Applications for Quilpie Shire Council Community Grants Round 3 for 2014-2015 are now open.
All groups and organisations are reminded that all requests to utilise Council plant/machinery, waiver of fees, monetary grant or any other in kind support need to be applied for in these rounds of Community Grants as well as sponsorships required for events.
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Residents are advised that the opening hours for the Quilpie Swimming Pool will be temporarily reduced from Thursday 27 November to Monday 01 December 2014. Opening times will be as follows:
Thursday 27 November 2014 – Pool Closed
Friday 28 November 2014 – 3.00pm to 6.00pm
Saturday 29 November 2014 – 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Sunday 30 November 201… [Read more]
A reminder to residents that the last day to receive the applicable discount on the annual dog registration fee is 30 November 2014. For further enquiries please contact the Council Office on 07 4656 0500 or email email@example.com.
The Results of the Community Survey conducted earlier this year are now available. Thank you to all who responded. If you would like to view the results you can download the summary here.
Nominations for the Quilpie Shire Council Australia Day Awards are now open. Nominations will recognise members of our community who have made an outstanding contribution to the community throughout 2014. Nominations close at 4.00pm on Friday 9 January 2015.
All nominees must be a resident of Quilpie Shire at the time of nomination.
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Quilpie Shire Council is conducting Christmas Lights Competitions in Quilpie, Adavale and Eromanga. Nominations outlining the category / categories entered must be received by 4pm on Friday 19 December 2014. You can download nomination forms below or contact the Council Office to have one sent to you. Judging will take place between 20 and 21 December 20… [Read more]
Council is considering the development of a first class Military History Museum that directly links to the Shire’s rich history and traditions. Prior to proceeding further Council would like to gauge public support for the proposal.
All interested parties are invited to a public meeting to be held on Wednesday 19 November 2014 commencing at 5.30pm in… [Read more]
Don’t wait until it’s too late – get ready now.
Severe Storms and floods are part of the Queensland experience. With storm season just around the corner all Queenslanders are urged to prepare themselves, their families, homes and businesses for any emergency. When there’s a storm in your area, it’s up to you to take notice, seek information, make d… [Read more]
Council is offering each rate payer one free tree per paid rates notice. Please visit the Quilpie Shire Council Administration Office to collect a free tree voucher. Trees can be collected from the Council Depot in Winchu Street between 12.30pm and 2.00pm on Tuesdays. Out of town ratepayers can arrange a time to collect trees by contacting Toni Bonsey … [Read more]
The Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry has released the first edition of the South Queensland Drought Update. The purpose of this update is to provide an additional source of information on a variety of topics relevant to drought affected primary producers in southern Queensland. The Update supplements and summarises information available from… [Read more]
The Quilpie Pool hours for the 2014/2015 season are as follows:
Monday: 5.30am – 10.30am and 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Tuesday: 5.30am – 10.30am and 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Wednesday: 3.00pm – 5.30pm
Thursday: 5.30am – 10.30am and 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Friday: 5.30am – 10.30am and 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Saturday: 6.00am – 1.00pm and 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Sunday: 1.0… [Read more]
A comprehensive and informative document that details a guide on drought assistance and support programs for rural areas has been developed by Sgt Trevor Mergard, Queensland Police Service in Longreach.