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  1. Tree clearing
    The clearing of trees and vegetation on Council or State controlled land, including roadsides, is an offence.
  2. Problem trees & removals
    Complaints regarding trees, clearing of trees and vegetation, tree roots.
  3. Workshop: Successful Citrus Trees
    Join Peter from The Plant Shack for a workshop that will help you get the best out of your citrus trees (in the ground or in a pot).
  4. Habitat trees, hollows & nest boxes
    Hollows developed in old trees have the potential to provide important habitat for many native animals. 
  5. Download - Tinsel-A-Tree competition application pack
    Application and fact sheet regarding the Tinsel-A-Tree competition.
  6. Memory and Keepsakes - Family Tree: A memory to me
    Do you know who your mother and father are? What about their parents, and their elders before them?
  7. Pine Rivers Policy WS PK.20 - Trees in Anzac Avenue, Kallangur
    It is Council’s policy to maintain the original intent of ANZAC Avenue as a tree lined memorial avenue.
  8. Caboolture Policy - 217/06 - Removal of Urban Trees in Council Controlled Areas
    To provide procedures and guidelines to assist Parks and Recreation Officers in determining the removal or retention of trees growing on public or Council managed land including parks, reserves and road reserves and other Council controlled properties.To ensure consistency, openness and transparency in the determination of requests from residents, Government Agencies and Council Departments for the removal of trees in parks, reserves and urban road reserves. 
  9. Family Tree Planting on the banks of the South Pine River - Families
    Join the South Pine River "River Warriors" team and plant native trees along the South Pine River Rainforest Corridor.
  10. Ancestry.com for beginners
    Learn how to use Ancestry.com to research your family tree.
  11. Glossy black-cockatoo
    The Glossy Black-Cockatoo, (Calyptorhynchus lathami) is recognised as a threatened species under State legislation, and is the rarest of Australia’s cockatoos.
  12. Footpaths
    Footpaths are in place to promote pedestrian movement in a safe manner along roadsides and residents must not obstruct in a manner that creates a nuisance or safety issues.
  13. Landscaping & gardening
    Plants and trees are the greatest air-conditioners; and they operate for free.
  14. Pine Rivers Policy WS PK.21 - Pine Rivers Reafforestation Projects
    This policy outlines how Council will endeavour to provide practical support to community initiated tree planting projects on Council owned or controlled land.
  15. Samford EcoCorridor Planting Day
    Our aim is to plant 2000 trees and volunteers are welcome to join in.
  16. Boombana
    Boombana means “trees in bloom”, which fits this area perfectly.
  17. Dr Red - Cellar Door
    Overlooking Samford Valley this property is planted with 1,500 grape vines, coffee and olive trees which are all used as active ingredients in the various smooth red wines produced. Sales and tastings of Dr Red Punch range, Spearole Tea and Dr Red wines.
  18. Camp Mountain Lookout
    On a clear day enjoy the amazing views of Moreton Bay and the Glass House Mountains from the lower north-facing lookout. Walk along the ridgeline to another lookout offering surprisingly close views of bustling Brisbane City. Picnic shelters and wood barbecues are nestled among tall eucalypt trees.
  19. Powerful owls
    Powerful Owls are huge predatory birds (50-65cm in length) that occupy very large permanent territories, sometimes having a home range of up to 1000 hectares.
  20. Genealogy for Beginners
    Come along to these regular hands on sessions where you will receive training on the use of genealogy resources such as Ancestry.com.
  21. Westridge Outlook
    See views over Lake Wivenhoe with the Great Dividing Range in the distance. A mixed forest of grey gums, tallowwoods and spotted gums surrounds the lookout, which is situated on a high rocky outcrop. Try to spot animal markings from goannas, possums and red triangle slugs on the smooth-barked eucalyptus trees. 
  22. The Gums Anchorage Apartments
     2 and 3 bedroom units and penthouses all have water views, ensuites and bathrooms, private balcony or terrace. The kitchens are well equipped, DD phone, TV / DVD, and some units have Foxtel. Within this landscaped, gum-treed retreat is a tennis court, salt water pool and a sauna.
  23. Wivenhoe Outlook
    This outlook provides a picnic area with scenic views of Lake Wivenhoe. Stringybark trees flower here during summer with pale yellow flowers that attract birds. The unusual cry of the cat bird can often be heard in the valley below. Viewing platforms are only a short walk from parking and picnic facilities, on Northbrook Pathway.
  24. Genealogy Help!
    Come along to our FREE one-on-one genealogy help sessions.
  25. Window exhibition: Dave Parsons
    Dave Parsons’ paintings reflect his love of Australian flora, in particular our magnificent gum trees.
  26. Severe storm
    Severe storms are more common than any other natural hazard. They occur regularly in South East Queensland between September and March and can produce damaging winds, hail lightening and flash floods.
  27. Kumbartcho Sanctuary
    Kumbartcho is the local Aboriginal word for Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii). The Hoop Pine is the focus of the districts name, emblem and logo some magnificent specimen trees can be found at the Kumbartcho Sanctuary, which is set on 6 hectares of natural habitat, including a boundary with the South Pine River.
  28. Manorina
    Atrax circuit — 750m return (allow 30 minutes) Keen eyes may find the tiny earthen moss-covered doors of secretive trapdoor spiders along the track.Morelia walking track — 6km return (allow 2 hours)Walk from the Manorina car park, along the track through wet eucalypt forest containing groves of cabbage tree palms. At Mount Nebo lookout you can enjoy quiet, spectacular views over Samford Valley and Moreton Bay. 
  29. Reducing your impact on the environment
    There are easy actions you can do to reduce your impact on the environment and improve your quality of life. 
  30. Koala protection
    If you see a sick, injured or orphaned koala or have any koala related concerns, contact Moreton Bay Koala Rescue Inc or the Pine Rivers Koala Association (24 hours a day / 7 days per week).
  31. Redcliffe Policy 108-2005 Vegetation Management on Reserves
    Redcliffe Policy 108-2005 Vegetation Management on Reserves
  32. Window Exhibition: Julie White
    Julie White enjoys many facets of photography including landscapes, streetscapes, and people in the context of their everyday lives. In this series of photographs she focuses on nature and accentuates the calm that can be experienced whilst surrounded by the
  33. Caboolture Regional Art Gallery - G.A.M.E for kids gallery
    Caboolture Regional Art Gallery - G.A.M.E for kids gallery
  34. Bellara Beach and Banksia Beach landscape concept plans
    Council has recently completed concept plans for Bellara Beach and Banksia Beach, Bribie Island.
  35. Workshop: Tasty Trail Mix
    Bushwalking takes a lot of energy! Learn how to make a Tasty Trail Mix that can be easily carried in a bag for long walks and is perfect for an energy
  36. Backyards for Wildlife
    Backyards for Wildlife is a regional program that supports and recognises the efforts of owners of smaller bushland blocks to preserve local wildlife habitat and link wildlife corridors in the urban environment.
  37. National and state travel choice events
    Throughout the year there are a number of national and state wide events that promote and encourage healthy lifestyle and travel choices.
  38. Window exhibition: Liz Celegato
    Brisbane emerging artist Liz Celagato, whose previous works are predominantly acrylic on canvas, has recently started experimenting in mixed media techniques.
  39. Dividing fences
    Reach agreement prior to constructing any dividing fence. Fences higher than two metres require Council permits. 
  40. Environmental centres
    Environmental Education Centres provide environmental education messages focused on Learning to Live with the Environment.
  41. Hays Inlet Festival
    Activities and events centred around Hays Inlet and local waterways, focusing on water quality and how it impacts on Hays Inlet.
  42. John Bray Park - Area D - Melaleuca Reach
    Area D - Melaleuca Reach is a linear area bounded by residential properties on the north, a private land holding in the east, Four Mile Creek on the south and Kensington Village Shopping Centre on the west.  
  43. Fauna
    Like many places in Australia where original indigenous vegetation still exists, the Moreton Bay Region is home to a rich diversity of native animals. We are privileged to have a wide variety of natural habitat types.
  44. Environmental pests & weeds
    There are over 1000 different weeds in South East Queensland. This number grows every year as we introduce more plants into our gardens or industries. 
  45. Window Exhibition: Catherine Macauley
    Catherine’s figurative work starts with the Divine Feminine.
  46. Cultural Heart - Public Art
    Many artworks are located on public land in the Moreton Bay region. Browse some of these public artworks on this website and then make the trip to see them in person.
  47. John Bray Park - Area A - Casuarina Corner
    Area A - Casuarina Corner is a delightful segment within John Bray Park. It is a large open area bounded on its southern side by Four Mile Creek, and on its northern side is overlooked by residences which provide good passive surveillence. 
  48. Flying foxes
    Flying foxes are mammals, like humans, and belong to the Order Chiroptera (meaning ‘hand-winged’). Flying foxes play an important role in dispersing the pollen and fruit of many native trees, such as figs, palms, lilly-pillies and quandongs.
  49. Regional ecosystems
    Regional Ecosystems (RE) are a way of describing different vegetation types that relate vegetation, land form and geology.
  50. Moreton Bay Region Bushcare
    Bushcare Programs are a partnership between Council and the community in caring for the natural environment.
  51. Land for wildlife
    Land for Wildlife (LFW) is a unique, voluntary program which provides resources to private land holders and community groups managing land with existing wildlife habitat, as well as to those working hard to re-establish habitat through revegetation and restoration projects.
  52. Beachmere Caravan Park - Park rules
    Terms and conditions of your stay and park rules at Beachmere Caravan Park.
  53. New road names
    When a new development is approved in the district, the developer is required to provide names for all the new roads that have been created as part of the development.
  54. John Bray Park - Area B - Kensington Green
    Area B - Kensington Green is a distinctly separate area within John Bray Park and this aspect could be exploited to create a social node which suits the lifestyles of the young adult age group.
  55. Wild dogs
    Residents are requested to submit as much information as possible on any sightings of wild dogs and/or attacks, including the date, location, description, activity and damage caused.
  56. Window Exhibition: Bronwyn Russell-Collins
    Bronwyn Russell-Collins is a Brisbane-born clay and collage artist whose passion is creating something unique and soul-nourishing.
  57. Donnybrook Caravan Park - Rules
    Terms and conditions of your stay and park rules at Donnybrook Caravan Park.
  58. Toorbul Caravan Park - Rules
    Terms and conditions of your stay and park rules at Toorbul Caravan Park.
  59. Bells Caravan Park - Rules
    Terms and conditions of your stay and park rules at Bells Caravan Park.
  60. Bongaree Caravan Park - Rules
    Term and conditions of your stay and park rules at Bongaree Caravan Park.
  61. John Bray Park - Area C - Petersen's Pocket
    Area C - Petersen's Pocket is an extensive open area enclosed by residential properties on its high southern boundary and by a wide loop of the Four Mile Creek on its lower northern boundary.
  62. Mobile applications
    Council has developed a number of applications for mobile devices to enable you to access a range of Council services anywhere, any time.
  63. Birralee Childcare Centre
    Birralee Childcare Centre is a community based non profit centre sponsored by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. We provide a high quality child care and education for children from six (6) weeks to school entry. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided.
  64. Bunyaville Conservation Park
    The park is the perfect spot for a picnic or BBQ in the forest.  Visitors can enjoy bushwalking, horse riding and cycling at Bunyaville, and dogs are allowed provided they are kept on a leash at all times. 
  65. Street lighting
    The majority of streetlight and / or pole maintenance on road reserves and along paths through and around a park is the responsibility of Energex. 
  66. Report your sightings
    Native animal sightings are regularly reported to council. If you see an animal or plant of interest please contact Council’s Environmental Services Department. 
  67. Window Exhibition: Bruno Valmadre
    Bruno Valmadre has pursued his passion for three dimensional expression throughout the past fifty years, building on an impressive skill base which includes abstract and figurative works, lathe works and more recently some very dynamic jewellery pieces.
  68. Contact Council
    Options for contacting Moreton Bay Regional Council via phone, online, email, fax, post and in person. If your matter is urgent or a public safety concern, please phone Council.
  69. G.A.M.E for Kids - Creation Stations and Discovery Docks
    Our free Museum Discovery Docks will take you through a journey of wonderment and discovery through fun interactive projects and activities. Children can be endlessly inspired by local talent and national touring exhibitions, from traditional techniques to the infinite possibilities of contemporary art.
  70. Pine Rivers Family Day Care - Learning environments
    Pine Rivers Family Day Care Educators consider the Early Years Learning Framework to inform their practice and program. Family Day Care allows children to participate in experiences that can be more flexible and meet individual needs and interests.
  71. Dog parks & beaches
    Dog parks and beaches that have been allocated for the exercising of dogs (on and off a leash), providing they are kept under strict control.
  72. Kerbside bins
    Moreton Bay Regional Council's contractor provides a weekly waste and fortnightly recycling collection service to properties within the defined waste collection area.
  73. John Bray Park - Area E - Waterhousia Way
    Area E - Waterhousia Way is the most localised of all the areas in John Bray Park and presently serves only its immediate neighbourhood as a recreational space. 
  74. Roadworks
    Roads are subject to deterioration due to vehicular traffic and changing weather conditions. Road defects can include potholes, cracking, bulging, large depressions and ruts. 
  75. John Bray Park - Area F - Durham Glade
    Area F - Durham Glade is located at the eastern end of John Bray Park and functions largely as a through area for high school students from Pine Rivers High School and train commuters for the Bray Park rail station. 
  76. John Bray Park - Park issues
    John Bray Park is an important social and environmental hub for local residents.
  77. Pine Rivers Heritage Museum - School activities
    The Pine Rivers Heritage Museum provides an opportunity to explore life, including the history of our own area with a number of specialised displays, activities and exhibits for school tours.
  78. Redcliffe Botanic Gardens
    The Redcliffe Botanic Gardens is a peaceful green haven right in the heart of the city – providing a quick escape from the rigours of everyday life. It is the perfect place to have a picnic, celebrate a birthday or simply enjoy a quiet moment in the beautiful surrounds.
  79. Planning Scheme Policies for Infrastructure Contributions
    Following a series of workshops within Council, a number of amendments and new planning scheme policies we created for all three districts.
  80. Magpies
    The Magpie breeding season peaks from August to October but nesting can take place anytime from July to December.
  81. 9 to 12 years - mad about books!
    Reading suggestions for 9 to 12 years.  
  82. Our History - Caboolture District
    Caboolture has a rich, yet quiet history. With its proximity to Brisbane, capital of the Queensland, Caboolture was one of the first areas of the State opened to European settlement.
  83. 9 to 12 years - mad about books
    Reading suggestions for 9 to 12 years.  
  84. Disaster management - Be prepared
    By actively preparing your home, business and yourselves, you can improve the safety of your family. Prepare a household emergency plan, emergency kit, evacuation kit and know your neighbours.
  85. 2014 Caboolture River Catchment Management Plan Online survey
  86. What's Cooking in the Gardens?
    This event celebrates the great outdoors through food, entertainment and nature.
  87. Riparian & reserve analysis
    The vegetation represented in the Reserves and Riparian areas are quite diverse extending from coastal estuaries and open beach fronts across the coastal lowlands and hills to the mountain ranges in the west. 
  88. Recycling at waste facilities
    Resource recovery areas are in operation at Council's waste facilities to encourage residents and commercial customers to sort and separate their waste.
  89. Example RADF projects
    Some example RADF projects from previous funding rounds.
  90. Caboolture township history
    Information on the history and heritage of towns and localities within Caboolture district. 
  91. History of the PineRiversPlan
    Following European settlement, the district developed as a series of small townships and service centres. The first Town Planning Scheme for the Shire of Pine Rivers was gazetted on the 8th May 1965.
  92. Staging an event - things to consider
    Events usually involve the public and require consideration of additional elements including public liability insurance ($20 million), road closures, pedestrian management, health service considerations and promotional activities.  
  93. Bushfire
    Bushfires pose a very real threat to the Moreton Bay region.  You don’t have to live in the bush for bushfire to be a threat.  Most places can be impacted by burning material, embers and smoke.
  94. Pine Rivers township history
    Some history on the Pine Rivers townships including Albany Creek, Dayboro, Lawnton, Petrie, Samford, Strathpine & Whiteside.

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