Category Archives: Disaster management

Impacts of wet weather update – 5.17pm, 14 February 2020


Update as at 5.17pm, Friday 14 February 2020 Sand bagging The sand bagging station at Council’s South Street Depot, Cleveland will be closed for the weekend. The following self-service sand bagging stations will continue to operate across the weekend and will accessible all hours: •  Russell Island Council Depot – Entry via High Street •   Continue reading…

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All Redlands Coast roads now re-opened


2.25pm, Monday 10 February All roads have now been re-opened. 12.05pm, Monday 10 February Due to heavy rain, there are closures on the following roads: • Pitt Street, Wellington Point • Nelson Road, Wellington Point • Avalon Road, Sheldon • Mary Pleasant Drive, Birkdale It it’s flooded, forget it.

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Sand bagging stations update


12pm, Monday 10 February 2020 Self-service sandbagging stations are now in open at the following Council Depots: • Russell Island – entry via High Street • Cleveland – entry via South Street Depot • North Stradbroke Island – entry via Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich All locations will remain open from 7am – 6pm. Shovel, bags and sand provided. Wear  Continue reading…

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Leslie Harrison dam spilling


Seqwater has advised Leslie Harrison Dam has started spilling excess water and outflows have increased due to continuing rain in the catchment area. Avoid potential hazards downstream of the dam such as fast flowing or deep water near waterways and floodplains. These hazards potentially threaten the safety of you and your property. For more information  Continue reading…

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Opt in for alerts and be prepared for emergencies


Redland City Council is urging residents to opt in for its new emergency notification text messaging service that will provide subscribers with emergency news, weather warning updates and notification of road flooding at four key locations. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Karen Williams said the opt-in mobile phone text alert and/or  Continue reading…

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Redlands Coast residents urged to be prepared for long fire season


Redland City Council is urging all Redlands Coast residents to be ready and prepared for the continuing fire season. Mayor Karen Williams said the devastating national bushfire emergencies were a powerful reminder for all local households to have an emergency plan and to be prepared. “Council and our local emergency services and agencies are continually  Continue reading…

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Redland City Council Local Fire Ban extended as at 17 December 2019


A Fire Ban is current from 0001hrs Wednesday 17 December 2019 until 2359 Monday 30 December 2019 in the local government areas of Moreton Bay Regional Council, Brisbane City Council and Redland City Council. More information on the fire ban here: redlnd.cc/FireBan To report a fire, please contact 000 (triple zero) If you have any  Continue reading…

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Christmas by Starlight to shine a helping hand on Queensland farmers


Queensland farmers doing it tough as a result of the drought will benefit from donations collected at Redland City Council’s annual Christmas by Starlight event in Cleveland later this month. Mayor Karen Williams said Council would partner with the Rotary Club of Cleveland to collect donations at the event for the Rotary Australia drought appeal.  Continue reading…

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Update – Water restored to Benfer Road, Victoria Point


Update: 12pm Thursday 28 November 2019 Water has been restored to the Benfer Road area, Victoria Point following emergency repairs to a burst water main this morning. Council crews are flushing the repaired main. You may see open hydrants with flowing water – this is necessary to flush pipelines. Please do not approach the hydrants  Continue reading…

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