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Council to continue support for Macleay Island library


Redland City Council will extend funding for the Macleay Island Community Library for a further three years. Mayor Karen Williams said today’s decision to continue the funding agreement with Macleay Island Progress Association, which runs the library, confirmed Council’s commitment to the community. “Council has been providing support to the Association for more than 30  Continue reading…

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Dîner en Rouge clocks up $330,000 for domestic violence support


Mayor Karen Williams has praised the generosity of Redlands Coast’s locals for once again digging deep to help those affected by domestic and family violence. “I am thrilled and humbled that, this year, an extra $70,000 has been raised through my annual fundraising event Dîner en Rouge,” Cr Williams said. “This brings the total raised  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast joins Red Bench project


A bench in the plaza outside Cleveland Library has been painted red in support of domestic and family violence awareness. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to be part of the Red Rose Foundation’s Red Bench Project during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, to remind everyone of the need to stand  Continue reading…

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Council continues assessment of Redlands Coast fire risks


Redland City Council today announced it had engaged an external consultant to complete an independent review of fire risk for Redlands Coast. Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Karen Williams said consultants Ten Rivers, who undertook the Russell Island Fire Review, had been engaged to complete a detailed fire strategy  Continue reading…

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Labour Day Public Holiday Closures


Council offices, customer service centres and libraries Redland City Council offices, customer service centres and libraries will be closed on Monday 6 May 2019, returning to regular operating hours on Tuesday 7 May 2019. During this time after hours return chutes will be closed. No items will be due during this time. Redland IndigiScapes Centre  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council acquires strategic waterfront land near lighthouse


Redland City Council has acquired a strategic parcel of prime waterfront land adjacent to one of the city’s most popular landmarks, Cleveland Point Recreation Reserve. The three adjoining blocks, which cover 1859 square metres and have panoramic views across Moreton Bay, are considered of great historical and community value. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council determined that the opportunity to  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council driving economy through support for start-ups


Redland City Council is giving the next wave of innovative Redlands Coast entrepreneurs a flying start through a series of start-up and innovation initiatives. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s commitment to supporting local innovators included a group of Redlands Coast businesses that recently attended QODE – Australasia’s leading global forum for innovation and  Continue reading…

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Major coup for Redlands Coast Dîner en Rouge


One of Australia’s most powerful speakers on the tragedy of family and domestic violence, award-winning author Rebecca Poulson, will be the keynote speaker at May’s Dîner en Rouge fundraiser. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Poulson’s story was one of shocking violence, tragedy and grief but also one of hope. “Rebecca is a real inspiration  Continue reading…

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