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Last chance to nominate your Redlands Coast ‘chappy’


Redlands Coast school communities have until Monday 10 October to nominate their favourite “chappy” for the third annual Pastor Glen Gray Award, which recognises an outstanding local school chaplain. The award is part of the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast, with the 20th anniversary event to be held on Tuesday 25 October 2022. Mayor  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast welcomes new citizens at Australian Citizenship Day ceremony


This year’s Australian Citizenship Day proved extra special on Redlands Coast when 133 residents from 35 countries made a pledge to become citizens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the new citizens were welcomed at a ceremony on Saturday 17 September at Redland Performing Arts Centre. “They now join the other 224 Redlands Coast residents  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is offering a packed program of events to keep children entertained during the September school holidays. Mayor Karen Williams said there would be activities for all ages, most of them free, at Redland City Council Libraries, Redland Art Gallery, Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) and Redland IndigiScapes Centre. “Local families and visitors  Continue reading…

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Finalists announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


Forty-nine artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022, an acquisitive painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works, with 479 entries received from artists across Australia. “These biennial awards have been running since 1981 and are highly  Continue reading…

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Events celebrate the wattle on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is this week celebrating Australia’s national floral emblem as part of National Wattle Day on Thursday 1 September 2022. Mayor Karen Williams said that, to mark the day, Council recently facilitated a wattle tree planting at Mount Cotton State School and would hold a talk and wattle display at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre  Continue reading…

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Tickets go on sale for 20th annual Prayer Breakfast


Tickets are now on sale for the 20th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast to be held on Tuesday 25 October 2022. Mayor Karen Williams said the event was a great way for residents to support Redlands Coast school chaplaincy programs that benefit about 15,000 students each year. “Last year’s breakfast raised close to $30,000,  Continue reading…

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Council supports Quandamooka Festival


The Quandamooka Festival returns to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) this weekend from 26 to 28 August 2022 and is proudly supported by Redland City Council. Mayor Karen Williams said the three-day festival provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the culture and country of Traditional Owners, the Nunukul, Nughi and Goenpul First Nations Peoples  Continue reading…

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Council grants support free events during Seniors Month


Redland City Council has provided funding to help seven organisations hold free community-based events during Queensland Seniors Month in October. Mayor Karen Williams said this was the second year Council had provided a dedicated Seniors Month Grants program. “We are very happy with the calibre of applications for this year’s grants, with $14,000 allocated to  Continue reading…

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Inspiring acts take centre stage at Redland Performing Arts Centre


A diverse program of music, theatre and dance is set to captivate audiences at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) over coming months. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the release of RPAC’s August to December program revealed a stellar line-up of local, national and international performances and events. “The Redlands Coast is fortunate to have  Continue reading…

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