Charters Towers Regional Report April 21

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Catch up on the news from around the region in this week's Charters Towers Regional Report. The unemployment rate is nearly 15 per cent and government heads say something needs to change, the library re-opened after nearly a week closed due to flooding and three sporting features! All of this … [Read more...]

Premier’s flying visit to the Towers

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Queensand Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is bringing her Working Queensland Cabinet Committee to Charters Towers this Friday. The cabinet includes Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Employment Minister Grace Grace, Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman and Minister Assisting the Premier for the North Coralee … [Read more...]

Rotary Lookout getting a spruce up

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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

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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

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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...]

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...]