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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New flood gauge system installed

  Queensland’s recent flood event shows the importance of being prepared for any disaster.   To help the region be prepared for future flood events, Council has installed a new...

Councillor message - W4Q park upgrades - Cr Roma Bailey

Earlier this year Council was fortunate enough to receive $2.97M in funding from the Queensland Government’s Works for Queensland (W4Q) initiative. The W4Q program supports regional Councils...

Augmented Reality opens on Towers Hill

  The new augmented reality (AR) experience ‘Towers Hill in WWII’ was officially launched this week by Mayor Liz Schmidt. The new app allows the user to experience a mixture of the...

Water allocation - Annual transfer period

Charters Towers Regional Council is encouraging residents to check their water usage for the 2018/2019 period and decide if they need to change water tariffs.   During the annual...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Water Allocation Transfer Period and Half Yearly Rates - Charters Towers

  The annual water allocation Transfer Period is now open for residents wishing to change water tariffs.   Residential property owners will have until Wednesday, 7 August 2019 to make...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Commencement of the Charters Towers Regional Town Plan

Notice is given in accordance with the Planning Act 2016 that Charters Towers Regional Council on Wednesday 17 July 2019 adopted the Charters Towers Regional Town Plan which will have effect on and...

Cutting-edge technology to return Towers Hill to WWII times

  Residents and visitors will soon be able to experience Towers Hill as it was in World War II by using new augmented reality (AR).   Augmented Reality allows the user to experience a...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Towers Hill - Temporary Closure - 11 July

Towers Hill — Temporary Closure — 11 July Towers Hill will be temporarily closed on Thursday 11 July from 8am until 1pm (approximately) for excavation works.   Road access and...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Deane and Jane Streets - Temporary Closure - 8 July 2019

Deane and Jane Streets — Temporary Closure — 8 July The intersection at Deane and Jane Streets will be temporarily closed from 8 July until further notice.   This temporary...

Waste Levy - No change to domestic waste fees

The Queensland Government’s new Waste Levy began this week (1 July 2019) for commercial waste which cannot be reused or recycled. The levy applies to construction and demolition waste,...