Emergency situation declared in Moreton Bay region

Police have made an emergency declaration after the discovery of explosive material in Kallangur.

The declaration under the Public Safety and Preservation Act was made shortly after midday, once a search warrant uncovered potentially volatile substances.

The Explosive Ordinance Response Team is on the scene, investigating the nature of the materials.


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Part of Coppin Street West and Gardner Street West are closed bordering the intersections of Archer and Cliff streets.

The area is still be rendered as safe until further assessments can be made.

A man is assisting police with their enquiries, which are still underway.

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