Tag Archives: bushfire

North Stradbroke bushfire updates live: Tuesday 7 January 2014


We will be updating this page with all of the latest updates about Straddie on Tuesday 7 January 2014. 9.00pm Watch and act message CANCELLED for Straddie 2.30pm New update: Reduced ferry services to Straddie – Tuesday 7 January 1.20pm New update: Straddie bushfire update: Tuesday 7 January 9.10am New update: Straddie bushfire update: 9.10am Tuesday 7 January  Continue reading…

Straddie Bushfire Community Information Session: Dunwich 10am Monday 6 January 2014


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES, Queensland Police Service and Redland City Council invite North Stradbroke Island residents and visitors to attend a public meeting where the latest fire information will be provided and questions can be answered. Meeting time Dunwich 10am Dunwich Community Hall Corner Ballow Road and Junner Street, Dunwich For those who can’t make it, we  Continue reading…

Significant smoke to hit Dunwich from 2pm Sunday 5 January


Residents at the northern end of North Stradbroke Island, including Dunwich, are being warned of significant smoke levels from 2pm today and overnight as a result of planned backburning that will occur at North Stradbroke Island.    Local Disaster Recovery Committee Chair and Redland City Deputy Mayor Alan Beard said residents could expect smoky conditions  Continue reading…

Bushfire Community Information Meetings: Friday 3 January 2014


Queensland Police Service, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES and Redland City Council invite North Stradbroke Island residents and visitors to attend a public meeting where the latest fire information will be provided and questions can be answered. Meeting times DUNWICH 12pm–1pm Dunwich Community Hall, cnr Ballow Road and Junner Street, Dunwich (near the police station) POINT LOOKOUT  Continue reading…

NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND BUSHFIRE UPDATE: 10.15am Wednesday 4 December


Fifteen Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews remain on scene at the bushfire burning approximately 2km south of the Yarraman Mine. Crews worked through the night to conduct backburning in the area. The fire is burning within containment lines and poses no threat to property. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has closed  Continue reading…

North Stradbroke Island bushfire update: 4.30pm Tuesday 3 December


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) have issued the following update on the bushfire burning on North Stradbroke Island. Twenty-six Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are currently attending to a bushfire burning about 2km south of Yarraman Mine on North Stradbroke Island. The fire is burning within containment lines and poses no threat  Continue reading…

Incidents spark fire warning


Lighting fires on Redland beaches or in the City’s parks without a permit can be costly, Redland City Council has warned. Council’s Open Space, Sport and Recreation spokesman Cr Lance Hewlett (Division 4) said in addition to the risk of a fire burning out of control, unapproved fires could also endanger other park users. “Camp  Continue reading…

Be bushfire ready this summer


Redland City Council is urging residents to act now and be ready for bushfire season this summer, particularly at North Stradbroke Island. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said with hot and windy conditions forecast over the coming days, all Redlanders are reminded to be prepared in case bushfires occur in the area. “North Stradbroke Island  Continue reading…