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Water supply notice – Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands


Seqwater will be undertaking essential maintenance work on Russell Island between Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019.  Timing is subject to weather conditions and other unexpected delays. No full loss of supply is expected during works. Scheduled work  Thursday 27 June, between 9pm – 5am Friday 28 June:  no loss of supply expected but residents  Continue reading…

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Council adopts erosion plan for Amity Point


Redland City Council has endorsed the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), outlining its strategy to manage and respond to current and future erosion issues. Redland City Mayor and Chair of Redland City Coastal Adaptation Strategy Steering Committee Karen Williams said the formal adoption of the Amity SEMP followed significant research and consultation with  Continue reading…

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Digital literacy program encourages Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders to dream big


Redlands Coast has brought the digital divide in Queensland a little closer, with 61 Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders completing the Deadly Digital Communities literacy program, which ran from March to May this year at Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the program aims to increase digital literacy  Continue reading…

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Taiwan visit presents positive international opportunities


Redlands Coast businesses were on the global smart cities stage as part of a Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) delegation to Taiwan led by Redland City Mayor Karen Williams. Cr Williams tabled a report into the 2019 Smart Cities Mayoral Summit at today’s General Meeting. Cr Williams said the summit, which was attended at  Continue reading…

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New public art banners bring Libby Harward exhibition outdoors


The latest temporary art banners in Redland City Council’s public art program have been revealed today, with works by artist Libby Harward installed as part of Quandamooka Festival and NAIDOC Week 2019 celebrations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the pieces were an extension of Already Occupied: Libby Harward, on display at Redland Art Gallery,  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka artists to create iconic township place markers on Minjerribah


Belinda Close and Delvene Cockatoo-Collins have been announced as the artists tasked with designing new place markers to the townships of Amity Point (Pulan Pulan) and Point Lookout (Mooloomba), on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the appointment of the two prominent Quandamooka artists was a milestone in the project, with  Continue reading…

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Redlands Centre for Women receive historic home base


Cleveland’s historic Station Master’s Cottage will become the new home for Redlands Centre for Women (RCW), allowing the group to expand its services and support to Redlands Coast women. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would offer a five-year lease to RCW, which had been without permanent tenancy for almost three years. “The lack of a  Continue reading…

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Council to continue support for Macleay Island library


Redland City Council will extend funding for the Macleay Island Community Library for a further three years. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision to continue the funding agreement with Macleay Island Progress Association, which runs the library, confirmed Council’s commitment to the community. “Council has been providing support to the Association for more than 30  Continue reading…

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