News, Events & Projects

  • 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.  

  • 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 […]

  • Helpful residents adopt a community garden in times of less rainfall

    A big thank you to those residents who are helping the gardens to survive through the very very dry period by providing a little bit of extra water to the community gardens near their houses. The gardens are suffering terribly from the lack of rain and the Council and PHRCA are trying to provide watering […]

  • Garden Infill Planting Stages – what’s next….

    The PHRCA estate has had a continuous infill planting project in place since 2015.    Planting is in partnership with Moreton Bay Regional Council and is pending weather conditions and budget.   The following is the staged approach planting schedule and is subject to weather constraints. The 2020/2021 budget will cover stages 10, 11, 12  and 13.  […]

  • 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 […]

  • Canal Speed is 6 knots

    If you are having a problem with speeding boats in your canal, you can report the incident to the Queensland Police via Police Link 131 444 or to Maritime Safety Queensland on 07 3632 7500.    Both require a photo or video of the event clearly showing the registration of the boat concerned. Maximum speed […]

  • 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) […]

  • Marine Pollution Reporting

    Residents who have any concerns about pollution in the canals or any other marine environment are encouraged to report the matter as soon as possible to Maritime Safety Queensland to investigate. Contact details  :   P: (07) 53732306 | F: (07) 54446697 Email:  VTSBrisbane@msq.qld.gov.au   Below are photos of a recent Diesel spill in Pacific Harbour Canal