Category Archives: fire management

Council takes proactive approach to bushfire season


Redland City Council’s proactive approach to identifying and reducing bushfire risks has been welcomed by residents visited by officers from its Bushfire Hazard Reduction Team. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Councillor Karen Williams said Council was working in partnership with Queensland Fire Emergency Services (QFES) and the Rural Fire Service  Continue reading…

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Time to get ready as storm and fire seasons approach


On your marks, get ready … Redlands Coast residents are being encouraged to be on the front foot ahead of this year’s looming storm and bushfire season. Redland City Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair Councillor Karen Williams said this month’s Get Ready Queensland Week – from 10-17 October – aimed to raise  Continue reading…

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Planned burns scheduled – Russell Island


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews, along with Russell Island Rural Fire Service, will undertake hazard reduction burns on Russell Island between Wednesday 8 September and Saturday 11 September, weather conditions permitting. The locations of the planned burns are: Melomys Wetland at 4-10 Susan Street, 83-87 Glendale Road and 66-84 Glendale Road Water Mouse  Continue reading…

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Planned burn in Mt Cotton – Wednesday 1 September 2021


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn within Heinemann Road Conservation Area, Mt Cotton on Wednesday 1 September 2021, weather permitting. The burn area is located in a section of bushland off 277-293 Heinemann Road (highlighted in yellow on the map below). The burn is expected to occur between  Continue reading…

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Planned burn scheduled – Wednesday 28 July 2021


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews along with Brisbane Region Rural Fire Service will undertake a planned burn in a section of bushland within the Bayview Conservation Area, Redland Bay on Wednesday 28 July 2021, weather permitting. The location of the burn area is 273-305 Days Road (highlighted in yellow on the map below).  Continue reading…

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Planned burns scheduled in Alexandra Hills – Friday 23 July 2021


UPDATE: Thursday 22 June 2021 The hazard reduction burns within the Scribbly Gums Conservation Area at Alexandra Hills will continue on Friday 23 July 2021, weather permitting. Wednesday 21 June 2021 Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crews and Brisbane Region Rural Fire Service will undertake a hazard reduction burn in two areas within the  Continue reading…

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Planned burns scheduled – Wednesday 23 June 2021


UPDATE: Wednesday, 23 June 2021 The planned burns listed below have been postponed due to weather conditions, and will be rescheduled. Tuesday, 22 June 2021 Redland City Council’s Parks & Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in sections of bushland at Alexandra Hills and Redland Bay on Wednesday 23 June 2021, weather conditions  Continue reading…

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Planned burn scheduled – Friday 28 May 2021


Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation crews will undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland within the Birkdale Bushland Refuge on Friday 28 May 2021, weather conditions permitting. The location of the burn area is 88-106 Burbank Road – highlighted in yellow on the map. The purpose of the burn is to  Continue reading…

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Planned burns scheduled – 13 to 16 April 2021


Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) will be undertaking three separate planned burns on North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah from Tuesday 13 April to Friday 16 April 2021. They are conducting the burns at the following locations: North of 2 Mile (5.3 ha) on Tuesday 13 April 2021 Blue Lake/Kaboora walking  Continue reading…

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