Animal control a big problem for the Towers

Australia Post recently announced 281 dog encounters with posties last financial year. Dogs big and small make it very difficult for the postie to safely deliver mail.   In Charters Towers,...

Make it Your New Year Resolution to Become Tech Savvy

Staying connected in this fast-paced world of technology can be a daunting process. Computers, smartphones, smartwatches and the internet can make some seniors a little overwhelmed. To help seniors...

Council Urges Responsible Pet Ownership

During the Christmas season, many people find themselves as proud new pet owners. However, before you rush off to buy a new pet or adopt, it’s important you select a pet that best complements...

Council Assists State High Teachers with Industry Placement

Charters Towers State High School teachers, Leigh Middleton and Simon Pankhurst were welcomed at Council’s Administration Centre recently as part of their Industry Placement. Industry...

Merry Christmas from Charters Towers Regional Council

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

Public Notice - KRM Pool to re-open

A Public Notice has been released concerning the re-opening of the Kennedy Regiment Memorial (KRM) Pool. View the Notice here:    EJH 19 December 2017

Robbie Katter Listens to Our Pleas

  Member for Traeger, Rob Katter was welcomed to Charters Towers last week by Mayor Liz Schmidt and Council’s CEO, Aaron Johansson. The Mayor and CEO discussed major concerns for the...

Christmas Message from the Mayor

What a wonderful time of year. 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. As we celebrate...

Public Notice update - Heated Pool

An update to the Pubic Notice relative to the Heated Pool is linked for viewing here .   EJH 14 December 2017

Public Notice - Closure of Centenary Park

Please find Public Notice in relation to the temporary closure of Centenary Park for immediate release: view notice EJH 06 December 2017
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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...

Councillor message - Livestock on roadsides - Cr Bernie Robertson

Drought conditions are especially hard on the rural community, especially if landholders are strained through additional duties in keeping stock alive. At times it may be tempting to allow cattle...

Gill and Church Streets Roundabout Works

Council and/or contractors will be undertaking roundabout works at the intersection of Gill and Church Streets commencing Thursday, 7 January 2019, for a period of approximately five (5) weeks. ...

Scheduled works on Day Dawn Road – Water Main Upgrade

Council will be undertaking works on Day Dawn Road from Tuesday, 11 December 2018 up to Monday, 17 December 2018. The works will require road closures, with a full road closure to Day Dawn Road....

Water Reticulation Maintenance Work - Deane Street

Council advises that water reticulation maintenance on Deane Street is scheduled to commence on Thursday, 6 December 2018, between approximately 8:00 am to 12:00 noon and will impact on the normal...

Council to gauge community interest on military museum

  Does Charters Towers need a military museum?  That is the question to be posed at a community meeting next Tuesday night. Following interest from members of the community and...

Off-leash dog area officially open

Charters Towers’ first dedicated off-leash dog enclosure is now officially open. Work on the 1500 square metre area began in late July and was fully funded by the Works for Queensland Program,...

How gold changed the North

The gold rush started in our region 150 years ago, when gold was first discovered in Ravenswood and not long after that in Charters Towers. This gold rush helped change the north forever. It...