Tag Archives: Macleay Island

Macleay Is foreshore redevelopment a step closer with invitation to tender


Another major milestone has been reached this month with Council advertising for tenders for the multimillion dollar Macleay Island Foreshore redevelopment, one of the largest single infrastructure projects currently planned for Redland City. The tender invitation calls for civil and marine engineering to construct a new seawall and sealed carpark, associated road works and ancillary  Continue reading…

Bushfire WATCH AND ACT message for Macleay Island as at 3:40pm Friday 18 Nov


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is advising residents in the vicinity of Tim Sheas Wetland Reserve, Macleay Island to enact their bushfire plan. At 3.40pm Friday 18 November a large bushfire was located at Tim Sheas Wetland Reserve, Macleay Island. The large fire is travelling in a westerly direction and is expected to impact  Continue reading…

Launch of support services for SMBI


Residents of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) will soon have local access to a range of support services with the launch of the SMBI Community and Wellbeing Hub on Macleay Island. A partnership initiative between Redland City Council and 10 community organisations, the service will be officially launched on Thursday 17 November. Redland City Mayor  Continue reading…

Public comment now open on Macleay Island foreshore development


Extensive plans for the development of the Macleay Island foreshore went on public notification today with the public comment period for the long awaited development open from 14 July to 4 August 2016. Details of the full Macleay Island foreshore application can be viewed online using Council’s website with reference number MCU013484. Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards  Continue reading…

Snapshot: Tuesday 5 August


Trees for Weeds Day Swap a shopping bag of weeds for a free native plant* at five island locations. Straddie and Bay Islands When: Saturday 16 August, 8.30am – 10.30am Where: Point Lookout Bushcare Nursery, Karragarra Island Foreshore Park, Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, Macleay Island Progress Hall, Russell Island Pool Carpark *Limit five plants per person  Continue reading…

Ribbon to be cut on Macleay Island Skate Park


The ribbon will be cut on the $500,000 Macleay Island community skate park on Saturday 31 May and everyone is invited. The event will include skaters, showing what the new facility is capable of, as well as live music and give-aways. The opening event kicks off at 10am at the skate park on the corner  Continue reading…

City of islands to host unique forum


The benefits of living in an island community will be discussed when the Redlands hosts the first South East Queensland Island Forum next week. Redland City Councillor for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (Division 5) Mark Edwards said the unique forum would focus on topics specific to island communities. “This forum is an opportunity for  Continue reading…

Council Budget delivers for SMBI residents


Redland City Council will effectively neutralise the financial impact of new TransLink services for the majority Southern Moreton Bay Island residents as part of its 2013-14 Budget. Mayor Karen Williams said a reduction in the infrastructure component of general rates would offset the cost of extending the transport network from July 1. “I am happy  Continue reading…

Redland City islands to get disaster plans


Each Redland City island is to get its own disaster management plan, Mayor Karen Williams said today. Cr Williams said the Southern Moreton Bay Islands would be priorities, with North Stradbroke and Coochiemudlo islands to follow. “The recent Australia Day weekend storms and their aftermath, and fires on North Stradbroke Island, drove home to us  Continue reading…