Redlands is in business thanks to upcoming workshops


A series of free workshops will help support a vibrant local economy by offering local business helpful and practicable information. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the workshops were part of Council’s open for business approach and would provide the opportunity for business owners to hear from experts in various fields. “These workshops are a  Continue reading…

Free business-boosting workshops


Did you know that Council offers a range of free workshops throughout the year to support local businesses? It’s a great way for Redlands businesses to take advantage of training and education they would otherwise pay top dollar to receive. Workshops are generally run outside business hours and presented by experts in their fields. Places  Continue reading…

Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarships


Do you want to grow your existing business or relocate your business to the Redlands? A new initiative from Redland City, ‘The Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program’ can help you get started. The program aims to develop recipients’ business management and entrepreneurial skills by providing a business scholarship in Certificate IV in Business Management. Eligibility  Continue reading…

Applications open for Multicultural Business Scholarships


Applications are being called for the Redland City Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarships. The scholarships, a Redland City Council initiative, aim to develop local business management and entrepreneurial skills by providing a Certificate IV in Business Management. They are open to Redland City residents from diverse cultural backgrounds, with applications closing at 5pm on Friday, 28  Continue reading…

Straddie – Open for business


The sky is blue, the water crystal clear and the ocean views as breathtaking as ever. Redland City Council invites you to visit Straddie! The world’s second largest sand island is well and truly open for business after almost two weeks of bushfires. Not only will you have a wonderful break, you’ll be helping Straddie  Continue reading…

Straddie open for business and visitors: 7.30am Tuesday 7 January


North Stradbroke Island is open for business and visitors as of today following more than a week of severe bushfires. Emergency Services this morning lifted their advisory around non-essential travel to the island. Visitors and residents should be aware that some roads may continue to be impacted by operations of emergency services. Visitors are encouraged to  Continue reading…

Redlands’ business and investment mission


Increasing business and tourism opportunities and attracting foreign students and investment will top the agenda for Redland City Mayor Karen Williams’ mission to Taiwan and China next month. Cr Williams will attend the 8th Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from 9-11 September with other South East Queensland Mayors and businesses. The three-day  Continue reading…

Redlands businesses scoop tourism awards


Redland businesses last night scored six of 12 awards presented at the 2013 Moreton Bay & Islands Tourism Awards. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the result was a ringing endorsement of the professionalism and vitality of Redlands tourism. “The winners should be commended for their strong commitment to excellence and for strengthening the Moreton  Continue reading…

Redlands Business Expo 2013


Do you own or operate a business in the Redlands? Get involved with the upcoming Redlands Business Expo 2013 – organised by Redland City Council in conjunction with local Redland and Straddie Chambers of Commerce. Scheduled for 12 and 13 July at the Redlands Performing Arts Centre in Cleveland, the expo presents great opportunities to  Continue reading…

Council on track to deliver savings and vision for City open for business


Redland City Council is continuing to deliver better value for money for ratepayers. Mayor Karen Williams said one year on from the local government election she was honouring commitments to save Redland ratepayers’ dollars through a range of reforms, including a Council restructure last month. “We are driving reform to deliver value for money. Our  Continue reading…