Redland City Council supports major business and jobs expo


Redland City Council is throwing its support behind local businesses by sponsoring a major business and jobs expo to help get the sector back on its feet and to foster more employment opportunities. Mayor Karen Williams said that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Redlands Coast Business and Jobs Expo was the  Continue reading…

TV series drives opportunities for Redlands Coast businesses


Filming of the hit reality TV series Holey Moley involved thousands of Redlands Coast residents and created about 100 local jobs. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the show, which was filmed at Thornlands earlier this month, would be a massive promotion for Redlands Coast when it aired early next year. “Eureka Productions’ first Australian  Continue reading…

Council delivers a helping hand for Redlands Coast businesses and community groups


Redlands Coast businesses and community groups have received a $370,000 helping hand to get back on their feet following COVID-19 restrictions. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had awarded grants to 16 community groups and 81 businesses as part of its $2 million social and economic package to support residents, businesses and community groups  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…