Goondiwindi Regional Council

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SES Volunteer Awarded

Council would like to acknowledge and congratulate Mr Robert Barrett who recently received the QFES Assistant Commissioner’s Award for 35 years’ service as an SES Volunteer.

Grant to Solve Inglewood Sewerage Problem

Goondiwindi Regional Council Mayor, Graeme Scheu, attended the Local Government Association of Queensland Annual Conference, held in Gladstone, to hear the announcement of successful submissions to the Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program offered by the Queensland State Government.

Council Welcomes Announcement of Mining Lease for MRV Metals

Goondiwindi Regional Council Mayor, Cr Graeme Scheu, welcomed the news today of the approval of the Mining Lease for MRV Metals in Texas.

Council Supports the Initiative of a Cross Border Commissioner

Councillor Graeme Scheu, Mayor of Goondiwindi Regional Council today welcomed the news of the appointment of a Cross Border Commissioner. “Unless you live in a border precinct like we do, you simply can’t appreciate the angst that is caused in the region,” Councillor Scheu explained.

Facelift for Goondiwindi Waggamba Cultural Centre

The Goondiwindi Waggamba Community Cultural Centre is undergoing numerous improvements. Next time you visit the Cultural Centre, Council welcomes you to have a look around!

Council Welcomes Inland Rail Announcement

Goondiwindi Mayor Graeme Scheu has welcomed the announcement of the Inland Rail final route, saying the decision allowed Goondiwindi Regional Council to finalise its requests that best suited landholders and residents.

PCYC Finalise Lease for Golden Age Centre

Council resolved at the February Ordinary Meeting to lease the Golden Age Centre for a period to Goondiwindi PCYC. The lease has now been completed and the PCYC are all set to take over.

Stage 2 Installation of Electronic Noticeboards

The community will notice over the coming weeks the installation of an additional two (2) new electronic noticeboards – one in front of the Inglewood SES building and the other in front of the Council Chambers at 4 McLean Street Goondiwindi.

Volunteer Drivers Needed For Medical Transport

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful investment while helping others, then Goondiwindi Regional Council has the venture for you. Council is now accepting Expressions of Interest for volunteer drivers to join the team for the Meditrans Service.

Council Explains Options in Relation to Levee Banks

Goondiwindi Regional Council has moved to explain and clarify its powers to regulate the construction and modification of levees in the region

Talwood CCC meeting - 4 September

Following discussions with members of the Talwood community it has been decided to postpone the Community Consultative Committee meeting that was scheduled for 5.30pm today.

Cycle Qld Goondiwindi to Gold Coast

The 16th annual tour kicks off in Goondiwindi on Saturday, September 2 with a loop ride out to Undabri Station before embarking on a further 484km of riding towards Currumbin on the Gold Coast.

Highway Rehabilitation Works

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will be carrying out pavement rehabilitation works on the Cunningham Highway (Ipswich – Warwick), Cunningham Highway (Warwick – Inglewood), Gore Highway (Millmerran – Goondiwindi) and Leichhardt Highway (Miles – Goondiwindi) at various locations.

Get Ready Gundy Region!

Goondiwindi Regional Council actively supports and promotes many events across our region. Whether you are just passing through town, visiting family and friends or a local you better start planning for some of the feature events scheduled in the region between now and Easter 2018.

Council Awards Twin Tenders

Goondiwindi Mayor Graeme Scheu today announced that the tenders for the kerbside collection and the Goondiwindi landfill were awarded to

Council Calls Special Meeting to Finalise Waste Tenders

Mayor Councillor Graeme Scheu has today advised all tenderers and the public that a Special Meeting will be held this Friday, 28 July at 9.30am to decide the two Waste Tenders for the Goondiwindi Landfill and Kerbside Collection.

Stronger Communities Programme

WHAT would your community group do with $20,000? That’s the question Maranoa MP David Littleproud is asking as he’s seeking expressions of interest from community groups to apply for funding under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.

Council Repeals Waste Decision

Goondiwindi Regional Council today heard there was incorrect information contained in a report submitted to Council’s 12 July 2017 meeting regarding tenders for the collection of kerbside waste and another for the management of the Goondiwindi landfill site.

Mayor's Update

MAYORS UPDATE. I have today called a special meeting under section 262 of the Local Government Act is to be called on Friday 21 July at 2.30pm to consider to amend or repeal the decision made by council on Wednesday July 12 relating to the Waste Tenders.

Mayor's Statement on Waste Tender Process

It is appropriate that I explain what transpired at the Special Meeting of Council and outline some key points of the waste tender process.