Category Archives: Arts

Council awards RADF grants to five local art projects


Redland City Council has awarded grants for five local art projects through the 2021-2022 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Karen Williams said the successful first round recipients would undertake projects that creatively explored stories of people and place on Redlands Coast. “These grants promote the role and value of the arts, culture and heritage  Continue reading…

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Dunwich library branch to close temporarily


Due to staff shortages as a result of illness, Council’s library branch at Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) will be closed on Tuesday, 11 January 2022. The Point Lookout library branch will remain open and the libraries’ online services will continue to operate. The return chute at Dunwich branch also will remain open. Opening  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah on show in Aussie drama mystery TV series


A new Australian drama mystery series from Acorn TV, Darby and Joan, has recently wrapped filming on Redlands Coast and other south-east Queensland locations. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the series, produced by Australian production company CJZ, would showcase the rugged beauty and unique grandeur of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) to millions of viewers via  Continue reading…

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HEAR YE: Redlands Coast honours retiring Town Crier


Redland City Council today honoured retiring Town Crier Max Bissett for his outstanding 16 years of service. Max, 82, of Redland Bay, was in full voice as he made his last official call at today’s general meeting before hanging up his traditional regalia. On behalf of the city, Mayor Karen Williams thanked Max and his  Continue reading…

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Local exhibition showcases Australian artist Bill Yaxley’s time on Lamb Island


An exhibition capturing well-known Australian artist Bill Yaxley’s life on Lamb Island (Ngudooroo) on Redlands Coast is on display at the Redland Art Gallery (RAG) Cleveland until Sunday 5 December 2021. The Bill Yaxley: Lamb Island exhibition explores the artist’s time living on the island through engaging storytelling and vibrant paintings. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Live & Local micro-festival hits right note on Redlands Coast


The Redlands Coast music industry will receive a welcome boost through a Live and Local micro-festival to be held over three days from 22-24 October 2021. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event aimed to help the music industry recover from the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. “The past 21 months have been challenging for  Continue reading…

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Tickets go on sale for annual Dîner en Rouge fundraiser


Tickets are now on sale for Redland City Mayor Karen Williams’ annual Dîner en Rouge event which raises funds for Redlands Coast domestic and family violence support services. Now in its seventh year, the event has raised almost $400,000. Cr Williams said the 2021 event would be a live stage production, themed Musique en Rouge,  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah sets the scene for The Wilds filming


Redlands Coast has once again proven itself a haven for the international screen industry, with scenes for season 2 of hit Amazon Prime show The Wilds filmed on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah). The Wilds centres around a group of teenage girls from different backgrounds who find themselves marooned on an island, unaware they are part  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery hosts antiques roadshow-style events


Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland is inviting residents to bring in their artworks, antiques and collectibles for appraisal at two antiques roadshow-style events. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Art and Collectibles valuation days in September and October offered residents the opportunity to sit down with a panel of art and antique experts and learn  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery works on loan for Brisbane exhibition


Two works from the Redland Art Gallery (RAG) Collection have been loaned to the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) for an exhibition. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the loan was a great opportunity to promote the RAG Collection to a broader audience. “It is exciting that larger institutions like State Library of Queensland recognise  Continue reading…

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