Category Archives: Tourism

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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Celebrated Indigenous artist exhibitions open for Cleveland Queen’s Baton Relay event


Jo0Anne Driessens, Pulan (Amity Point) 2017

Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland will add a cultural flavour to the Cleveland Queen’s Baton Relay festivities on Easter Saturday with the opening of two new exhibitions by celebrated Indigenous artists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the exhibition of local Quandamooka artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins tied in beautifully with the community celebrations planned for the  Continue reading…

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Redlands showcased on the small screen


Harrow Executive Producer Leigh McGrath and Mayor Karen Williams

Set to air in March are two television series shot in film-friendly Redland City last year – four-part SBS psychological thriller Safe Harbour and 10-part Australian crime drama series Harrow – both set to give nation-wide and international viewers a taste of what the Redlands has to offer. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that  Continue reading…

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Redlands beach tops SLSQ best list


Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island’s Cylinder Beach has topped this year’s list of best beaches released by Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) to mark the start of summer. The state’s peak authority on coastal and aquatic safety rated the Redland City beach ahead of Noosa Main Beach (Sunshine Coast) and Greenmount Beach (Gold Coast) in its third  Continue reading…

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Survey helps shape Redlands’ identity


Redlanders still have an opportunity to help shape the new destination brand for the city through an online survey. The Redland City Council survey, which is open to Saturday 9 December, seeks feedback on community-inspired suggestions for the new brand name and logo for the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the destination brand  Continue reading…

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Story winners loving life in the Redlands


A love of life in the Redlands has been captured in verse, prose, film and photographs by the winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition announced today. The competition, part of Redland City Council’s development of a brand which best defines the city, encouraged Redlanders to share stories about their home and what it meant  Continue reading…

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Snapper Street Link funding to boost Straddie tourism


More than $600,000 in funding will provide new tourism opportunities at Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island in a joint Redland City Council and federal and state government project. Redland City Acting Mayor Wendy Boglary welcomed $300,000 from the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Program (TDDI), which partially funds a walking trail link between two top vantage  Continue reading…

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Straddie offers a whale of a weekend


If you haven’t made it to North Stradbroke Island to experience the world-class whale-watching, the last weekend in July is the perfect time to take the trip across the water. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a host of Yura Yalingbila (welcome the whales) activities would be on offer from 29 – 31 July as  Continue reading…

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Join our National Tree Day community planting


Enjoy a morning in the great outdoors and help plant 2000 native plants in Fielding Park, Redland Bay on Sunday 30 July for National Tree Day. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said National Tree Day was committed to providing a green community for future generations across Australia, with the local planting a great opportunity for  Continue reading…

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