Monthly Archives: June 2014

Serving Country – remembering local Indigenous heroes


Visit Cleveland Library from 7 – 12 July 2014 as part of NAIDOC Week and learn about the important role Redland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and servicewomen have played during times of war. Council will officially launch its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorabilia Display 10am on Monday 7 July.  The display  Continue reading…

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Footy fever to hit Straddie


Queensland Rugby League’s Intrust Super Cup comes to North Stradbroke Island on Sunday 13 July, with the Wynnum Manly Seagulls set to take on the Central Queensland Capras. The round 19 match, to be televised on Channel 9, will help celebrate NAIDOC Week (6 – 13 July) and pays tribute to the island’s Quandamooka people  Continue reading…

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Council hands down a budget for the future


Redland City Council’s 2014-15 Budget, adopted this week, will lay the foundations for a strong future while easing cost of living pressures by continuing to keep rates low. This year’s $259 million Budget included a headline rates increase of 3.48 per cent, one of the lowest increases in South East Queensland for the third consecutive  Continue reading…

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Hazard Reduction Burn on Coochiemudlo Island: Postponed


The burn that was planned for the Melaleuca Wetlands, Coochiemudlo Island on Thursday 26 June, has been postponed until further notice. Planned burns assist in reducing fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration. They are necessary to reduce the volume of forest litter fuel and assist with hazard reduction. If you require further details  Continue reading…

Next step in revitalisation of Redland sites


Media Release from the office of Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning The Honourable Jeff Seeney Families in the Redland City will enjoy vibrant new waterfront communities with the development of two key sites. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for expressions of interest and  Continue reading…

Snapshot – Tuesday 17 June


School holiday activities This winter school holidays Redland Libraries, Redlands IndigiScapes Centre and Redland Art Gallery have lots of activities to keep youngsters entertained! From spotlighting and earth exploring, to dinosaur days out, wearable art and drop-in art sessions, there’s a great range to suit kids of all ages. All activities are free or low cost. Bookings for library activities and art  Continue reading…

Redlands onesie day! Go comfy for a cause.


Check out some of the brave Redlanders who are supporting the #Redlandsonesie day to help raise money for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.  “@judithkerr1: @CrKarenWilliams in a jam with @HogsBreath piggie to raise money for @CEOSleepout @RedlandCouncil pic.twitter.com/pqo4DBgztV” — Mayor Karen Williams (@CrKarenWilliams) June 12, 2014 Thank u @B105LSA for supporting Redlands@CEOSleepout Onesie day. @B105Brisbane @RedlandCouncil  Continue reading…

Tapas and free tunes at RPAC


The Piazza at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC), Cleveland will again be brought alive with a night of tapas and free live entertainment on Friday 20 June from 5-7pm. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Tapas Friday was a perfect way to catch up with friends and family and wind down to start the weekend.  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – Tuesday 10 June


Redlands Biggest Onesie Challenge Raise money for homeless this Friday 13 June Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is calling on everyone to don their onesies this Friday 13 June and help raise money for the estimated 100,000 homeless in Australia. It’s easy to get involved – wear your favourite onesie or PJs on Friday and make a donation to Vinnies CEO Sleepout (St  Continue reading…