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
SMBI Smoke and Ember Alert 1 December 2018 (1pm) SMBI residents alerted to increase smoke and embers from North Stradbroke Island fire Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI) residents are being asked to stay alert to a possible increase in smoke and ember hazard from the fire burning in Eighteen Mile […] Continue reading
SITS is a proposed Island owned non-profit water transit service. Consisting of 2 barges and 2 small ferries, it would cater to the tourist and Island resident needs, making a multi million dollar profit yearly, which would be redistributed to Contributors and Island needs. Very rough calculations are: 2 x […] Continue reading
Once upon a time there was a novel election campaign, The Cash Cow. Our current Councillor, Mark Edwards began his tilt for Council sometime in late 2008, continuing it through the end of the year and into the next year’s State election. He failed in his efforts for a State […] Continue reading
Each year Redland City Council recognises outstanding residents and community organisations through our Australia Day Awards. You can nominate a person or an organisation from this page – award categories are listed below. Please note: All nominees must be Australian citizens and residents of Redland City. The online form […] Continue reading
Community groups urged to apply for funding Member for Redlands Kim Richards is urging local community groups to apply for funding under the next round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund, which opened yesterday last Thursday. Ms Richards said community groups in the Redlands region are able to apply for […] Continue reading
Refillable cups, reusable wraps and pouches and metal straws are all alternatives to single use plastics Make ‘No Plastic Bags’ your New Year resolution for 2018 Redland City Council’s environmental education centre, Indigiscapes is encouraging Redlanders to create a new habit by trading plastic bags for more sustainable options. […] Continue reading
The good news: 44672 square metres 11 acres in the old measurements 4.4672 in Hectares The questionable news: 1180 metres to walk via existing roads to the ferry – Ed. Strategic purchase to ease SMBI residents’ car parking issues Council recently purchased Moores Farm at Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, to […] Continue reading
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
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