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Straddie fire rolling blog latest update: Thursday 13 December at 11am


Thursday 13 December at 11am Storms, strong winds and rainfall expected from Friday. Residents are urged to be prepared for a severe weather event expected to begin on Friday, with storms, strong winds and rainfall continuing over the weekend. By late Sunday it is expected that the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen, currently a Category  Continue reading…

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Tidelands to globally showcase Redlands Coast this December on Netflix


The naturally wonderful locations of film-friendly Redlands Coast are set to be showcased to audiences in more than 190 countries when Tidelands is streamed globally on Netflix on December 14. Tidelands was brought to the state by the Queensland Government’s Production Attraction Strategy administered by Screen Queensland. Mayor Karen Williams said the international release of  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast celebrates volunteers


The remarkable efforts of Redlands Coast’s volunteers were recognised by Redland City Council at a special Christmas celebration on Saturday, 1 December. More than 180 volunteers from a range of community organisations – including emergency services and welfare, environmental, sports, arts and cultural groups – attended the event at the Myhorizon Function Centre, Runnymede Road,  Continue reading…

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Stars to shine at Redlands Coast’s Christmas by Starlight


Sensational songstress Casey Donovan will headline a stellar line-up of performers at Redlands Coast’s premier free family carols event, Christmas by Starlight, on Saturday 15 December at Cleveland’s Norm Price Park – Redland Showground. Donovan, one of Australia’s most versatile indigenous entertainers, will feature alongside outstanding Brazilian soprano Carmen Monarcha and the awe-inspiring Luke Antony  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast residents second happiest in state, says Happiness Project


Redlands Coast residents are the second happiest in Queensland, according to Bond University’s Happiness Project. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the project – which used Census and other publicly available data to provide local government areas across the nation with an overall quality of life score – rated Redlands Coasts 6.7 out of 10,  Continue reading…

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School holiday boredom busters on Redlands Coast


Parents can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to Council’s jam-packed summer holiday program set to keep kids entertained over December and January. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council’s extensive range of free activities would engage and inspire kids of all ages. “From art and craft to reptile shows to robotics, there’s something  Continue reading…

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Lightup Your Christmas on Redlands Coast


The festive season will be welcomed in style on Friday 30 November with Lightup Your Christmas – the annual lighting of Redlands Coast’s Christmas tree in Cleveland’s Library Square, on the corner of Bloomfield and Middle streets. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council would host plenty of free Christmas fun and family entertainment from  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast to mark Centenary of Armistice


Remembrance Day this year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice – the end of World War I. Redland Mayor Karen Williams encouraged the Redlands Coast community to take time on Sunday 11 November to remember Australia’s brave servicemen and women who went into battle for the safety of future generations. “These were real people –  Continue reading…

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Capalaba Regional Park vandalism


Following vandalism to the toilet block at Capalaba Regional Park on the evening of Thursday 1 November, eight toilets will be out of order over the weekend. We hope to have new doors installed by mid next week. Two disabled toilets are still operational, with their doors having been repaired.

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Upsize your bin for Recycling Week and save money


To celebrate National Recycling Week (12 to 18 November), Redland City Council is offering a special deal on upsizing household recycling bins. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was waiving the one-off bin establishment fee when households upgraded from a regular size (240 litre) recycling bin to a large (340 litre) recycling bin. “That  Continue reading…

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