HAZARD REDUCTION BURNS ARE BEING UNDERTAKEN TO REDUCE THE FIRE RISKS.  THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS.  BUT WHY ARE THEY BEING CONDUCTED SO LATE IN THE SEASON WHEN THE RISKS OF SECONDARY DAMAGE ARE GREATEST?

HAZARD REDUCTION BURNS ARE BEING UNDERTAKEN TO REDUCE THE FIRE RISKS. THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS. BUT WHY ARE THEY BEING CONDUCTED SO LATE IN THE SEASON WHEN THE RISKS OF SECONDARY DAMAGE ARE GREATEST?

In August, one of the nightly newscasters commented on the smokey air around Brisbane that day.  He advised that we should expect this for another month or so while hazard reduction burns were being undertaken to reduce the fire risks.  While it is comforting to know...
Is It Time To Ban 4WD’s On Bribie Island’s Beaches ?

Is It Time To Ban 4WD’s On Bribie Island’s Beaches ?

Earlier this year, MyBribieIsland Facebook published an entry that discussed the subject of 4WD access to Bribie’s beaches and it asked if it was time to ban such access. This proved to be one of MBI’s most visited entries. So MBI takes this opportunity to re-publish...
MBI Reflects On The Election And Looks To The Future

MBI Reflects On The Election And Looks To The Future

The Federal elections are now over after what must be the longest election campaign in Australia’s history.  We have a new Prime Minister (our third for 2013) who has been returned with a strong majority.  Here in Longman, Wyatt Roy was returned with an increased...