Tag Archives: business

Redlands Snapshot – Tuesday 19 August 2014


Doing business with Council Do you own a business in the Redlands area? Come along to this free information session and find out about procurement and business opportunities with council and tips for submitting tenders and quotes. When: Thursday 28 August 2014, 10am – 12 noon Where: Capalaba Place Hall, Capalaba Library, 14 –16 Noeleen Street RSVP: 3829 8414  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 28 January


Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek PDA draft plans View plans until Monday 24 February 2014 Draft plans for the transformation of Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour and Redland Bay’s Weinam Creek Priority Development Areas are available for public viewing and written submissions until Monday 24 February. To view the plans or make a submission online, visit our website  Continue reading…

Redlands development projects get green light


Development projects that will move Redland City into an exciting new era have been formally given the green light. The Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek marine precinct Priority Development Areas (PDAs) have been gazetted following approval by Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley, AC, Governor of Queensland. “I would like to thank the government for its  Continue reading…

Council gives local businesses first preference to supply


In a first for local councils, Redland City Council has entered into an alliance with Local Buy that will reduce Council’s procurement costs and strengthen support for local businesses. Local Buy is a subsidiary of the Local Government Association of Queensland and will undertake procurement and tendering services on Council’s behalf. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Local businesses gain stronger Council support


Redland City Council is expected to ratify a newly revised purchasing policy this week to provide stronger support for local businesses. It follows the request in October by Redland City Mayor Karen Williams for a review of the policy by the end of the year to maximise local businesses support. Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s  Continue reading…

Local buy made easier for Council after change to Act


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has congratulated the Queensland Government for making it easier for Councils to choose local suppliers when competing for Council projects. “This is great news for Redland businesses and is what I have been pushing for,” Cr Williams said. “Redlands will be a place to do business for even more local  Continue reading…

Incentive package to revitalise Cleveland CBD


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has announced a financial and regulatory incentives package aimed at kick-starting development of the Cleveland Central Business District. Speaking at the Redlands Development Forum (Friday 19 October), Councillor Williams said the package, agreed to by Council last week, recognised the future role of the Cleveland CBD as a key regional  Continue reading…

Mayor wants more support for local businesses


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has asked Council to review its purchasing policy to strengthen support for local businesses. Councillor Williams said she had asked for an immediate review of the policy, with an end of year deadline. “We need to continually review our local purchasing policy and processes to ensure we give maximum support  Continue reading…