Category Archives: Business

Another round of manufacturing industry networking for Redlands Coast


Redlands Coast manufacturing businesses are invited to the final Business Brews industry networking event for the year. Supported by Redland City Council at Bacchus Brewing in Capalaba on Tuesday 29 November 2022 the eighth event in the Business Brews series will focus on establishing local supply chains and government assistance programs. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Free workshops to help businesses with online marketing


Redlands Coast small businesses are being urged to take advantage of a series of free workshops to help with their digital marketing. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the workshops aimed to equip local business owners with new skills and knowledge to improve their operations. “The three workshops focus on the ins and outs of  Continue reading…

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Have your say on Toondah Harbour EIS


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Now is the time to have your say on the draft Toondah Harbour Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), released on 12 October by the Federal Government. The draft statement considers the project’s social, economic, and environmental impacts. In October 2019, Walker Group, who is delivering Toondah Harbour, engaged a panel of independent experts in the fields  Continue reading…

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Register your business for free export training


Local businesses planning or thinking about exporting are urged to register their interest in a free two-day Export Ready training program on the 6 and 7 October. Redland City Council, in partnership with the Export Council of Australia, is calling on local businesses to take up the chance to gain practical knowledge from industry experts  Continue reading…

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High-tech rural enterprise to expand on Redland Coast


An innovative rural enterprise is combining food waste, insect larvae and ground breaking technology to produce high quality animal feed on Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams today announced FlyFarm was partnering with Redland City Council to develop a local production facility on Redlands Coast. “I am pleased to announce that Council has offered FlyFarm a  Continue reading…

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Council seeks exhibitors for Redlands Coast Careers Expo


Businesses and organisations will have the chance to inspire the next generation of jobseekers at Redland City Council’s careers expo in June. Mayor Karen Williams said Council was encouraging local businesses to be part of the free Aspire – Redlands Coast Careers Expo which will be held at PCYC Redlands, Capalaba on Friday 17 June  Continue reading…

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Charter signing reaffirms Council commitment to small business


Redland City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting small businesses on Redlands Coast by joining the Small Business Friendly (SBF) program. Mayor Karen Williams said the program, which was developed by the Queensland Small Business Commissioner, was a welcome addition to initiatives Council had already implemented to support local businesses. “Council recognises the importance  Continue reading…

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Severe weather assistance for Redlands Coast businesses, organisations and individuals


There are many different grants and programs available to Redland City businesses, organisations and individuals impacted by the recent storms and flooding. Visit the State Government Help for Queenslanders page for the latest information about what is available. A State Government Grants and support fact sheet that summarises the assistance is also available. To help  Continue reading…

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Council urges residents to shop local this Christmas


Redland City Council is encouraging residents to buy local this Christmas through a festive ‘Making Business Bright’ campaign. Mayor Karen Williams said buying local would provide a much-needed boost for businesses who had experienced another challenging year due to COVID-19. “With so many fabulous businesses on Redlands Coast it is very easy to support our  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast businesses connect with New Zealand


Stronger trade connections and new opportunities between Redlands Coast businesses and the New Zealand market were explored at a recent Redland City Council-organised business event. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the Business Breakfast: Redlands Coast & New Zealand event held in partnership with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) on 18 November, presented the opportunities  Continue reading…

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