Monthly Archives: November 2020

Redland Art Gallery seeks interest from artists and workshop facilitators


Redland Art Gallery has put out a call for local artists, curators, performers and workshop facilitators. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the gallery was seeking expressions of interest for involvement in exhibitions, workshops and events from 2021 through to 2024. “One of the gallery’s key priorities is nurturing local arts and culture, and supporting  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council supports major business and jobs expo


Redland City Council is throwing its support behind local businesses by sponsoring a major business and jobs expo to help get the sector back on its feet and to foster more employment opportunities. Mayor Karen Williams said that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Redlands Coast Business and Jobs Expo was the  Continue reading…

Council donates photos of Diggers to Redlands RSL


Redland City Council has donated 14 framed photographs of First World War Diggers to Redlands RSL Sub Branch, just in time for Remembrance Day. The photos, of Diggers whose names appear on local cenotaphs, were printed and framed for the 2018 launch of a commemorative book sharing the stories of Redlands Coast servicemen and women.  Continue reading…

Council urges residents to recycle right during National Recycling Week


Redlands Coast residents are encouraged to examine their recycling habits during National Recycling Week (9 to 15 November) and take advantage of a new station to dispose of unusual household items. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was excited to launch the revamped IndigiScapes Recycling Station at Capalaba. “This station was developed to help  Continue reading…

Opt in for emergency messaging service ahead of wet season


Redlands Coast residents are urged to opt in for Council’s emergency notification messaging service ahead of predictions for a wetter-than-average summer. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Karen Williams said the messaging service was an important part of Council’s disaster and emergency communications. “Redlands Coast is subject to severe weather and  Continue reading…

November NAIDOC celebrations set for Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is set to celebrate NAIDOC Week (8-15 November) with free arts and educational activities across Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said NAIDOC Week, traditionally celebrated in July and postponed due to COVID-19, held extra significance this year as an important opportunity to connect and celebrate as a community. “After a  Continue reading…

Council wins international award with mosquito mapping project


A Redlands Coast mosquito mapping project has received international recognition, winning a 2020 GO SMART Award. The joint project, between Redland City Council and global Taiwanese tech giant MiTAC, will design a dashboard to map Redlands Coast mosquito treatment areas. Mayor Karen Williams said the Smart Pest Management – Mosquito Monitoring and Treatment project was  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast maintains its healthy water quality rating


Redlands Coast waterways have maintained environmental conditions according to the 2020 Healthy Land and Water Report Card. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said steady catchment conditions of C+ and a Waterway Benefit Rating of 3.5 stars (out of 5) showed the good work being done across the city continued to yield results. “We know our  Continue reading…

Red Benches to appear across Redlands Coast


Poignant reminders of the impact of domestic violence will soon appear across Redlands Coast after Councillors today supported a call from Mayor Karen Williams to install 10 Red Benches across the city. Mayor Williams said the Red Benches would cement the city’s reputation as a leader against domestic violence. “Redlands Coast became home to Queensland’s  Continue reading…