All the usual community services can be found on Macleay Island including Fire, Ambulance, Post Office, Police Station, Primary School, Childcare Centre, pharmacy, medical and pathology, In times of emergency we have a heli-pad for quick evacuation of life-threatening incidents and our ‘Kitty-Kat’ ferry ambulance for general ambulance requirements.
Macleay Island has great natural beauty including sandy beaches, rainforest, rocky shores, mangrove foreshores and views to the mainland, North Stradbroke Island and towards Moreton Island. All four islands known as the SMBI’s are situated in the Moreton Bay Marine Park.
Macleay Island is part of the Redland City, Queensland and the second largest island in the group of islands known as the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI). Perulpa Island is attached to Macleay Island by a causeway and is held as a part of Macleay Island..
Macleay Island is known for the largest group of artists in such a small community. They boast over 250 artists with a population of approximately 4000.
All the usual community services can be found on Macleay Island including Fire, Ambulance, Post Office, Police Station, Primary School, Childcare Centre, pharmacy, medical and pathology,
Most trades needed are available like plumbers, electricians, builders, handyman, mowing, tilers, plasterers, glaziers, etc. Living on Macleay Island is easy and comfortable with a unique island lifestyle.
There are a range of shops that provide groceries, take-aways, health store, cafes, organic farm produce, hardware, vehicle sales, bakeries, nic nacks, real estate offices, clothes, butcher, etc.
Several real estate offices, motel, B&B’s, short term stay houses, plant nursery, BMX park, half court basketball, half pike skateboard, play and recreation parks, several boat ramps. Ferry service that travels approximately every half hour from early morning to late evening, vehicular barge service that travels in daylight hours approx each hour, our community centre and opp shop, men’s shed (open in 2018), sports grounds, recreation hall, churches, tennis courts, craft and mosiac centre, many groups and clubs with a variety of activities.
We have a range of facilities and services that include and RSL and Bowls Club with restaurants. A shopping centre that includes a Supa IGA, a pharmacy, take-away, chinese restaurant, post office, bakery and hair dresser. You will find most necessary trades available on the islands for building, plumbing, electrical, plastering, rendering, brick laying, landscaping, renovating, handyman, gardening, moving, earthmoving and much more.
BICS meets community needs through providing a service of Emergency assistance, Centrelink Agency, Community events, Auspicing groups and clubs, Office services, Consultants rooms, Function rooms, Admin -fax and photocopying services and Op shops, Cafe and Nursery.
55 Jackson Rd,
Russell Island, Qld, 4184
Ph: 07 3409 1177
32 High Central Rd,
Macleay Island, Qld, 4184
Ph: 07 3409 4990
35 Southsea Terrace,
Macleay Island, Qld, 4184
Ph: 07 3409 5613