STRADDIE FIRE UPDATE as at Monday 3 Dec at 6.45am There are no immediate threats to townships at North Stradbroke Island. Two additional large fire breaks are being constructed as a precaution – new fire breaks in the area from Enterprise Mine west across the island. Water bombing continues today, […] Continue reading
Fire plans and information meeting Macleay meeting 4pm 02/12/18 streamed live From Kim Richards Facebook page: PLEASE SHARE 4pm Macleay Island Community Meeting relating to North Stradbroke Island Fires and subsequent impacts to SMBI will be live streamed to this Facebook Page. MP4 format: (downloadable approx 130Mb) http://www.bayislandnews.com.au/MacleayFireMeeting.mp4 Youtube:Continue reading
SMBI Smoke – Straddie Bushfire as at 10am Sunday 2 December The impact of smoke from a fire burning at North Stradbroke Island is likely to increase on the Southern Moreton Bay Islands over the next few days. There are no immediate threats to townships. Probable changes in wind direction […] Continue reading
Lines strengthened ahead of strong winds with SMBI on smoke alert Residents and visitors of North Stradbroke Island (NSI) and all the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) are urged to stay alert ahead of strong winds expected Sunday through to Monday. Fire crews on NSI today focused on strengthening […] Continue reading
Robyn from Macleay Island Pharmacy is leaving tomorrow after 10 years service. Thank you Robyn. Here is a very short audio interview I did today. I have got to get a better recording device! Turn the volume UP… RobynContinue reading
Fish Habitat Map Competition Submit your fishing spot for a chance to win a Viking Kayaks Australia Profish 35 Fishing Kayak package worth $999. Go to hlw.org.au/fishhabitatmap to register where you like to fish and what species you find there and fill out your details in the registration form to […] Continue reading
Lets celebrate what island young people are made of at our kids only talent quest on Macleay! Magic, telling jokes and stories, acting, circus acts, music and dancing are all welcome not to mention that other awesome talent you’ve been learning on the sly… Get your mates together and […] Continue reading
Story courtesy of Simon Hamlet , Thanks also to Clem Ebber’s posting in the SBMI Infrastructure Facebook group, alerting it to the Editor. Cambus Wallace, the ship that broke an island – 1894 A recent school excursion to Stradbroke Island under the guidance of the great team at the Jacob’s Well Environmental […] Continue reading
Entries open for the 2018 Redland Art Awards Entries are now open for the prestigious Redland Art Awards, a contemporary biennial painting competition open to all Australian artists and presented by Redland Art Gallery which just last month celebrated its 15th anniversary . Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said […] Continue reading
Donovan headlines Cleveland’s Queen’s Baton party Acclaimed songstress will headline a free community celebration in Cleveland to welcome the Queen’s Baton to the Redlands on Easter Saturday, 31 March. The Australian Idol winner and Indigenous actress will be part of a top-class show that will also include the Fergies, the […] Continue reading
Project Tote exhibition – for the love of the Redlands Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba will soon be toting a new exhibition with a local flavour that is sure to delight. Project Tote – opening on Saturday 24 March and inspired by the art gallery volunteers’ love of the Redlands […] Continue reading
Register now for Redlands Amazing Race Celebrate the start of Redlands Youth Week (8-14 April) by taking part in the Redlands Amazing Race, organised by Redland City Council and supported by Sirromet and Capalaba Central Shopping Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that residents should race to Council’s website […] Continue reading
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