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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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Redlands Coast tourism destination video wins international award


Redland City Council’s latest tourism video has won an international gong and catapulted the region onto the world stage. The Redlands Coast on Quandamooka Country video won the Best Cultural Tourism award in the Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the accolade was a great endorsement for the naturally wonderful  Continue reading…

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Council grants support Queensland Youth Week activities


Redland City Council has launched a grants program to help local not-for-profit youth organisations run events during Queensland Youth Week (10-18 April 2021). Mayor Karen Williams said the Redlands Coast Youth Week Grants had been established to recognise and support the great work done by youth community organisations across the city. “These grants, which offer  Continue reading…

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Council celebrates Young Legends through inaugural awards


Redland City Council has launched the Redlands Coast Young Legends Awards to celebrate the outstanding contributions of young people in the community. Mayor Karen Williams said the inaugural awards would recognise the achievements of Redland City residents aged 13 to 25. “There are a lot of young people in our community who are doing amazing  Continue reading…

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Local heroes honoured at Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


A community leader who has been influential within her North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) community for more than 40 years was named Citizen of the Year at the Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards 2021. Mayor Karen Williams said Aunty Lyn Shipway was a passionate advocate for her community. “Aunty Lyn is CEO of North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…

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Nominations close soon for Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


If you know someone doing extraordinary things on Redlands Coast, Council wants to hear from you. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were sought for the annual Australia Day Awards, which recognise the initiative, contribution and hard work of Redlands Coast residents and community groups. “There may be a work colleague, family member or  Continue reading…

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Nominations open for Redlands Coast Australia Day awards


It’s time to recognise inspirational Redlands Coast residents who generously give their time to make our region the best it can be. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said nominations were now open for the 2021 Australia Day Awards, which recognise the outstanding contributions made by people of all ages to our city. “Every year we  Continue reading…

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