Category Archives: Disaster management

Fire ban for Redlands Coast extended


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises the current fire ban across Redland City has been extended up to and including Friday 20 September, 2019. This means there can be no open fires. QFES advises fires within a properly constructed barbecue are allowed provided they are not left unattended. Power tools can be used use with  Continue reading…

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Council urges community to be prepared for bushfires


Redland City Council is stepping up preparations and is urging residents to remain alert and be prepared as the bushfire rating on Redlands Coast remains dangerously high. Mayor Karen Williams said it was vitally important that residents were prepared should fires ignite. “Redlands Coast has been spared from major blazes to date but given the  Continue reading…

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UPDATE: Dunwich Fire as at 3.30pm 23 August 2019


UPDATE as at 3.30pm 23 August 2019 A bushfire near Dunwich on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) is currently burning within containment lines. Crews were alerted to the fire burning within the vicinity of Mitchell and Rainbow Crescents at about 10pm on Thursday, 22 August. Fire crews from Redland City Council, Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, Queensland  Continue reading…

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13 August 2019 – Planned Burns Russell Island (13 – 16 August 2019)


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with Russell and Lamb Island Rural Fire Service (QRFS), will be undertaking multiple planned burns on Russell Island this week starting today Tuesday 13 August and going through to Friday 16 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Locations: 172-216 High Street (Whistling Kite  Continue reading…

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6 August 2019 – Controlled Burns, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)


Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking multiple planned burns in the Point Lookout area on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah, starting today Tuesday 6 August and going through to Friday 9 August 2019, commencing each day at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location George Nothling Drive, Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island (Tramican Street and  Continue reading…

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1 August 2019 – controlled burn, Greater Glider Conservation Area, Alexandra Hills


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews will be undertaking a planned burn starting today Thursday 1 August 2019 in Alexandra Hills at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location: Greater Glider Conservation Area, 250-354 Redland Bay Road, Alexandra Hills It is appreciated that these burns may cause some inconvenience, however all attempts will be made to limit  Continue reading…

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Controlled Burn 30 July 2019- Wellington Street Bushland Refuge, 213-221 Long Street, Cleveland


Redland City Council (RCC) Parks and Conservation crews along with Queensland Fire & Emergency Services (QFES) will be undertaking a planned burn starting today Tuesday 30 July 2019, commencing at approximately 9.30am (weather permitting). Location: Wellington Street Bushland Refuge, 213-221 Long Street, Cleveland It is appreciated that these burns may cause some inconvenience, however all  Continue reading…

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Controlled burns – Macleay Island 24 – 26 July 2019


Redland City Council Parks & Conservation crews, along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade, will be undertaking multiple planned burns starting today Wednesday 24 July and going through to Friday 26 July 2019. Planned burns will commence each day at approximately 9:30am (weather permitting). Macleay Island locations: 77-95 Beelong Street 15-25 Kardinia Street 1-25  Continue reading…

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Planned burn notification – IndigiScapes, Runnymede Road, Capalaba


Redland City Council will start a hazard reduction burn at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba at about 10.30 this morning. Burning is expected to take a couple of hours, with mop-up activities continuing throughout the afternoon until the fire is extinguished. The burn will take place in a two hectare section of bushland with  Continue reading…

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Update on planned burns for Macleay Island: 11-14 June 2019


Redland City Council – along with the Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade – is intending to undertake hazard reduction burns at six Macleay Island locations from Tuesday 11 June to Friday 14 June, depending on weather conditions throughout the period. Weather conditions have made it difficult to establish fires in the two locations that were  Continue reading…

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