Category Archives: Tourism

Christmas by Starlight to shine a helping hand on Queensland farmers


Queensland farmers doing it tough as a result of the drought will benefit from donations collected at Redland City Council’s annual Christmas by Starlight event in Cleveland later this month. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would partner with the Rotary Club of Cleveland to collect donations at the event for the Rotary Australia drought appeal.  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast set to again shine on screen


Redlands Coast is once again set to star on screen, with filming of Australian production Great White, wrapping up its local location shoots last week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the cast and crew of Great White, produced by Thrills & Spills along with Silver Wings Films and Piccadilly Pictures, filmed on location  Continue reading…

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Christmas tree aglow on Redlands Coast


The festive season on Redlands Coast was ushered in on Friday, 29 November when crowds turned out at Cleveland’s library square to see the city’s Christmas tree light up. A popular annual event, Council’s Lightup Your Christmas decorated Bloomfield Street and Raby Bay Harbour with live entertainment, children’s activities, twilight markets, a visit from Santa  Continue reading…

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Lyngbya at Wellington Point Reserve


Redland City Council has installed signs at  Wellington Point Reserve to advise residents and visitors of the presence of Lyngbya (Lyngbya majuscule), a naturally occurring, blue-green algae that can cause skin, eye and respiratory irritations if people come into contact with it. The presence of Lyngbya is not uncommon for waters around Redlands Coast and  Continue reading…

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Moreton Bay Cycleway extension opens


This week marked a high point for Redlands Coast cyclists and recreational trail users, with the completion of Stage 1 of a multi-million dollar extension to Moreton Bay Cycleway. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Stage 1 was part of a multi-stage cycleway extension jointly funded by Council and the Queensland Government, due for completion  Continue reading…

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Koala selfie statue wins art challenge


The popularity of selfies is behind the winning entry in Redland City Council’s Koalas in Design art challenge. The competition focused on promoting the importance of koala conservation and how students could help protect them, with winners presented with their awards at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) by Mayor Karen Williams.\ The overall winner  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah (Straddie) place markers share Quandamooka storylines


Quandamooka artists Delvene Cockatoo-Collins and Belinda Close have unveiled the concepts for their public art place markers at Mulumba (Point Lookout) and Pulan (Amity Point) at Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). The artists’ works share Quandamooka culture and storylines that are thousands of years old and will allow all those who experience them, whether visitor or  Continue reading…

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$34.1 million Southern Islands passenger ferry terminal upgrade


Redland City Council and the Queensland Government are a step closer to a $34.1 million upgrade of Redlands Coast’s four Southern Island passenger ferry terminals. Council has welcomed a State Government offer to design and co-fund with Council the long-awaited rebuild of the terminals and will now commence negotiations for a Deed of Agreement with  Continue reading…

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