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Events boost for Redland City


Redland City Council has endorsed a comprehensive events strategy and action plan as part of its suite of moves to stimulate the local economy. Mayor Karen Williams said the Redland City Events Strategy and Action Plan 2017 – 2022, approved at today’s general meeting, would help define the Redlands as an events destination, boost jobs  Continue reading…

$400,000 boost for Redlands tourism and investment


Redland City Council has boosted incentives to attract more tourism accommodation and investment to the city. It follows keen interest in building new places for visitors to stay in the City and last year’s adoption of a five-year tourism action plan which sets out how the tourism industry and Council can work together to increase  Continue reading…

Economic Development eNews: August 2014


Let the business begin Have your say Waterfront watershed Accommodation incentives Destination direction International exposure Have an event? Cultural boom Straddie Chamber marketing Sands of time New adventures   Let the business begin Redlands businesses are well placed to bid for the opportunities set to emerge from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. With the  Continue reading…

Tourism providers encouraged to comment on draft ecotourism plan


Redland City Council is encouraging local tourism operators to review Queensland’s draft ecotourism plan recently released for comment by the State Government. Spokesperson for Council’s Tourism and CBD activation portfolio Councillor Craig Ogilvie said it was important local providers reviewed the Government’s plan. “Our unique location and beautiful natural attractions are a major drawcard for  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…

Straddie Holiday Parks and 4WD and Beach Camping Permits under new management from 1 November


North Stradbroke Island’s holiday parks, beach camping and four-wheel driving permits will transfer to a new operator in November marking a new era for the popular parks. From 1 November, Minjerribah Camping Pty Ltd, trading as Straddie Camping, will take over the operation and management of the holiday parks and the administration of four-wheel driving  Continue reading…

Point Lookout Gorge Walk officially opened


Queensland Senator Mark Furner, Redland City Deputy Mayor Cr Alan Beard and Divisional Councillor for North Stradbroke Island Cr Craig Ogilvie officially opened Stage 2 of the upgraded Point Lookout Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island today. The site has changed over its history from a small track to a world-first boardwalk, and now it’s  Continue reading…