Monthly Archives: February 2015

Permanent place to drop off household hazards


Council now offers a permanent household hazardous waste drop-off point at Redland Bay Waste Transfer Station for Redland City residents. Disposal of household hazardous waste is free but volume limits apply and your own proof of residency is required (i.e. Drivers Licence) Please note: Hazardous waste from commercial businesses or non-residents will not be accepted  Continue reading…

Social media keeps people informed during Marcia


Mother Nature again showed her might recently with ex-tropical Cyclone Marcia delivering heavy rainfall and strong winds to the Redlands. While Redland City was spared the full brunt of the weather, congratulations go to residents and emergency services for their preparedness and response to the event. With around 200 SES and Council staff at hand  Continue reading…

Be wary of flooded waterways and fallen trees


Redland City Residents are advised that while the worst of the rain has now passed over the Redlands there are still dangers associated with the heavy rainfall dumped by ex-tropical cyclone Marcia. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams warned residents to stay clear of creeks, drains and foreshores as rain run-off continues to swell local waterways.  Continue reading…

Media Update: Cyclone Marcia (Redlands) as at 1:00pm


Please see below the latest media update from the Redlands for your consideration for immediate broadcast. The Bureau of Meteorology has advised that the torrential rainfall over the Redlands will dissipate by early afternoon. The heaviest falls have been experienced on North Stradbroke and the Southern Moreton Bay islands as ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia moved over  Continue reading…

Media Update Cyclone Marcia (Redlands) live updates: Saturday 21 February


3.15pm Be wary of flooded waterways and fallen trees Redland City Residents are advised that while the worst of the rain has now passed over the Redlands there are still dangers associated with the heavy rainfall dumped by ex-tropical cyclone Marcia. In particular residents are being warned to not swim in flooded waterways and be careful  Continue reading…

Marcia (Redlands) latest road closure information: Saturday 21 February, 6.05pm


ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION – 6.05pm Road closures: Allan Day Drive, Wellington Point Avalon Road, Sheldon Mt Cotton Road, Sheldon Pitt Road Birkdale. Mary St Thorneside. Water over road: School of Arts Rd, Redland Bay Serptine Creek Rd, Redland Bay Sturgeon St, Ormiston Tulloch Drive, Wellington Point Double Jump Road, Redland Bay Pitt St, Redland Bay  Continue reading…

Media Update: Cyclone Marcia (Redlands) – Alert for Brewer St, Capalaba


Residents of Brewer Street, Capalaba, are being advised that they may experience flooding overnight and tomorrow due to the higher-than-usual incoming tides into Tingalpa Creek around 11pm tonight and 11am tomorrow. Evacuations are not considered necessary but SES members are currently door-knocking the area to ensure all Brewer Street residents are fully aware of the  Continue reading…

Media Update – Cyclone Marcia (Redlands) at 3:15pm


Ferry and barge services North Stradbroke Island Stradbroke Ferries last vehicle ferry service will depart Cleveland at 4.00pm and return from Dunwich at 5.00pm. The 4:00pm service from Dunwich to Cleveland has been cancelled. The last Stradbroke Ferries water taxi service from Cleveland today will leave at 5.25pm and 5.55pm from Dunwich. The last Gold  Continue reading…