Councillor message - Livestock on roadsides - Cr Bernie Robertson

Drought conditions are especially hard on the rural community, especially if landholders are strained through additional duties in keeping stock alive. At times it may be tempting to allow cattle...

Gill and Church Streets Roundabout Works

Council and/or contractors will be undertaking roundabout works at the intersection of Gill and Church Streets commencing Thursday, 7 January 2019, for a period of approximately five (5) weeks. ...

Scheduled works on Day Dawn Road – Water Main Upgrade

Council will be undertaking works on Day Dawn Road from Tuesday, 11 December 2018 up to Monday, 17 December 2018. The works will require road closures, with a full road closure to Day Dawn Road....

Water Reticulation Maintenance Work - Deane Street

Council advises that water reticulation maintenance on Deane Street is scheduled to commence on Thursday, 6 December 2018, between approximately 8:00 am to 12:00 noon and will impact on the normal...

Council to gauge community interest on military museum

  Does Charters Towers need a military museum?  That is the question to be posed at a community meeting next Tuesday night. Following interest from members of the community and...

Off-leash dog area officially open

Charters Towers’ first dedicated off-leash dog enclosure is now officially open. Work on the 1500 square metre area began in late July and was fully funded by the Works for Queensland Program,...

How gold changed the North

The gold rush started in our region 150 years ago, when gold was first discovered in Ravenswood and not long after that in Charters Towers. This gold rush helped change the north forever. It...

Councillor Column – Heatwave - Cr Graham Lohmann

Heatwaves are an ever-present risk to many Australian communities and as recent days have shown, the Charters Towers region is just as vulnerable to these heat extremes. It is reported that...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Council Server - Scheduled Upgrade

Council advises that due to upgrade works on Council’s computer server on Saturday, 1 December, services may be unavailable or interrupted at the following facilities: Excelsior Library ...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Refuse collection — Temporary Delay - Charters Towers, Sellheim, Mingela, Ravenwood

Council advises residents that there is a temporary delay in refuse collection at Charters Towers, Sellheim, Mingela and Ravenswood on 27 November 2018. Collection for Sellheim, Mingela, Ravenwood...
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New flood gauge system installed

  Queensland’s recent flood event shows the importance of being prepared for any disaster.   To help the region be prepared for future flood events, Council has installed a new...

Councillor message - W4Q park upgrades - Cr Roma Bailey

Earlier this year Council was fortunate enough to receive $2.97M in funding from the Queensland Government’s Works for Queensland (W4Q) initiative. The W4Q program supports regional Councils...

Augmented Reality opens on Towers Hill

  The new augmented reality (AR) experience ‘Towers Hill in WWII’ was officially launched this week by Mayor Liz Schmidt. The new app allows the user to experience a mixture of the...

Water allocation - Annual transfer period

Charters Towers Regional Council is encouraging residents to check their water usage for the 2018/2019 period and decide if they need to change water tariffs.   During the annual...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Water Allocation Transfer Period and Half Yearly Rates - Charters Towers

  The annual water allocation Transfer Period is now open for residents wishing to change water tariffs.   Residential property owners will have until Wednesday, 7 August 2019 to make...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Commencement of the Charters Towers Regional Town Plan

Notice is given in accordance with the Planning Act 2016 that Charters Towers Regional Council on Wednesday 17 July 2019 adopted the Charters Towers Regional Town Plan which will have effect on and...

Cutting-edge technology to return Towers Hill to WWII times

  Residents and visitors will soon be able to experience Towers Hill as it was in World War II by using new augmented reality (AR).   Augmented Reality allows the user to experience a...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Towers Hill - Temporary Closure - 11 July

Towers Hill — Temporary Closure — 11 July Towers Hill will be temporarily closed on Thursday 11 July from 8am until 1pm (approximately) for excavation works.   Road access and...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Deane and Jane Streets - Temporary Closure - 8 July 2019

Deane and Jane Streets — Temporary Closure — 8 July The intersection at Deane and Jane Streets will be temporarily closed from 8 July until further notice.   This temporary...

Waste Levy - No change to domestic waste fees

The Queensland Government’s new Waste Levy began this week (1 July 2019) for commercial waste which cannot be reused or recycled. The levy applies to construction and demolition waste,...