Tag Archives: disaster management

Disaster prep street meets across City


Redland City Council is taking to the streets in its latest effort to help people be prepared for natural disasters such as storms and bushfires. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams and Chair of the local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) said a series of City-wide pop-up stalls would give people the chance to meet front-line emergency  Continue reading…

Severe Weather Update: Redland sandbag stations, ferries and power


Community sandbag stations will be operating today and tomorrow in four locations in the Redlands. They are: Cleveland Showgrounds until 7pm tonight and again tomorrow until the storm passes Redland City Council depot, Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island (self-serve, open now) Russell Island refuse station, Centre Road, Russell Island (self-serve, opening late this afternoon)  Continue reading…

PREPARE NOW FOR SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS


Redland City residents are advised that a sandbagging station will be open today at Redland Showgrounds – Norm Price Park, via Long Street, Cleveland from 12 noon to 7pm. Sandbagging stations will also be established at Redland City Council depots at Dunwich, Russell Island and Macleay Island. Residents are urged to prepare now for severe  Continue reading…

Redlands gets a radar


Redland City’s the BOM…or will at least get a real-time Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) observation station late next year. The weather station will be funded through a $150,000 grant from the State Government’s Natural Disaster Mitigation Program after Redland City Mayor Karen Williams lobbied for the funding. At the moment real-time weather information to Redland  Continue reading…

NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND BUSHFIRE UPDATE: 10.15am Wednesday 4 December


Fifteen Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at the bushfire burning approximately 2km south of the Yarraman Mine. Crews worked through the night to conduct backburning in the area. The fire is burning within containment lines and poses no threat to property. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has closed  Continue reading…

Know what to do during a cyclone


Media release issued by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Cyclones are a part of life in Queensland, and being prepared can make a world of difference between cyclones having a major on minor impact on you. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Lee Johnson said the coastal areas of Queensland were subject to cyclones,  Continue reading…