Christmas 2018 Offices Closure Information

MERRY CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CLOSURE EMERGENCY CONTACT ADVICE   Charters Towers Regional Council takes this opportunity to wish its Residents a happy, safe Christmas and New Year. ...

Be safe this Christmas

As the busy Christmas holiday period approaches, Council is urging residents to be cautious on the roads. The risk of death and injury significantly increases during the holiday season with more...

Mayor Message - Christmas - Mayor Liz Schmidt

“As the year draws to a close and with Christmas upon us, it’s a time to celebrate with family and friends and relax before the new year ahead. New Year brings with it a time for...

Gallery of Modern Art brings new interactive program to Charters Towers

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) brings the interactive project APT9 Kids on Tour to more than 100 regional art galleries, libraries and community centres across...

Smart Cities: Stage 1 commenced

Work has begun on the $1.035M Smart Cities project, with Council contractors starting excavation work at the back of Towers Hill. The Smart Cities project will see fibre optic cable installed from...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Stubley Street Landfill & Resource Recovery Area - OPEN

The fire at the Stubley Street Landfill site in Charters Towers has been extinguished and the site is open as per usual. Council appreciated the community’s patience and understanding during...

Public Notice - Stubley Street Landfill & Resource Recovery Area Closed - Until Further Notice

The Stubley Street Landfill site in Charters Towers will be closed until further notice due to an ongoing fire. For public safety the site will be closed until further notice.   Council...

Mayor Message - Be Prepared - Mayor Liz Schmidt

  We often hear the messages of ‘Get Ready’ or ‘If It’s Flooded Forget It.’ However, for the majority of residents, storm season comes and goes without much...

Get Ready for storm season

Queensland’s recent extreme weather shows the importance of planning ahead and being prepared for a disaster. It’s not a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’ a weather...

Summer school holiday fun

Council will be supporting some exciting, family-friendly activities during the December 2018 school holidays. Museum of Tropical Queensland (MTQ)   Council has renewed its agreement...
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Think twice before lighting backyard fires

Charters Towers Regional Council is urging residents to be responsible with backyard fires this season and to think twice before lighting up. Property owners planning to light a fire greater than...

Councillor message - Landfill Fees - Cr Bernie Robertson

The Queensland Government will be introducing their Waste Levy within the next 2 weeks on 1 July 2019. The levy is $75 per tonne (GST exclusive) for commercial waste, which includes construction...

Partnership providing value for money for Council's flood affected road network

Recently members of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) Board met with Council’s Mayor, Liz Schmidt, Councillors and senior Council staff. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss...

Administration Centre - Reception Area

The Reception area will remain closed due to a delay with works. The Administration Centre will return to normal hours of operation from Monday 24 June 2019. All enquiries can be directed...

Flying Fox Advisory Committee Meeting Opened to the Public

On Wednesday, 5 June, 2019 the Charters Towers Regional Council’s Flying Fox Advisory Committee Meeting was opened to the public with fifteen (15) people from the community, in addition to...

Council releases Advocacy Plan

Charters Towers Regional Council has released its new Advocacy Plan for 2019 which outlines 8 key priorities it is advocating the State and Federal Governments. Mayor Liz Schmidt said the 8...

Councillor message - 2019 Great Western Games - Cr Sonia Bennetto

The time is fast approaching for members of our local participating sporting clubs to compete in the 2019 Glencore Great Western Games. Hosted by the North Queensland Sports Foundation (NQSF), the...

Waste Levy for Charters Towers

From 1 July 2019 the Queensland Government will be introducing a Waste Levy on commercial waste which cannot be reused or recycled. The new levy will apply to construction and demolition waste,...

Councillor Message - Final RADF Round - Cr Graham Lohmann

The final round of Council’s 2018/2019 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) has opened and closes on 24 June 2019. Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch said investing in creative and...

Public Notice - Temporary Delay - Greenvale Refuse Collection

There is a temporary delay in refuse collection due to a truck breakdown. Collection for Greenvale will have a delay of up to 24 hours. It is anticipated that refuse collection will occur...