Category Archives: Disaster management

Update on construction site incident in Middle Street, Cleveland: 9.30 am Monday 13 November


About 60 customers in Cleveland remain without gas and hot water today due to the collapsed retaining wall at a building site at 140 Middle Street. Gas supplier APA Group and an independent engineer will be assessing the gas pipeline at the construction site today. The gas has been isolated as a precaution until safe  Continue reading…

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Update on construction site incident in Middle Street, Cleveland: Sunday 12 November


Stabilisation works overnight by the contractor at 140 Middle Street Cleveland have shored up the collapsed retaining wall. Energy, water and sewerage services are working. About 60 properties in the area between the site and Toondah Harbour and Cleveland Point have no gas. APA Gas engineers will be on site working to reinstate gas when  Continue reading…

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Council urges Redland residents to ‘get connected’ with neighbours


Redland City Council is urging residents to connect with their neighbours to discuss vegetation and property management and for support during disasters. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group Chair Karen Williams said Council has been proactive asking residents to help ‘spring clean’ their properties this season. Cr Williams says it’s also important to  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council committed to ongoing protection of residents from fire risk


Redland City Council has solidified its commitment to protecting its residents from fire risk with work now well underway on 52 of the Fire Management Review’s 56 recommendations. The remaining four recommendations rely on the finalisation of other work. Council received a status report at Council’s General Meeting today containing a progress update against the  Continue reading…

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Street Speak to the experts on storms, cyclones and bushfires


Redland City Council is hosting its next disaster preparedness Street Speak event at Mount Cotton on Saturday 21 October. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the Street Speak series aimed to provide practical advice and take-home information for residents to be prepared for the coming storm and bushfire season.  Continue reading…

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Local Fire Bans declared


The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services have declared a total fire ban for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) and North Stradbroke Island (NSI) beginning from 12:01am on Friday 15 September through to midnight on Monday 2 October, 2017 A 24 hour fire ban has also been declared for the rest of the south-east. Fires  Continue reading…

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Fire ban in Redland City: Thursday 14 September 2017


FIRE BAN IN REDLAND CITY: Thursday 14 September 12.01am- 11.59pm Due to the severe fire danger forecast issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES has advised there will be a 24hr fire ban across Redland City on Thursday 14 September. Do you have a bushfire survival plan? Visit the Redland Disaster Plan  Continue reading…

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Raised fire alert level a call to action for Southern Moreton Bay Island residents


Redland City Council is calling on residents of Russell, Macleay, Lamb and Karragarra Islands to help ‘spring clean’ their properties, with the region’s fire alert level raised to 2 on Tuesday. The increase in the fire alert level to 2 means temperatures are increasing, humidity is decreasing, and fuel levels are drying out, which could  Continue reading…

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