Margate is 26 kilometres northeast of Brisbane, and part of the Moreton Bay Region. Margate Beach is a 2km redeveloped stretch spanning the length of the suburb, and features a timber boardwalk, viewing shelters, seating, and barbecue facilities with views to Moreton Island over sandy beaches and Moreton Bay.
Margate – 4019
Council hotline: (07) 3205 0555
Council website: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/
Margate Need to know
- Government Contacts
|Local Members||Councillor Koliana Winchester
Moreton Bay Regional Council Division 6
220 Gympie Rd, Strathpine 4500
Phone: (07) 3283 0411
|State Members||Scott Driscoll
Suite 35, Level 1 / Cnr Anzac Ave and Sutton St, Redcliffe 4020
Phone: (07) 3284 2667
|Federal Members||The Hon Yvette D'Ath
40 Hornibrook Esp, Clontarf 4019
Phone: (07) 3284 8008
|Green waste collection||Green waste (trees, bushes, branches, pruning’s, palm fronds, grass cuttings).
: 261 Duffield Rd, Redcliffe 4020
Features: Open 7 days except Christmas Day. Fees apply.
Also facilities at Bunya , Dakabin and Caboolture.
|Recycling collection||Recyclable waste household bins are serviced fortnightly ( contact council for specific days)
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
|Refuse Tip||Open 7 days except Christmas Day. Fees apply.
Also facilities at Bunya , Dakabin and Caboolture.: 261 Duffield Rd, Redcliffe 4020
|Rubbish collection||General waste household bins are serviced weekly (contact council for specific days).
Phone: (07) 3205 0555
|Watering restrictions||The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Phone: 1300 086 489
|Bikeways||to Scotts Point Progress Park Woody Point : Margate Pde , Margate 4019|
|Major Busway stations||Hornibrook Bus Lines is Redcliffe Peninsulas only public transport system.|
|Early learning centres||Whiz Kids Early Learning Centre: Cnr Balmoral & Windsor Sts, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3883 3388
|Hospitals||Redcliffe Public Hospital (nearest) : Anzac Ave, Redcliffe 4020
Phone: (07) 3883 7777
Features: 24 Hr Emergency
|Library||Redcliffe Library (nearest): 476 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe 4020
Phone: (07) 3283 0311
|Police Station||Margate Police Beat: 213 Oxley Ave, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3384 2022
|Primary schools||Humpybong State School: Ernest St, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3385 1666
|Secondary schools||Clontarf Beach State High School (nearest): King St, Clontarf 4019
Phone: (07) 3480 4777
|Tertiary Education||Brisbane North Institute of Tafe Redcliffe (nearest) : 64-68 Klinger Rd, Redcliffe 4020
|Entertainment facilities||Hoyts Cinemas, Peninsula Fair Shopping Centre Kippa-Ring (nearest) : 272 Anzac Ave, Kippa-Ring 4021
Phone: (07) 3889 5624
|Parks/Playgrounds||Langdon Park : Langdon St, Margate 4019|
|Barry Bolton Park : Victoria Ave, Jull St , Margate 4019|
|Public pool||Redcliffe War Memorial Pool , High Performance Centre (nearest) : Sydney St, Redcliffe 4020
Phone: (07) 3883 2128
Features: Fully enclosed 50m 8 lane Olympic size heated pool, 18.3m heated learn to swim pool, baby wading pool, bbq and playground equipment, undercover grandstand, 2 indoor heated learn to swim pools and coaching and training programs. Wheelchair access.
|Public skate park||Redcliffe Skate Park , Youth Centre (nearest): Cnr Anzac and Oxley Avenues, Redcliffe 4020
Features: Part of the "Ramp Up Program", a free youth local skateboarding, bmx and scooter development program for youth aged 5-17 years.
Refer to council website for details.
|Recreation facilities||Langdon Park: Mabel St, Margate 4019
Features: Little Athletics, Triathlon, Running.
|Shopping centres||Margate Village Shopping Centre: 270 Oxley Ave, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3284 8044
|Baptist||Margate Baptist Church: 25 Duffield Rd, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3204 7815
|Lutheran||Grace Lutheran Church Redcliffe (nearest) : cnr Maine Rd & Gerald Ave, Clontarf 4019
Phone: (07) 3883 1144
|Other||Jehovah's Witnesses: Lavelle Ct, Margate 4019
Phone: (07) 3284 7383
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