Just a heads up everyone…and this is an important one! With the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners due to arrive in Quilpie on Friday the 25th January, there will be a large increase in traffic on the Quilpie/ Charleville Road.  With over 150 trucks heading this way, we’d like to ensure the safety of everyone travelling so if you’re planning on taking your kid[Read more]
Quilpie Shire Council would like to inform the public that there have been two incidents at the Quilpie landfill involving fires over the past few weeks. The general waste pit has been purposely set alight by unknown persons to burn off materials. Council would like to reinforce that this activity is strictly prohibited and offenders will be prosecuted. The[Read more]
Come and celebrate Australia Day 5:30pm Saturday 26 January at Bulloo Park. Presentation of Australia Day Awards along with free meal ‘Build you own Burger’, live music and lots of give-aways for the children all supplied by the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners. Bar will be operating from 5:30pm – 12:00am. Come and support our Australia Day Award [Read more]
If you are currently living in a drought-affected area in QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC or SA, please feel free to reach out. Ways to reach The Salvation Army: Call our assistance line:  1300 551 030 (available 24-hours) Online: Go to salvos.org.au/drought and fill out  an assistance form Local Salvos:  Find the closest Salvation Army church or centre  to you at sa[Read more]
The Australian Government has invited Quilpie Shire Council to apply for funding under the “Communities Combating Pests and Weed Impacts During Drought Program”. Council has agreed to apply for funding for the continuation of the exclusion fence subsidy scheme. Council is inviting applications for a subsidy to the value of $3,500 per kilometre for exclus[Read more]
Due to the ongoing water mains replacement works, Brolga Street between Gyrica and Chipu Streets, Quilpie, will be closed to heavy vehicles from 07 January to 28 February 2019.  Works will be undertaken between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday with the closure affecting all westbound traffic towards Eromanga.   A detour will be in place so please observe sign[Read more]

Do you care for someone with Dementia? If so you may be interested in participating in the Caring for Carers of People with Dementia Project.  For more details download the information brochure here. You can register your interest online at cqu.edu.au/caringforthecarers

Red Cross has partnered with Queensland Country Women’s Association, and are offering assistance to drought affected farmers of up $5,000. If you think that you are eligible please download the application here. Alternatively , you can apply online at qcwa.org/what-we-do/public-rural-crisis-fund or call the Queensland Country Women’s Associatio[Read more]

Residents are advised that Council continues to undertake water mains replacement works.
Please be advised that between mid-October and December 2018, there will be regular road closures and water supply interruptions in Buln Buln Street. Please view the full notice here

Quilpie Shire Council would like to remind residents that swimming pools above or below ground must comply with the Australian pool safety standards. The pool safety standard covers such things as the height and strength of barriers, mandatory non-climbable zones, gates and their latching requirements and preventing direct access from a building into a pool [Read more]

Council would like to remind residents that the lighting of fires at any Council controlled landfill is not permitted. All fires are to be reported to Council’s Technical Officer – Phone: 0437 925 263

For further details please view the full Public Notice here

Quilpie residents are advised that Council are currently working to replace ageing and deteriorating water mains. This water main replacement program will assist in reducing the number of service interruptions experienced by consumers and will increase water pressure and equalise flow rates.

View the full details here 

Quilpie Shire Council request that residents are vigilant in maintaining their yards to help deter vermin and unwelcome animals.

View the full notice here 

Just a heads up everyone…and this is an important one! With the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners due to arrive in Quilpie on Friday the 25th January, there will be a large increase in traffic on the Quilpie/ Charleville Road.  With over 150 trucks heaRead More
Quilpie Shire Council would like to inform the public that there have been two incidents at the Quilpie landfill involving fires over the past few weeks. The general waste pit has been purposely set alight by unknown persons to burn off materials.Read More
Come and celebrate Australia Day 5:30pm Saturday 26 January at Bulloo Park. Presentation of Australia Day Awards along with free meal 'Build you own Burger', live music and lots of give-aways for the children all supplied by the Burrumbuttock Hay RunRead More
If you are currently living in a drought-affected area in QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC or SA, please feel free to reach out. Ways to reach The Salvation Army: Call our assistance line:  1300 551 030 (available 24-hours) Online: Go to salvos.org.au/drought Read More
The Australian Government has invited Quilpie Shire Council to apply for funding under the “Communities Combating Pests and Weed Impacts During Drought Program”. Council has agreed to apply for funding for the continuation of the exclusion fence Read More
Due to the ongoing water mains replacement works, Brolga Street between Gyrica and Chipu Streets, Quilpie, will be closed to heavy vehicles from 07 January to 28 February 2019.  Works will be undertaken between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday with the Read More
In 2019, Rural Bank will be awarding up to 25 new scholarships to first-time undergraduate university students enrolled in studies that will enable them to contribute to the Australian agricultural industry. The expanded program includes 10 additiRead More
Do you care for someone with Dementia? If so you may be interested in participating in the Caring for Carers of People with Dementia Project.  For more details download the information brochure here. You can register your interest online at cqu.eduRead More
If you or someone you know is aged between 15 and 25 and is or will be enrolled to study a full-time agriculture-based course during 2019 you may wish to apply for the Wal Dunsdon Memorial Scholarship. Apply online by 25 January 2019 at https://cef.Read More
The Drought Community Support Initiative was announced at the National Drought Summit on 26 October 2018. Today the Drought Community Support Initiative opened to applications. This is a new stream under the existing Drought Communities Programme Read More