News & notices

May  2018

17 May | Reserve fun for Murrumba Downs Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Join in a morning of free family fun at Murrumba Downs on Wednesday, May 23 when Moreton Bay Regional Council’s popular Teddy Bears’ Picnic heads to John Oxley Reserve.

16 May | Council banking on new service in Dayboro

Local councillor Darren Grimwade has put the call out for a new bank to set-up shop in Dayboro following the announcement the Queensland Country Credit Union (QCCU) would close its Dayboro branch later this year.

11 May | A step in the right direction for heart health

Moreton Bay Regional Council is encouraging residents to put their best foot forward and sign up as a Walk Organiser to run Heart Foundation Walking Groups within the region.

09 May | See green, think green, speak green

Moreton Bay Regional Council is urging residents to think green and help combat food waste by setting up their own compost bin as part of International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW May 7 - 13).

09 May | Construction starts on bridge in Caboolture

Construction has now started on a new $16 million congestion-busting bridge in Caboolture shaving vital minutes of the daily commute for local residents.

08 May | Bears to picnic for Scarborough fair

Join in a morning of free family fun this Wednesday, May 9 when Moreton Bay Regional Council’s popular Teddy Bears’ Picnic transforms Jamieson Park into a Scarborough Fair. 

04 May | Want free pizza? Come on down!

Redcliffe is rolling out the red carpet this long weekend for entertainers, food truck and recreational sports operators to activate the peninsula foreshore.

03 May | CREEC soars to new heights

A new all-abilities playground with custom-made play towers has been installed by Moreton Bay Regional Council at the Caboolture Regional Environmental Education Centre (CREEC), bringing fun at the facility to new heights.

April  2018

27 Apr | Centenary Lakes overhaul creates traineeships

A massive landscaping project to overhaul the parklands around Centenary Lakes is set to not only beautify Caboolture, but also provide traineeship opportunities for at least 40 unemployed people.

23 Apr | 2018 NCWQ Moreton Bay bursary

Applications are open for the National Council of Women of Queensland (NCWQ) and Moreton Bay Regional Council’s $1,000 study grant.

20 Apr | Moreton Bay remembers

On April 25, Moreton Bay residents will pause to remember the lives lost during World War One.

19 Apr | Moreton Bay Regional Council (Making of Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) 2018

Moreton Bay Regional Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated the 27th day of March 2018, made: (a) Moreton Bay Regional Council Local Law No. 7 (Waste Management) 2018 (the “local law”); and (b) Moreton Bay Regional Council Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2018 (the “subordinate local law law).

19 Apr | MBRC helps Arts Guild celebrate with upgrade

The 30th birthday celebrations have begun early for Caboolture Artisans’ Guild with Moreton Bay Regional Council today announcing a $580,000 project upgrade for the burgeoning group’s clubhouse and workshops.

19 Apr | Council pledges to go to plastic straw-free

Moreton Bay Regional Council has today pledged to phase out the use of single-use plastic straws at its council-operated venues and events

19 Apr | Students set off on outback journey

Eighteen Moreton Bay students will walk among the dinosaurs, discover the spiritual home of Waltzing Matilda and learn about the birth of the flying kangaroo when they arrive at Winton for the trip of a lifetime.

18 Apr | Region’s first transit-oriented development

A nation-wide search is underway to establish the Moreton Bay Region’s first transit-oriented development at Mango Hill in the heart of one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

10 Apr | Free boards up for grabs at skate park opening

There’ll be plenty of flips, spins and kickflips when Narangba’s youth plaza and skate park opens to the public on Saturday 14 April.

03 Apr | Slam dunk! MSEC scores $7.8 mil upgrade

Moreton Bay Regional Council has announced a major $7.8 million upgrade for the Morayfield Sports and Event Centre (MSEC) as part of a plan to attract major sporting events and trade shows to the popular indoor hub, and boost the region’s $.178 billion tourism, hospitality and accommodation industry.

March  2018

28 Mar | Making of interim local law

Moreton Bay Regional Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated the 27th day of March 2018, made Moreton Bay Regional Council Interim Local Law No. 2 (Advertising Devices) 2018 (the “Interim Local Law”).

23 Mar | Council leases give berth to Bribie boat clubs

The search for a site to house boats for two of Bribie’s largest community boating clubs is now over thanks to a pair of community leases from Moreton Bay Regional Council.

08 Mar | Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

Moreton Bay Regional Council is inviting local residents to view the region’s draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan and provide their feedback on the draft plan available online and from council’s customer service centres.

February  2018

23 Feb | Moreton Bay mozzie chopper takes to the sky

Council will continue its mosquito aerial treatment program this Sunday and Monday following recent wet weather.

14 Feb | World of waterbugs under the microscope

Get up close with the weird and wonderful world of waterbugs in 2018 with Moreton Bay’s Aquatic Explorers program.

13 Feb | Approved Inspection Program: Animal Registration and Management

Moreton Bay Regional Council will conduct a scheduled animal registration and management inspection program from 6 March to 30 June 2018.

January  2018

25 Jan | Region welcomes more than 130 new Aussies

More than 130 residents will take the pledge to become Australian citizens on Australia Day in Moreton Bay.

25 Jan | Celebrating Australia Day Awards winners

A campaigner against domestic violence, koala carers and a 2018 Commonwealth Games baton bearer are among seven award recipients at Moreton Bay Regional Council’s annual Australia Day Awards.

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.

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

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