North Stradbroke bushfire updates live: Tuesday 7 January 2014


We will be updating this page with all of the latest updates about Straddie on Tuesday 7 January 2014.

9.00pm

Watch and act message CANCELLED for Straddie

2.30pm

New update: Reduced ferry services to Straddie – Tuesday 7 January

1.20pm

New update: Straddie bushfire update: Tuesday 7 January

9.10am

New update: Straddie bushfire update: 9.10am Tuesday 7 January

  • Main Beach south of the causeway and Main Beach camp grounds remain closed. The airport and lakes (Blue, Brown, Keyholes) remain closed.
  • Alfred Martin Way (Tazi Road) closed. East Coast Road is open, however there are active fires in this area and near Yarraman Mine Road.
  • There is an open fire ban in place.
  • There is no current threat to people or property.
  • While North Stradbroke is open for visitors, there are still active fires. Residents and visitors are urged to be careful on the island and follow directions of emergency services personnel.
  • Read the update in full Straddie bushfire update: 9.10am Tuesday 7 January

7.30am

New update: Straddie open for business and visitors: 7.30am Tuesday 7 JanuaryNorth Stradbroke Island is open for business and visitors as of today following more than a week of severe bushfires. Visitors and residents should be aware that some roads may continue to be impacted by operations of emergency services.