CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY – Bulwer, 4th – 6th March, 2022
Micat were proud to support the Moreton Island Protection Committee and Clean Up Australia day at Bulwer from March 4-6, 2022. With the 2022 floods in Brisbane there was a large amount of help required and everyone involved did an amazing job in cleaning up beautiful Moreton Island.
Clean Up Australia head office in Sydney have a story about the clean up here.
The Moreton Island Protection Committee will be running the event next year and we’ll be proud to support it by offering discounted fares to volunteers. We will update this page closer to the time in 2023.
To join the MIPC please click here – annual fees are very low and you’ll be helping MIPC lobby to protect the natural values of Moreton Island.
Alternatively, if you’d like to join the (free) email list please email mipc AT moretonisland.org.au
A report about the event follows:
A massive amount of rubbish was washed up on the beaches of Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) from the recent South-East Queensland floods. On Clean Up Australia Day, the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Adrian Schrinner arrived by helicopter at the Bulwer Helipad to witness the disaster. The Courier Mail headline the next day read, “ISLAND PARADISE TURNED INTO PLASTIC DISASTER ZONE BY FLOOD FALLOUT”.