Category Archives: Grants and sponsorship

Council community grants now available


Applications for the first round of the 2019-20 Community Grants program open this month so now is the time to make your great community-focused idea happen. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the latest round of community grants would support a wide variety of projects and initiatives aimed at strengthening the Redlands Coast community. “Every  Continue reading…

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Council to advocate for greater share of Commonwealth tax revenue


Redland City Councillors this week supported a call from Mayor Karen Williams to advocate to the Federal Government to restore Financial Assistance Grants to at least one per cent of Commonwealth taxation revenue. These grants to Local Government have been provided by the Federal Government for a number of years, helping local governments across Australia  Continue reading…

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Get filming ‘Get Ready’ for great prizes


An Apple iPad Pro or a GoPro HERO6 are up for grabs as part of Redland City Council’s new ‘Get Ready’ youth video competition. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the competition aimed to involve young people of Redlands Coast with community messaging around storm and bushfire season preparedness.  Continue reading…

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Council sets out on Redlands Coast transport journey


How residents travel around the Redlands Coast was at the centre of two decisions made by Redland City Council in today’s General Meeting. The first decision saw Councillors endorse the Draft Redlands Coast Transport strategy for community engagement, while councillors also unanimously supported a Mayoral Minute for Council to make a submission to a State Government inquiry into  Continue reading…

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Council endorsed Education and Training Industry Sector Plan for Redlands Coast


Council today endorsed its Education and Training Industry Sector Plan 2018-2023, which supports the delivery of Council’s Economic Development Framework 2014-2041(EDF). With the education and training industry being Redlands Coast’s third largest employer, contributing 4.5 per cent of the Coast’s economic output, the Education and Training Industry Sector Plan focuses on three areas: Fostering collaboration  Continue reading…

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Council continues to negotiate over Commonwealth-owned Birkdale land


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams will meet with yet another Federal Government MP in Canberra later this month as Council continues to try and secure the Federal Government land in Birkdale for the community. Cr Williams told today’s Council meeting that the recent Federal Government reshuffle would mean starting from scratch with new Assistant Minister  Continue reading…

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New storm tide maps to help residents


Redland City Council has agreed to the publication and communication of new non–statutory storm tide maps to help the community understand the predicted medium term impacts of future storm tide inundation in affected areas of the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents will receive real benefit from the substantial body of work  Continue reading…

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Three Paddocks ready for play


New playground at Three Paddocks Park

The exciting new play space at Wellington Point’s Three Paddocks Park will open on Friday, 31 August 2018. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the coastal park was among a number of parks across Redlands Coast that had been recently transformed or were scheduled for work. “Council has set aside more than $4.1 million for  Continue reading…

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Prayer breakfast raises record amount for chaplaincy programs


More than $20,000 was raised for state school chaplaincy programs across Redlands Coast at the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast on Friday, 24 August 2018 – an increase of more than $4,000 over the funds raised at last year’s event. Almost 280 people, including school chaplains, church and school leaders, government representatives, business people  Continue reading…

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