Redlands Coast Deals and Rewards App to be used for 2020 Redland Business and Retail Awards


Redland City Council is continuing to offer its Redlands Coast Deals and Rewards App – launched in November 2019  – to help local businesses welcome customers back during the pandemic recovery. Mayor Karen Williams said the app – which is free for both businesses and shoppers to download – was originally designed to support local  Continue reading…

Straddie reopening announcement leaves little notice for businesses to prepare


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams would have liked more notice to be given to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) businesses and residents to prepare for the reopening of the island from tomorrow (Saturday 16 May 2020). The State Government announced today (Friday 15 May 2020) that the island would be open for business from midnight tonight  Continue reading…

Redlands Coast business response ‘exceptional’


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has applauded local businesses that have quickly adapted to meet demand for medical-grade equipment and sanitiser during the COVID-19 response. Cr Williams said a group of Redlands Coast businesses including Cleveland manufacturers Shine Precision Industries, Asterisco Group, Alchemy Cordials and Dye-Pac and Capalaba’s Freelance Robotics had been exceptional in the  Continue reading…

New food business requirements


As a result of the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 March 2020, there are new restrictions on social gatherings. Council is contacting Redlands Coast’s licenced food businesses to advise that as of midday local time 23 March 2020 until further notice: All pubs, registered and licenced clubs and hotels will be restricted from opening (excluding  Continue reading…

Redland City Council to sponsor major business expo


Redland City Council will sponsor a major business expo in April to provide free advice and opportunities to local enterprises. The 2020 Redlands Coast Business Expo will be run by Small Business Expos at Sheldon College on Thursday 16 April. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams encouraged local businesses to get behind the free event. “Small  Continue reading…

Business as usual for kerbside recycling collection in the Redlands


It is business as usual for Redland City Council’s kerbside recycling collection service with yellow-topped recycling bins continuing to be collected fortnightly from every Redland residence. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council has just renegotiated a two-year extension (until June 2020) with Visy, the supplier that sorts, processes or recycles the city’s recyclable materials.  Continue reading…

MOU opens the door into China for local business


Opportunities for local businesses in the booming Chinese market took an important step forward this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Redland City and its Chinese friendship city Qinhuangdoa. Visiting the Chinese port city as part of an international business mission, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the MOU included specific  Continue reading…

Business asked to join in Redlands Business Internet survey


Redland City Council is asking all city business owner operators to take part in an online survey as part of efforts to improve the city’s internet services and connectivity. The survey available through Your Say Redlands is being conducted as part of a review of current and planned broadband infrastructure for the city aimed at identifying gaps  Continue reading…