Bribie Police Wrap – Tuesday, December 1
Bribie Island Police attended 19 domestic violence incidents last week, of which eight related to contraventions of domestic violence protection orders. Five applications for protection orders were made by police, and counselling support services were provided for the other incidents. Bribie Island Police Division has been involved with the Stop DV initiative for many years, […]
Abbey Museum wins $12,190 grant
The Abbey Museum at Caboolture, near Bribie Island, has been awarded a $12,190 federal Community Heritage Grant to fund the Preservation, Storage & Assessment of Abbey Museum’s Textile Collections. The grant was announced at the National Library of Australia in Canberra on 27 October, 2015. This year, grants worth $438,710 have been distributed to 75 community […]
Three fisherman rescued from sea off Bribie Island
Three fisherman clinging precariously to their overturned vessel were plucked from the ocean after their boat was swamped by waves in waters off Bribie Island last night. Brisbane Water Police coordinated the rescue using the resources of Polair2 and the Bribie Island Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR). Police were alerted to the plight of the trio […]
Termites damage Abbey Museum Medieval Manuscript Gallery
What once held the Abbey Museum’s collection of magnificent medieval manuscripts, has been extensively damaged by a severe termite infestation.