Category Archives: Tourism

Council hosts tourism guests on Minjerribah


Redlands Coast’s beautiful North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) took centre stage on Thursday, 28 June 2018 as 190 staff members and volunteers from visitor information centres across South East Queensland visited the island. Redland City Council hosted the event to showcase the beautiful Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was working with tourism operators across  Continue reading…

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Public Art to reflect Redlands Coast character and identity


Redland City Council has adopted a public art framework following a review of its public art program by external industry professionals, with input from Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that public art said a lot about a community and it was timely that Council enshrined a formal framework to  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast – a brand new identity


The Redlands is set to emerge with an exciting new identity after Council today agreed to endorse a place brand for the city, following consultation with almost 5,000 locals, business owners and visitors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the place brand and positioning statement, ‘Redlands Coast – Naturally Wonderful’ was the clear choice among  Continue reading…

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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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