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Meet innovation guru Sarah Pearson

Business owners, entrepreneurs and innovators will have the chance to meet leader in innovation Dr Sarah Pearson at the next Innovate Moreton Bay social catch-up. It’s a chance to share ideas and learn from someone with global experience.…

Focus on rural road safety

With rural road crashes accounting for more than 65 per cent of the Australian road toll, there’s a sharp focus on drivers during Rural Road Safety Month. Here’s some tips for staying safe.…

Roadworks to avoid in our region

Here is a list of current and planned roadworks to help make your trips around the Moreton Bay Region a little easier.…

11 major projects in 10 months

Moreton Bay Regional Council has scores of building projects it’s scheduled to complete this financial year. Here are 11, from all corners of the region, for everyone from children and families to sports clubs and motorists.…

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Controlled burn Burpengary

Moreton Bay Regional Council Fire Management is planning a hazard reduction burn at Mayfield Crescent Park, Burpengary, on August 14.…

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Care team harvests state award

The Let’s Dig In therapeutic gardening team, at Bolton Clarke Inverpine in Murrumba Downs, is celebrating after winning the Queensland Team category of the Leading Aged Services Australia Awards for Excellence.…

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Making next-level manufacturing a reality

New equipment valued at almost $900,000 has taken Brendale’s Elexon Electronics to the next level – increasing its capability to manufacture for the defence, medical and mining industries. It’s good news for jobs and manufacturing in the region.…

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Final countdown for J2J teams

There are just three days left for teams of 10 or more to register for the Jetty 2 Jetty (J2J) Fun Run – and receive a 10 per cent discount.…

Moreton Bay pool price freeze for 12 months

Entry prices at the Moreton Bay Region’s swimming pools are being frozen for the next 12 months.…

Simply the best way to hit water

Moreton Bay Jet Ski owner Ken Jeffreys has his eye on making a Pumicestone Passage jet ski tour adventure a Best of Queensland experience, and convincing more of us that winter is the best season to enjoy it.…

Court confiscates illegal fisher’s boat

Four recreational fishers, who took 97 protected sea cucumbers from regulated waters around Bribie Island, have been sentenced with a fishing boat forfeited and fines of $6000 issued.…

Mayor reveals his top 10 picks

It is 100 days since the new Moreton Bay Regional Council was sworn in and Mayor Peter Flannery has picked out the top 10 achievements.…

What's On

9:00am 18th October • Festivals

Moreton Kids Festival

Moreton Kids Festival celebrates the wide-eyed wonderment and enthusiasm of youth with a program full of family-friendly entertainment.…

2:00pm 29th August • Festivals

Bonfire Night

The annual Bonfire Night at Sandstone Point Hotel is back to warm your winter night on Saturday 29th August 2020!…

5:00am 4th October • Festivals

Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run

Get ready, Get set and GO! The annual Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run (J2J), everyone’s favourite fun run is back on Sunday 4th October. …

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10:00am 22nd June • Arts, Culture & Heritage

Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards 2020

Applications are now open for the 2020 Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards! …

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8:00am 16th August

Redcliffe Farmers and Artisans Market

Stretching along Redcliffe Parade, right by the seaside, market shoppers can admire the amazing views while they shop, enjoy live music and indulge in delicious foodie finds. …

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Final countdown for J2J teams

There are just three days left for teams of 10 or more to register for the Jetty 2 Jetty (J2J) Fun Run – and receive a 10 per cent discount.…

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Good Egg Gallery cracks it

The Good Egg Gallery has cracked the formula for bringing local artists together in a welcoming space in just its first few weeks of operation.…

Why father's lawn was key to Liam's dream

Four years ago, Liam Hughes came up with a life-changing plan – all he needed was his father’s lawn in Ferny Hills! Once he got the nod to dig up the grass, Lot 81 Micro Farm was born at Ferny Hills.…

Healthy and Active Moreton program returns

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Healthy and Active Moreton program is kicking off again for those keen to get moving after COVID-19 isolation.…

Where you can find ‘treasure’ in Moreton Bay region

Moreton Bay region’s Treasure Island sheds have reopened at Dayboro, Samford and Mt Nebo dumps.…

Travelling with a disability made easy

Travel is a challenge for many people, especially those with a disability whose needs, require expert help. And that’s where Fiona Donaldson takes over.…

Eat & Drink

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Where to get a strawberry sundae

It’s EKKA time, but not as you know it. There may be no action at sideshow alley and the main arena, due to COVID-19, but you can still grab a strawberry sundae from a pop-up stall near you.…

Dining out in Albany Creek

If you’re after gangster-themed espresso or Thai cuisine made with love, you’ll find it at Albany Creek. We discover some dining gems.…

Free Sizzler cheese toast for a cause

If you’re a fan of Sizzler’s cheese toast, you can’t miss this event at Caboolture! It’s your chance to indulge and raise money for a good cause at the same time.…

Home & Living

How to make your own terrarium

Are you stuck for space, but still want to bring a bit of the ‘outside’ into your home? Why not test your green thumb with your very own terrarium? …

Decluttering your home made easy

For some, spending more time at home has sparked a cleaning frenzy usually reserved for spring! But, if the task before you is overwhelming, don’t panic we’ve asked an expert for help. …

5 perfect pre-run smoothie recipes for Jetty 2 Jetty runners

Are you participating in the Jetty 2 Jetty? Fuel up and optimise your performance by adding these 5 delicious & energy enhancing smoothies to your diet. READ MORE!…

Berrylicious cocktail recipes thanks to Ocean View Estates

Wonderful cocktail recipes at your next shindig, courtesy of North Brisbane winery Ocean View Estates, featuring fresh produces.…

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Backyard blitz goes viral

Like many homeowners, Kate and Shane Hammond used the COVID-19 shutdown to renovate – transforming their pool area and painting the house.…

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A Moreton Bay bug inspired summer surf n’ turf sensation

If you’re looking for the perfect summer meal to expand your cooking repertoire, look no further than Beef and Moreton Bay Bugs, a sumptuous modern Australian dish. DIG IN…

Moreton Life

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Innovation to survive and thrive

Necessity is the mother of invention and innovators in the Moreton Bay Region are well-positioned to grab any opportunities that emerge in a post-COVID-19 world.…

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Call to support genuine Aboriginal art

Overseas tourists may have disappeared, but demand for genuine Aboriginal art remains strong. So strong, Michael Connolly has opened a new Dreamtime Kullilla Art shop.…

Council Appoints First MILLovate Board of Directors

The search for a team of visionary leaders to drive investment at The Mill PDA is over, with Council today unanimously appointing the inaugural board of directors for MILLovate Pty Ltd.…

Business made of tough stuff

Belco Trailers at Brendale has weathered tough times before and is investing in technology to sure up its future during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Expo showcasing jobs, business recovery

Being part of the 2020 Recovery Moreton Bay Region Business and Jobs Expo has never been easier – or cheaper.…

Step back in time at village of yesteryear

If you’re keen for a day out or want to learn more about local history, head to Caboolture Historical Village which has now reopened to visitors.…

Covid-19

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Drive-thru communion at Redcliffe church

In uncertain times, innovation and creative thinking is even taking place in some of our oldest institutions. Drive-thru communion anyone?…

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Mushroom jerky reaction to pandemic

Ingenuity and quick thinking saved Samford Valley Mushrooms when COVID-19 first hit and it’s produced a tasty new product and a whole new market.…

Cactus Jack's Redcliffe open for business

Despite reports to the contrary, Cactus Jack’s Redcliffe is open for business. New owner Rob Griffiths says the menu and specials you know and love are here to stay.…

Chamber of Commerce offers free membership

Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is offering free membership in a bid to connect businesses during tough times.…

Clubs tackling their greatest opponents

Competitive matches will restart in many sports this weekend but behind the scenes, Moreton Bay Region’s not-for-profit clubs still face major challenges.…

Meet USC graduate helping shape Moreton Bay region’s future

Mitch Tilly is turning to lessons learned in Nepal and India as part of his work on developments which will be “defining moments” in the history of Moreton Bay Region.…

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