Category Archives: Tourism

Keep an eye out for koalas on the move


The annual movement of young koalas is underway around Redlands Coast with residents and motorists reminded to keep a close watch for them. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams urged locals to be on the lookout over the coming months for young marsupials and help keep them safe during their journeys. “We all have a part  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery showcases local artists with unique journeys


The upcoming exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland feature two local artists with unique creative journeys including one who last year had her work exhibited in Ukraine. Rachael Wellisch – Polymorphic Magic: Textiles Transformed and Fiona West – The Marvellous and Magical: Collage and the Moving image open on Sunday 26 June and run until  Continue reading…

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Amity flagpole preserved and displayed at Community Hall


The historic Amity timber flagpole is now on display at the Amity Point (Pulan Pulan) Community Hall following its removal from Cabarita Park due to the pole’s poor condition. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the flagpole had found a safe new home following collaboration between the Amity Point Progress Association, North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…

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Trade College helps Birkdale Community Precinct become reality


AITC students may be developing virtual ideas for Birkdale Community Precinct, but they are based in a real-world interest in partnering with Redland City Council as it delivers the largest and most diverse community project ever for the city. A team of four Year 10 Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) Redlands campus students have been  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct offers benefits to quality of life


A Council commissioned report has shown the ongoing social benefits set to be delivered by Birkdale Community Precinct. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the report – Beyond the Boundary: Unlocking the enduring social value of the Birkdale Community Precinct (April 2022, Jacobs) – was helping lay the foundations for the once-in-a-lifetime project. “This is  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct consultation closes soon


Time is running out in the current opportunity for the community to have its say and help shape the future of the largest, most encompassing and diverse community project ever delivered by Redland City Council. The five-week consultation campaign on the Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan closes at midnight on Monday, 6 June  Continue reading…

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Environment and Community Fair is back, bigger and better than ever


The Redland City Council Environment and Community Fair at IndigiScapes is back bigger and better next month with an ‘all star cast’ of environmental champions set to entertain and educate the community on Saturday June 4. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said the Environment and Community Fair was one of the highlights on the  Continue reading…

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Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days cancelled due to wet weather


The Birkdale Community Precinct Info Days planned for this Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 May, have been cancelled due to wet weather. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while it was unfortunate the days could no longer go ahead, you could still have your say on the precinct’s Draft Master Plan via an online  Continue reading…

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Redland Whitewater Centre ideal for swift-water rescue training


Recent torrential rain and flooding across Queensland has shown the benefits of the proposed Redland Whitewater Centre being used for swift-water rescue training. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council was planning for the whitewater centre, which will be the venue for Canoe Slalom events during the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to also  Continue reading…

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