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…

Economic Development Advisory Board gets down to business


Redland City Council’s Economic Development Advisory Board has taken the first steps to formulate action plans to grow the City’s key industry sectors. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the board meeting formally for the first time and getting down to business and the appointment of the sixth board member Sirromet Managing Director Terry Morris.  Continue reading…

Free web workshop for local businesses


Having a great website is huge business advantage but can be a tricky thing to get right. Council is offering local businesses the chance to make the most of the World Wide Web by offering a free workshop ‘Tips on developing and maintaining a website’ on Wednesday 25 November. Help take your business online with  Continue reading…

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Small business to benefit from seminars


A new business advisory service is providing small businesses with a leg up through a series of fortnightly seminars kicking off from this month. The Greater Brisbane Small Business Advisory Services who won a Federal Government AusIndustry contract to provide small business advisory in the Redlands, will host the business seminars targeted at businesses with  Continue reading…

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Council decision increases international business opportunities


Redland City Council today adopted a revised International Relations Policy aimed at taking local businesses to the world and increasing trade and employment opportunities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the International Relations Policy and Guidelines would cement the city’s growing reputation as a target for international investment by fortifying the city’s existing international ties  Continue reading…

Redlands in business thanks to new advisory services


A new advisory service will provide Redlands City businesses with invaluable guidance and complement Council’s strategic and proactive support for the local business sector. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Business Enterprise Centre had won a Federal Government AusIndustry contract to provide services to the Redlands under the Commonwealth’s Australian Small Business Advisory Services  Continue reading…