Council welcomes proposed water changes

Proposed changes to the Burdekin Water Plan that would allow farmers to trade their water entitlements have been welcomed by Charters Towers Regional Council. The proposed changes have been...

Towers joins National Flag Day celebrations

Charters Towers will join in National Flag Day celebrations with a ceremony planned for Thursday, 3 September. Charters Towers Regional Council will sponsor the event as part of Australian National...

Crafty Greenvale ladies donate knee throws

A group of talented Greenvale women have been hard at work crafting knee throws for Charters Towers’ senior citizens. The women, Brenda McGregor, Kareyn Yeates and Liz Davey who call...

Council supports Adani project petition

Charters Towers Regional Council has joined the chorus of disappointment following the decision to delay the environmental approval of Adani’s $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail...

Contractor Information Forum

The Charters Towers Regional Council in partnership with Local Buy Pty Ltd and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is inviting interested members of the public to attend a forum to provide...

Intersection upgrade to improve truck safety

A significant upgrade of the York Street-Millchester Road intersection will improve the turning circles for heavy vehicles that frequently use the intersection. Councillor Roma Bailey, whose...

Temporary Closure of Council's Facilities

Members of the public are hereby advised that the Charters Towers Regional Council will be temporarily closing all of its facilities and ceasing services from 2:30pm to 4:30pm on Thursday 06 August...

My Favourite Place in Queensland Photography Competition

The Museum of Tropical Queensland launched the My Favourite Place in Queensland Photography Competition today to encourage photographers to snap and share the best of the Sunshine State and win...

Sports and Recreation Grants now available

Sport and Recreation Services’ “Get Playing Places and Spaces” and “Get Going Clubs” funding programs have opened. A three year schedule has been announced to provide...

Mayor heads Towers NQLGA conference delegation

Mayor Frank Beveridge will head a Charters Towers Regional Council delegation attending the annual North Queensland Local Government Association (NQLGA) conference on Palm Island. The conference...
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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...