Category Archives: Cleveland

Keep an eye out for koalas on the move


The annual movement of young koalas is underway around Redlands Coast with residents and motorists reminded to keep a close watch for them. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals to be on the lookout over the coming months for young marsupials and help keep them safe during their journeys. “We all have a part  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun and entertainment on Redlands Coast


That common school holiday refrain by children “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” doesn’t need to be heard by parents and carers on the Redlands Coast, with a host of winter school holiday activities, events and entertainment on offer from June 25. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilities and spaces were well organised  Continue reading…

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Technology key to Redland Coast’s rural industry future


High-tech innovation is key to the future of Redlands Coast’s $146 million a year rural sector.   Launching the Redlands Coast AgTech Field Day at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Redlands Research Centre, Deputy Mayor Cr Julie Talty said agricultural technology – or agtech – was just one sector that would contribute to the  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery showcases local artists with unique journeys


The upcoming exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland feature two local artists with unique creative journeys including one who last year had her work exhibited in Ukraine. Rachael Wellisch – Polymorphic Magic: Textiles Transformed and Fiona West – The Marvellous and Magical: Collage and the Moving image open on Sunday 26 June and run until  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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Trade College helps Birkdale Community Precinct become reality


AITC students may be developing virtual ideas for Birkdale Community Precinct, but they are based in a real-world interest in partnering with Redland City Council as it delivers the largest and most diverse community project ever for the city. A team of four Year 10 Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) Redlands campus students have been  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct offers benefits to quality of life


A Council commissioned report has shown the ongoing social benefits set to be delivered by Birkdale Community Precinct. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the report – Beyond the Boundary: Unlocking the enduring social value of the Birkdale Community Precinct (April 2022, Jacobs) – was helping lay the foundations for the once-in-a-lifetime project. “This is  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct consultation closes soon


Time is running out in the current opportunity for the community to have its say and help shape the future of the largest, most encompassing and diverse community project ever delivered by Redland City Council. The five-week consultation campaign on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan closes at midnight on Monday, 6 June  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days cancelled due to wet weather


The Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days planned for this Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 May, have been cancelled due to wet weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while it was unfortunate the days could no longer go ahead, you could still have your say on the precinct’s Draft Master Plan via an online  Continue reading…

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Council completes renewal of William Ross Park


Redland City Council has completed an upgrade to William Ross Park in the heart of Cleveland. Mayor Karen Williams said the new facilities in this neighbourhood park were already proving popular with local families and visitors. “I’m delighted Council was able to deliver this upgrade in time for the recent Easter long weekend,” Cr Williams  Continue reading…

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