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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Council urges pet owners to de-sex their pets

  Council is calling on pet owners to take advantage of the 20% discount for de-sexing their dog or cat as part of ‘Operation Wanted’.   Operation Wanted is a de-sexing...

Councillor message - SportStar Awards - Cr Sonia Bennetto

  On the back of the recent and highly successful Great Western Games, the North Queensland Sports Foundation (NQSF) has now opened nominations for the 2019 NQ Sportstar Awards.   ...

Public Notice - Towers Hill - Temporary Closure - 14 15 16 August 2019

  Towers Hill will be temporarily closed for excavation works and bushfire mitigation burns during the following times: Wednesday 14 August: approximately 6am until 6pm Thursday 15...

Public Notice - Lissner Park - Flying Fox Dispersal

  Council will be engaging a Contractor to undertake flying fox dispersal activities in Lissner Park, commencing from approximately 4:00pm until 6:30pm on Tuesday, 13 August 2019 until Friday,...

New Biosecurity Plan for the region

  Charters Towers Regional Council has released its new Biosecurity Plan for the next 5 years.   The Biosecurity Plan 2019-2024 complies with the Biosecurity Act 2014 which mandates...

Mayor Message - Community Meetings 2019 - Cr Liz Schmidt

  Starting within the next 2 weeks, Councillors, senior Council staff and I will begin holding community meetings in the various townships around the region.   These meetings are...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Refuse collection - Temporary Delay - Balfes Creek - Homestead - Pentland - Western Environs

  There is a temporary delay in refuse collection due to a truck breakdown.   Collection for Balfes Creek, Homestead and Pentland will have a delay of up to 6 hours. Collection for...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Towers Hill - Temporary Closure 8 & 9 August 2019

  Towers Hill will be temporarily closed on Thursday 8 August from 6am until approximately 1pm Friday 9 August 2019 for bushfire mitigation burns. The burns will be carried out by the...

Mayor Message - Budget 2019-2020 - Cr Liz Schmidt

On Friday the 26 July, the Charters Towers Regional Council adopted the 2019/2020 Budget. The Elected Members and myself have worked closely with Council’s Senior Staff to deliver a budget...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Wild Dog Baiting Campaign

Notice is hereby given that Charters Towers Regional Council intends to conduct a baiting campaign utilising 1080 poison throughout the region during the period 17 September 2019 to 17...