North Stradbroke Island fire update 1.45pm Wednesday 5 December With heavy rain and decreased fire activity the Local Disaster Coordination Centre (LDCC) will close at 7pm tonight. A Disaster Planning and Operations team will continue to monitor the situation on North Stradbroke Island from Redland City Council offices. The Community […] Continue reading
STRADDIE FIRE UPDATE as at Monday 3 December at 1.15pm There has been good progress with fire fighting efforts on North Stradbroke Island, however the fire is still burning. Two air drops of 11,000 litres of fire fighting foam have assisted in supressing an area of fire travelling west. The […] Continue reading
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
jj Karragarra Community Garden Presents THE KARRAGARRA SEA MARKET FESTIVAL Just a quick note.. found on facebook about dogs at the market. I hope this is OK to put online: Unfortunately, the market is NOT a dog friendly event, due to the large amount wildlife on the Island.Continue reading
Karragarra Community Garden Presents THE KARRAGARRA SEA MARKET FESTIVAL LONG-WEEKEND 8.30am – 2pm SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER STALLHOLDERSContinue reading
The original 1973 Queensland Government papers establishing the funding of the SMBI – from a PDF document kindly supplied by Clem J Ebber from an FOI request by the Original SMBI Advocate – Bay Journal a site run by Lee Shipley for many years.Continue reading
This is an old design I did in 2004, when we moved here. I just found it yesterday! A fully concrete house, fireproof, termite proof, No painting required (concrete walls are tinted). I costed it at $83,000 to build, complete with all PC items, kitchens bathrooms – the lot. For […] Continue reading
Try water sports and activities at free family fun day To welcome summer, Redland City Council is hosting a free family fun day where you can come and try a variety of water sports and activities – and some land based ones too. Following the success of last year’s inaugural […] Continue reading
Exceptional line-up for Redlands’ Christmas by Starlight A stellar line-up of performers is set to dazzle at the Redlands’ premier free family carols event, Christmas by Starlight, on Saturday 16 December. X Factor’s Isaiah Firebrace, Australian Idol’s Damien Leith and winner of The Voice Kids 2014 Alexa Curtis headline a […] Continue reading
Lighting of the Redlands’ Christmas tree The start of the festive season will be celebrated in the Redlands with the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree in Cleveland’s Library Square, on the corner of Bloomfield and Middle streets, on Friday, 1 December. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the event, […] Continue reading
Redland Libraries prescribes Words for Wellbeing A new partnership between Redland City Council, Redland Hospital and health professionals will see Redland Libraries support community health and wellbeing by loaning residents specific books prescribed to them by their doctor. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that “Books on Prescription” initiatives have […] Continue reading
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