Category Archives: Awards

Residents honoured at 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


A Mount Cotton resident who has volunteered across multiple organisations has been named Citizen of the Year at the 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Craig Luxton was one of 11 people recognised at this year’s awards ceremony at the Alexandra Hills Hotel on 24 January 2023. “Craig has  Continue reading…

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Awards recognise Young Legends on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has recognised nine young Redlands Coast residents for their outstanding contributions to the community at an awards ceremony at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Young Legends Awards acknowledged the many young people who were volunteering and undertaking community service on Redlands Coast. “There are so  Continue reading…

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Nominations open for 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


The Redlands Coast community is being urged to celebrate local heroes by nominating them for a 2023 Redlands Coast Australia Day award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the prestigious awards offered an exciting opportunity to recognise residents who had made inspiring and valuable contributions to our community. “It’s that time of year to reflect  Continue reading…

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Winners announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


An oil painting by Queensland artist Barry Fitzpatrick has won first prize in the Redland Art Awards 2022, which were announced at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland on Friday night (14 October 2022). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s awards had attracted a very high standard of entries, which made judging the biennial awards  Continue reading…

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Last chance to nominate your Redlands Coast ‘chappy’


Redlands Coast school communities have until Monday 10 October to nominate their favourite “chappy” for the third annual Pastor Glen Gray Award, which recognises an outstanding local school chaplain. The award is part of the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast, with the 20th anniversary event to be held on Tuesday 25 October 2022. Mayor  Continue reading…

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Awards to acknowledge young legends on Redlands Coast


Nominations for the second annual Redlands Coast Young Legends Awards will open on Monday 3 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the awards recognised the valuable contributions of young people who volunteer and undertake community service. “There are many young people on Redlands Coast who are doing amazing things within our community organisations, sporting  Continue reading…

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Finalists announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


Forty-nine artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022, an acquisitive painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works, with 479 entries received from artists across Australia. “These biennial awards have been running since 1981 and are highly  Continue reading…

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Council recognises outstanding Birkdale resident


Birkdale resident Beryl Sutcliffe, who received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022 for service to community and to education, was recognised during today’s General Meeting. Mayor Karen Williams said this was the second major award Beryl had received this year, having also been named the Redlands Coast  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast celebrates Chappy Week and opens nominations for Pastor Glen Gray Award


Redland City Council is proudly celebrating Chappy Week, which acknowledges and celebrates the wonderful work of Redlands Coast School chaplains and the vital part they play in the lives of students, families and school communities. Mayor Karen Williams said Council put a high priority on recognising the incredible commitment and sacrifice made by school chaplains,  Continue reading…

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