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Open fire danger reminder to Redland residents and visitors

A small runaway campfire on Coochiemudlo Island this morning is a timely reminder of the dangers and risk of open fires in fire season, particularly when they start on islands or isolated location. This particular campfire also highlighted poor camper behaviour with vegetation damaged in making the campfire. While there is no total fire ban […]

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Petition for Police Presence on Coochie

A petition to the Minister for Police and Corrective Services was circulated at the Matthew Flinders Day Markets on 19th July. If you are willing to assist with the collection of signatures, call 3207 0539 for further information.

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Police target jet-ski riders

by Suraya Saleh The Redland Times – 22/12/2008 WATER police will target jet-skis on the water this summer, following a barrage of complaints from swimmers and other boat owners. Sergeant Lucas Young, Officer-in-Charge of Wynnum District Water Police, said there was concern about the behaviour of jet-ski riders around Tingalpa Creek, Wellington Point Reserve, Horseshoe […]

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Lifesavers back on patrol

by Suraya Saleh Redland Bayside Bulletin  – 18/9/008 POINT Lookout and Coochiemudlo Island surf lifesavers will head back to the beach tomorrow in time for the school holiday crowds. Volunteer surf lifesavers from both clubs will be raising their red and yellow patrol flags every Saturday and Sunday from this weekend until the end of […]

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Firefighters train for busy season

Redland Bayside Bulletin  – 1/9/2008 FIREFIGHTERS from North Stradbroke and Coochiemudlo islands have been training with water-bombing helicopters in preparation for the bushfire season. The training was conducted as part of a hazard reduction burn held near Amity Point last week to reduce the fuel load and minimise the fire risk. Queensland Fire and Rescue […]

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Protest over liquor licence

Redland Times – 19/5/2008 ANGRY Coochiemudlo Island residents will meet on Thursday to discuss the approval of a general liquor licence on the island. Consul Management Pty Ltd has successfully applied to the Commercial and Consumer Tribunal for a liquor licence allowing it to sell takeaway alcohol from the Bayview on Coochie building. The Liquor […]

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