Africa passes the Queen's Baton to the Caribbean

From Buckingham Palace to the heart of the Kalahari Desert, the Queen’s Baton has passed through the hands of presidents, fishmongers, children, farmers and athletes alike. Hundreds of...

Queensland’s New Planning System – Commences 3 July 2017

In Queensland, state wide legislation establishes the framework and overarching policy for land use planning. Commencing on 3 July 2017, the new Planning Act 2016 (Planning Act) will establish a...

Council announces water levy changes

Charters Towers Regional Council will introduce changes to how water is levied. Announcing the changes, Mayor Liz Schmidt said the altered levy system is being introduced to achieve a fairer way of...

Biosecurity alert for landholders

Many rural, peri-urban and even urban landholders can identify with the impacts of invasive plants and animals on their own properties or through someone they know. These impacts are most often...

Community Sustainability Action grants: Round 2 – Heritage Conservation

Funding for Round 2 – Heritage of the Community Sustainability Action grants is now available and will provide funding to projects that facilitate the conservation of, access to and community...

DRY TROPICS PEST ADVISORY FORUM OPEN TO LANDHOLDERS AND COMMUNITY INTEREST GROUPS

Invasive weeds is a serious problem facing agriculture in North Queensland and early intervention is key to management.   The Dry Tropics Pest Advisory Forum is hosting a weed control day at...

Call to conserve water use

Charters Towers residents are being requested to be conservative with their water use from next week as the refurbishment of the steel reservoir on Towers Hill gets underway. Although Charters...

Roadworks boost for Council

In a major boost for Charters Towers Regional Council, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will partner Council to deliver significant road widening works. Council and TMR will work...

RADF applications close soon

The third and final round of Charters Towers Regional Council’s RADF funding for 2016-17 will close on 26 June 2017. Council is encouraging community groups and individuals to submit...

Reading of Water Meters June 2017

Annual Water Meter Readings across the Region will take place from Monday 5 June, 2017 and continue for approximately two weeks. As meters are located within the fence boundaries, it is requested...
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Notice of Special Meeting

A Special Meeting of Council will be held on Monday 27 November at 9:00am.  The business of the Special Meeting is to adopt the 2016/2017 CTRC Annual Report.   The notice is available...

Vandals Destroy Community Facilities

Newly installed solar lights on the Towers Hill walkway have been vandalised over the weekend. 12 new solar lights were installed on Friday and by Saturday, 5 of the lights had been destroyed along...

Rural Industry Advisory Committee Successful with new Gate and Grid Policy

Throughout our region many privately owned grids and gates are used on public roads to control the movement of livestock. These grids and gates need to follow certain guidelines to be compliant...

Go Slow! Asbestos it's a NO Go!

National Asbestos Awareness Month launched on 01 November with the campaign’s new message, “Renovating? Go Slow! Asbestos – It’s a NO GO!” reminding Australian’s...

Are you an Artist?

Art can be strange, wonderful, creative, colourful, a little of everything and more. It can take many forms, from painting, to sculpture, photos, to street art. The task to create can be daunting...

2017 Queensland State Elections

The following information has been provided by the Electoral Commission of Qld, in response to a request for advice regarding the 2017 State Government Elections:   “Voters can contact...

Organisational Review

Today Council resolved to implement a draft three directorate structure. This change will assist Council in delivering efficient and effective services for our communities. The new directorates...

Pavement reconstruction at roundabout Monday 06 November 2017

Council contractors will be undertaking profiling and placing bitumen treated base (BTB) at the Gill and Boundary Streets roundabout. These works will commence Monday 06 November 2017 until...

Notice of Special Meeting

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING Notice is hereby given of a  SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CHARTERS TOWERS REGIONAL COUNCIL, COMMENCING AT 9:00AM, FRIDAY 03 NOVEMBER 2017, AT COUNCIL'S BOARD...

Advance notice of Council facility closure - City Hall

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, 26 October 2017, between 8:30am and 12:30pm due to staff training commitments. All Council enquiries are requested to be directed to the Admin Centre at 12...