Monthly Archives: November 2021

IndigiScapes Eco Markets have a sustainable festive focus


Redlands Coast residents dreaming of a sustainable Christmas will find plenty of inspiration at the IndigiScapes Eco Markets on Saturday 4 December 2021. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event would be held in the centre’s native botanic gardens and include live music, family-friendly activities, fresh produce, upcycled fashion and market stalls offering sustainable  Continue reading…

IndigiScapes closes for three days for maintenance


Redlands IndigiScapes Centre will be closed for scheduled maintenance from Monday 22 November to Wednesday 24 November 2021. The following facilities will be closed during the three days: the Discovery Centre, café, native botanic garden, playground and walking tracks. However, the native nursery will remain open from 10am to 3pm. The centre is expected to  Continue reading…

Celebrate at Redlands’ Christmas on the Coast


Tickets are now on sale for Redlands Coast’s five-day community Christmas celebration, Christmas on the Coast, from 15-19 December 2021 at Cleveland’s Raby Bay Harbour Park. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s special event included an exciting program of festivities combining the annual lighting of the city’s Christmas tree and carols concert. “Each night  Continue reading…

State Government’s COVID-19 restrictions are set to change


State Government 80% vaccination rules COVID-19 restrictions are set to change significantly in Queensland, including Redland City, from 17 December 2021 or once 80% of the eligible population has been fully vaccinated. In November the Queensland Government – which is responsible for managing the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in our state – announced measures  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast celebrates 20,000 green waste bin milestone


A green milestone has been reached with 20,000 green waste bins now in use across Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams presented local resident Michelle Sullivan with her new bin, the city’s 20,000th, and thanked her for joining the growing green bin brigade. “People like Michelle are really making a difference because the contents  Continue reading…

Nominations close soon for Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


There is still time to nominate an outstanding local resident for a 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the annual awards recognised the initiative, contribution and hard work of residents and community groups. “So much of what makes Redlands Coast special is its people – those who give their  Continue reading…

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Council training program wins national excellence award


Redland City Council’s commitment to creating positive and lasting relationships with First Nations communities has been recognised through a prestigious national excellence award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s Look, Listen, Understand education program had been awarded Best Diversity and Inclusion Program in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards announced today.  Continue reading…

Local exhibition showcases Australian artist Bill Yaxley’s time on Lamb Island


An exhibition capturing well-known Australian artist Bill Yaxley’s life on Lamb Island (Ngudooroo) on Redlands Coast is on display at the Redland Art Gallery (RAG) Cleveland until Sunday 5 December 2021. The Bill Yaxley: Lamb Island exhibition explores the artist’s time living on the island through engaging storytelling and vibrant paintings. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Council taking action on coastal erosion at Amity Point


Redland City Council is taking action to manage erosion along the Amity Point coastline on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). Mayor Karen Williams said the works were being undertaken in accordance with Council’s Implementation Plan for the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP). “Council allocated $550,000 this financial year towards recommended actions in the Implementation  Continue reading…

Council acts to lighten its carbon footprint


Redland City Council is taking major steps to reduce its carbon footprint. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a solar energy system installed at the Cleveland Aquatic Centre during its recent upgrade would soon be playing its part. “The rooftop installation of 262 solar panels at the aquatic centre was part of approximately $1.3 million  Continue reading…