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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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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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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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

Full speed ahead for rising star

Indiah-Paige Riley has spoken about the 10 remarkable days which have taken her fledgling football career from the Moreton Bay Region to the cusp of Europe’s biggest stage.…

New hospital parking fees revealed

Redcliffe Hospital’s new car park will open next month with fees reported to be the lowest in the Metro North Hospital and Health Services region.…

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.…

Get ready for typical fire season

Danger levels may have eased from this time last year, but the Moreton Bay Region has still been given a stark bushfire warning by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.…

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. …

Lifestyle

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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.…

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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.…

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.…

$30 million boost for Moreton Bay’s motorists

Diamond days are on the way for motorists in the Moreton Bay region with a $30 million upgrade planned at the congested Gympie Arterial Road and Strathpine Road interchange…

Eat & Drink

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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.…

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.…

Home & Living

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.…

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. …

Moreton Bay summer cocktail recipes

Mon Komo Hotel has released the recipe for two of their signature cocktails just in time for the summer holidays.…

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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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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!…

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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.…

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.…

How Raw Power meals is feeding World Gym demand

Justin Bellas has been on an amazing rollercoaster ride at World Gym Burpengary for the past three months – and it is showing no signs of slowing down.…

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