Tag Archives: Moreton Bay

Record smartphones and online use by Moreton Bay residents

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Moreton Bay Regional Council has released a statistical snapshot for the 2014/15 financial year featuring a record number of local residents interacting with council online via mobile devices and smartphone apps. Mayor Allan Sutherland said while many continued to interact with council through traditional telephone and email contact, thousands of residents were moving to smart […]

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Moreton Bay Region Planning Scheme Fast Facts:

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¨ Approved by the Queensland Government and becomes operational on February 1, 2016 ¨ 5,420 properly made submissions received during community consultation ¨ Supports increased density around key transport nodes including Petrie, Kippa-Ring, Strathpine and Caboolture ¨ Greater focus on infill urban consolidation in areas with existing infrastructure to help keep rates as low as possible ¨ Place types provide […]

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COUNCILLOR’S COLUMN by Cr Bob Millar

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CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST UPON US By the time this edition of the Grapevine is on the streets, we will be within a few weeks of yet another Christmas and I’m sure like me, you all wonder where the past 12 months have gone.  There is also no doubt that they seem to be coming around […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR_December 2015

Dear Editor, Thank you to Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism and Regional Development Australia – Moreton Bay for hosting the Official Launch Event of the Moreton Bay Region University Precinct on Friday 23 October. I understand the contribution of corporate sponsors including the Comiskey Group’s Eatons Hill Hotel, Stockland, Redcliffe Leagues Club, KPMG and […]

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40 rateable local government areas to receive annual land valuations in 2016

More than one million landowners in 40 of Queensland’s 78 rateable local government areas (LGAs) will receive new land valuations in 2016 under the Land Valuation Act 2010. Valuer-General Neil Bray said LGAs receiving new valuations were Aurukun, Banana, Brisbane, Burdekin, Cairns, Central Highlands, Cherbourg, Cloncurry, Cook, Doomadgee, Douglas, Fraser Coast, Gladstone, Gold Coast,  Hope […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR _September 2015

To whom it may concern The Moreton Bay Eco-Alliance is currently involved in hosting the Facebook page MBRC Elections 2016, to open up public discussion of issues of concern to the Moreton Bay community, in the lead-up to the Moreton Bay Regional Council elections to be held next year. The page aims to facilitate an […]

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Moreton Bay residents now able to safeguard against water leaks on their property

Unitywater’s residential customers can now protect themselves against the impacts of a concealed water leak on their property thanks to a new insurance product which is an Australian first. Unitywater has partnered with international insurer MAPFRE ASSISTANCE to provide two insurance services for residential property owners in Moreton Bay, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast. Residential […]

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