News & notices

August  2017

11 Aug | Moreton Bay unveils first land supply reports

Moreton Bay Regional Council has unveiled its first major land supply reports for the region, with data revealing Moreton Bay is well-equipped to meet demand for residential and industrial land over the next two-and-a-half decades.


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.


July  2017

25 Jul | Moreton Bay partners with community to improve health of Pumicestone Passage

Council partners with community on Pumicestone Passage Catchment Action Plan 2017-2020.


21 Jul | Residents urged to dispose of hot ashes safely

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.


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.


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.


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’.


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