Russell Island – 4184

Russell Island

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Russell Island is the largest of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands and is named after Lord John Russell, the Secretary of State for the Colonies in the 1840s. Farmers and oystermen were the first full-time inhabitants, but with the arrival of the Jackson family in 1906 a small village was created on the western side of the island called Jacksonville, that had a sawmill, pineapple canning factory, jetty and even a picture theatre.

Surrounding suburbs: Capalaba, Cleveland, Raby Bay, Redland Bay, Thornlands, Victoria Point

Council hotline: (07) 3829 8999

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Russell Island Need to know

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Local Members Councillor Mark Edwards
Redland City Council Division 5
Phone: (07) 3829 8604
Email: mark.edwards@redlands.qld.gov.au
State Members Peter Dowling
Electorate: Redlands
Tenancy H20 Victoria Point S/Centre / 11 Bunker Rd, Victoria Point 4165
Phone: (07) 3207 6910
Email: redlands@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Andrew Laming
Electorate: Bowman
10 / 32 Middle St, Cleveland 4163
Phone: (07) 3821 0155
Email: andrew.laming.mp@aph.gov.au
Green waste collection Green waste collected fortnightly, alternate to the recycling collection
Recycling collection Recycling collected fortnightly on a
Rubbish collection General waste collected weekly on a
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Ferry stops Russell Island
24hr medical centre Bay Island Medical Service: 6 Alison Crs, Russell Island 4184
Phone: (07) 3409 1151
Library Russell Island Library: 22 High St, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1684
Police Station Russell Island Police Station: 28 High St, Russell Island 4184
Phone: (07) 3409 1244
Primary schools Russell Island State School: 38 High St, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3400 9333
Dog parks Lions Boulevard Park (unfenced): The Boulevard, Russell Island 4284
  The Bay Islands Pioneer Childrens Memorial Park (fenced): Cnr High St and Jackson Rd, Russell Island 4284
Entertainment facilities Russell Island R.S.L: 9 Cuphea St, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1372
Parks/Playgrounds The Bay Islands Pioneer Childrens Memorial Park: Cnr High St and Jackson Rd, Russell Island 4284
Features: Has picnic area, water, playground, excercise equipment, dog off leash area (fenced)
  Lions Boulevard Park: The Boulevard, Russell Island 4284
Features: Has shelter, picnic area, water, electric bbq, power (key required), disabled toilets, playground, sport facilities, dog off leash area (unfenced)
  Jackson's Oval Reserve: Jackson Rd, Russell Island 4284
Features: Has shelter, picnic area, water, electric bbq, power (key required), toilets, playground, sport facilities
Public pool Russell Island Swimming Pool: 2 Borrows Rd, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1503
Recreation facilities Russell Island Bowls Club: 59 Jackson Rd, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1330
Shopping centres Supa IGA: High St, Russell Island 4284
Anglican Churches St Peters Anglican Church: 25 High St, Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1157
Other Russell Island Community Christian Church: , Russell Island 4284
Phone: (07) 3409 1032

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