Community Services

EMERGENCY SERVICES – For emergencies call 000

Police Station
Pelican Street (off High Central Road)
For emergencies call 000

Phone (07) 3409 4722

Phone 131 444 – For non-emergencies

For emergencies call 000

Phone 13Health for health advice over the phone

Local Ambulance Committee –
 email [email protected]

Fire Station 
For emergencies call 000
Operated by Macleay Island Rural Fire Brigade.


To volunteer as a fire fighter, call the Secretary on 0407 392 885 

For emergencies call 000

Phone 132 500  or locally phone Ricky Cook on 0477 744 422

Phone 131 253

Phone 3206 7777

Crime Stoppers
Phone 1800 333 000

Domestic Violence Hotlines
dvconnect womensline – 1800 811 811 – 24 hours, 7 days a week
dvconnect mensline       – 1800 600 636 – 24 hours, 7 days a week


Bay Islands Medical Group
Russell Terrace
Phone (07) 3409 5434

Macleay Island Medical 
Corner of Southsea Terrace and Brighton Road (next to pharmacy)
Opening hours: 9am-5pm (Monday- Friday)
Phone: 3450 3704
Email: [email protected]

Island Smiles – for all your dental needs
Shop 3, 41 Southsea Terrace
Phone (07) 3409 4454

Pharmacy – Open 7 days
Corner of Southsea Terrace and Brighton Road
Phone (07) 3409 5187
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 8.30am-12.30, Sun 9am-11.45am


49 Southsea Terrace
Phone: (07) 3409 4962

VETCARE2U Mobile Veterinary Care
A mobile “in-home” veterinary business based in Cleveland, servicing the Redlands and the SMBI, visiting Macleay Island every fortnight and for emergencies upon request.
Contact Mark on 1300 164 948 or

Home Assist Secure
Home Assist Secure is a subsidised programme for Redlands residents aged 60 years or older and residents with a disability.
Phone: 3383 3030 to check if you are eligible

Hospital Transport (mainland)
Do you need transport to the hospital? Call Transitcare Ltd on 1300 463 593

Island Car Registration
Vehicles with island registration need a permit to be driven on the mainland. These can be obtained from Transport and Main Roads. To obtain a permit, email  [email protected]. You need to supply name of vehicle owner, address and phone number, vehicle registration number, make, model and VIN #. Permits available for a period up to 7 days.

Mater Pathology (On Macleay Island)
Corner of Southsea Terrace and Brighton road (next to pharmacy)
Phone (07) 3409 2946

Monday 7.30am to 11.30am (closed 11.20 – 12.00)
Tuesday 7.30am – 2pm (closed 11.20 – 12.00)
Wednesday 9am – noon
Thursday 7am – 2pm (closed 11.20 – 12.00)
Friday 7.30am to 11.30am

(QuIHN) Queensland Injectors Health Network
Isabel Montes Social Worker / Case Manager
Phone: (07) 3620 8111, Mobile: 0429 464 159
Email:[email protected]
Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is a state-wide service that supports and promotes the health and wellbeing of people who currently use illicit drugs, those who have used illicit drugs in the past, and members of the community touched or affected by illicit drug use through a harm reduction framework.
The primary focus of QuIHN therapeutic services is to empower individuals to establish control over their lives through emphasising individual values, personal decision- making and goal setting. We provide support through:

  • Individual counselling
  • Case management support
  • Significant other support Counselling (SOS)- designed to support significant others of individuals with substance use challenges and mental health concerns
  • Tree house parenting Program
  • The Maise program- provides information, education and support around drug use and mental health concerns

Naturopath – Swift Naturopathics – Sally Swift, R.N., N.D., B.APP.SC., FELLOW OF A.N.T.A.
Specialising in Massage, Remedial Therapies, Reflexology and Clinical Hypnotherapy
40 Piccaninny Street, Macleay Island
Phone 0427 754 095


Aussie Mens Network
Phone: 0418 182 648

Bay Islands Carers Support Group – FSG Australia
A self directed group for families and friends supporting a loved one with a mental health difficulty and/or autism to build networks and share knowledge and experiences over morning tea.
Meeting on the last Thursday of each month from 10am till 12 noon at the Blue Parrot Cafe, Southsea Terrace, Macleay Island.
For more information and to RSVP call the Connections Team on (07) 3213 7100 or email: [email protected]

Bay Islands Community Services (BICS)
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
Community Hall, Southsea Terrace, Macleay Island
Provide a comprehensive range of innovative and quality programs, services and activities to support the aspirations of individuals within the community of the Southern Morton Bay Islands.
Phone: (07) 3409 4222

Bayside Initiatives Group (BIG)
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
A peer-operated mental health service providing outreach on the islands through the Bay Islands Well-being Group, a lifestyle and social support group helping people to learn new coping strategies and reconnect to their communities.
Phone: (07) 3390 1116 or 0499 747 000 or email [email protected]

Blue Care – Redlands
Macleay members meet weekly on Wednesday mornings at The Shack near the Community Hall on Southsea Terrace for morning tea.
Phone (07) 3824 4555

Free women’s counselling and support on the Bay Islands. Available on Macleay and Russell Islands.
To book an appointment or for more information:
0490 344 362 (Mel)
0490 394 389 (Rob)
0407 555 878 (Julie ‘Chook’)

Curlew Cove Children and Family Place
1 Curlew Street, Macleay Island
A relaxed and inviting place for island families to access free and low cost activities, information sessions and a range of relevant service providers.
Phone: (07) 3409 4433
Email:[email protected]

Group 61
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
A voluntary organisation devoted to mental health that enables fullness of life through friendship with people affected by mental health issues.
Phone: 0421 129 253

Justices of the Peace and Notaries
Lil Threadgate (CD) – (07) 3409 5959
Ted Upton (CD) – (07) 3409 5441
Glenn Maher (JP) – 0407 146 083
Maureen Maher (JP) – 0407 146 083

Macleay Island Op Shop
Southsea Terrace, Macleay Island
Phone (07) 3409 5613

Meals on Wheels (All islands)
Phone (07) 3207 7126

Open Minds
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
Works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering a range of tailored options focused on the individual needs of each person. A registered NDIS provider.
Phone: (07) 3896 4222

Redland Community Centre (RCC)
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service

Supports the community with valuable ‘one stop shop’ community-focused services including emergency relief, family support and parenting programs/workshops, crisis and generalist counselling, plus events and courses.
Phone: (07) 3245 2117 or email  [email protected]

Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA)
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
A community organisation which promotes the rights, interests and well-being of those over the age of 50 in Redland City. Provides information and referral service to seniors, their families and their carers, as well as one-on-one computer training.
Phone: (07) 3488 0680

Respite Services (Mainland)
Tea-cup Cottage ,provides respite and emergency respite for adults and children with disabilities.
They also have BlueTongue Adventures, a Day Service located at Capalaba every Wednesday.
For further information, contact Angela Jarrett, 0432 074 906
Email [email protected]

SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service

  • Working Against Violence Support Services (WAVSS)
  • Bay Islands Community Services (BICS)
  • Redland Community Centre (RCC)
  • Open Minds
  • FSG (Freedom, Social Justice, Growth)
  • Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA)
  • Wellbeing Hub (Relationships Australia)
  • Bayside Initiatives Group (BIG)
  • YFS
  • Group 61

Southern Moreton Bay Islands Other Social Youth Services.
Phone (07) 3409 1177

Isabel Montes, Social Worker/Case Manager for QuIHN Ltd
Phone: (07) 3620 8111
Email: [email protected]

Well-being Hub
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
Through sharing and developing awareness, knowledge and skills for well-being, the Hub aims to support everyone in the community to experience positive mental health and well-being and to flourish. Run by Relationships Australia Qld.
Phone: Jan Elston – 0447 002 408

“Winging it”– a breast cancer support group.
For more information, please contact Marie on (07) 3409 5250 or 0401 001 197

Working Against Violence Support Services (WAVSS)
Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service

Individual and family counselling for women and their children who have previously witnessed or lived with domestic violence. Also provides crisis response  to women experiencing domestic violence , court assistance at both Cleveland and Wynnum Courts, and  free community information and training. Contact: (07) 3286 7766

Part of SMBI Community Hub Outreach Service
Delivers a range of services to those who are disadvantaged, vulnerable or want to improve their circumstance. YFS champions rights and responsibilities of clients taking up social, cultural and economic opportunities.
Phone: (07) 3826 1500