Category Archives: Disaster management

North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 10.15am Friday 30 November – Generators, water bombing and a community meeting at NSI


While there are no immediate threats to townships, generators are being taken to North Stradbroke Island as a precaution. Water bombing and backburning are also continuing ahead of anticipated increased temperature and winds across the weekend. A community meeting is also planned for 3pm today at Dunwich community Hall, Ballow Street to provide the latest  Continue reading…

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North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 12.15pm Thursday 29 November 2018 – Straddie residents urged to stay alert – Dunwich township meeting 3pm tomorrow


A township meeting will be held at Dunwich at 3pm on Friday 30 November to provide an update on the fire currently burning at 18 Mile Swamp, near Blue Lake on the eastern side of North Stradbroke Island. Residents are advised to keep updated with community messaging. The township meeting, with representatives from emergency services  Continue reading…

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Overnight backburning at 18 Mile Swamp fire, North Stradbroke Island


Overnight backburning at 18 Mile Swamp fire, North Stradbroke Island  A fire is burning at 18 Mile Swamp on North Stradbroke Island, near Blue Lake on the eastern side of the island. The Redlands Local Disaster Management Group has been stood up. Qld Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Parks and Wildlife and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal  Continue reading…

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Stay healthy during the heat


Stay healthy during hot conditions such as those we are currently experiencing in Redlands Coast. Stay hydrated, out of the sun and check on neighbours. And don’t forget to keep your pets cool also. See Queensland’s health information sheets for more information. https://www.qld.gov.au/emergency/dealing-disasters/disaster-types/heatwave Staying safe and healthy in hot weather poster

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Redlands Coast Fire Ban


A total fire ban is in place for all of Redland City up until 11.59pm tonight, Wednesday November 28. Power tools and mowers can be used with extreme care. More information on fire bans: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au  

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Burst water main – Karragarra Island, Macleay Island and Lamb Island rolling blog: latest update 24 October at 9.30pm


9.30pm Wednesday 24 October 2018 Boil water alert lifted for Karragarra, Lamb and Macleay islands Residents on Karragarra Island, Lamb Island and Macleay Island do not need to boil their drinking water as of 9:00pm Wednesday 24 October 2018. Seqwater and Redland City Council have confirmed multiple treated water samples of the network over the  Continue reading…

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