Our Services

Council Responsibilities

Council's charter is to provide for the good rule and government of its constituents.  In meeting its obligations, Council must act within the law and the decisions made, services rendered and action taken must be based on a legitimate head of power provided by law.

The primary source of Council's authority to act and the specific responsibilities owed by Council to the community are derived from the Local Government Act 2009.  Other legislation to which Council has responsibility to abide by and enforce include Building Act 1975Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002Environmental Protection Act 1994Public Health Act 2005 and the Planning Act 2016 to name a few.

Council Services

A general list of the product and services provided by Council are:-

Advocacy Official functions and delegations
Animal management Online Services
Arts and cultural Parking
Buildings Parks and Gardens
Cemeteries Plumbing
Ceremonies and celebrations such as
ANZAC Day, Australia Day, Citizenships, etc
Property searches
City cleaning Rates
Citizenship ceremonies Refuse collection and disposal
Council facilities Road network maintenance/construction
Disaster management Sewerage reticulation and treatment
Economic development Saleyard services and facilities
Environmental health Stock route management and control
Emergency services Swimming pools
Food safety Tourism
Information provision services Town planning and associated development
Land protection Waste and recycling
Laws and regulations Water and wastewater

Council Facilities

A general list of Council facilities and general information networks supported by Council are:-

Administration Centre, 12 Mosman Street Pentland - S.E.S. Depot
Airport – Charters Towers Pentland - Soldiers Memorial Hall
Air strips – Greenvale, Pentland & Ravenswood Pentland - Sports Complex
Apex Park Pentland - Tennis Courts
Arthur Titley Centre Public Toilets - Gill Street City
Balfes Creek Community Hall Ravenswood - Ambulance Building
Brownson Park Ravenswood - Caravan Park/Showgrounds
Cemetery - Pioneer Cemetery Ravenswood - Cemetery
Cemetery - Lynd Highway Ravenswood - Church
Centenary Park Ravenswood - Community Hall
City Hall Ravenswood - Court House Complex
Defiance Mill Park & Community Centre Ravenswood - Information Centre
Equestrian Centre Ravenswood - Pool
Excelsior Library Ravenswood - School of Arts
Fletcher Creek Public Toilets Ravenswood - S.E.S. Depot
Gold and Beef Meeting Rooms Ravenswood - Tennis Courts
Greenvale - Cemetery Rotary Lookout/Buckland's Hill
Greenvale - Church Hall Saleyards
Greenvale - Community Hall S.E.S Depot - Charters Towers
Greenvale - Pool Sellheim - Cemetery
Greenvale - Sports Oval Showground - Charters Towers
Greenvale - Tennis & Basketball Courts Swimming Pool - Charters Towers
Greenvale - Works Depot Greenvale - Joint Emergency Services Building (incl RFDS Clinic) Towers Hill Lookout & pathways/shelters
Venus Battery
Hervey Range Community Centre Visitor Information Centre
Hidden Valley Community Centre Weir Park
Lissner Park Wheelers House and Shop
Macrossan Park Public Toilets & Picnic Facilities Wherry House
Mingela - Cemetery World Theatre and Cinema Complex
Mingela - Public Toilets Works Depots at:
Parks – various – located across the region - Charters Towers Airport
Parks – various – located across the region - Charters Towers Highway
Pentland - Cemetery - Pentland
Pentland - Pool - Ravenswood
Pentland - Public Toilets - Greenvale

General Information Network

Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre - The centre, located at 74 Mosman Street, holds a wealth of knowledge on Charters Towers and the regional and surrounding outback towns. This extensive range of information includes the Charters Towers Region, Townsville and Magnetic Island and the themed driving routes of The Great Inland Way, Overlander's Way, The Great Tropical Drive, The Matilda Highway and The Savannah Way. Also available are public internet facilities and a booking service for local tours and attractions.

Online Services

Council provides the following online services:-

Council Publications

Council provides the following reports/publications online:-