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November Flying Fox Meeting open to public

The November meeting of the Flying Fox Advisory Committee will be held on Wednesday 6 November 2019 in the Gold & Beef Rooms, Council Administration Centre, 12 Mosman St Charters Towers. The...

Flying Fox Advisory Committee opens meeting to community

The Charters Towers Flying Fox Advisory Committee (FFAC) is inviting the community to attend its meeting in April. During the community meeting, the FFAC will provide up-to-date information on the...

Lissner Park: Flying Fox dispersal trial

Charters Towers Regional Council recently conducted a small trial of chilli wax to discourage flying fox roosting in Lissner Park.  Chilli wax was sprayed onto two trees, at the northern end...

Mayor Message – Mayor Liz Schmidt - Flying Fox Advisory Committee Update

Last week it was announced that the State Government would provide up to $900K in funding to be used for research and to trial innovative flying-fox management approaches in Charters Towers. Many...

$900K in funding for flying-fox research and management

As part of a collaborative project between Charters Towers Regional Council, CSIRO and the Department of Environment and Science (DES), the Queensland Government has provided $2.7M in funding over 4...

Flying Fox Advisory Committee sets first tasks

The newly formed Flying Fox Advisory Committee for the Charters Towers region recently held its inaugural meeting. As per their terms of reference, the committee includes members of Council, Mayor...