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Community Markets Trash & Treasure – 1st Saturday of each month

Community Markets Trash & Treasure – 1st Saturday of each month

The Lions Club hold their Markets on the 1st Saturday of every month starting at 8am at the Community Hall, Cnr High Central Road and Southsea Terrace. Clothing,  Jewellery, Craft, Food stalls, belly dancing ….  a terrific morning out on the islands.

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Fire Management Workshop – 5th December

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KOLOUR-PATTERN-KLIMT Wednesday 5th December at Macleay Island Arts Centre

KOLOUR-PATTERN-KLIMT Wednesday 5th December at Macleay Island Arts Centre

KOLOUR-PATTERN-KLIMT Wednesday 5th December 10am – 3pm, $75 Create your own Gustav Klimt inspired portrait. Have you always wanted to try making art but  were too scared to give it a go. This is a fun and friendly way to get immersed in the pleasure of making. Using an A3 b&w photocopy of a photo of yourself or your loved […]

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Santa’s Street Parade 8th December

Santa’s Street Parade 8th December

MACLEAY ISLAND LIONS CLUB PRESENTS AN ISLAND CHRISTMAS MARKETS AND CRAFT STALLS FROM 8am   STREET PARADE STARTS AT 10am FROM MACLEAY ISLAND STATE SCHOOL, HIGH CENTRAL ROAD TO COMMUNITY CENTRE MARKETS

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Coffee Van near the ferry

Coffee Van near the ferry

Here’s a good one for the tradies and mainland workers! Starting mid-April, Hugh Strachan will be operating a Coffee and Juice van from the carpark of Pub Paradise. Hours 4am till mid morning. He will be serving Lavazzo Coffee, Mi Tea, French Juice and small snacks. Makes getting up and going to work early almost […]

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New laws on backyard fires

New laws on backyard fires

Redland City Council has brought out new laws regarding backyard fires. These will be monitored by our rural fire brigade so please assist them. “In accordance with Schedule 3 of Subordinate Local Law No.3, residents in urban areas or properties less than 6,000 square metres, the lighting of fires is generally prohibited or restricted unless […]

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Home Assist Secure comes to Macleay Island

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

A happy New Year to my fellow islanders. 2016 saw a resurgence of building on our island with corresponding increase in traffic. I’d like to see our community make a conscious effort to retain the laid back atmosphere of the island. Don’t rush from place to place, putting children and wildlife at risk. The island […]

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After the fire ….

After the fire ….

Photo: Courtesy Jeanette March The recent fire which devastated Tim Shea Wetlands was an exercise in island co-operation. I’ll take a bow on behalf of our own Rural Fire Brigade who worked day and night to save houses and protect property. We could not have done this without the help of our fellow fire fighters […]

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Jazz comes to the Progress Hall

Jazz comes to the Progress Hall

Last night was the inaugural meeting of MIJA – Macleay Island Jazz Appreciation – held at the Progress Hall on Macleay Island. Guy Hickey, President of the Progress Association and a keen jazz aficionado, hopes to see this monthly event build in stature as time goes by and more people hear of it. The format […]

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