Category Archives: Business

Temporary commercial use invited for select parks


To activate and enliven some of the city’s public spaces and create opportunities for local businesses, Redland City Council is now accepting Expressions of Interest for temporary commercial activities for a select group of Redlands Coast parks and open spaces. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council supported a range of such activities in selected  Continue reading…

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Court of Appeal overturns Alexandra Hills service station development approval


Redland City Council has welcomed a decision by the Court of Appeal supporting their 2015 decision to refuse the King of Gifts’ development application for a service station and fast-food drive-thru restaurant at Alexandra Hills. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had opposed the application for the last six years, arguing it was in  Continue reading…

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Visit Redlands Coast for Brisbane Ekka long weekend


Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast will be welcoming visitors for the rescheduled Brisbane Ekka long weekend in October to tick off some top attractions on their local long-break bucket lists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council would soon roll out a tourism campaign highlighting the great getaway ideas which were “just up the road yet  Continue reading…

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Council services reopening after COVID lockdown lifts and EKKA holiday arrives


Following the State Government’s announcement this morning that the South-East Queensland lockdown will end at 4pm today, most of Redland City Council services will resume on Tuesday 10 August after the Redlands Coast EKKA public holiday tomorrow on Monday 9 August. Limited services will be in operation tomorrow on the public holiday. In line with  Continue reading…

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Council welcomes support for small and medium businesses


Redland City Council has welcomed State Government financial support for small and medium businesses impacted by the current south-east Queensland lockdown. Mayor Karen Williams said the $5000 State Government grants were a good start and a welcome addition to initiatives Council had already implemented to support businesses impacted by COVID-19 during the past 19 months.  Continue reading…

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Council playgrounds, exercise equipment off-limits during lockdown


Redland City Council playground and exercise equipment, skate parks, BMX tracks, public barbecues and tennis courts have joined the list of places off-limits to the public during the current COVID-19 lockdown, that was today extended to 4pm on Sunday 8 August 2021. The Queensland Government announced today that the lockdown would be extended by another  Continue reading…

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Council closures during COVID-19 lockdown


The Queensland Government has today announced a three-day lockdown due to COVID-19 for 11 local government areas across south-east Queensland, including Redland City. Redland City Council’s essential services will continue during the lockdown, with other services operating online or closing for the duration of the lockdown, which is currently from 4pm Saturday 31 July to  Continue reading…

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Investing in Redlands Coast’s naturally wonderful lifestyle


Enhancing Redlands Coast’s recreational and sporting opportunities will be a key focus for Redland City Council through 2021-22. Today’s budget provides for significant investment in major inter-generational projects, such as the much anticipated Birkdale Community Precinct and Redlands Coast Sport and Recreational Precinct, while also ensuring popular existing community spaces are well cared for. Mayor  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast closer to hosting Olympics events as Brisbane 2032 proposal firms


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams is pleased the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive has recommended Brisbane’s proposal be advanced to a full committee session vote expected ahead of the opening of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo on July 23. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced early this morning that it would progress  Continue reading…

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Businesses secure their spot at Redlands Coast Careers Expo


A broad range of businesses and organisations have already committed to attend Redland City Council’s inaugural Redlands Coast Careers Expo in June. Mayor Karen Williams said the free expo at Alexandra Hills Hotel would provide people of all ages with a one-stop shop to explore education and employment pathways. “The event is intended to help  Continue reading…

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