News & notices

July  2017

21 Jul | Residents urged to dispose of hot ashes safely this winter

Winter months are a timely reminder for residents to ensure they’re disposing of any hot ashes from wood fires safely and responsibly, and not into their general waste or recycling bins.


19 Jul | Search is on for Moreton Bay’s most fashionable recycler!

Lights, camera, action! The search is on for Moreton Bay’s most fashionable recycler, as Moreton Bay Regional Council launches its ‘Regional Recycler Competition’ for 2017, with the theme ‘Rescued Funky Fashion’.


17 Jul | Next stage for The Mill’s industry-leading koala program

After identifying, tagging and ensuring the health of 45 koalas around the site, Moreton Bay Regional Council has now engaged Endeavour Veterinary Ecology (EVE) to undertake the next stage in their industry-leading koala protection program for The Mill at Moreton Bay project.


17 Jul | Australian art royalty touches the region

The Caboolture Regional Art Gallery will be one of only three galleries in the country, to showcase the works of Australian art royalty Brett Whiteley (1939-1992), in one of the nation’s most prestigious art exhibitions, from 15 July to 16 September 2017.


12 Jul | ‘Modern midden’ helping to restore Passage

Lost shellfish reefs in Pumicestone Passage are one step closer to being restored.


06 Jul | Apply to bring ‘Eat Street’ vibes to Caboolture

Applications are now open to local artists, buskers and creative performers to help activate Caboolture’s laneways and CBD areas as part of Moreton Bay’s newest creative arts festival - Generate Festival.


05 Jul | Council seeks ideas on Margate public space

Moreton Bay Regional Council is seeking ideas from local businesses and residents to help breathe new life into the heart of Margate’s business district.


04 Jul | Council grants to showcase Indigenous culture and languages during NAIDOC WEEK

Moreton Bay Region celebrates NAIDOC WEEK.


June  2017

30 Jun | Transit-oriented development incentivised

Council and Unitywater are offering incentives to encourage development in Strathpine & Caboolture centres and along the Redcliffe Peninsula Line. 


28 Jun | $337,000 in grants to bring projects to life

More than 60 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.


26 Jun | School holiday fun kicks off in the region

Kids give boredom the flick these school holidays when Moreton Bay Regional Council hosts a range of activities for children and teenagers.


20 Jun | Discover the fun of coding and robotics

Coding and robotics is no longer limited to younger generations, with Moreton Bay Regional Council hosting free beginner workshops for adults and seniors at libraries throughout the region from now until the end of August.


16 Jun | Region’s littlest recyclers recognised for enormous efforts

Moreton Bay regional Council has praised some of its youngest residents for doing their bit to reduce, reuse and recycle, at its annual Early Learning Centre Recycling Awards on Thursday, 8 June.


12 Jun | Strawberry season kicks off in Moreton Bay

The first punnets have been filled to the brim and thousands of vibrant, ripe red fruits are ready for the picking - a sure sign strawberry season has started in the Moreton Bay Region.


06 Jun | Council brings trade delegation to Caboolture

Moreton Bay Regional Council has represented our region at the Australian Smart Communities Conference last week in Adelaide.


02 Jun | 2017/18 budget focused on enhancing lifestyle of growing Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay Regional Council today handed down its $563 million budget for 2017-18, which will continue to deliver significant investments in the lifestyle of the growing Moreton Bay community, while maintaining a strong economic result for the region.


May  2017

23 May | Pilot project shares school playground

In a first for the region, Moreton Bay Regional Council has partnered with Humpybong State School to deliver an exciting new shared playground that both students and the wider community can enjoy.


18 May | North Lakes best master planned community

North Lakes’ incredible transformation from 1,036 hectares of farmland into one of South East Queensland’s most sought after commercial, retail and lifestyle hubs has been recognised on the national stage, with the development being named as Australia’s Best Master Planned Community.


17 May | Next chance to have your say on access and inclusion in Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay Regional Council is encouraging residents to get involved and have their say in the next stage of community consultation for the development of council’s very first ‘Disability Access and Inclusion Plan’.


April  2017

27 Apr | Harris Ave, Narangba lands new skate park

Moreton Bay Regional Council has awarded a $471,000 tender for the construction of a new youth plaza and skate park at the Harris Avenue Sports Grounds at Narangba.


March  2017

24 Mar | New SES headquarters for Moreton Bay Region

Extensive modifications to transform a large two storey, seven bedroom brick home at Murrumba Downs into a new headquarters for the Moreton Bay SES unit and Petrie SES group are now complete, with the facility set to officially open on Saturday, 25 March 2017.


14 Mar | Moreton Bay recognised as ‘smart region’

Moreton Bay Regional Council has today signed an exciting new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Dutch-based Global Smart City and Community Coalition - known as ‘GSC3’.


06 Mar | Moreton Bay to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay

Local legends are being called on to represent their community’s spirit, as the Moreton Bay Region prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).


06 Mar | 9,400 volunteers roll up sleeves for clean up

More than 9,400 Moreton Bay residents rolled up their sleeves and scoured the region’s beaches, parks, roads, nature reserves and sporting complexes on Sunday, 5 March, as Australia’s biggest working bee - Clean Up Australia Day - swept across the nation.


01 Mar | Moreton Bay scores tender for soccer precinct

Moreton Bay Regional Council has announced a major $11.45 million tender for the first stage of its new regional soccer precinct at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex, Burpengary.


February  2017

24 Feb | Forklift game-changer rises to the occasion at Innovation Awards

A universal forklift accessory that is fast changing the warehouse and distribution industry has taken out top honours at the second annual Moreton Bay Innovation Awards.


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.


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).


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.


November  2016

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

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.


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