Council Releases Budget for 2017-2018

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Charters Towers Regional Council passed the 2017/2018 Budget at its statutory budget meeting today and delivers rate increases of an average of 2.8%. Mayor, Cr Liz Schmidt says the focus this year’s budget is to move towards responsible budgeting, concentrating upon consistent, and reliable … [Read more...]

$34 million more for Local Councils.

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North Queensland councils will recive an extra $34 million over two years allocated through the Works for Queensland Program. Every council in the region will benefit with additional funds allocated to: • Charters Towers Regional Council – $2.84 million over two years • Townsville City Council … [Read more...]

Adani ‘Go’ is ‘A Get Ready’

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Charters Towers Regional Council is stepping forward to now ensure that the benefits flow to the region from the massive $16.5 billion Carmichael Mine and Rail projects which were given the go ahead this week. Adani Australian chief executive Jeyakumar Janakaraj gave the “green light’ for the … [Read more...]

Council Hits the Road

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It’ll be eyes and ears wide open for all Councillors as they visit six rural townships and locations during May and June as they press ahead with cross regional consultation. Mayor Liz Schmidt, councillors and senior Council staff are currently planning the round of visits that will cover a large … [Read more...]

Funding Bonanza for Council

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21 projects will now get underway across the region following Council’s successful bid for $2.74 million in funding for an infrastructure boost from the State Government’s Works for Queensland program. Council has had all the projects approved under the program last week, giving the green light … [Read more...]

Council support for local landholders

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Charters Towers Regional Council has thrown its support behind the families and those landowners that are to be impacted by the potential acquisition of the lands by Defence within the Charters Towers Regional Council area. Mayor Liz Schmidt says Council is pushing Defence to continue to keep … [Read more...]