Supporting Our Rangers – Replas Sponsors QRA For 10th Year In A Row!

Our two QLD Sales Representatives of Replas, Steven & Darren, recently attended the 2017 Queensland Ranger Association Muster that was held on Magnetic Island. The QRA is ‘a professional body that represents the staff who manage Queensland's protected areas.’ Rangers work to protect our national and marine parks, state forests and other reserves for future [...]

Mount Marley in Stanthorpe QLD Mounts New Replas Bollards

In Stanthorpe QLD, Southern Downs Regional Council have recently upgraded the facilities at Mount Marley Lookout. As an adventure and great walking trail for residents and visitors welcome Replas recycled plastic bollards. Now, a lookout with fantastic views across the township of Stanthorpe, is now using recycled plastic to protect the hilly area. Too this [...]

Cooyar Swinging Bridge Park maintains safe and organised area with black bollards

The “Cooyar Swinging Bridge Park” is located in sunny Cooyar Queensland and is an ideal free camp site for anyone travelling through Toowoomba Regional Council. Burrowed on the bank high above Cooyar Creek, there is a suspension bridge that crosses the Cooyar Creek. Locals say if you are lucky you may see Platypus and Turtles happily [...]

Old Timber, Old News; Brolga Bollards Take On Weyba

An installation to prevent 7,000kg of plastic waste from entering oceans, waterways, and landfill, has made its way to the Sunshine Coast Council in Weyba Downs, Queensland, who have recently replaced their old timber log fences with Replas Recycled Plastic Bollards. The beautiful Lake Weyba plays a major role within Southeast Queensland and is recognised [...]

A development fit for bursting into song

The new Yarrabilba development in Logan, South-East Queensland includes an impressive pedestrian and cycling bridge, decked in recycled plastic Enduroplank™. The bridge is 3.6 metres wide and approx 45 metres long and provides a vital link between local areas of the growing community. With its renowned durability and recycled plastic properties that reflect an increasing [...]

Amenity furniture for the exposed airport environment

Many years ago Banana Shire Council, QLD. used a variety of recycled plastic products to landscape the entrance to Thangool Aerodrome. To house the airport’s main entrance sign, a garden bed was created using Replas Garden Panel, while 125 mm Replas bollards with high-visibility insert discs were installed on both sides of the entrance. Now, [...]

Double the sustainability message at Fuller Park

Fuller Park, Edmonton, Qld. is a Cairns district recreational facility with BMX track, children’s playground, sports fields and picnic areas, where Cairns Regional Council recently installed some new-look signs. For durability in the tropical climate they chose to use recycled plastic signage products. To accommodate the information they wished to convey, they selected the plank-sign [...]

A building product that’s durable, sustainable, and flexible

If visiting Townsville, QLD., find time to walk or drive up Castle Hill for the view. Look out over the city below, the Ross River countryside in one direction, the sea and Magnetic island in the other. Castle Hill is particularly popular in the evening, as dusk settles, the sun sets and the city lights [...]

Stepping down to a bit-of-a-secret beach

At Chinaman’s Beach, a short drive south of Agnes Waters, QLD, Gladstone Regional Council recently installed Replas Enduroplank™ to create a convenient set of steps down to the sand.  The council also used 145 mm brown Replas  bollards for signage, the whole recycled plastic installation producing a very tidy effect that makes visiting this out-of-the-way [...]

The perfect fit for The Ecovillage

The Ecovillage at Currumbin is a sustainable community currently home to over 300 residents. Located in the Gold Coast hinterland of south-east Queensland seven minutes’ drive from beautiful Currumbin Beach, The Ecovillage has received numerous accolades including the International Real Estate Federation’s ‘World’s Best Development Award’ in 2008. The Ecovillage was in need of a [...]

Heritage Listing no Barrier to using Brolgas

At the ever-popular Wynnum Wading Pool, Brisbane City Council recently replaced rotting timber bollards with smart new recycled plastic alternatives. Contractor Origin Fencing Pty Ltd installed 400 Brolga bollards at the heritage-listed site on the foreshore of Moreton Bay in the suburb of Wynnum. The material Replas uses in manufacturing that number of Brolga bollards [...]

Access all areas

At one popular beach in New Zealand, quick and convenient access for surf lifesaving equipment has improved thanks to the addition of a floating ramp made from recycled plastic Enduroplank™. Alex Polglase, Whiritoa Lifeguard Service Patrol Captain, said, ‘When you can rely on your equipment, it means you can concentrate on what matters—people’s safety’. Despite [...]

Smashing Records

Wow this has got to break some record-The Fence Shop QLD installed over 100 x 100mm Replas Bollards at Cairns Airport last year alone! The bollards blend seamlessly with the surrounds and ensure that cars and the like are kept off the lush green park areas. Cairns Airport is one of QLD's most strategically important [...]

Replas at the Queensland Energy & Mining Expo

Our Queensland team recently attended the Energy & Mining Expo held at Toowoomba Showground. Their display trailer was a big hit among Expo-goers who had never before been so close up to our recycled plastic products. From day one great interest was shown in the practical applications and sustainability features of Replas products, and how [...]

Step up to summer

Sarina Beach in Mackay, Queensland is set for summer with the addition of five new beach access staircases. Two of the accesses are brand new and three have replaced timber staircases that suffered damage from storms and king tides. Replas Diamond Club Member Matt Stokes from Plants Whitsunday and his team installed the staircases and [...]

Milton turns RED

The Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, visited Milton State School in Brisbane, Qld to unwrap a very special seat. The students have embraced the REDcycle program which allows consumers to recycle flexible plastic packaging through supermarkets. The seat [...]

The Brolga barrier

The Brolga Bollard recently took on a new challenge, supporting a car park barrier post. Especially designed in our Replas Queensland manufacturing plant the barriers are tough and long-lasting. The rail, an 8 meter width made of composite fibre, is confidently held by the bollards. This material is extremely lightweight in comparison to other traditional [...]

On the right track

The Queensland Government and the Charters Towers Regional Council recently completed a joint initiative, the Towers Hill Walking Track. In June 2014 the walking track was built to connect the Charters Towers City to the iconic towers hill, featuring an 800 metre path and a recycled-plastic boardwalk. A covered area, seating, solar lighting and drinking [...]

Dubuji Boardwalk

Daintree National Park is a tropical area of wilderness, home to many popular walks in North Queensland. The Dubuji Boardwalk in particular is a cool, coastal mangrove swamp adjacent to the coast of Myall Beach, south of Cape Tribulation. The boardwalk is shaded by enormous fan palms, strangler figs and vines, a peaceful area home [...]

No limits

If you think bollards can only serve one purpose, you're wrong. Banana Shire Council have taken innovation to the next level with Replas by converting the 125mm square bollards into a tough vehicle barrier. Not only does this prevent cars from entering Biloela park, ensuring children's safety, it's also fittingly designed for tough outback conditions. [...]

Award-winning sustainable community signals a positive future

The Ecovillage at Currumbin is renowned for being an international award winning sustainable community located in South East Queensland. The area is just minutes away from the famously beautiful Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast. Its design and sustainability leadership has grown over the years, the community is now home to over 200 people. What [...]

Fearlessly rising to the challenge

Replas recently rose to a particular challenging task of creating an Enduroplank™ in black, differing from the traditional colours of brown or grey. The Ballarat manufacturing team stepped up and showed their ability to perform special customised orders. An incredible looking Enduroplank™ deck at Doughboy Parade, Murrarrie, Queensland was installed. A wonderful economically refreshing choice [...]

A sign for the future

What better way to compliment and identify Replas' new operation in South East Queensland than a new sign? The recently installed triple plank sign and Brolga Bollards are incredibly long-lasting and low maintenance, showcasing the customisation opportunities available for Replas' signs. The sign was installed by Diamond Club member Uri in just a short few [...]

Out of the ashes comes… something positive

The new Replas Recycling & Manufacturing Operations in South East Queensland is well on its way to addressing clients needs in the Queensland market. Approximately 18,000 kilos of plastic-waste packaging materials have been converted to finished products, and they are now being prepared for delivery to our local customers. The facility is supported with assistance [...]

Going green at Hemmant

Brisbane City Council has used Replas' Marion Bollards to protect the boundary of their new local park. The park, located at Hemmant in Brisbane, features 112 low maintenance recycled-plastic bollards which deter vehicle and pedestrian access. Replas' bollards are extremely versatile, available in a range of sizes and will not split, crack, rot or need [...]

Harnessing the sun

Replas’ Diamond Club Member Designer Decks have installed small solar lights in Replas’ Enduroplank™ to light up the way on a South East Queensland boardwalk. Demonstrating the product’s durability, the solar lights introduce an ambience and tranquillity to the boardwalk, as well as additional security. Slip resistant and easy to install, the Enduroplank™ is made [...]

Back to back with nature

Walk along Broadwater boardwalk in Queensland and there is something about the furniture that may not believe at first glance. In a time where the environment needs more attention than ever, the local council are taking the initiative by using durable recycled plastic—which also means that the “Kimberley” seat is maintenance free. Available in four [...]