Monthly Archives: September 2021

15 things to do on Redlands Coast this Queen’s Birthday long weekend


Looking for something different to do with family and friends on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend? Redlands Coast has you covered. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said residents and visitors were spoilt for choice this weekend (2-4 October 2021), which also marks the end of the school holidays. “Redlands Coast has a wide range of  Continue reading…

Full month of events to celebrate Redlands Coast seniors


Redlands Coast will celebrate its seniors for the entire month of October with a citywide series of community events and activities. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had been a strong supporter of the annual Seniors Week over the years and decided to support the extension of it to Seniors Month in 2021 through  Continue reading…

Council delivers car-share scheme at Redland Bay Marina


Redland City Council has awarded a contract for a two-year car-share scheme at Redland Bay Marina, Weinam Creek. Mayor Karen Williams said the recent Expression of Interest and subsequent tender process followed a successful car-share trial conducted at the marina from August 2020 to April 2021. “The trial offered island residents access to a conveniently  Continue reading…

Live & Local micro-festival hits right note on Redlands Coast


The Redlands Coast music industry will receive a welcome boost through a Live and Local micro-festival to be held over three days from 22-24 October 2021. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event aimed to help the music industry recover from the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. “The past 21 months have been challenging for  Continue reading…

276,000kg of paint and packaging diverted from landfill


Redland Coast residents and tradies have diverted 276,592kg of paint and packaging from landfill over the past three years. Mayor Karen Williams said Redland City Council had worked with the Paintback Scheme since its inception in July 2018 to divert unwanted paint products through the Redland Bay Recycling and Waste Centre. “In our continuous journey  Continue reading…

Parkour in the park with upgrade in Alexandra Hills


A popular Alexandra Hills park is the first in Redlands Coast to feature dedicated parkour facilities and a giant climbing structure that spins, following a $1.5 million upgrade. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s upgrade of Hanover Drive Park included a range of play equipment aimed at being both fun and challenging. “Redlands Coast  Continue reading…

Residents make pledge at Citizenship Day ceremony


This year’s Australian Citizenship Day proved extra special on Redlands Coast when 140 residents from 33 countries made a pledge to become citizens. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams welcomed the new citizens at a ceremony on Friday night at Redland Performing Arts Centre. “Already this year we have welcomed 612 new Aussie citizens who have  Continue reading…

Tickets go on sale for annual Dîner en Rouge fundraiser


Tickets are now on sale for Redland City Mayor Karen Williams’ annual Dîner en Rouge event which raises funds for Redlands Coast domestic and family violence support services. Now in its seventh year, the event has raised almost $400,000. Cr Williams said the 2021 event would be a live stage production, themed Musique en Rouge,  Continue reading…

Council exhausts all reasonable legal challenges to stop historic home’s demolition


Redland City Council has exhausted all reasonable legal means available to protect a historic 136-year-old Queenslander home at Wellington Point from demolition. Mayor Karen Williams said despite Council’s best efforts the property owners took the matter to the State Planning and Environment Court which this week ruled in favour of the new owner of the  Continue reading…