Rotary Lookout getting a spruce up

bucklands' hill

The Rotary Lookout, fondly known as Bucklands’s Hill, in Richmond Hill will be receiving State Government funding for a revamp to the access point. Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Liz Schmidt says the new project will help create a new tourist destination in town. “It will make it … [Read more...]

Charters Towers Regional Report March 31

Charters Towers Regional Report

In this week's Charters Towers Regional Report we look at the new Mayor Liz Schmidt, the worrying increase of domestic violence in the region and all the action over Easter. All this plus more, take a look!     … [Read more...]

Liz Schmidt to be new Mayor for Charters Towers


It's yet to be officially confirmed on the ECQ website but officials at the Charters Towers electoral office say the counting has been finalised. Liz Schmidt will be the new regional council Mayor, taking over from Frank Beveridge. We had the first exclusive chat with her today following the … [Read more...]

Charters Towers Regional Report March 24

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All the stories from around the region this week. Where things stand in the local Government election, farmers needing more rain and pink stumps cricket. All of this plus more, check it out! Charters RR Wk4 March from Plus More News on Vimeo.   … [Read more...]

Charters Towers Regional Report March 17

charters towers news pic wk3 mar 2016

This week's Charters Towers Regional Report. Detecting drug drivers has become much easier, all the build up to this weekend's election and the Towers Players club bring back a classic. All this plus more, take a look! Charter Towers RR - wk3 March 2016 from Plus More News on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

What’s in the box: your guide to this local election

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We are in the thick of council campaigns, but don't be blinded by the corflute and leaflets: there is another question on the cards. This local council election will look a little different from previous years, so will you be prepared to face the polling booths? Voters will be asked three … [Read more...]