Xmas Infrastructure Wishes Arrive

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Charters Towers has secured an early Christmas gift from the State Government - $800,000 for Charters Towers Regional Council to upgrade their sewerage treatment plant and there’s some in there for airport lights as well. The $325,000 from the State Government will be matched by Charters Towers … [Read more...]

Long Paddock Changes

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The Sate Government has moved today to give local Councils greater autonomy to manage the stock routes in their region. The Stock Route Network Management Bill 2016 has been passed which the Government says will improve the historic network’s management and ensure it had a sustainable … [Read more...]

Mayor Collars Non-Compliant Dog Owners

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Over 400 letters have been sent this week by Council to residents who have outstanding dog registrations - and the Mayor wants owners to pay up. And Council will be checking. Over $40,000 is currently outstanding. Most individual amounts are under $100, with one over $700 outstanding. Mayor … [Read more...]

Local Mines information night

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As part of the ‘Ignite Your Business’ series,  Charters Towers Regional Council in partnership with the Charters Towers Chamber of Commerce and Mines and the Queensland State Government, is offering a Local Mines information night. ‘Ignite Your Business’ is twelve month series to assist … [Read more...]

‘The World’ celebrates World Tourism Day

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World Tourism Day takes on added significance today in Charters Towers our very own “world” really stepping up. A dedicated Charters Towers Tourism website has been launched today- www.visitcharterstowers.com.au. A primary function of the new website is its capability to provide real-time … [Read more...]

Council to review wild dog control

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Charters Towers Regional Council will undertake a comprehensive review of the control of wild dogs in the region when a full review of the Queensland Government’s updated Biosecurity Act 2014 is completed. Previously called dingoes but now referred to as wild dogs, they are an established pest … [Read more...]

Roll out the barrel

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Nearly $50,000 galloped out the doors of the Charters Towers Council Chamber this week with sixteen community organisations to benefit from the latest round of Charters Towers Regional Council’s Community Grants Programme. Councillors approved an allocation of $32,095 in monetary support and … [Read more...]

Waste Tyre Collection for Residents

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Locals are being urged to contact Council this week to take part in the Council/Queensland Health Free Waste Tyre Collection which will get underway across the region from next week. The pick-up is part of a joint State Council Blitz on mosquito breeding. Those looking for pick up in Charters … [Read more...]