Refund of special canal and lake charges set to begin


Redland City Council has today announced that canal and lake residents will start receiving refunds of special canal and lake charges by early November 2017. The refund of canal and lake special charges follows a review by Council of the relevant legislation. Following this review Council took the proactive step to refund the unspent charges collected.  Continue reading…

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Redland City acts on Coroner’s findings


Redland City Council will review the speed limits on Russell Island roads and look at improving lighting along its major traffic routes. It follows acceptance at today’s Council meeting of the Coroner’s recommendations following the inquest into the death of 14-year-old Ethan Stephenson on the Southern Moreton Bay island in 2014. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Redland Libraries breaks down its walls


Gone are the days of “shooshing” at Redland Libraries, with the adoption today of Council’s new Library Services Strategy 2017-2022, which has a strong focus on creating welcoming multi-use spaces and providing innovative services, both on and off-site. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Redland Libraries were increasingly seen as facilitating community connection, not just  Continue reading…

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New Redland citizens welcomed


Redlands’ cultural diversity was celebrated on Tuesday night with 73 residents from 18 countries becoming Australian citizens during a ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Mayor and the ceremony’s presiding officer Karen Williams said the city’s newest Australian citizens were now part of a proud migrant heritage. “The names of pioneering migrant  Continue reading…

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Help at hand with Straddie dog control


New partnerships between Redland City Council and Quandamooka Traditional Owners are set to improve dog control on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council had provided training and given limited delegated authority to Straddie-based organisations to assist with some animal management functions on the island. “Delegation has been given to three  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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Our Redlands story competition winners announced


The winners of the Our Redlands Story Competition have been announced today, with entries capturing the spirit of the Redlands through verse, prose, film and photographs. 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 to  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery collection out and about


Redland Art Gallery (RAG) is delighted to have ten works from its collection on display in both Redlands and Brisbane. One of RAG’s most recent acquisitions ‘Black seeds’ by Carol McGregor – has been loaned to Museum of Brisbane for their exhibition Tastes like Sunshine. Black seeds – created with possum skins, cotton, ochre, ash  Continue reading…

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