Redland Snapshot – 14 January 2014

Straddie open for business

Council and the Straddie Chamber of Commerce are encouraging visitors back to Straddie in the wake of the bushfires. Explore beautiful beaches, enjoy stunning ocean views and help our Straddie operators at the same time. Check out the latest images on our Facebook page. For camping inquiries contact Straddie Camping on (07) 3409 9668.


Be bushfire and storm safe

The North Stradbroke Island bushfires have emphasised the need for residents – particularly those on the bay islands – to be prepared for emergency situations.

Stay connected

Keep up-to-date with the latest information on potential storm or bushfire threats through Redland City Council’s community media services. You don’t need a Facebook or Twitter account to access these pages:

Bay Islands emergency guide: For our island residents, the Redland City Council’s Disaster Management Plan is full of important information tailored specifically for the Islands of Moreton Bay. You can access it on Council’s website.


Healthy Waterways Report Card 2013

Community Forum – 15 January 2014

Healthy Waterways invites you to attend a free 2013 Ecosystem Health Report Card community forum presented by our Chief Scientist Dr James Udy.

A special presentation will also be provided by Council staff on the outcomes of the Redlands Waterway Recovery Report. The evening will include a free supper.

  • When: Wednesday 15 January 2014, 6pm – 8pm
  • Where: Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba

To book: Email Rachael or phone 3177 9100



Straddie E-Waste drop-off point

Council had opened a temporary e-waste drop-off on North Stradbroke Island, providing free disposal of e-waste (e.g. televisions without broken glass, computers, laptops, cables, printers, scanners and hard drives) for residents and businesses until the end of January 2014. Normal restrictions on accepted types of e-waste apply.

  • Collection dates: Now open until 31 January 2014
  • Collection times: 8am – 2pm weekdays; 7.30am – 3pm weekends
  • Drop-off location: North Stradbroke Island Waste Transfer Station, East Coast Road, Myora

For a complete list of approved e-waste, visit our website.


Mobile Library

Interruption to services

The Mobile Library will be out of service until Monday 3 February 2014 due to repairs. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Water meter readings

We are reading water meters in Alexandra Hills and on Russell and North Stradbroke Islands this week. Make sure our meter readers have clear access to your water meter.