Council would like to extend their congratulations to the following groups who were successful in round 1 of the Community Grant Program. Council Mayor, Stuart Mackenzie, says these grants will support important community initiatives which in turn will strengthen our community.
Council has allocated $30,000 in the 2014/15 budget for this program. “Council … [Read more]
Together Through Tough Times – a new grant program to help drought-affected communities – Round one Closes 1st August 2014
The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) new grant program supports regional, rural and remote communities in Queensland and the Northern Tablelands region of NSW who are doing it tough due to the ongoing drought. The p… [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.
Are you interested in representing the community on the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee? Expressions of Interest are now being called for the appointment of representatives from Quilpie, Eromanga, Adavale, Toompine and Cheepie. If you would like to nominate please contact Jocelyn Hall at the Council Office on 4656 0500 or email radf@quilp… [Read more]
Applications for the First Round 2014-2015 of Regional Arts Development Funding are now being sought and must be received by Council no later than 12 noon Wednesday 30 July 2014. Individuals, groups or organisations may apply for funding to support one off, short term projects that offer professional arts, culture and heritage opportunities.
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Taylorswim, the new lessees of the Quilpie Town Pool will be conducting Bronze Medallion and Pool Lifeguard courses at the Quilpie Swimming Pool on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August 2014. To register your interest, or for further information please email Carolynn Taylor directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council is delighted to welcome Derek and Carolynn Taylor (Taylorswim) as the new Lessees of the Quilpie Pool.
Derek and Carolynn will be arriving in Quilpie at the end of July and are looking forward to commencing the summer season at the Pool. The family are relocating from Tasmania where Derek has been the Head Coach of the Launceston Aquatic Club and … [Read more]
Kangaranga Do is on again on Tuesday 02 September 2014! Any community members or community groups interested in having stalls and/or activities on the night need to register their interest with the organisers. For further information or to book a stall / activity please contact Jenny Hewson (4656 1311) or Janelle Cassol (4656 0540).
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