Category Archives: Awards

Entries open for prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022


Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery and open to all Australian artists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was pleased to announce the return of the awards, after the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID-19. “This competition has been  Continue reading…

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Nominations close soon for Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


There is still time to nominate an outstanding local resident for a 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the annual awards recognised the initiative, contribution and hard work of residents and community groups. “So much of what makes Redlands Coast special is its people – those who give their  Continue reading…

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Council training program wins national excellence award


Redland City Council’s commitment to creating positive and lasting relationships with First Nations communities has been recognised through a prestigious national excellence award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s Look, Listen, Understand education program had been awarded Best Diversity and Inclusion Program in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards announced today.  Continue reading…

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Council training program in national excellence awards final


An Indigenous cultural awareness training program for Redland City Council employees is a finalist in a prestigious national award for excellence in corporate learning and development. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s Look, Listen, Understand education program for its employees was a finalist in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards with  Continue reading…

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Redland City SES Unit honoured in regional and state awards


Top Redland City State Emergency Service Unit volunteers have been recognised with six regional awards, six service medals and one state award at ceremonies held recently during SES Week. The week is held to acknowledge the outstanding service SES volunteers provide to their own and other communities during times of crisis. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Nominations open for 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


It’s time to recognise inspirational Redlands Coast residents who generously give their time to make our community a better place to live. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were now open for the 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards, which recognise the contributions made by people of all ages to our city. “Every year  Continue reading…

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Residents make pledge at Citizenship Day ceremony


This year’s Australian Citizenship Day proved extra special on Redlands Coast when 140 residents from 33 countries made a pledge to become citizens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the new citizens at a ceremony on Friday night at Redland Performing Arts Centre. “Already this year we have welcomed 612 new Aussie citizens who have  Continue reading…

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Redland City salutes Young Legends


Dedication, selflessness, passion and leadership are the hallmarks of six exceptional young Redlanders who have been recognised by Redland City Council at its inaugural Young Legends Awards. The event, coinciding with Queensland Youth Week, was organised to salute the outstanding contributions of local young people. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the calibre of the  Continue reading…

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Vote to help make Redlands Coast Queensland’s Top Tourism Town


Redlands Coast needs your vote to become Queensland’s Top Tourism Town. Mayor Karen Williams said she was thrilled the city had been named a finalist in the 2021 Queensland Tourism Industry Council Tourism Award Program, which is aimed at recognising the state’s outstanding destinations. “Now we need the community to show how proud they are of Redlands Coast and  Continue reading…

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Council grants help local groups hold Youth Week activities


Redland City Council will provide funding to help seven local not-for-profit youth organisations run events during Queensland Youth Week (10-18 April 2021). Mayor Karen Williams said Council was happy to support the organisations with up to $1500 through the Redlands Coast Youth Week Grants. “Redlands Coast organisations do a fantastic job supporting our local youth  Continue reading…

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