Category Archives: Disaster management

Overnight backburning at 18 Mile Swamp fire, North Stradbroke Island


Overnight backburning at 18 Mile Swamp fire, North Stradbroke Island  A fire is burning at 18 Mile Swamp on North Stradbroke Island, near Blue Lake on the eastern side of the island. The Redlands Local Disaster Management Group has been stood up. Qld Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Parks and Wildlife and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal  Continue reading…

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Stay healthy during the heat


Stay healthy during hot conditions such as those we are currently experiencing in Redlands Coast. Stay hydrated, out of the sun and check on neighbours. And don’t forget to keep your pets cool also. See Queensland’s health information sheets for more information. https://www.qld.gov.au/emergency/dealing-disasters/disaster-types/heatwave Staying safe and healthy in hot weather poster

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Redlands Coast Fire Ban


A total fire ban is in place for all of Redland City up until 11.59pm tonight, Wednesday November 28. Power tools and mowers can be used with extreme care. More information on fire bans: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au  

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Burst water main – Karragarra Island, Macleay Island and Lamb Island rolling blog: latest update 24 October at 9.30pm


9.30pm Wednesday 24 October 2018 Boil water alert lifted for Karragarra, Lamb and Macleay islands Residents on Karragarra Island, Lamb Island and Macleay Island do not need to boil their drinking water as of 9:00pm Wednesday 24 October 2018. Seqwater and Redland City Council have confirmed multiple treated water samples of the network over the  Continue reading…

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Get filming ‘Get Ready’ for great prizes


An Apple iPad Pro or a GoPro HERO6 are up for grabs as part of Redland City Council’s new ‘Get Ready’ youth video competition. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group chair Karen Williams said the competition aimed to involve young people of Redlands Coast with community messaging around storm and bushfire season preparedness.  Continue reading…

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Council sets out on Redlands Coast transport journey


How residents travel around the Redlands Coast was at the centre of two decisions made by Redland City Council in today’s General Meeting. The first decision saw Councillors endorse the Draft Redlands Coast Transport strategy for community engagement, while councillors also unanimously supported a Mayoral Minute for Council to make a submission to a State Government inquiry into  Continue reading…

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Council endorsed Education and Training Industry Sector Plan for Redlands Coast


Council today endorsed its Education and Training Industry Sector Plan 2018-2023, which supports the delivery of Council’s Economic Development Framework 2014-2041(EDF). With the education and training industry being Redlands Coast’s third largest employer, contributing 4.5 per cent of the Coast’s economic output, the Education and Training Industry Sector Plan focuses on three areas: Fostering collaboration  Continue reading…

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