Monthly Archives: December 2018

School holiday boredom busters on Redlands Coast


Parents can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to Council’s jam-packed summer holiday program set to keep kids entertained over December and January. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that Council’s extensive range of free activities would engage and inspire kids of all ages. “From art and craft to reptile shows to robotics, there’s something  Continue reading…

Capalaba town centre set for revitalisation


Redland City Council has today announced its vision to revitalise the Capalaba town centre. The project will improve public transport access, provide new library and community facilities and transform the precinct into a new town square environment that is safe, activated, innovative and environmentally sustainable. Council, in partnership with subsidiary company Redland Investment Corporation (RIC),  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 7.30pm on Sat 1 Dec 2018 – Lines strengthened ahead of strong winds with SMBI on smoke alert


Residents and visitors of North Stradbroke Island (NSI) and all the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) are urged to stay alert ahead of strong winds expected Sunday through to Monday. Fire crews on NSI today focused on strengthening the south-eastern fire containment lines ahead of these expected weather conditions. The local fire ban for Redland  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island fire update as at 9.15am on Sat 1 Dec 2018 – Waterbombing and backburning continue on Straddie Fire


A fire continues to burn at 18 Mile Swamp, near Blue Lake on the eastern side of North Stradbroke Island and is currently located in the vicinity east of Enterprise Mine. There are no immediate threats to townships. Water bombing and backburning is expected to continue for several days. Currently the fire continues to burn  Continue reading…