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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
From time to time residents may find injured or trapped wildlife on the estate, this can include in the canal system. Local Vets can assist with small animals such as birds, however not anything larger such as wallabies. If you can safely help by containing the animal that is the first step. […]
Street tree gardens are not maintained under the MBRC garden maintenance contract. The street trees themselves are on a regular shaping and lifting program through the council, and require council permission to remove. However if there is a garden around the base of the tree, it is up to the lot owner […]
The PHRCA grounds maintenance contract is tendered through the Moreton Bay Regional Council process and Elite Horticultural have been awarded the current contract which was effective from 1st July 2021 until 30th June 2025. The PHRCA pay the MBRC for all works over and above that which they would normally supply in our […]
We had a special new resident spending some time keeping the grass down in vacant lots in North Point this week.
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 agreement is that the PHRCA pay MBRC $7.50 per plant which covers the purchase of the plant, labour to plant and mulch and six […]
It might be Pandanus Dieback. One of the north coast’s iconic plants, the coastal Pandanus tree Pandanustectorius, is under local threat from dieback caused by a flatid insect known as the Pandanus planthopper jamella australiae. The planthoppers exude honeydew; this encourages mould growth and rotting of terminal growth points. MBRC treated the Pacific Harbour landscape pandanus in June 2018. […]