Monthly Archives: October 2022

Winners announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


An oil painting by Queensland artist Barry Fitzpatrick has won first prize in the Redland Art Awards 2022, which were announced at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday night (14 October 2022). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s awards had attracted a very high standard of entries, which made judging the biennial awards  Continue reading…

Have your say on Toondah Harbour EIS


image of Toondah Harbour, Cleveland

Now is the time to have your say on the draft Toondah Harbour Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), released on 12 October by the Federal Government. The draft statement considers the project’s social, economic, and environmental impacts. In October 2019, Walker Group, who is delivering Toondah Harbour, engaged a panel of independent experts in the fields  Continue reading…

Group appointed to identify legacy opportunities from 2032 Games


The torch has been passed to a great group of 12 community leaders tasked with ensuring the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games deliver lasting legacies for Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the members of the Redlands Coast 2032 Legacy Working Group were selected following an overwhelming response to Council’s call for  Continue reading…

Council libraries to help collect gifts for Christmas appeal for Redland Coast seniors


Redland City Council is proud to once again be supporting STAR Community Services’ annual Secret Santa appeal. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the annual initiative, which commenced in 2019, provided a way for the Redlands Coast community to reach out to its elderly residents who may be spending the Christmas period alone. “Council is  Continue reading…

A wild way to volunteer on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is urgently seeking volunteers for its 24/7 wildlife care service, with the next inductions in November. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands 24hr Wildlife Rescue Service’s current volunteers were doing an amazing job but they desperately needed additional team members. “The Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) and Redlands Wildlife Care  Continue reading…

Redland City SES Unit volunteers win state awards


Redland City State Emergency Service (SES) Unit volunteers have been recognised with two awards at the SES Week State Awards ceremony on Saturday 8 October. Group Leader Mitch Brushe was named SES State Member of the Year, and Redland City SES Unit was joint winner with Brisbane City SES Unit and Moreton Bay Regional SES  Continue reading…

Council changes mainland distribution point for sandbags


Redland City Council is changing the way it distributes sandbags on the mainland ahead of this year’s storm season. In preparation for severe weather events, residents will be able to collect filled sandbags from Nuway Landscape Supplies at 249 Cleveland-Redland Bay Road, Thornlands. In addition, depending on the scale of the event, South Street Council  Continue reading…

Council adds 44 properties to Local Heritage Register


Redland City Council will add 44 primarily privately-owned properties to its Local Heritage Register after endorsing a major amendment to its City Plan. Mayor Karen Williams said the decision endorsed at September’s General Meeting also included the adoption of a local heritage incentive package for impacted landholders. “By endorsing this major amendment, Council has shown  Continue reading…