Monthly Archives: May 2022

Council seeks exhibitors for Redlands Coast Careers Expo


Businesses and organisations will have the chance to inspire the next generation of jobseekers at Redland City Council’s careers expo in June. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was encouraging local businesses to be part of the free Aspire – Redlands Coast Careers Expo which will be held at PCYC Redlands, Capalaba on Friday 17 June  Continue reading…

Council partners with football club on lighting upgrade


Local junior footy players will be the winners thanks to funding from Redland City Council to contribute to an upgrade to lighting at the Capalaba Warriors District Junior Rugby League Football Club. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the club with new LED lighting. “Local sporting clubs do so much for our community  Continue reading…

Wasteful habits add to Redlands waste bill


Residents are being urged to be mindful of what they place in their waste, recycling and green waste bins with poor waste and recycling habits contributing to a $3.6 million rise in waste management costs for Redland City Council over the last two years. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said that with the State  Continue reading…

Council offers RADF Quick Response Grants to help artists develop


Redland City Council has opened a quick response grant round to help local artists develop and improve their skills. Mayor Karen Williams said the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Quick Response/Professional Development Grants were open to both emerging and established artists. “Redlands Coast has a vibrant community of artists and arts workers and these grants  Continue reading…

Redland Whitewater Centre ideal for swift-water rescue training


Recent torrential rain and flooding across Queensland has shown the benefits of the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre being used for swift-water rescue training. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was planning for the whitewater centre, which will be the venue for Canoe Slalom events during the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to also  Continue reading…

Council urges responsible pet ownership


Redland City Council is urging pet owners to take responsibility for their pets to ensure animals and people remain safe and live together harmoniously. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while owning a pet could provide valuable companionship, there were responsibilities to your pet and the community that needed to be considered. “Council thanks the  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast is inspiration for gallery exhibition


The Redlands Coast is at the heart of a special exhibition by Brisbane-based artist Mei Mei Liu at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba from Monday 23 May. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Impression of Mangroves, which would continue until 12 July, provided a fresh perspective of subject and scenes that many Redlanders would know well.  Continue reading…

Birkdale stories brought to life with a brush of creativity


Wellington Point State High School students have developed a creative way to present the stories of Birkdale Community Precinct as part of Redland City Council’s pilot partnerships program for the site. Mayor Karen Williams, who dropped in on one of the school’s Encore Art Program workshops this week, said the students were painting timber discs  Continue reading…

Redland Art Gallery exhibition captures a “year like no other”


Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland will offer an intriguing insight into the work of some of Australia’s best portrait photographers with a crowd-pleasing exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery opening on Sunday 15 May. Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize, which will run until Sunday 19 June, has been hailed as an exceptional reflection of a  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast Seniors Month Grants now open


Redlands Coast community groups planning to host events during Queensland Seniors Month in October can now apply for support under a Redland City Council age-friendly grants program. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands Coast Seniors Month Grants Program was specifically aimed at supporting activities being planned for the annual state-wide celebration of positive  Continue reading…