News, Events & Projects

  • Pacific Harbour Improvements – installed by 30th June 2021

    Moreton Bay Regional Council are installing a few improvements in our area which have been requested by the PHRCA.     These should all be installed and ready for use by 30th June 2021. Kakadu Beach Park is getting a water bubbler as requested by residents. Sunset Park is getting a set of Wave Chairs for […]

  • What a Load of Rubbish – Gross Pollutant Traps

    Have you seen the crane trucks emptying out the gross pollutant traps in our estate recently?   Did you wonder what they were doing? Read on… Throughout our estate, in strategic locations, a number of gross pollutant traps (GPTs) have been installed in the stormwater system.  The primary purpose of GPTs is to capture gross (large/coarse) […]

  • Lawn clippings – are they good for the council gardens?

    The Moreton Bay Regional Council does not encourage lawn clipping to be added to the community gardens.  They can actually fine you for dumping your lawn clippings in these gardens.   Lawn clippings often carry weed seeds with them which only makes the job of the garden maintenance crew more difficult and a constant source of […]

  • Livistona Palms – all you need to know

    Did your property come with a Livistona Palm?     How lucky you are!    They are a beautiful looking palm and being of a substantial size would set you back a large amount of money if you had to purchase these yourself for your landscaping.           We have added some links below […]

  • Harbourside Park – Stage Three – June 2021

    You may have noticed that Moreton Bay Regional Council have started the process to install the final stage of Harbourside Park which consists of a low profile ocean theme dome climbing frame plus some other intergenerational equipment for the residents to enjoy.     Additional screening plants will also be provided in the area of the […]

  • Turf weed spraying – May 2021

    The PHRCA arranged for the turf in all parks to be given a winter treatment for weeds.    This occurred over the 17th and 18th of May 2021. If you saw Technigro on quadbikes or walking, this is what they were doing.  

  • Do you require temporary access to your property via council land?

    Should you require access to your land for maintenance via a council easement, park or garden, you must first apply for access through the MBRC. Any damage caused to the council park, path or garden will be your responsibility to repair.    Please ensure any contractor you hire is aware of this requirement. All observed access […]

  • Where does your PHRCA contribution money go ?

    Have you wondered what our estate would look like if we didn’t contribute towards the garden maintenance?    Here are some pictures taken of some of the areas within Pacific Harbour that are totally maintained by MBRC.           Take another look at our estate and we are sure you will see […]

  • Bio Detention Basins – how do they work?

    Is there a Bio Detention Basin near your home?    Do you know how they work?   It takes three years before these basins are fully established in the MBRC area. The basins are designed to fill up with rain water and treat the storm water prior to it being discharged into our waterways.   […]

  • Lighting – have you considered your neighbours?

    When adding lights to your home, whether permanent or temporary, please look at how it may affect your neighbours.   This can mean across the canal,  across the road and on either side.   Christmas lights look great, but not all year around and not if they are blinking into somebodies bedroom.    Please be considerate.