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Collapse Redland SES tops another challenge(Opens New Window)
30/08/16 6:17 PM
A Redland SES Rescue Team has proved again that their SES training, team work, leadership and clear thinking are a powerful winning combination by coming out ahead of Brisbane and Moreton SES in a test of skills at the 2016 Brisbane Region SES Rescue Competition. The team will now progress as one of seven SES  Continue reading...
expande Planned burn at Bayview Conservation Area, Redland Bay on 10 August 2016(Opens New Window)
8/08/16 8:58 AM
Our Conservation Unit is intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn in a section of bushland on Wednesday 10 August 2016, depending on weather conditions at the time. The location of the burn area is highlighted in yellow on the map. The total area of the burn will be for hazard reduction as well as  Continue reading...
expande SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS: Thursday 4 August 5.13am(Opens New Window)
4/08/16 10:35 AM
Bureau of Meterology have issued a weather warning for damaging winds for south east Queensland. Locally damaging wind gusts to 90km/hr are likely about the elevated ground of the southern border ranges this morning, and also about the exposed east coastal areas during today. Locations which may be affected include Stanthorpe, Mt Barney, Springbrook, Lamington  Continue reading...
expande SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DAMAGING WIND and HEAVY RAINFALL: Sunday 19 June 6.40pm(Opens New Window)
19/06/16 6:38 PM
Bureau of Meteorology have issued a severe thunderstorm warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall for south east Queensland. Storms are forecast to affect Amity Point, southern Moreton Island and Tangalooma by 6:15 pm and Dunwich, Peel Island and Point Lookout by 6:45 pm. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding  Continue reading...
expande Be prepared for severe storms and heavy rain this weekend(Opens New Window)
18/06/16 9:33 AM
Redlands residents have been advised to prepare for severe storms and potentially heavy rain this weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast  severe weather for South East Queensland from Saturday, with the possibility of heavy rain and isolated  thunderstorms on Sunday. Redland City Council’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre has been placed on alert status and  Continue reading...
expande SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: 9am Saturday 4 June(Opens New Window)
4/06/16 9:05 AM
A severe weather warning has been issued this morning by Bureau of Meteorology for damaging winds, heavy rainfall, abnormally high tides and dangerous surf for the south east Queensland. Read the warning in full: POWER OUTAGES Energex has advised a total of 608 properties on Russell Island are without power. The power outages are  Continue reading...
expande Severe Weather Update: Redland sandbag stations, ferries and power(Opens New Window)
3/06/16 4:16 PM
Community sandbag stations will be operating today and tomorrow in four locations in the Redlands. They are: Cleveland Showgrounds until 7pm tonight and again tomorrow until the storm passes Redland City Council depot, Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island (self-serve, open now) Russell Island refuse station, Centre Road, Russell Island (self-serve, opening late this afternoon)  Continue reading...
3/06/16 12:30 PM
Redland City residents are advised that a sandbagging station will be open today at Redland Showgrounds – Norm Price Park, via Long Street, Cleveland from 12 noon to 7pm. Sandbagging stations will also be established at Redland City Council depots at Dunwich, Russell Island and Macleay Island. Residents are urged to prepare now for severe  Continue reading...

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