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Dîner en Rouge tickets released for sale


Tickets are now on sale for the annual Dîner en Rouge – Mayor Karen Williams’ premier fundraiser event to support Redlands Coast residents affected by domestic and family violence. Now in its fifth year, the event has helped raise more than $260,000 since its inception. Cr Williams urged people to support the gala event and  Continue reading…

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Council calls for State Government to consult with community and Councils on proposed changes to Local Government legislation


Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to consult with the community over proposed changes to Local Government legislation, including plans for compulsory preferential voting at next year’s Council elections. Mayor Karen Williams said the community deserved to see the draft Bill and learn what it meant for them prior to it being  Continue reading…

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Unleash your creativity at RPAC’s free open day


Redland Performing Arts Centre will celebrate its 11th birthday this weekend with an Open Day that is set to provide plenty of fun for the whole family. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the RPAC Open Day would include puppet making, fibre weaving and circus skills lessons, as well as the chance to take a  Continue reading…

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Thompson’s Beach swimming temporarily closed


Redland City Council is advising residents that swimming at Thompson’s Beach, Victoria Point today and over the coming weekend is not recommended, after routine sampling revealed elevated levels of bacteria. Council has temporarily closed the beach and erected no swimming signs at the recreational water site and will undertake ongoing sampling. While low levels of  Continue reading…

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New sculpture set to ‘rays’ the bar in Wellington Point Streetscape upgrade


The streetscape beautification of Wellington Point (Cullen-Cullen) has hit another high, with a spectacular sculptural installation now adorning the roundabout at the intersection of Birkdale and Main roads. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the sculpture – by prominent Queensland public artist Braham Stevens – was modelled on the dynamic and captivating Eagle Rays that  Continue reading…

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Council calls on State for free bus loop to ease hospital parking pressures


Redland City Council is calling on the State Government to implement a free bus loop servicing Cleveland, marine transport hubs and Redland Hospital. Mayor Karen Williams said she wrote to Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey, asking him to consider implementing the service to help alleviate the parking pressures at the hospital. “There has  Continue reading…

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Council tells Federal Government to “put a bow on it” and gift Birkdale land to Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is calling on the Federal Government and Opposition to publicly commit to gifting the Commonwealth land at 362-388 Old Cleveland Road, Birkdale to the Redlands Coast community. Mayor Karen Williams is currently in Canberra lobbying for federal funding and has met with both the government and opposition seeking a public commitment that  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast supports SEQ City Deal Proposal


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has thrown her support behind a Queensland Government and Council of Mayors (SEQ) joint proposal to the Federal Government for a City Deal. The Transforming SEQ proposal – announced by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad and Council of Mayors (SEQ) Chair Cr Graham Quirk today (Tuesday 12 February 2019)  Continue reading…

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‘Come on Canberra’ call from Redlands Coast


Redland City Councillors have challenged Federal election candidates to put Redlands Coast first and join the fight to fast-track priority projects. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged all candidates for the Redlands Coast-based seat of Bowman to support an advocacy document prepared by Council in the lead-up to the 2019 Federal election. “After speaking to  Continue reading…

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