Water - it's a precious commodity

Charters Towers Regional Council Mayor Frank Beveridge has called on residents within the urban area to adopt water wise practices. Cr Beveridge reminded residents that the annual water allocation...

Community Benefits Funds Amalgamation - streamlining grants

The Queensland Government has streamlined the way gambling benefits the community with the amalgamation of the current community benefit funds.  On 20 May 2014 Queensland Parliament passed...

Council renews TEL membership

Charters Towers Regional Council has renewed its Townsville Enterprise Ltd (TEL) membership for 2014-15, citing the benefits the relationship brings to the region. Mayor Frank Beveridge said it was...

Travelling film festival on its way

Charters Towers has again been selected as a venue for the Sydney Travelling Film Festival. The Travelling Film Festival, which is administered by the Sydney Film Festival, is one of...

New tourism venture has a war history

A new tourist attraction will be developed in Charters Towers following a successful application for an ANZAC Centenary Project. Charters Towers Regional Council has been granted $31,875 through...

Financial facts - water & sewerage business units

Link to the Budget Information Sheet presenting the Financial Facts on the Water & Sewerage Business Units. 

Council adopts its 2014-15 budget

2014/15 Budget at a glance Combined gross rates and utility revenue rise  3.95% Discount available on utilities has halved to  6.00% Discount available on general levies remains at...

Notice of Statutory Budget Meeting

Charters Towers Regional Council hereby notifies that Council's Statutory Budget Meeting for compilation of its 2014/2015 Budget will be held 8:30am on Tuesday 15 July 2014 at Council's...

Earthworks for Towers drag strip has started

Community spirit has come to the fore to allow clearing and earthworks to start on the site of the motor sports complex at Young's Block on the eastern outskirts of Charters Towers. North...
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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...

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...