Category Archives: Tourism

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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Bayview Conservation Area upgrade to begin


Work is set to begin next week on more than $1.3 million worth of upgrades to the day use area at Bayview Conservation Area, Redland Bay. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the current trailhead entry off German Church Road would be transformed from a vacant grassed area to a family-friendly outdoor recreational destination for  Continue reading…

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Redland City budget targets key priorities


Redland City Council has unanimously adopted a budget for 2017-18 which keeps residential rate increases to a minimum while investing heavily in the City. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget was the first framed around the six strategic priorities agreed to by all Councillors after last year’s election. “Under this $300 million Budget, a typical  Continue reading…

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Greenlight for environmental impact study on Toondah Harbour


The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has today given the greenlight to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbour project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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