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...]

Charters Know How to Benefit Regions

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Seems the rest of the state knows talent when they see it. A number of key Charters Towers Regional Council service delivery drivers have been appointed to key positions within the Local Government’s Peak Group. The Local Government Association of Queensland’s ongoing policy development program … [Read more...]

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...]