Tag Archives: Capalaba

Dam management rethink needed to stop the floods


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams wants changes to the Leslie Harrison Dam management plan to prevent wet season flooding of Capalaba sporting facilities. Councillor Williams fears for the future of the Capalaba Greyhound Club if the discharge policy for the dam does not change. “The club has been flooded seven times in the past three  Continue reading…

Exhibition explores the beauty of botany through textiles


The latest exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba draws on the beauty of plants to create unique and inspiring textile and paper-based artworks. On display from Monday 8 October – Wednesday 28 November 2012, Recollected Patterns: The botany of Walter Hill explores plants cultivated in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens during colonial botanical botanist Walter  Continue reading…

Capalaba All Abilities Playground officially opens


To the delight of children and parents alike, the Capalaba All Abilities Playground was officially opened today. The playground is Redlands’ first All Abilities Playground, and has been co-funded by Redland City Council and the State Government through the Queensland All Abilities Playground Project. Redland City Council contributed $400,000, with the remaining $229,300 being funded  Continue reading…

Koala death spurs call for a driver care


Redland City Council is calling for driver care after another young male koala was found dead, hit by a car on Redland Bay Road, Capalaba last week. The Redland Wildlife Rescue volunteers were called after a resident saw the koala lying on the road side. It is the beginning of the most tragic time of  Continue reading…

Exhibitions put Redlands artists in focus


Two new exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery put the spotlight on Redlands’ talented artists. In Focus 2012 and Linkages: A Redlands Creative Alliance showcase, both showcase local artists’ works and are on display until 26 August at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland. In Focus 2012 is also being presented simultaneously at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba until  Continue reading…

Dwell at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba


The latest exhibition at Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba gives adults and children the opportunity to explore the suburban environment through art. Dwell, showcasing Sue Beyer’s latest series of work, investigates the effect spaces and suburban settings have on an individual’s emotions and behaviour. Her pieces also consider how we use space in an urban context.  Continue reading…