News & notices

February  2017

23 Feb | Bushfire Hazard Reduction Burn - Burpengary

Council wishes to advise that it will undertake a bushfire hazard reduction burn on Friday afternoon, February 24, at Burpengary Environmental Park, weather conditions permitting.

22 Feb | Alice in North Lakes

Follow Alice through the looking glass and discover a world of mad hatters, Cheshire cats, queens and time travel devices when Moreton Bay Regional Council hosts a free Movie in the Park on Saturday, February 25 at North Lakes Town Common.


15 Feb | Construction complete on $9mil AFL hub

Moreton Bay Regional Council has completed construction on its new $9 million AFL precinct at Brendale ahead of the facility’s first ever match on February 18: the Brisbane Lions first home game in the inaugural AFL Women’s competition.


14 Feb | Mayor hosts prayer breakfast

Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland will next month host an annual Mayoral prayer breakfast in Kallangur.  The breakfast is one of several being held throughout Queensland.


08 Feb | Have your say on plans for iconic foreshore

Moreton Bay residents are encouraged to have their say on how the iconic Redcliffe Peninsula foreshore could be used in the future, as Moreton Bay Regional Council launches public consultation for the development of a new master plan aimed at growing the area’s outdoor economy and improving visitor amenity.


03 Feb | Investors, businesses and developers all aboard Redcliffe Peninsula Line

Although the Redcliffe Peninsula Line has been open just four months, the Moreton Bay Region is already seeing record investment, population growth, development and commercial activity along the new rail corridor, new statistics from Moreton Bay Regional Council have revealed.

02 Feb | Rothwell Station access road now open

Rothwell motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians are now better connected to the Redcliffe Peninsula Line, after a new access road from Anzac Avenue to Rothwell station opened to residents this morning (Thursday, 2 February 2017).


01 Feb | Purchasing arrangements - Upcoming tenders

Want the opportunity to do business with Council? During the months of February and March Council will be releasing tenders for a large number of purchasing arrangements.  


January  2017

26 Jan | 260 residents become Australian citizens

In total, more than 260 residents from across the Moreton Bay Region took the pledge to become Australian citizenson January 26. 


24 Jan | Bongaree Caravan Park to trial dog-friendly accommodation

Moreton Bay Regional Council is set to roll out the welcome mat in coming weeks to travellers with canine companions when the Bongaree Caravan Park opens its doors this February to a dog-friendly accommodation trial.


23 Jan | Residents shine at 2017 Australia Day Awards

Brisbane Convoy for Kids organiser Leanne Dinning and Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson were among those recognised at Council’s 2017 Australia Day Awards.


18 Jan | Council hops on board Coast Guard rescue vessel

A 10m newly refurbished rescue vessel has been unveiled at a special recommissioning ceremony held today at Scarborough.


05 Jan | Lyngbya removal at Bongaree

A spokesperson for Moreton Bay Regional Council said council officers had today commenced removal of Lyngbya (also known as blue-green algae) from the foreshore area around Brennan Park, Bongaree.


01 Jan | New Year helicopter operation targets mozzies

5.00pm

Council will commence the New Year with a helicopter operation targeting mosquitos. 


November  2016

18 Nov | Region in strong position following 2015-16

Moreton Bay Regional Council has released its statistical snapshot for 2015-16, which shows the region is in a strong economic position, following record growth, investment and development last financial year.


17 Nov | North Lakes welcomes IKEA and $170 million Westfield extension

Moreton Bay Regional Council today welcomed the completion of North Lakes’ much-anticipated IKEA store and $170 million Westfield expansion, which has delivered more than 900 new jobs for the region.


17 Nov | $327,000 in grants to bring community projects to life

More than 50 community projects, events and initiatives will be brought to life across the Moreton Bay Region, with the help of Moreton Bay Regional Council's latest round of community grants.


04 Nov | Moreton Bay gets ‘Real’ with outdoor gym

Moreton Bay Regional Council and Real Insurance have officially launched a free outdoor gym at Les Hughes Sports Complex, Bray Park as part of the realSpaces initiative.


October  2016

25 Oct | Moreton Bay’s finest young artists in the spotlight

Moreton Bay Region’s finest aspiring young artists were officially recognised at the 2016 Moreton Bay Youth Art Awards on Friday night, October 21.


21 Oct | Draft South-East Queensland Regional Plan released for community feedback

Moreton Bay Regional Council has welcomed the public release of the Queensland Government’s draft South-East Queensland Regional Plan for community feedback.


11 Oct | Governor General visits Burpengary memorial

The Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and his wife, Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove, visited the Burpengary War Memorial yesterday, and paid their respects to the Moreton Bay Region's military veterans.


04 Oct | Redcliffe Peninsula Rail Line opens to the public

Moreton Bay’s biggest public infrastructure project in more than a generation – the Redcliffe Peninsula rail line – has officially opened.


September  2016

15 Sep | Redcliffe Peninsula Line shared path to open

A new 12.6km shared pathway along the Redcliffe Peninsula Line is set to open to the public on Saturday, September 17.


09 Sep | Gold! Gold! Gold! For Moreton Bay’s Lakeisha Patterson

Moreton Bay Regional Council congratulates Caboolture resident Lakeisha Patterson for her outstanding Gold Medal winning swim this morning at the 2016 Paralympic Games.


08 Sep | Council Congratulates World Champion Wombat Warriors

The outstanding achievements of Pine Rivers State High School’s World Championship Winning Tech Team, ‘the Wombat Warriors’, were formally recognised by Moreton Bay Regional Council at its Council Meeting on September 9.


08 Sep | Caboolture West ready for state review

Moreton Bay Regional Council is one step closer to kick-starting the long-awaited Caboolture West.


08 Sep | Get Moving and Step Up to Spring

Fitness is free in the Moreton Bay Region this spring, with more than 240 fitness sessions to be delivered in the region’s parks as part of Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Spring in your Step program. 


02 Sep | Moreton Bay targeted as Queensland’s next priority development area

The former Petrie paper mill site and its surrounds will be transformed into a world-class innovation and knowledge precinct supporting more than 6,000 jobs, after the Queensland Government today declared it Queensland’s next Priority Development Area (PDA).


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