Tag Archives: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Council closures during COVID-19 lockdown


The Queensland Government today announced a three-day lockdown due to COVID-19 for 11 local government areas across south-east Queensland, including Redland City, plus Townsville, Magnetic Island and Palm Island. Redland City Council’s essential services will continue during the lockdown, with other services operating online or closing for the duration of the lockdown. Kerbside rubbish collection  Continue reading…

Greater Brisbane 3-day lockdown ends at midday Thursday 1 April 2021


The Queensland Government has this morning announced that the lockdown due to COVID-19 for Greater Brisbane, including Redland City will end at midday today. Some restrictions remain in place for a further two weeks until Thursday 15 April. Continuing restrictions include that masks must be carried everywhere, worn in many indoor spaces and worn in  Continue reading…

Council closures during Greater Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown


The Queensland Government has today announced a three-day lockdown due to COVID-19 for Greater Brisbane, including Redland City, from 5pm Monday 29 March 2021 to 5pm Thursday 1 April 2021. Other local government areas affected by the health directive are Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich and Logan. Queensland Health has advised that from 5pm today, people  Continue reading…

COVID-19 Public Health Alert issued for parts of Brisbane and Moreton Bay Region


Queensland has recorded one new case of locally transmitted coronavirus, with a 26-year-old Brisbane man infectious in the community since last Friday. Contact tracing is underway, below are the locations the man visited: March 20, at 11:00am, he was in the Carindale shopping centre and visited quite a few shops March 20, Baskin and Robbins ice cream store at  Continue reading…

Redland City Council services resume with restrictions


Following the State Government’s announcement that the Greater Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown will end at 6pm today, all Redland City Council services will resume tomorrow, Tuesday 12 January 2021, with some conditions to apply. The three-day lockdown, that included Redland City, Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan and Moreton Bay local government areas, started at 6pm on Friday, causing  Continue reading…

Redlands Local Disaster Management Group on alert


Redlands Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) met this afternoon and remains at alert to prepare for the latest COVID-19 threat. LDMG Chair Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the meeting attended by representatives from Redland City Council, Queensland Health, emergency services, Sealink, Surf Lifesaving Queensland, Department of Communities, and Local Government Association of Queensland. SeaLink  Continue reading…

Council closures during Greater Brisbane COVID-19 lockdown


The Queensland Government has today announced a three-day lockdown due to COVID-19 for Greater Brisbane, including Redland City, from 6pm Friday 8 January 2021 to 6pm Monday 11 January 2021. Other local government areas affected by the health directive are Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich and Logan. Queensland Health has advised that from 6pm today, people  Continue reading…

Council ensures COVID-safe measures for urgent community evacuations


Redland City Council is encouraging island residents to identify friends and family on the mainland they may be able to stay with as part of their disaster plan for this year’s fire and storm season. Mayor Karen Williams, who is also chair of the Redlands Local Disaster Management Group, said that with the storm and  Continue reading…

Council urges pre-schoolies visitors to behave responsibly and stay COVID-safe


Redland City Council is urging young people who may be planning to visit North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) for ‘pre-schoolies’ to stay vigilant and follow Queensland Health COVID-19 restrictions. Mayor Karen Williams said Council wrote to the chair of the District Disaster Coordination Centre last month to advise of the upcoming event and seek advice regarding  Continue reading…

COVID-19 testing clinics update for the Southern Moreton Bay Islands


The temporary COVID-19 testing clinics located at the Russell Island Recreation Hall and Macleay Island Community Hall will close at 4pm today, Wednesday 9 September. Mater Pathology will continue to provide COVID-19 testing at the following locations this Thursday and Friday. Russell Island: 7.30am – 3.00pm at 2 Alison Crescent, Russell Island Macleay Island: –  Continue reading…