How to get involved in Clean Up Australia Day

CLEANING UP: Clean Up founder Ian Kiernan with volunteers at a past Clean Up Australia Day.
CLEANING UP: Clean Up founder Ian Kiernan with volunteers at a past Clean Up Australia Day.

REDLANDS residents will take to the streets on March 3 to celebrate Clean Up Australia Day.

The annual event will see local groups and community members taking part in clean ups across parks, bushland, beaches and waterways.

Clean Up Australia managing director Terrie-Ann Johnson said volunteers would continue the legacy of founder Ian Kiernan, who died in October 2018.

Wellington Point Recreation Reserve 

A clean up event will be hosted by Keep Queensland Beautiful at Wellington Point Recreation Reserve from 9am to 11am. People are advised to wear proper footwear and sun protection and bring a water bottle. Bags, gloves and pickup tools provided. A sausage sizzle will take place after the event. 

John Fredericks Park

Paddlers will clean the upper reaches of Tingalpa Creek in kayaks at an event hosted by Redlands Kayak Tours and Positive Change for Marine Life from 6.30am until 9.30am.

Limited numbers of kayaks are available, so people are encouraged to bring their own if possible.

RSVP to admin@redlandskayaktours.com.au.

Sycamore Nature Belt

A local Keep Queensland Beautiful Adopt a Spot group will host a clean up of Sycamore Nature Belt from 6.30am until 7.30am. The group will meet at Teak Lane Easement behind Victoria Point Town Centre.

Sel Outridge Park

The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland Bayside branch will host a clean up event of Sel Outridge Park in Redland Bay from 8am until 11am.  The group will meet in the park at the end of Peel Street.

Capalaba Regional Park

A clean up of Capalaba Regional Park will be hosted by Capalaba Scout Group.

Times are to be advised.