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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Councillor message - Drought Support Information - Cr Graham Lohmann

It’s always rewarding to see people come together in times of need. This difficult period of drought is one of those times and I’m very pleased to report that Council has recently been...

Funding available for community celebrations and public art displays

Council is calling on the community to take advantage of new arts development funding for this financial year. The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), round 1 is now open for 2018-2019. The...

Rural Industry Advisory Committee: Change of focus

Early last year, Charters Towers Regional Council established a Rural Industry Advisory Committee to allow for open consultation between landholders and Council. One of the first priorities for the...

Upgrade of water reticulation - Gill Street. Commencement of preliminary roundabout works - High & Gill Streets

Upgrades of water reticulation on Gill Street will occur over three consecutive Sunday’s commencing Sunday 28 October 2018. During the works, water supply will be interrupted to some...

New planning scheme to go to State Government for review

During the September General Meeting of Council, the Charters Towers Regional Council endorsed the new draft Charters Towers Regional Planning Scheme for review by the State Government. The draft...

Mayor Message – Mayor Liz Schmidt - Acknowledgement of Country

Over a year ago the Indigenous Reference Group was established in Charters Towers and includes representatives from the Family Groups of the Gudjala Traditional owners, myself as Mayor, Cr Graham...

Third roundabout to be installed

Construction on the third Gill Street roundabout is scheduled to begin within the next few weeks. The Gill and High Streets roundabout has already been marked out ready for crews to start work. ...

Councillor message - Sports Hosts Wanted for 2019 Great Western Games - Cr Sonia Bennetto

The Great Western Games is a multi-sport event held biennially in north-west Queensland.  It is hosted by the North Queensland Sports Foundation (NQSF) and is proudly supported by Charters...

Various road surfacing works

Road surfacing works are scheduled from Tuesday, 9 October for approximately 3 weeks, between the hours of 6am to 6pm. Road surfacing works will be undertaken on the following roads: Acacia...

Bridge Replacement - Keelbottom Creek, Dotswood Road

Replacement of the bridge at Keelbottom Creek on the Dotswood Road, North at Mingela will commence on Monday 8 October 2018.  These works will continue for a period of four weeks. A...