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REOPEN - 2018 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Due to several requests from community members for additional time to submit their Australia Day Award nominations, Council has decided to reopen the nominations to the community. The nominations will now close at 12.00pm on Monday 8 January 2018.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SELL LAND - BARCALDINE

Barcaldine Regional Council has decided to sell the land described as Lot 16 on RP860107 because overdue rates have remained unpaid for more than 3 years.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SELL LAND - MUTTABURRA

Barcaldine Regional Council has decided to sell the land described as Lot 3 on RP607937 because overdue rates have remained unpaid for more than 3 years.

2017 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMPETITION

It is time to untangle your Christmas lights and dust off Santa for your chance to win! All Barcaldine Regional Council residents, business and community groups are encouraged to make your town shine bright this Christmas.

CHRISTMAS SHUTDOWNS

Barcaldine Regional Council hereby advises residents of the following shutdowns over the Christmas and New Year period:-

PUBLIC AND SPECIAL HOLIDAYS FOR 2018

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

BARCALDINE BATONBEARERS PREPARE TO SHARE THE DREAM OF THE GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the local batonbearers from Barcaldine who will carry the Queen's Baton during the 100-day countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - ARAMAC BAKERY

Aramac Bakery is hereby offered for lease. This well presented Council owned property provides the opportunity to enhance the local community and create extra employment.

'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.

BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL 2018 BUDGET

Barcaldine Regional Council adopted its 2018 Budget at a General Meeting held on Wednesday 28th June 2017. To download the 2018 Budget Documents click here.

BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL 2017 COMMUNITY DROUGHT SUPPORT FUNDING

Barcaldine Regional Council has allocated $82,500 of Community Drought Support Funding to thirty local community groups. The funds from the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services have been distributed to organisations that provide local community events and activities that contribute to connectedness, social well-being and increase access to support services.

NOTICE OF MAKING OF LOCAL LAW

Barcaldine Regional Council (the "Council") has, by resolution dated the fifteenth day of March 2017, made Animal Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2017. For information click here.

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...

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.