Heavy rains flush out a few species

This was probably one week that we were hoping the weather gurus were wrong but they got it spot on. 400 to 500 mm of rain over two days has made fishing a little tricky. Let’s start with land based. As a rule fresh water sits on top of salt water so close in to […]

Get out and help Clean Up Bribie Island

This Sunday (March 1) is Clean Up Australia Day, which is an opportunity for the community to help keep Bribie Island in pristine condition. Since the national event started in 1990 Australians have donated more than 27.2 million hours taking to their streets, bushland, parks and waterways on Clean Up Australia Day, removing an estimated 288,650 tonnes of rubbish from […]

14-year-old Lara is shaving her head for the World’s Greatest Shave

Bribie Island local Lara Kratzmann is shaving her head in March as part of the Leukaemia Foundation World’s Greatest Shave. World’s Greatest Shave is the Leukaemia Foundation’s biggest and most important fundraiser. Money raised enables the Foundation to provide free services to support Australian families and continue to invest in research to improve treatments and […]

WATCH: Ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia reaches Bribie Island

Heavy rainfall, thunder and lightning is occurring over Bribie Island as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia passes and continues to move south. The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 9:20 am, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Caboolture, the area southwest of Caloundra, waters off Caloundra and northern Bribie Island. These thunderstorms are moving towards […]

WATCH: Wild weather hits Bribie Island Jetty

Abnormally high tides will be experienced today along the coast, with water levels expected to rise above the highest tide of the year on the high tide. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue affecting catchments between Rockhampton and the NSW border. Widespread rainfall totals of 200-300 mm are forecast for Friday and Saturday, with locally […]

Moreton Bay region road closures

Here you’ll find information on Bribie Island and Moreton Bay region road closures. Weather conditions are expected to worsen so the general advice is do not drive unless totally necessary. If it’s flooded – forget it! [button color=”red” link=”https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/roadconditions/” size=”bigger” align=”center” target=”_blank”]Moreton Bay region road closures[/button] [button color=”red” link=”http://131940.qld.gov.au/” size=”bigger” align=”center” target=”_blank”]Main Roads’ closures[/button]    

WATCH: King tides batter Woorim Beach

Abnormally high tides will be experienced today along the coast, with water levels expected to rise above the highest tide of the year on the high tide. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue affecting catchments between Rockhampton and the NSW border. Widespread rainfall totals of 200-300 mm are forecast for Friday and Saturday, with locally […]

Sandbags available to help flood preparation

Sand and sandbags are available at the following locations: Bribie Island SES – 208-224 First Avenue, Bongaree Arana Hills SES – 2 Pine Hills Drive, off Jinker Track Beachmere – Rogers Street Sports Ground Narangba – Oakey Flat Road (between Raynbird Road roundabout and Sovereign Drive roundabout) Caboolture Council Depot – corner of Commercial Drive […]

Council closes Bongaree Jetty

Due to predicted weather conditions, Bongaree Jetty at Bribie Island, Redcliffe Jetty and Woody Point Jetty at Redcliffe have been closed to the public. A list of current known road closures in the region can be found here.