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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Local law amendment - Dogs allowed in CBD

  Charters Towers Regional Council has amended local law No. 2 (Animal Management), allowing dogs within the Charters Towers CBD. The amendment allows dogs on-leash within Gill and Mosman...

Councillor message - Feedback to Council - Cr Roma Bailey

  Over the last few weeks, Councillors and staff have travelled around the region to meet with the various communities. It has been a great opportunity to provide updates on projects, to...

Total Fire Ban

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services - Rural Fire Service has issued a fire ban covering the Local Government Areas of Boulia, Burdekin, Burke, Carpentaria, Charters Towers, Cloncurry,...

Public Notice Amendment to Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Amendment to Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011 Notice is given in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 that Charters Towers Regional Council on Wednesday 21 August...

Nominate our unsung heroes for 2020

Council is calling on the community to nominate our unsung heroes for the Australia Day Awards 2020.   The Australia Day Awards Program offers us the opportunity to recognise the valuable...

Councillor message - Towers Rush - Cr Sonia Bennetto

Time is fast approaching for the region’s biggest adventure challenge of the year - Towers Rush!   Celebrating its fifth year, Towers Rush is a family friendly event, suitable for all...

Rates Season Advice

2019/2020 1 st Half Yearly Rates Notices Issued Property Owners within Charters Towers Regional Council are advised that the 2019/2020 1 st Half Yearly Rates Notices were issued on Thursday 05...

11 major projects completed in Region

  The end of the 2018-2019 financial year saw the completion of 11 major projects which were all funded by the Works for Queensland (W4Q) program.   A total of $2.84M was allocated to...

Councillor message - W4Q Dalrymple Saleyards - Cr Bernie Robertson

  During 2018, Council undertook major infrastructure development works at the Dalrymple Saleyards to facilitate an increase to the holding capacity for live export cattle.   The...

Councillor message - Qld Road Safety Week - Cr Graham Lohmann

"The 2019 Road Safety Week message is clear and simple – “put road safety first.” With 245 people killed on Queensland roads in 2018 alone and over 5,000 seriously injured,...