Straddie open for business and visitors: 7.30am Tuesday 7 January


North Stradbroke Island is open for business and visitors as of today following more than a week of severe bushfires.

Emergency Services this morning lifted their advisory around non-essential travel to the island.

Visitors and residents should be aware that some roads may continue to be impacted by operations of emergency services.

Visitors are encouraged to check with their accommodation provider before travelling to the island. Those planning to camp at Main Beach should contact Straddie Camping on (07) 3409 9668, via email on info@straddiecamping.com.au or visit the Straddie Camping facebook page for specific information.

Yesterday’s rain assisted the firefighting effort however some fires are still burning.

There is no current threat to people or property.

The emergency situation declared by the Queensland Police Service for the island under the Public Safety Presesrvation Act was revoked yesterday afternoon by police.

Links to further info on our news site news.redland.qld.gov.au

Straddie waste collection update for today http://bit.ly/1cEKPim
Redland City Disaster Plan: Islands of Moreton Bayhttp://bit.ly/1cwNT3n
Fire fight a team effort http://bit.ly/JZkzby