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State of Fire Emergency partially lifted – Fire ban remains in place


While the State of Fire Emergency Declaration has been removed for Redland City Council, the local fire ban continues. 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 but must be used with extreme care. For  Continue reading…

Protect your health from bushfire smoke


While there are no fires burning on Redlands Coast air quality is still being affected by smoke haze from fires around the rest of the state. The community is advised to remain alert to the levels of smoke, especially vulnerable people with asthma or pre-existing lung or heart conditions. What can you do: • Look after  Continue reading…

State of Fire Emergency continues – Redland City is part of a total fire ban until further notice


A State of Fire Emergency declared earlier this month continues across 42 Local Government Areas in Queensland, which bans a range of activities that can cause fires to ignite and prohibits the lighting of specified outdoor fires. What you cannot do during a State of Fire Emergency: • No fireworks. • No hangis or pit ovens permitted.  Continue reading…

Planned hazard reduction burns – Pt Lookout and Alex Hills


Planned burns assist in reducing fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration. They are necessary to reduce the volume of forest litter fuel and assist with hazard reduction. The following burns are scheduled for May: Tuesday 3 June, 3pm  Corner of East Coast Road and George Nothling Drive, Point Lookout Wednesday  Continue reading…

Redlands Snapshot – 20 May 2014


National Reconciliation Week Short Film Festival at Cleveland Library National Reconciliation Week from 27 May – 3 June is a time to reflect on working together to celebrate our diversity, our cultural differences and our shared values. Council is hosting a free short film festival during National Reconciliation Week in Cleveland Library with daily sessions at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Come  Continue reading…

Planned hazard reduction burns – Point Lookout


Planned burns assist in reducing fire danger and provide conditions essential for native plant species regeneration. They are necessary to reduce the volume of forest litter fuel and assist with hazard reduction. The following burns are scheduled for May: Tuesday 20 May, 1pm – 12am BA18NSI – North of Tramican Street, Point Lookout Wednesday 21  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burn at Capalaba: Thursday 15 August


The Conservation Fire Management Team is undertaking a planned burn today, Thursday 15 August, in the Swampbox Conservation Area, Lot 900 Lyndon Road, Capalaba (see below – area within the red boundary in the centre of the map). Queensland Fire & Rescue Service (QFRS) communication centre has been notified. The burn will be completed by  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burns on Russell Island: Tuesday 30 July to Thursday 1 August


Our Conservation Fire Management Team in conjunction with Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) Urban and Rural will be undertaking a series of hazard reduction burns this week on Russell Island. The planned burns will take place from Tuesday 30 July to Thursday 1 August 2013 at the following locations:  Melomy’s Wetlands (see first map  Continue reading…

Hazard reduction burn at Redland Bay: Wednesday 29 May


We will be carrying out a hazard reduction burn (weather permitting) at Serpentine Creek Cemetery, Redland Bay on Wednesday 29 May.  See the map below for exact areas. While all attempts will be made to limit any smoke hazards, there may be partial road closures and minor delays. For further information, please view the Fire management page on  Continue reading…