Opportunities for Carbon Farming are increasing in the South West region.  AgForce South West is hosting a free workshop at the Quilpie Club on Tuesday 6 December 2016 from 8.00am.  This workshop is free and open to all landholders and interested parties, however numbers are strictly limited.  RSVP to Vicki Franklin, Regional Manager AgForce SW on 07 4654[Read more]
Have you noticed new species of weeds emerging where drought fodder was fed to livestock? The prolonged and extensive drought and many sources of fodder has resulted in elevated weed risks in many regions across Queensland. A new project aimed at improving fodder management and weed identification practices associated with fodder use in Queensland’s drough[Read more]
The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption. Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the[Read more]
The Quilpie Shire Council Christmas Lights competition is on again and the prizes are bigger and better than ever! Quilpie Township (No nomination required) JUDGES CHOICE – PRIZE $100 BEST OUTDOOR TREE – PRIZE $150    SPECTACULAR SENIOR AWARD – PRIZE $150 BEST DECORATED BUSINESS AWARD – PRIZE $200 CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND – GRAND PRIZE $500 (Judgin[Read more]
Nominations closing on Friday 06 January are now invited for the Quilpie Shire Council Australia Day Awards 2017. We’ll celebrate the achievements of groups and individuals at the annual Australia Day celebrations at Bulloo Park on Friday 20 January. For all the information and to download a nomination form head to our ‘Ceremonies and Celebratio[Read more]
Important Information for Livestock Owners Following the commencement of the Biosecurity Act 2014, if you are the owner of 1 or more livestock i.e. cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or horses; or 100 or more designated birds; or 1 or more beehives you must register to become a Registrable Biosecurity Entity. Registration forms are available for collection at Counci[Read more]
NOMINATE A LOCAL YOUNG ACHIEVER Nominations for the Queensland Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers to be recognised! Cr Stuart McKenzie, Mayor, Quilpie Shire Council, encourages residents to nominate a local young person for a Queensland Young Achiever Award. Nominations are being sought until Thursday 19th January 2017 i[Read more]
Road Closure Notification
Please be advised that Brolga Street (from Chulungra to Dukamurra Streets) will be closed to all vehicular traffic between 4.00pm and 8.00pm on Thursday 22 December 2016 for the purpose of commercial Read More
Dog Registration Fees Due
Have you paid your dog registration fees yet? Registrations are now overdue. For further enquiries please contact the customer service centre on 07 4656 0500 or email admin@quilpie.qld.gov.auRead More
Carbon Farming Workshop
Opportunities for Carbon Farming are increasing in the South West region.  AgForce South West is hosting a free workshop at the Quilpie Club on Tuesday 6 December 2016 from 8.00am.  This workshop isRead More
Weed Control
Have you noticed new species of weeds emerging where drought fodder was fed to livestock? The prolonged and extensive drought and many sources of fodder has resulted in elevated weed risks in many regRead More
Queensland Tobacco Laws
Are you aware of Queensland's Tobacco Laws? Changes came into effect in September with more coming in February. Click here to download a summary or visit www.qld.gov.au/health for more information.Read More
Small Business Digital Grants Program
The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most ofRead More
Snakes
It is that time of year again, slithering snakes are out and about. What should you do if you see a snake? -BACK AWAY TO A SAFE DISTANCE AND ALLOW THE SNAKE TO MOVE AWAY -DON’T PANIC WhatRead More
Change to December Council Meeting Date
In accordance with the provisions of Section 277 (4) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, notice is hereby given of a change to the scheduled Ordinary Meeting of Council for December 2016. TheRead More
Does Your Pool Pass The Test?
Swimming pools should be fun. However, drowning is one of the leading causes of death in Queensland for children aged one to five years. Supervising of young children and teaching them to swimRead More
Christmas in the Outback
The Salvation Army are returning to Quilpie and Toompine once again for Christmas in the Outback. They will be spreading some Christmas cheer with music and entertainment, we hope to see you there! DRead More