Important Notice – Road Traffic

Important Notice – Road Traffic

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 soContinue Reading

PUBLIC NOTICE – Quilpie Landfill

PUBLIC NOTICE – Quilpie Landfill

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 willContinue Reading

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

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 DayContinue Reading

The Salvation Army Drought Assistance

The Salvation Army Drought Assistance

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 churchContinue Reading

Wild Dog Exclusion Fence Subsidy Scheme

Wild Dog Exclusion Fence Subsidy Scheme

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 exclusionContinue Reading

Heavy Vehicle Detour – Brolga Street

Heavy Vehicle Detour – Brolga Street

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 placeContinue Reading

Rural Bank Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Rural Bank Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

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 additional scholarships to be awarded to students from communities affected by drought, alongside up to 15 scholarships on offerContinue Reading

Road Closure Brolga Street

Road Closure Brolga Street

Residents are advised that Brolga Street (between the intersections of Gyrica Street Quilpie and Chipu Street Quilpie) will be closed on Friday 21st December 2018 between 5.00pm and midnight due to the Quilpie Community Christmas Street Party. Detour signage will be in place to divert traffic. For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service CentreContinue Reading

Christmas Shutdown Information

Christmas Shutdown Information

Residents are advised that the Christmas Closedown is as follows: Depot will be Closed from: 22 December 2018 until 07 January 2019. Main Office will be closed from: 22 December 2018 until 07 January 2019.   Rubbish Collection will take place: Residential: Mon 24 Dec 2018 & Mon 31 Dec 2018 Business: Thurs 27 DecemberContinue Reading

Caring for Carers of People with Dementia

Caring for Carers of People with Dementia

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