Monthly Archives: June 2021

Redlands Coast NAIDOC events offer celebration and participation


Redlands Coast will come alive with all the vibrancy, voices and vitality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture during NAIDOC Week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said there would be celebrations across the city at a number of events and locations. “There will be performances and exhibitions from some of our area’s most-acclaimed Aboriginal  Continue reading…

Redland Art Gallery produces creative success at industry awards


Redland Art Gallery (RAG) has received national recognition for its 2021 Exhibitions program. Mayor Karen Williams said the beautifully produced, full-colour program was highly commended in the Information Brochure category at the 2021 Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA). “This is a highly regarded national awards organised by Australia’s peak professional body for  Continue reading…

There’s more to explore next door on your winter holiday


Redland City Council’s new tourism campaign is set to promote Redlands Coast as an ideal winter holiday destination for the Queensland domestic market. Mayor Karen Williams said the campaign would highlight some of the major attractions sitting right next door to the rest of southeast Queensland. “Visitors can experience more with a getaway to Redlands  Continue reading…

Geoff Skinner Wetland Reserve road closure permanent


After an extended trial road closure and community consultation period, Redland City Council has decided to permanently close Bligh Street at Wellington Point’s Geoff Skinner Wetland Reserve. Mayor Karen Williams said that, as a unique foreshore conservation area, Geoff Skinner Wetland Reserve was originally purchased for its high environmental value. “The trail closure of Bligh  Continue reading…

Council grants fund Redlands Coast events to celebrate seniors


Redland City Council will provide funding to help 11 not-for-profit groups run events during Queensland Seniors Month in October. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the organisations through the inaugural Redlands Coast Seniors Month Grants Program. “Council has been a supporter of Seniors Month for a number of years but this is  Continue reading…

New state-of-the-art home for local sports clubs


Three new clubhouses, 16 sporting fields, cycling and BMX tracks and first-class recreation facilities are part of the new Redlands Coast Regional Sport and Recreation Precinct that will be home to Redlands Touch Association, Redlands Rugby League, Redlands BMX and Redland Cycling and Multisport Club. Council today unanimously confirmed the primary tenants of the massive  Continue reading…

Activating our naturally wonderful parks on Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast park reserves are another step closer to being even more vibrant after Council today endorsed the Land Management Plan – Temporary Commercial Use of Public Open Space (Council Trustee Reserves). Mayor Karen Williams said the Land Management Plan (LMP) applied specifically to 29 State-owned reserves that Council holds in trust for the Queensland  Continue reading…

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Council adopts plan to maintain healthy waterways


Redland City Council has adopted a new plan to help maintain the health of local waterways and Moreton Bay. Mayor Karen Williams said the development of the Redlands Coast Bay and Creeks Plan 2021-2031 and supplementary Action Plan 2021-2026 reflected an ongoing commitment to sustainable stewardship of our waterways and Moreton Bay. “This plan provides  Continue reading…

Council serves up renewed tennis courts in Thorneside


The ball is back in play with the reopening of tennis court facilities at William Taylor Memorial Sports field, Thorneside. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had completed a full renewal of the four courts at the sports field which included laying a premium sports surface, installing new lighting fixtures, fencing, access gates, and  Continue reading…