Point Streetscapes Revitalisation Project activities this Saturday. “This exciting project is well worth waiting a bit longer for and this is a chance to  Continue reading…

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State urged to back Dîner en Rouge success


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has urged the State Government to support the massive fundraising effort of its Dîner en Rouge events for families affected by domestic violence and become a partner in providing more crisis accommodation in the City. Cr Williams said the money raised at the third Dîner en Rouge took the total  Continue reading…

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