News & notices

February  2018

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.

07 Feb | NAIDOC 2018 funding now open

Moreton Bay Regional Council is offering funding of up to $1,000 to help community groups and organisations celebrate NAIDOC Week 2018.

05 Feb | Commonwealth Championship Draw

The Rugby League International Federation has today released the draw for the 2018 Commonwealth Championship.

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.

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


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


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

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.

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.

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). 

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