Category Archives: Youth

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…

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School holiday fun and entertainment on Redlands Coast


That common school holiday refrain by children “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” doesn’t need to be heard by parents and carers on the Redlands Coast, with a host of winter school holiday activities, events and entertainment on offer from June 25. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilities and spaces were well organised  Continue reading…

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Council and EcoMarines seek interest from schools to be environmental champions


An exciting, educational and innovative environmental education program is hoping to expand to more schools following a successful pilot on Redlands Coast thanks to a partnership between Redland City Council and Tangalooma EcoMarines. Redland City Council Mayor Karen Williams said Council partnered last year with EcoMarines, a not-for-profit organisation, for the pilot program to educate  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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Council grants help local groups run Youth Week events


Redland City Council has provided funding to help four local not-for-profit youth organisations run free events during Queensland Youth Week (1-11 April 2022). Mayor Karen Williams said Council was pleased to support the organisations through Redlands Coast Youth Week Grants of up to $1500. “Council recognises that young people make a significant contribution to our  Continue reading…

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Council grants support free activities in Queensland Youth Week


Redland City Council is once again offering grants to help local not-for-profit youth organisations run free events during Queensland Youth Week (1-11 April 2022). Mayor Karen Williams said this was the second year Council had offered the Redlands Coast Youth Week Grants. “These grants were established to recognise the great work done by not-for-profit youth  Continue reading…

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Opportunities to test your ideas for Birkdale Community Precinct


The next big idea that could help shape the future of Birkdale Community Precinct might just be yours. Schools, youth groups and the community are invited to apply for Redland City Council’s new Birkdale Community Partnerships Program to help bring their ideas to life within the emerging precinct along Old Cleveland Road East at Birkdale. Mayor Karen Williams said seed funding would be available  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast hosts major business and jobs expo


Redlands Coast businesses were privy to a wealth of information at this year’s Redlands Coast Business and Jobs Expo held at Alexandra Hills today. Redland City Council is a sponsor of the annual expo and Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was aimed at fostering employment opportunities and helping businesses thrive. Cr Williams said  Continue reading…

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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…

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Spring into school holidays with activities galore


Redland City Council is set to help kids emerge from their winter cocoons with a fun-filled program of spring holiday activities, starting on Saturday 18 September. Mayor Karen Williams said there would be something for everyone in Council’s diverse range of free and low-cost activities for children and teens. “Whether your young one is a  Continue reading…

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