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Local heroes recognised at Redland City Australia Day Awards


Australia Day award winners

The selflessness and dedication of Redland City’s Adrian Addicott has resulted in him being named Redland City Citizen of the Year last night. The community volunteer was presented with the prestigious award by Redland City Mayor Karen Williams during a special ceremony along with other award recipients in eight categories. “Redland City residents are known  Continue reading…

PDA projects win double award recognition


Redland City Council and Economic Development Queensland received two major planning awards in November in recognition of the project work for the two Priority Development Area projects at Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour and Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek. The two Priority Development Area projects were judged the best for any Queensland-based project by the Planning Institute of  Continue reading…

Top teamwork accolade for Redland City Council


Redland City Council’s Communication, Engagement and Tourism team has earned the state’s highest local government teamwork award for its efforts during the North Stradbroke Island bushfires. The team was recognised with a Local Government Managers Association Queensland (LGMAQ) Award for Excellence for its 24/7 communication strategy during one of the biggest emergencies to ever confront  Continue reading…

Local heroes recognised at Redland City Australia Day Awards


As the nation pauses to celebrate all that is great about Australia, the community spirit of the Redlands has been recognised with the naming of this year’s Australia Day award recipients. During a special awards presentation on Saturday night Redland City Mayor Karen Williams named Meg O’Driscoll as Citizen of the Year, praising her leadership  Continue reading…

More environmental gongs for Redlands


The Redlands has added two more significant awards to its environmental credentials. The City was today unveiled as the winner of Keep Queensland Beautiful’s 2013 Environmental Innovation and Protection and Young Legends awards. The honours are part of Keep Queensland Beautiful’s annual Sustainable Cities judging. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the awards were due  Continue reading…

Redland City Council wins Healthy Waterways Award


Redland City Council has won the Sustainable Development category in the prestigious Healthy Waterways Awards, announced at a gala dinner on Friday night. Council competed against five other finalists from across South East Queensland to win the award, which recognises projects that demonstrate best practice sustainable water management and environmental practices. Redland City Deputy Mayor  Continue reading…

Vote for Redland City Council in Healthy Waterways Awards


Two Redland City Council waterways projects have been announced as finalists in the 2013 Healthy Waterways Awards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the short-listing of both award entries highlighted the great work Council and the community had done to improve the city’s waterways report card. “Acknowledgement at these awards follows our 2012 Healthy Waterways  Continue reading…

Redlands wins national environmental innovation award


Redland City Council has won the Environmental Innovation and Protection category at the Australian Sustainable Cities Awards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams accepted the Keep Australia Beautiful award for Environmental Innovation and Protection at an awards ceremony in Sydney yesterday. “While Redland City Council has been judged Queensland’s Most Sustainable City, this is the first  Continue reading…

Tourism gong for Council


Redland City Council’s support for the local tourism industry was recognised on Friday night, with Council winning the inaugural Local Government Award for Tourism at the Queensland Tourism Awards. While the awards have been running for more than 25 years, this is the first year a local government category has been included. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Redland Residents Honoured in Awards


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today congratulated two local residents, Aunty Joan Hendriks and Paul Stanley, for their finalist nominations in the 2013 Queensland Australian of the Year Awards. Councillor Williams said Aunty Joan and Paul Stanley were outstanding individuals who had contributed much to the Redlands, Queensland and Australia. “The Australian of the Year  Continue reading…