Charter signing reaffirms Council commitment to small business


Redland City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting small businesses on Redlands Coast by joining the Small Business Friendly (SBF) program. Mayor Karen Williams said the program, which was developed by the Queensland Small Business Commissioner, was a welcome addition to initiatives Council had already implemented to support local businesses. “Council recognises the importance  Continue reading…

Severe weather assistance for Redlands Coast businesses, organisations and individuals


There are many different grants and programs available to Redland City businesses, organisations and individuals impacted by the recent storms and flooding. Visit the State Government Help for Queenslanders page for the latest information about what is available. A State Government Grants and support fact sheet that summarises the assistance is also available. To help  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast businesses connect with New Zealand


Stronger trade connections and new opportunities between Redlands Coast businesses and the New Zealand market were explored at a recent Redland City Council-organised business event. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Business Breakfast: Redlands Coast & New Zealand event held in partnership with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) on 18 November, presented the opportunities  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast hosts major business and jobs expo


Redlands Coast businesses were privy to a wealth of information at this year’s Redlands Coast Business and Jobs Expo held at Alexandra Hills today. Redland City Council is a sponsor of the annual expo and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was aimed at fostering employment opportunities and helping businesses thrive. Cr Williams said  Continue reading…

Another round of Business Brews for industry networking


Redlands Coast manufacturing businesses are invited to this month’s Business Brews industry networking event. Supported by Redland City Council and held at Bacchus Brewing in Capalaba, this is the sixth event in the series and will focus on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was a great opportunity for  Continue reading…

Redland City to host major business and jobs expo


Redland City Council is again supporting a major business and jobs expo to help local businesses thrive and to foster more employment opportunities. Mayor Karen Williams said registrations were now open for the 4 November event which would offer business operators the ideal opportunity to network, buy and sell products and services, and attend business  Continue reading…

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Council welcomes support for small and medium businesses


Redland City Council has welcomed State Government financial support for small and medium businesses impacted by the current south-east Queensland lockdown. Mayor Karen Williams said the $5000 State Government grants were a good start and a welcome addition to initiatives Council had already implemented to support businesses impacted by COVID-19 during the past 19 months.  Continue reading…

Inspiring businesswoman to speak at Mayoral Prayer Breakfast


Inspirational businesswoman Ruth Limkin will be guest speaker at this year’s Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast on 27 August 2021. Mayor Karen Williams said the event gave Redlands Coast residents the opportunity to help make a difference to the lives of local families by raising funds for school chaplaincy programs. “This is a great opportunity  Continue reading…

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Businesses secure their spot at Redlands Coast Careers Expo


A broad range of businesses and organisations have already committed to attend Redland City Council’s inaugural Redlands Coast Careers Expo in June. Mayor Karen Williams said the free expo at Alexandra Hills Hotel would provide people of all ages with a one-stop shop to explore education and employment pathways. “The event is intended to help  Continue reading…