New-look tourist brochure to be launched at historic home

New-look tourist brochure to be launched at historic home

A bright new promotional booklet promoting St George and the surrounding region will be officially launched at the historic Anchorage Homestead on Wednesday 17 April at 10am.
Balonne Shire Council 09 Apr 2019
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Applications now open for Community Rates Support Program 2019/20

Applications now open for Community Rates Support Program 2019/20

Eligible organisations can now apply for the Community Rates Support Program 2019-20. Applications close 17 May 2019.
Balonne Shire Council 08 Apr 2019
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Level 2 Water Restrictions now in place for St George

Level 2 Water Restrictions now in place for St George

Level 2 Water Restrictions are now in place in St George to ensure adequate water supply during and following SunWater works on the Thuraggi Channel outlet at the E.J. Beardmore Dam.
Balonne Shire Council 08 Apr 2019
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Community Notice

Ordinary Meeting - 17 April 2019 Community Notice (pdf)
Barcoo (Shire) 05 Apr 2019
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Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies  Community Notice - Vacant Positons (pdf) Position descriptions can be viewed here
Barcoo (Shire) 04 Apr 2019
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Position Vacancies

Position Vacancies

Job Vacancies Community Notice - Position Vacant (pdf)
Barcoo (Shire) 06 Mar 2019
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Winton in fit form for tournament...

Recent drought-breaking rain in Winton has been a boon for the town and district, and should have Winton Golf Club’s course looking a......
Boulia Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Fortunes of the Forest: Divination Reading

Fortunes of the Forest: Divination Reading

Friday, May 17, 2019, 5 – 8pm Fortunes of the Forest is an intimate one-to-one encounter between an individual and the artist Caitlin Franzmann, guided by a deck of divination cards created during a residency in Karawatha Forest, Brisbane. Each divination card depicts an image of a plant, rock or insect from the forest (photographed by Man Cheung), celebrating these beings with whom we share primeval genes. Meeting point: Meet at Botanica information point Venue address: City Botanic Gardens, 147 Alice Street, Brisbane City Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City Parent event: Botanica Event type: Art, Culture, Festivals, Free Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Free Age: 15+ years Bookings: Bookings required.
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Wearable weaving workshop #1: Grace Lillian Lee

Wearable weaving workshop #1: Grace Lillian Lee

Queens Gardens, 144 George Street, Brisbane City Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2:30 – 4:45pm Learn a traditional weaving style and develop a collaborative artwork with Grace Lillian Lee. This session includes an Artist talk with Grace Lillian Lee and Leecee Carmichael in conversation with QAGOMA curator Ruth McDougall. Location: Botanica marquee Parent event: Botanica Event type: Art, Culture, Festivals, Free, Workshops Age range: Kids, Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Free Age: 10+ years.
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Fortunes of the Forest: Divination Reading

Fortunes of the Forest: Divination Reading

Friday, May 17, 2019, 11am – 3pm Fortunes of the Forest is an intimate one-to-one encounter between an individual and the artist Caitlin Franzmann, guided by a deck of divination cards created during a residency in Karawatha Forest, Brisbane. Each divination card depicts an image of a plant, rock or insect from the forest (photographed by Man Cheung), celebrating these beings with whom we share primeval genes. Meeting point: Meet at Botanica information point Venue address: City Botanic Gardens, 147 Alice Street, Brisbane City Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City Parent event: Botanica Event type: Art, Culture, Festivals, Free Age range: Teens, Young adults, Adults (30+), Seniors Cost: Free Age: 15+ years Bookings: Bookings required.
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Let’s get physical, physical: outdoor gym opens in Coutts Park

The new outdoor fitness circuit in Coutts Park has been given the tick of approval, with families on school holidays amongst the first to test the exercise equipment today. Burdekin Shire Council Mayor Lyn McLaughlin said the newly installed outdoor gym would improve the community’s ability to stay active and healthy. “This outdoor fitness circuit […]
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Languages other than English materials available through Burdekin Library

Whether you want to retain fluency in your first language, keep your culture alive, or develop your skills in another language, we can help you access fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs for adults and children in more than 50 languages. Just ask at your local branch.
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Languages other than English materials available through Burdekin Library

Whether you want to retain fluency in your first language, keep your culture alive, or develop your skills in another language, we can help you access fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs for adults and children in more than 50 languages. Just ask at your local branch.
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Council services over Easter

Council services over Easter

Most Council services will continue as usual over the Easter break. More
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Active Living starts in the suburbs

Active Living starts in the suburbs

Burning off the Easter calories will be a lot easier when Council’s Active Living program star More
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Stratford library celebrates a year of borrowing

Stratford library celebrates a year of borrowing

The Stratford Library celebrates a decade of borrowing on 18 April 2019. More
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April 12, 2019 - Dunk Island day-use area ready for visitors

April 12, 2019 - Dunk Island day-use area ready for visitors

Dunk Island day use area is ready to welcome Easter visitors after Cassowary Coast Regional Council crews worked through adverse conditions to repair the jetty, replenish eroded sand and clean up the... Read More About April 12, 2019 - Dunk Island day-use area ready for visitors »
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April 12, 2019 - Council news briefs

April 12, 2019 - Council news briefs

Freight and logistics hub study for Cassowary Coast: Cassowary Coast Regional Council has engaged consultants MacroPlan Dimasi and study partners SMEC Holdings to investigate an Integrated Freight... Read More About April 12, 2019 - Council news briefs »
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April 6, 2019 - Boil water alert lifted

April 6, 2019 - Boil water alert lifted

Lifting of the Boil Water Alert - Tully (Boulder) and Tully Rural (Bulgun) Water Supply Schemes Cassowary Coast Regional Council advises the boil water alert has now been lifted for residents... Read More About April 6, 2019 - Boil water alert lifted »
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Make your Arts in August event stand out with one of council’s Arts in August grants

Community groups and event organisers are invited to apply for one of eight $500 Arts in August event grants before … Continue reading Make your Arts in August event stand out with one of council’s Arts in August grants The post Make your Arts in August event stand out with one of council’s Arts in August grants appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Apply for a school-based traineeship with council

Central Highlands Regional Council encourages senior high school students to apply for its school-based traineeships before 7 May 2019. Mayor … Continue reading Apply for a school-based traineeship with council The post Apply for a school-based traineeship with council appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Be safe on the road these Easter holidays

Central Highlands Regional Council reminds people to be safe on the roads these Easter school holidays. Mayor Kerry Hayes said … Continue reading Be safe on the road these Easter holidays The post Be safe on the road these Easter holidays appeared first on Central Highlands Regional Council.
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Walk your way to better health

The message of taking 10,000 steps every day for better health has become a worldwide phenomenon. Many say that by moving more we’re reducing our risk of serious illnesses associated with...
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Mayor Easter Message

Easter is an important celebration and a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and friends. The long weekend is the perfect opportunity to spend some time outdoors and enjoy our wonderful...
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Upcoming Road Closure - Mosman St

Advice is given of the closure of Mosman Street (from Marion to Gill Streets) on Tuesday 16 April 2019 for the purposes of a Street Party - Breakfast TV. A Notice of Road Closure has been issued by...
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Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula — Explore Cooktown and Cape York

Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula — Explore Cooktown and Cape York

Happy Easter from all the team at Cook Shire Council! If you are planning to get out and about and explore our beautiful Shire this long weekend, head over to our tourism website at www.cooktownandcapeyork.com for tips on what to see and do in the region. And remember to check road conditions on our disaster dashboard at www.cook.qld.gov.au/services/disaster before you plan any road trips. (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 19 Apr 2019
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EASTER KERBSIDE PICK UPS: the kerbside pick up for Marton and Cooktown will go ahead on Easter...

EASTER KERBSIDE PICK UPS: the kerbside pick up for Marton and Cooktown will go ahead on Easter...

EASTER KERBSIDE PICK UPS: the kerbside pick up for Marton and Cooktown will go ahead on Easter Friday as scheduled, and the Poison Creek, Oakey Creek and Endeavour Valley Road pick up will be on Easter Monday as scheduled. (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 18 Apr 2019
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CANCELLED! The Cooktown wind is not playing nice this week, and unfortunately for safety reasons we.…

CANCELLED! The Cooktown wind is not playing nice this week, and unfortunately for safety reasons we.…

CANCELLED! The Cooktown wind is not playing nice this week, and unfortunately for safety reasons we have had to cancel the advertised inflatable obstacle course at the Cooktown Pool this afternoon. BUT the pool is still open, so head on down and grab a snack at the kiosk and have a splash with all the other pool toys or do some laps while the sun is shining. (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Cook Shire Council 18 Apr 2019
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Doomadgee Youth Hub

Doomadgee Youth Hub

There is Lots happening at the “Doomadgee Youth Hub” for ages 15 to 25 Computers Internet Playstations with Lots of games Pool Tables Table tennis Darts Basket Ball Hoops Movies and lots more MONDAY NIGHTS – is girls night (Girls Only) WEDNESDAY NIGHTS – is for the Boys Openi...
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ANZAC Day services across the region

APR 18: ANZAC Day services across the region Residents are invited to commemorate ANZAC Day on Thursday 25 April, with services being conducted across the Gladstone Region.
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Secure your stall for now for Ecofest 2019

APR 17: On the lookout for how your environmentally conscious business can help spread awareness? Council has just the event for you!
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Top tips for holidaying at home this Easter in Gladstone

Top tips for holidaying at home this Easter in Gladstone

APR 12: Easter in Gladstone is just around the corner. To make it easier to head harbourside and enjoy all the events taking place, Council has put together some ‘top tips’ for residents and visitors alike.
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Stone marks historic day in gallery history

Stone marks historic day in gallery history

It is a place where art and cultural expression can be celebrated.’’ The foundation stone was carved with the text: THIS GALLERY IS THE ARTISTICHEART OF THE CULTURALAND CREATIVE LIFE OF THEGOLD COAST COMMUNITY. IT SHOWCASES THE VISION, ENERGYAND TALENT OF OUR PEOPLE,FOR THE APPRECIATION OF ALL. THIS STONE SYMBOLISESTHE OFFICIAL START OF OURGALLERY CONSTRUCTION The stone reflects the voronoi design language which connects buildings and areas across the transformed cultural precinct.
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Export opportunity for coast businesses

Export opportunity for coast businesses

The rest is history,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate.“I love the fact that Dairy Free Down Under is family-owned and operated … we have around 65,000 small businesses on the coast and many are family owned.’’The operation employs 30 staff and is the only Australian owned large-scale manufacturer of dairy-free cheeses and dips that has been successfully commercialised for the retail market.The business now exports to six countries including Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore and are in discussions with other countries.City of Gold Coast is the leading council in Australia for export development, delivering a complementary suite of export support programs specifically designed to reduce the time, cost and risk for coast businesses to develop new markets overseas for their products and services.
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City on frontline in war against mozzies

City on frontline in war against mozzies

The City has significantly increased spraying efforts to combat mosquitoes on the Gold Coast. Crews attended Coomera Waters, Ormeau and Jacob’s Ridge yesterday with Arundel Hills, Parkwood and Coomera being targeted today.Recent warm and wet weather has seen an increase of mosquitoes, particularly in northern suburbs.The City is targeting known breeding hotspots with fogging machines operating on a daily basis.“We are out there every day unless the weather makes it impractical,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate.“Residents can greatly assist by minimising breeding locations in their gardens.
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Google Street View trekker puts Ipswich on the map

Fifty-seven Ipswich locations never before seen on Google Street View are now available, showcasing some of the most amazing places
Ipswich City Council 17 Apr 2019
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Ipswich council puts animal welfare first and dumps drop boxes

Ipswich council puts animal welfare first and dumps drop boxes

An after-hours drop-off facility for stray cats and dogs is set to be scrapped by Ipswich City Council after consultation
Ipswich City Council 19 Mar 2019
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Council seeking community input into the future of your city

Council seeking community input into the future of your city

Ipswich City Council is looking for up to 100 members of the community to participate in newly-formed community reference groups.
Ipswich City Council 07 Mar 2019
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New signature playground precinct set for installation in Emu Park this May

New signature playground precinct set for installation in Emu Park this May

Residents and visitors to Emu Park will gain another fantastic attraction to the foreshore in 2019 once works begin on installing a new interactive playground in Kerr Park.
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New features to improve key locations as part of Yeppoon Town Centre Smart Lighting Project

New features to improve key locations as part of Yeppoon Town Centre Smart Lighting Project

Yeppoon’s CBD is set to become smarter, safer and more community-friendly with several new additions under installation over the coming months as part of the Yeppoon Town Centre Smart Lighting Project.
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The Golden Age of Radio is back with Mystery in the Air!

The Golden Age of Radio is back with Mystery in the Air!

Residents are being invited to tune in as comedy legend Michael Veitch and handsome young blade Simon Oats brush off their double-breasted dinner suits to transport us back to the days before television when radio was king with Mystery in the Air!
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Items of Interest – Wednesday 17 April 2019

TAKING THE LEAD A report tabled at this month’s Council meeting indicates residents are taking... The post Items of Interest – Wednesday 17 April 2019 appeared first on Mareeba Shire Council.
Mareeba Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Public Holiday Closures

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Mareeba Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Anzac Day Road Closures

ANZAC DAY THURSDAY 25 APRIL, 2019 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES Notice is hereby given, under Section... The post Anzac Day Road Closures appeared first on Mareeba Shire Council.
Mareeba Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Council Closures – Easter 2019

Residents are advised that all Council offices and service centres will be closed for the Easter period Friday 19 to Monday 22 April inclusive. Rubbish Collection will take place for both residential and business on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. For any urgent Council enquiries over the Easter Break please contact Dave Burges on 0427 461 […]
Quilpie Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Anzac Day Services 2019

There are a number of services to commemorate Anzac Day in Quilpie.  For all the details please visit our Ceremonies and Celebrations page.
Quilpie Shire Council 17 Apr 2019
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Youth Centre Closed Wednesday 24 April

Council wishes to advise the community that After School Youth Centre Activities will not be held on Wednesday 24 April 2019 We apologise for any inconvenience. For further information, please contact Health Promotions Officer, Michelle Donohue on (07) 4656 0500.
Quilpie Shire Council 16 Apr 2019
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Council services holiday closures

Council services holiday closures

All non-essential Council services will close Monday 24 December 2018 from close of business, and reopen Wednesday 2 January 2019. This includes Customer Service Centres, Redland Art Gallery (Cleveland and Capalaba) and mainland libraries. After hours emergency number: 3829 8999 Specific closures and information: Redland Performing Arts Centre Redland Performing Arts Centre Box Office will  Continue reading...
Redland City Council 14 Dec 2018
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Be ready for wet weather on Redlands Coast

Be ready for wet weather on Redlands Coast

Redland City Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Coordination Group Karen Williams is calling on Redlands Coast residents to prepare now for the forecasted heavy rain conditions this weekend. “Heavy to locally intense rainfall is expected over the coming days, with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting severe thunderstorms with damaging to destructive winds, heavy  Continue reading...
Redland City Council 14 Dec 2018
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On with the show

On with the show

At this stage, Christmas By Starlight is set to go ahead at the Redland Showgrounds at Cleveland this Saturday from 3pm-8.30pm. Wet weather is forecast so keep an eye on Council’s Facebook and Twitter. We are monitoring the weather and will advise if the show is cancelled due to the weather.
Redland City Council 13 Dec 2018
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Development Application lodged for Toowoomba Qantas Pilot Academy

Development Application lodged for Toowoomba Qantas Pilot Academy

“Early estimates indicate the academy will create 100 direct jobs and 300 in the wider construction industry with the flow-on effect also having a major impact on our region. “This is a project, not only of regional significance, but one of state and national significance and as such, I’m delighted to see it progressing to the next stage.” In March this year, Qantas advised it was looking to appoint a new training provider for the Toowoomba site and the facility has been tweaked to suit the needs of the training provider. “The new application is similar in size and capacity of students, but has been re-designed to be further removed from Toowoomba Cecil Plains Road and to incorporate a changed configuration and layout of the accommodation village.” The training facilities and hangar complex remain at the eastern side of the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport runway with the academy on track to welcome student applications in the coming months.
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Library’s Wizarding World Family Fun Day set to be magical

Library’s Wizarding World Family Fun Day set to be magical

“The event, sponsored by TRC and the Friends of the Toowoomba City Library, demonstrates that the library is no longer just about books alone, it is a place to celebrate characters that come alive from the imagination and storytelling of amazing authors.” TRC Events Chair Cr Geoff McDonald said sorcery, snakes, stunt shows and spell simulator stations would greet those looking for an enchanted experience at this year’s Wizarding World Family Fun Day. “Julia Baker, star of Animal Planet’s highest rating TV series Snake Boss will be introducing the crowd to meet some of her favourite pet Reptiles and learn even more about these cool critters. “So, grab a broomstick and get down to the Wizard World Family Fun Day.” The Wizard World Family Fun day will be held at Toowoomba Regional Library Saturday 27th April from 9.30am to 4.00pm.  For booking enquiries please see the Toowoomba Region Libraries Facebook page, email [email protected] or contact 07 4688 6670.
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Survey to shape the future of the Toowoomba Region’s Sport and recreation organisations

Survey to shape the future of the Toowoomba Region’s Sport and recreation organisations

“We’re in the process of developing a new Sport, Active Recreation and Healthy Living Plan to guide Council actions for the short to mid-term future and the feedback from these clubs will help shape the decisions we make,” Cr Ramia said. “This survey is seeking information including current membership levels for clubs, facilities they use, anticipated growth, essential facility upgrades required, feedback on our grants, fees, maintenance and how to upgrade processes. “This is your chance to ensure your club’s needs are considered in the study as the club survey is the main avenue clubs will have to let Council know about their needs.” Toowoomba Regional Council is committed to supporting all residents in leading active and healthy lifestyles.
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Placemaking project to transform Tara

In a first for the Western Downs, Tara’s public spaces are set to be transformed by an innovative new placemaking... read more
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Weed and pest management ‘levels up’ with extra funding

Western Downs Regional Council has welcomed an additional $159,800 funding grant from the Australian Government, which will provide the opportunity... read more
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Unleash your teenage Ninja Warrior these holidays

Youth aged 8-18 will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting free ninja course in Dalby and Jandowae... read more
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New foreshore playground open for Easter

New foreshore playground open for Easter

The Easter Bunny has come early for Whitsunday Region families and visitors with the amazing new Airlie Beach foreshore playground open tomorrow (Good Friday).
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Council proactive after wild dog attack

Council proactive after wild dog attack

Whitsunday Regional Council will place a foothold a trap on a private property after a wild dog attack on a domestic pet at the end of Africandar Road last night.
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Council appoints new CEO

Council appoints new CEO

Whitsunday Regional Councillors today voted to appoint highly experienced local government professional Kenn Donohoe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
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Council installs drain buddies

Council installs drain buddies

The drain buddy installation was a huge success today and received lots of positive community interest and support.    3 drain buddies were connected to drains on the beach near the church and 5 drain buddy nets were installed inside drains located on Noble Drive, Gribble Street and Reservoir Road.   The Council road crew […]
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Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-06/more-businesses-being-socially-responsible-to-attract-consumers/9622668   Thanks to all of you for your help with this project. I hope you like the results.   The radio program with Yarrabah in it is now here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bestpractice/mind-your-business-part-2/9614554   Yarrabah is in the last third of it. The program will be on Radio National on the weekend, tomorrow at 5am (!) and […]
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Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

Yarrabah Apprentices part of Social Enterprise Project

  The radio program with Yarrabah in it is now here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bestpractice/mind-your-business-part-2/9614554   Yarrabah is in the last third of it.
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