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Local News   •   6-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Extra time to pay your rates

Giving ratepayers extra time to pay their rates because of the latest COVID-19 lockdown is just one way Moreton Bay Regional Council is supporting the community and reminding people we’re #moretonbaytough. Read about other practical initiatives….…

Local News   •   6-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Show your support for Caboolture Festival businesses

With Caboolture Festival offerings on hold due to our COVID-19 lockdown, it’s more important than ever to support the businesses behind the events that were scheduled and unite as a community to show we’re #moretonbaytough. Here’s how you can help – now and when lockdown lifts……

Local News   •   4-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Homegrown library inspiring readers

Mango Hill’s Jessica Wright is connecting her community one book at a time and inspiring a network of readers. Find out how she’s doing it……

Local News   •   28-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Aussie music legend's rallying call

Powderfinger’s Ian Haug says These Days … are a time to support musicians. He’s doing his bit at his Camp Mountain studio, Up in the Airlock.…

Local News   •   28-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Council Updates

Animal shelters filling up again

COVID-19 restrictions may have eased, but the demands on animal shelters across the Moreton Bay Region are rising sharply.…

Why the Mill is being opened up to the world

The Mill university precinct at Petrie will step up its search for the world’s best hi-tech infrastructure next month.…

Chamber of Commerce offers free membership

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

Redcliffe hospital carpark opening soon

If you’re wondering when Redcliffe Hospital’s new carpark is going to open, you won’t have to wonder for much longer. It’s almost finished.…

Local News   •   6-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Extra time to pay your rates

Giving ratepayers extra time to pay their rates because of the latest COVID-19 lockdown is just one way Moreton Bay Regional Council is supporting the community and reminding people we’re #moretonbaytough. Read about other practical initiatives….…

Local News   •   27-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Escaping the cold leads to $25,000 win

An attempt to escape the winter cold has landed a $25,000 Instant Scratch-Its win for a resident in the Moreton Bay Region.…

Business News

Local News   •   6-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Show your support for Caboolture Festival businesses

With Caboolture Festival offerings on hold due to our COVID-19 lockdown, it’s more important than ever to support the businesses behind the events that were scheduled and unite as a community to show we’re #moretonbaytough. Here’s how you can help – now and when lockdown lifts……

Shopping   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Jobs boost at $45 million shopping village

A new $45 million retail development is set to transform the site of a former shopping centre and bring jobs to the Moreton Bay Region. Property Solutions is building Murrumba Village, a shopping and childcare complex, where Tulip Town used to stand in Kallangur.…

Council refund helps hospitality industry

Moreton Bay Regional Council has refunded $760,000 in food licence fees to 1212 local restaurants, cafes, pubs and hotels, including awarding-winning Scarborough wedding venue Reid’s Place.…

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.…

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.…

Huge boost for clubs and pubs in Moreton Bay region

Clubs and pubs in Redcliffe, Caboolture, North Lakes and Pine Rivers are back in business with thousands of customers returning in the first few days after COVID restrictions eased…

Keeping Fit

Local News   •   20-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

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.…

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.…

30 ways to improve mental wellbeing

The past few months have been challenging for many of us, so we went to the experts for some tips on improving our mental wellbeing. Here’s their top 30.…

Takeaway

Restaurants   •   27-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

Local Stories   •   3-6-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Silver lining in COVID-19 shutdown

When COVID-19 restrictions shut down her small business, this single mum worked quickly to lock in a ‘plan b’. It’s paid off for her and her new employer.…

Moreton Bay pubs and clubs plan for reopening

Under the Federal and State Governments’ staged easing of restrictions, venues will be permitted to offer dining for a maximum of 10 patrons at a time (no bars or gaming) during stage one which is effective from 11.59pm on May 15.…

Behind the business – Laceys Hill Distilling Co

For John Bradbury there’s no better way to show off what Laceys Creek has to offer than creating a gin that incorporates the flavours that make this part of the world special.…

A bountiful harvest: how local celebrity chef is embracing change

Another producer with strong links to Samford Harvest, and doing its part in keeping the local supply chain alive and well, is Millen Farm.…

Raw Power has business flexing its muscle

COVID-19 has put the brakes on many businesses, but one Moreton Bay franchisee is instead looking to expand his operations.…

Family Fun

Local News   •   9-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Mystery over a magical addition to Deception Bay

As if by magic, Fairy Way has officially become part of the Moreton Bay Region. Seemingly without warning, a sign has been put up in Deception Bay marking the Fairy Way of Moreton Bay Community Rocks.…

Region’s beach mats key to accessibility tourism

Moreton Bay Regional Council is paving the way to become the most accessible tourism destination in South East Queensland - starting with getting everyone onto our beautiful beaches.…

Leisure precinct coming to Deception Bay

Concept drawings have been released for a new leisure precinct at Deception Bay, ahead of a public information day on June 27.…

Home & Lifestyle

Couple stunned by lucky lotteries win

A Caboolture couple has admitted winning the latest Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw left them unable to cook dinner or sleep.…

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? …

Pull-on your gumboots: Autumn gardening jobs you can do this weekend

The weather’s getting cooler, pumpkin soup is back on the menu, and the bread-making craze is still going strong.…

Keeping kids moving with Cameron Cullen

Even the tiniest rugby league stars are desperately missing the game they love, with competitions and training cancelled and kicking the ball at school not even an option. If your footy fanatic is climbing the walls, jump online and get moving.…

Shopping   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Jobs boost at $45 million shopping village

A new $45 million retail development is set to transform the site of a former shopping centre and bring jobs to the Moreton Bay Region. Property Solutions is building Murrumba Village, a shopping and childcare complex, where Tulip Town used to stand in Kallangur.…

Local Stories   •   12-5-2020  •   Kylie Knight

USC students offer telehealth help

Are you struggling with home schooling, working from home or being isolated as an older member of the community? USC students are using technology to help.…

Support Local

Local News   •   28-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Aussie music legend's rallying call

Powderfinger’s Ian Haug says These Days … are a time to support musicians. He’s doing his bit at his Camp Mountain studio, Up in the Airlock.…

Local News   •   28-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

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.…

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.…

Live theatre is back at Redcliffe

If you’ve missed seeing live theatre, here’s some good news – it’s back! Redcliffe Musical Theatre’s first production since the COVID-19 shutdown opens on July 24.…

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.…

South Sudan mission for Redcliffe’s Rene Van Rooyen

Redcliffe born and raised Navy logistics officer, Lieutenant Rene Van Rooyen is one of 19 Australian Defence Force personnel deployed on Operation Aslan as part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)…

Get Creative

Local News   •   4-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Homegrown library inspiring readers

Mango Hill’s Jessica Wright is connecting her community one book at a time and inspiring a network of readers. Find out how she’s doing it……

Local Stories   •   24-6-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Tune in for new series ‘3 Things With…’ author Ben Law

Award-winning Australian author and broadcaster Ben Law will give Moreton Bay residents an insight into his unique life with a quirky online interview airing on Wednesday 1 July.…

Embracing the iso-party trend

We're a social bunch who also happen to be quite inventive in the face of change. Moreton Bay Tough spoke to some local party and event suppliers for inspiration and tips, when adding that special touch to home-bound celebrations.…

Need toilet paper? Pony Club to the rescue

Samford folk are well known for helping each other out, so when a bloke needs a roll of toilet paper, they come to the rescue. …

Bribie Island Community Kindergarten delivers dose of weekly smiles

Staying connected is more important now than ever, and one Moreton Bay Region kindergarten is continuing to bring much-needed smiles to aged care residents with its intergenerational program.…

Quarantine Talent Time - Ben Hayward

Ben Hayward from Caboolture loves Bon Jovi and loves to sing. A video of him embracing his love of both has made many people smile and inspired others to work out their vocal cords while in isolation at home.…

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