SMBI Drug operation – Update

On 19th January the Queensland Police Media confirmed that a large Drug operation called “Operation Papa Galosh” had recently taken place on the Bay Islands and mainland. As is not uncommon during these times of arrests, it takes time until all parties who have been charged have their names released. […] Continue reading

Get set for the Games!

Get set for the Games! During the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, we will experience increased pressure on transport and road networks, with over 6 million additional journeys expected over the Games period.mes Each day will bring different transport conditions and hotspots, and we all need to do our bit […] Continue reading

Drug operation targets trafficking on Brisbane’s Southern Bay Islands

  Drug operation targets trafficking on Brisbane’s Southern Bay Islands QPS Media on Jan 19, 2018 @ 8:34pm Police from Capalaba’s Tactical Crime Squad have charged six people with trafficking in dangerous drugs following the closure of Operation Papa Galosh which commenced in February 2017. The operation targeted the supply and distribution […] Continue reading


ZIKA the return of the Mozzie

It has been almost 70 years, but the ‘not-just-annoying’ pest has (ahem) bugged us before. The little bitches (the females are the ones that bite – I don’t know the name for a female mossie, so ‘bitch’ will do nicely) are seldom found more than 100 -200 metres from home. […] Continue reading


Gathered from Facebook sources.. Compiled by Tim Barker, with thanks from original contributors.   Sample Picture of Stolen tools       Facebook post “There is a man who is trying to sell tools and item’s on our island’s buy, swap & sell pages! This man was also allegedly caught […] Continue reading


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With the perverseness of Mr Murphy and his well known law, the time most likely for Storms, Cyclones and power outages would have to be over the Christmas period. So here are Council’s closure dates for the period.. Council Christmas closure dates 2017-2018 December 14, 2017 All non-essential Council services […] Continue reading

Fresh global focus on economic development for Redlands

14 December 2017  Fresh global focus on economic development for Redlands The Redlands Economic Development Advisory Board’s newest member needs little introduction. John Aitken is well known for his achievements as former CEO of Brisbane’s economic development organisation, Brisbane Marketing including establishing Brisbane’s new world city positioning globally, and delivering […] Continue reading


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