News & notices

January  2018

22 Jan | Caboolture gets a green heart

With the $2 million upgrade of Matthew Terrace and James Street complete, works have now started on the ‘Green Link’ project in the heart of Caboolture’s CBD.


15 Jan | Be inspired inside The Drawing Room

Take a walk into Caboolture Regional Art Gallery this month and draw on your creative side through Moreton Bay Regional Council’s latest interactive drawing studio workshop.


12 Jan | Lyngbya at Bribie Island and Beachmere

Moreton Bay Regional Council has identified Lyngbya (also known as blue-green algae) along the Bribie Island and Beachmere foreshore at Main Street, Oxley Place and Red Beach.


05 Jan | Council chopper targets mozzies

Moreton Bay Regional Council will continue its mosquito aerial treatment program, tomorrow, following king tides.


December  2017

28 Dec | Moreton Bay mozzie chopper takes to the skies

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Moreton Bay Regional Council will continue its mosquito aerial treatment program following recent heavy rainfall this week.


21 Dec | Moreton Bay digs deep for book appeal

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Mayor Sutherland has applauded local businesses and residents for their generosity in the 2017 Smith Family book appeal.


15 Dec | Community groups share more than $344,000

Christmas has come early for more than 50 local groups and individuals across the region with the help of Moreton Bay Regional Council’s latest round of community grants.


15 Dec | Review complete on community feedback

Moreton Bay Regional Council has completed its review of community feedback on the first proposed amendments to the region’s planning scheme.


15 Dec | Rugby League Commonwealth Championship

Tickets are officially on sale for the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championship in Moreton Bay, just in time for Christmas.


14 Dec | New technology to be trialled in Moreton Bay

A brand new technology designed to allow older Australians to live independently at home for longer will be trialled in Moreton Bay.


13 Dec | Shellfish project in Pumicestone Passage

Artificial shellfish reefs are today being installed into Pumicestone Passage at Bribie Island in an Australian-first, using a team of divers in a bid to grow new shellfish beds from recycled oyster shells.


11 Dec | End-of-Year Closures

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s administration, customer service centres, venues and facilities will close from 12.00noon Friday 22 December 2017, resuming normal business hours on Tuesday 2 January 2018.


07 Dec | Council partners with NL tech company

Moreton Bay Regional Council has teamed up with a North Lakes-based software solutions company to push for better mobile coverage in the region’s rural and remote areas.


November  2017

24 Nov | Early works on Petrie Mill underway

Moreton Bay Regional Council has awarded a $1.78 million early works package contract to Allroads Pty Ltd as part of Stage 1 of the Petrie Mill redevelopment project


17 Nov | Ferny Hills indoor pool launch makes a splash

Olympic Gold Medallist Brooke Hanson made a splash at the opening of Ferny Hills’ new $1.9 million heated indoor program pool for the $750 swimming lesson giveaway.


07 Nov | Road upgrade for Albany Creek hub

Moreton Bay Regional Council has announced a $1.3 million upgrade for Albany Forest Drive to boost road safety and reduce congestion at the entrance to one of the region’s largest high schools and business hubs.


03 Nov | Making of interim local law

Moreton Bay Regional Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated the 24th day of October 2017, made Moreton Bay Regional Council Interim Local Law No. 1 (Advertising Devices) 2017 (the “Interim Local Law”).


03 Nov | Road Closure: Section of Bunya Road and Heather Anne Drive, Bunya

Moreton Bay Regional Council has commenced construction at Bunya Road for the new bridge installation and associated road works.


02 Nov | Best in the business go head-to-head

Moreton Bay’s most pioneering businesses have been unveiled today as finalists in the inaugural 2017 Moreton Bay Region Excellence and Innovation Awards delivered in partnership between Moreton Bay Regional Council, Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism (MBRIT) and local business sponsors.


02 Nov | Giddy up for QSEC’s Horse Home Show

Moreton Bay Region is gearing up to host its fourth Horse Home Show at the Queensland State Equestrian Centre (QSEC) on Saturday 4 November.


October  2017

26 Oct | Caboolture local runs ultramarathon home

Rapturous applause met Caboolture local Billy Tindall as he ran back into his home town this morning on the second last day of his 2,000km ultramarathon fundraiser for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation.


09 Oct | State Government land boost for Petrie university campus

Petrie university campus is set to receive a land boost thanks to the Queensland Government’s Advancing our Cities and Regions Strategy.


03 Oct | Plans to transform Deception Bay waterfront

Moreton Bay Regional Council will unveil exciting new plans to transform a 12256sqm waterfront site at Deception Bay into a new recreation, environmental and community precinct for locals.


02 Oct | Cash in on Bank of I.D.E.A.S

Local businesses and community groups can withdraw a wealth of knowledge from the Bank of I.D.E.A.S when its acclaimed founder and director Peter Kenyon shares his expertise this October in a series of intimate workshops.


August  2017

29 Aug | All aboard! New Redcliffe to Moreton Island passenger service announced

A new passenger ferry service direct from Redcliffe jetty to Moreton Island has officially been launched.


21 Aug | Have your say: first proposed major amendments to the planning scheme.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is inviting the community to view and provide feedback on proposed amendments to the region’s planning scheme, including the much-anticipated plan to create $9.5 billion of economic activity in Caboolture West, after the State Government approved public consultation.


18 Aug | Kallangur Scouts unlock new clubhouse

The Kallangur Scouts have received the keys to their new den after officially signing their five-year community lease with Moreton Bay Regional Council.


10 Aug | Free show rides & entertainment at the Caboolture Family Fun Day 2017

The annual Caboolture Family Fun Day is bringing the ultimate affordable show experience to the Moreton Bay Region with a huge program of free rides, entertainment and activities for families to enjoy.


10 Aug | North Lakes kicks a goal with new complex

Rugby league and soccer players in North Lakes kicked a big goal over the weekend with the official opening of the new $3.48 million Kinsellas Sports Complex, thanks to a joint partnership between Moreton Bay Regional Council and the State Government.


09 Aug | Redcliffe artist wins Tyson Evans scholarship

A young artist from Redcliffe State High School has won this year’s prestigious Tyson Evans art scholarship offered by Moreton Bay Regional Council.


09 Aug | Moreton Bay to host 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championship

Moreton Bay has been selected by rugby league’s international governing body to host the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championship.


08 Aug | Sir Angus Houston appointed USC Chancellor

Moreton Bay Regional Council has welcomed the appointment of retired Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC as the new Chancellor for the University of Sunshine Coast (USC). 


07 Aug | Morayfield Health Hub a heartbeat away

Construction on the multimillion dollar Morayfield Health Hub is well underway, ahead of the opening of its first stage in October this year.


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