MMEIC honoured at National NAIDOC Awards


Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elders-in-Council Aboriginal Corporation (MMEIC) has been honoured at the 2017 NAIDOC Awards in Cairns over the weekend, winning the prestigious Caring for Country award. Acting Redland City Mayor Wendy Boglary said the awards recognised the exceptional commitment the elders from North Stradbroke, Moreton and Moreton Bay islands show their traditional lands and culture.  Continue reading…

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Redlands enriched by new citizens


Cultural diversity in the Redlands was celebrated last night with 169 residents becoming Australian citizens during a citizenship ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Deputy Mayor and last night’s presiding officer Cr Wendy Boglary said the city’s newest Australian citizens hailed from 25 countries, demonstrating the cultural diversity of the city. “Council  Continue reading…

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Water repairs on Wynyard St and Shore St West, Cleveland


We would like to advise that we have an urgent need to undertake repair works on water infrastructure located at the intersection of Wynyard Street and Shore Street West, Cleveland. The works involve the repair of a water main and the replacement of a section valve. The work will commence tonight from 9.00pm through to  Continue reading…

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More land for local sports fields


The future of sport, recreation and conservation in the Redlands has received a boost with 159 hectares of land acquired at Mt Cotton. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said 277-293 Heinemann Road had recently been purchased by Council, with about a third of the area to be used for sports and recreation in the future  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka Country set to shine in 2017 festival


The 2017 Quandamooka Festival launches this weekend with a celebration of dance, song, storytelling and art at the stunning Goompi (Dunwich) foreshore on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) – the first taste of a world-class program to come. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the three-month calendar of events, supported by Redland City Council, was set  Continue reading…

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Seek, discover, listen and learn this NAIDOC Week


A showcase concert with Coloured Stone and family day out are just two of the ways Council is celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was committed to providing a free community program to ensure all of Redlands could be part of NAIDOC Week 2017 (2-9 July). “We kick off our  Continue reading…

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Bay islands’ budget boost


Redland City Council‘s 2017-18 budget includes substantial allocations for the bay islands, with nearly $4 million earmarked for road sealing alone. Mayor Karen Williams said the Budget underscored the City’s commitment to island communities. “From improving roads and marine transport infrastructure to upgrading community facilities such as ramps, carparks and sportsgrounds, this budget addresses island  Continue reading…

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Redland budget invests in infrastructure


Redland City’s 2017-18 budget invests heavily in community infrastructure, from new roads to better parks and sportsfields. Mayor Karen Williams said the budget went well beyond the “three Rs” of roads, rates and rubbish investing $82 million to cater for key City priorities identified by residents and the business community. “The foundations of this year’s  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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Migration inspires new art exhibition


A new exhibition exploring contemporary issues of displacement and forced migration will open next week at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba. Created by Iran-born, Brisbane artist and 2013 Doctor of Visual Art Candidate at Griffith University, Hesam Fetrati, 1001 Nightmares will showcase more than 12 large drawings from Saturday 24 June to Tuesday 8 August 2017.  Continue reading…

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