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2019 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

Nominations are now open for the Barcaldine Regional Council 2019 Australia Day Awards. For more information and to view flyer please click here. To download 2019 Australia Day - Award...

BARCALDINE REGIONAL COUNCIL - COMMUNITY FORUMS

Council's elected representatives will be hosting Community Forums in each of our communities.  These forums are to allow residents to easily engage with Council on issues and includes a...

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE WORKING GROUP

Barcaldine Regional Council has been selected as one of six regions from across Queensland to be part of the Clean Growth Choices program and wants to hear from people across the region who are...

NOTICE TO RATE PAYERS

All property owners within the Barcaldine Regional Council are advised that Rate Notices for the period 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2018 were issued on 17th September 2018. Notices have been...

1080 BAITING CONSENT FORM & FLYER

To download 1080 Baiting Consent Form please click here. To download 1080 Baiting Flyer please click here.

QUEENSLAND DROUGHT APPEAL

On Saturday 1 September 2018, Council was proud to host Seven News live for the Sports Report with Shane Webcke and Queensland Drought Appeal.  Over $2.4 million was raised as part of the...

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:

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. ...

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:-

'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.