Council wants reduction of red tape to recover unpaid fines

Charters Towers Regional Council wants more powers to collect outstanding fines and is seeking help from the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) to do so. Council will take a motion...

Retune your TV tomorrow - Wednesday

A reminder for Charters Towers residents to retune their TVs on Wednesday, 27 August after 3.30pm. There may also be some temporary outages to TV services on 27-28 August. To find out how to...

Regulation of shopping trolleys goes to public interest test

Charters Towers Regional Council's plan to introduce a local law that will regulate the use of shopping trolleys within the region will now go through a public interest test. Council is moving...

State Emergency Service - volunteer Local Controller position Charters Towers

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to fulfil the role of Volunteer Local Controller for our Charters Towers SES Unit. The purpose of this volunteer position is to manage the Local...

New water for Queensland map to strengthen economy

Council wishes to advise all landowners contemplating seeking a new or increased water allocation from river systems within the Charters Towers Regional Council for irrigation purposes that the State...

Mayor urges community to nominate

With just two weeks before nominations close, Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge has encouraged local groups and individuals to support the Queensland Regional Achievement and...

Launch of tourism plan welcomed

Charters Towers Regional Council has welcomed the launch of Townsville North Queensland Destination Tourism Plan that targets an increase in visitation and expenditure. The Plan, led by industry...

Intention to carry out controlled burns

Notice is hereby given that Council together with the Department of Natural Resources and Mines intends to conduct controlled burning of excess vegetation on vacant reserves located around the...

Clean Up Australia Day - Great Northern Clean Up

Council is calling on all associations, interest groups, businesses, schools and individuals to register their interest in regards to participating in the 2014 Great Northern Clean-Up. This event...

Mayor praises work of QCWA

The important role the Queensland Country Women's Association plays in the local region has been praised by Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge. Cr Beveridge has attended...
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Councillor message – Cr Bernie Robertson

The Dalrymple Saleyards is an important asset to the Charters Towers Region.  Council is very conscious of and grateful for the contribution by our grazing and related industries and other...

Work underway to repair World Theatre façade

The facade of the World Theatre will soon be back to its original condition with work currently underway restoring the structural and decorative details of the building. The Theatre was hit by a...

$900K in funding for flying-fox research and management

As part of a collaborative project between Charters Towers Regional Council, CSIRO and the Department of Environment and Science (DES), the Queensland Government has provided $2.7M in funding over 4...

$29,000 RADF funding issued for Round 3

In July’s General Meeting, Council endorsed the recommendation of the Charters Towers Regional Arts Development Fund Committee to approve four applications for funding. Over $19,000 in total...

Councillor message – Cr Alan Barr

For the last few months, the Water Treatment Plant in Charters Towers has had an ongoing mechanical fault which required the town to be placed Level 2 water restrictions. Due to the hard work and...

Road Surfacing Works - Church St

Road surfacing works are scheduled from Monday 6 August through to Thursday 9 August 2018. The contractor will undertake road surfacing works on the following road: Church Street – from...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Bridge Repair Works on Burdekin River, Valley of Lagoons Road

Bridge repair works will commence Monday 30 July 2018 and will continue for a period of two weeks. A side track will be established for 4WD vehicles and light trucks, however, multi combination...

Residents have option to change water tariffs

In the coming weeks, residents will have the option to change water tariffs during the annual ‘Transfer Period’. Residents will have the option to choose to be on either the two-part...

Councillor message - Councillor Mike Power

This month, Council commenced its online Development Application portal allowing customers to lodge planning, building and plumbing applications with the ‘click’ of a button. This new...

Sandy Creek Road Works

Road resurfacing works for Sandy Creek Road will commence on Monday 13 August 2018 and will continue for approximately two weeks. These works will involve day works with lane closures and detours...