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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Councillor message - Draft Regional Planning Scheme - Community Consultation Closing - Cr Mike Power

On Friday the 29th March, community consultation for the draft Regional Planning Scheme will close. As the draft Regional Planning Scheme affects the whole Region, I want to encourage the community...

Flying Fox Advisory Committee opens meeting to community

The Charters Towers Flying Fox Advisory Committee (FFAC) is inviting the community to attend its meeting in April. During the community meeting, the FFAC will provide up-to-date information on the...

Wild Dog Baiting Campaign

WILD DOG BAITING CAMPAIGN Charters Towers Regional Council intends to conduct a baiting campaign utilising 1080 poison throughout the region during the period 30 April 2019 to 31 May 2019. It is...

Councillor message - Enterprise Resource Planning - Cr Sonia Bennetto

In the 2018/2019 budget, Council announced the upgrade of its IT systems through the implementation of new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. This is a major system upgrade which will...

Young Endeavour 2019 - A trip of a lifetime

Charters Towers Regional Council is seeking applications for a voyage in 2019 on the tall ship “Young Endeavour” for persons aged 16 to 23 years in the region. The Young Endeavour Youth...

Council welcomes new trainees

Charters Towers Regional Council has welcomed 6 new trainees as part of the “Skilling Queenslanders for Work” First Start program. First Start is designed to provide education and...

Mayor Message - Reducing Operating Costs - Cr Liz Schmidt

Late last year Council commissioned a third-party audit into the operations of several Council run facilities. The audit revealed that the World Theatre and the Visitor Information Centre were not...

Public Notice Temporary Pool Closure - Greenvale

Council advises that the Greenvale community pool will be  closed until further notice due to high turbidity levels.   Council staff are working to resolve the issue.   Council...

Mayor Message - Federal Election Priorities - Mayor Liz Schmidt

The recent weather event caused devastating flooding for our neighbouring regions to the north and to the west. Fortunately, our region escaped most of the severe effects of the flooding. During...

Beat the mozzies

Council is calling on residents to help combat the rise in mosquito numbers by checking our properties for breeding sites. Councillor Bernie Robertson said it was important that property owners do...