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PUBLIC NOTICE - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FEES

As an incentive to encourage development, Barcaldine Regional Council has agreed to waive the development application fees for the construction of a residential dwelling within the region, on the following conditions:

LAND FOR SALE - MUTTABURRA

Barcaldine Regional Council has land for sale for tender in Muttaburra.

VACANCY - PENSIONER UNIT - BARCALDINE

Applications from eligible persons are invited for the occupancy of a one bedroom independent living unit situated in Cypress Street, Barcaldine.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - LEASE OF LAND

Barcaldine Regional Council invites expressions of interest for leasing of Council owned land for stock agistment purposes on the following conditions:

ACACIA STREET STORMWATER MAIN

Barcaldine residents are advised that construction of Stage 3 of the Acacia Street stormwater main from Willow Street to Pine Street is anticipated to commence on site from Monday 30 July 2018. ...

2018 GET GARDENING EXPO

Enjoy market stalls, food stalls, entertainment, special guest gardening speaker and the announcement of the winner of the annual Get Gardening Competition. Enter your garden for the chance to win your share in prize money.

MEDIA RELEASE - BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL - 2019 BUDGET

Barcaldine Regional Council adopted its 2019 budget at its General Meeting held on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

EXCESS WATER CHARGES - BARCALDINE, ALPHA, JERICHO

At its meeting on 27 June 2018, Council resolved to reduce the excess water charges for the 2018 financial year from $1.00 per kilolitre to 60 cents per kilolitre. This sees a reduction in excess water charges of 40%.

BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL 2018 COMMUNITY DROUGHT SUPPORT

Barcaldine Regional Council has allocated $75,000 of Community Drought Support Funding to 38 local community groups.

BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Steven Boxall has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Barcaldine Regional Council, to commence on 11 June 2018.

MEETING DATES FOR 2018

In accordance with Section 277 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 notice is hereby given of the following General Meetings of Council:-

PUBLIC AND SPECIAL HOLIDAYS FOR 2018

Notice is hereby given of the following holidays gazetted for the Barcaldine Regional Council for 2018:-

PUBLIC PLACE ACTIVITY - INFORMATION BULLETIN

Council regulates public place activities to ensure these activities are carried out in a safe manner for road users and pedestrians.

ROADSIDE VENDORS - INFORMATION BULLETIN

Council regulates roadside vendors to ensure these activities are carried out in a safe manner for road users and pedestrians. This activity means the commercial supply of goods or services on a road. Roadside vending can involve travelling from place to place on a road and the waving down of the person operating the roadside vending by a customer (mobile roadside vending) or the activity being established in one place (stationary roadside vending). This approval does not apply to footpath dining activities.

PUBLIC NOTICE - GENERATING SALES OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL TRADERS

Barcaldine Regional Council is introducing a new eProcurement process from 4 October 2016 designed to boost the local economy and drive business to local suppliers. Mayor Rob Chandler said...

'FLOWERS IN THE DUST' BOOK

The Desert Uplands region is sandwiched between the brigalow belt to the east and the Mitchell grass downs to the west. Astride the Great Dividing Range and comprising four percent of Queensland's land surface, it is a region of eroded sandstone plateaus and extensive sand plains. Little known until recent land use controversies thrust it into the limelight, the Desert Uplands support an abundant diversity of flora.

QUEENSLAND MASTER BUILDERS AWARDS WINNER - JERICHO SWIMMING POOL

Barcaldine Regional Council wishes to advise that at the Queensland Master Builders Awards held in Rockhampton on Friday 25th August 2017 the new Jericho Swmming Pool won the best Community Services Facility for Central Queensland for 2017 and will now compete in the state awards at the end of September.

OUTBACK QUEENSLAND TOURISM ASSOCIATION HALF-YEAR MEMBERSHIP PROSPECTUS 2016

It's a partnership that promotes tourism in Outback Queensland to bring visitors to our region for the economic benefit of the Outback Communities. OQTA are one of 13 recognised Regional Tourism Organisations and are the strength behind the marketing of our destination.