Category Archives: Awards

Last chance to nominate your Redlands Coast ‘chappy’


Redlands Coast school communities have until Monday 10 October to nominate their favourite “chappy” for the third annual Pastor Glen Gray Award, which recognises an outstanding local school chaplain. The award is part of the annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast, with the 20th anniversary event to be held on Tuesday 25 October 2022. Mayor  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Awards to acknowledge young legends on Redlands Coast


Nominations for the second annual Redlands Coast Young Legends Awards will open on Monday 3 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the awards recognised the valuable contributions of young people who volunteer and undertake community service. “There are many young people on Redlands Coast who are doing amazing things within our community organisations, sporting  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Finalists announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


Forty-nine artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022, an acquisitive painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works, with 479 entries received from artists across Australia. “These biennial awards have been running since 1981 and are highly  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Council recognises outstanding Birkdale resident


Birkdale resident Beryl Sutcliffe, who received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022 for service to community and to education, was recognised during today’s General Meeting. Mayor Karen Williams said this was the second major award Beryl had received this year, having also been named the Redlands Coast  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Redlands Coast celebrates Chappy Week and opens nominations for Pastor Glen Gray Award


Redland City Council is proudly celebrating Chappy Week, which acknowledges and celebrates the wonderful work of Redlands Coast School chaplains and the vital part they play in the lives of students, families and school communities. Mayor Karen Williams said Council put a high priority on recognising the incredible commitment and sacrifice made by school chaplains,  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Entries open for prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022


Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery and open to all Australian artists. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said she was pleased to announce the return of the awards, after the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID-19. “This competition has been  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Nominations close soon for Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards


There is still time to nominate an outstanding local resident for a 2022 Redlands Coast Australia Day Award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the annual awards recognised the initiative, contribution and hard work of residents and community groups. “So much of what makes Redlands Coast special is its people – those who give their  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Awards and tagged .

Council training program wins national excellence award


Redland City Council’s commitment to creating positive and lasting relationships with First Nations communities has been recognised through a prestigious national excellence award. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s Look, Listen, Understand education program had been awarded Best Diversity and Inclusion Program in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards announced today.  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Council training program in national excellence awards final


An Indigenous cultural awareness training program for Redland City Council employees is a finalist in a prestigious national award for excellence in corporate learning and development. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council’s Look, Listen, Understand education program for its employees was a finalist in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards with  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Redland City SES Unit honoured in regional and state awards


Top Redland City State Emergency Service Unit volunteers have been recognised with six regional awards, six service medals and one state award at ceremonies held recently during SES Week. The week is held to acknowledge the outstanding service SES volunteers provide to their own and other communities during times of crisis. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email