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

Charters Towers council

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

Charters Towers council

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


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


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...]