Goondiwindi Regional Council

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Maranoa MP David Littleproud - Media Statement 19/06/17

Border Rivers irrigators won’t face further buybacks under proposed Northern Basin Review.

Littering from Vehicles

Residents are reminded to ensure they cover their loads when transporting waste to avoid materials being dislodged and inadvertently littering the area.

State Government Pensioner Rebate Subsidy Scheme

Approved Pensioners are advised that application forms are now available for the State Government’s Pensioner Rate Subsidy Scheme for the year ending 30 June 2018.

Tourism Event Grant Funding

Goondiwindi Regional Council has this week approved a new funding grant budget for tourism events in the region.

Green Waste Contaminated

Council is experiencing significant issues with contamination of Green Waste at the waste management facilities located throughout the Goondiwindi Regional Council area.

Council Launches Updated Website

Goondiwindi Regional Council is pleased to announce the launch of the new, redeveloped version of our website, www.grc.qld.gov.au.

Inland Rail Finally Funded

Councillor Graeme Scheu, Mayor of Goondiwindi Regional Council is ecstatic to learn from the Budget release on Tuesday night that finally the Inland Rail will be funded.

Inglewood Flood Marker Project

Council staff will be erecting a series of colour coded Flood Markers at high traffic locations throughout the town of Inglewood to highlight to the community the potential impact of different flood events.

Free Camping Trial in Goondiwindi

oondiwindi Regional Council approved a six-month trial of free camping at the Redmond Park rest area at the Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday, 26 April.

Pool Lease Offered to Applicant

Following extensive interviews and negotiations, the Goondiwindi Regional Council has offered the lease to operate the Goondiwindi Aquatic Centre to a local applicant, Amy Brennan.

Work on Inglewood Pool Begins

Inglewood residents will notice some activity at the Inglewood Pool during this offseason as the refurbishment of the amenities and kiosk building is completed.

Another Success for Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi Regional Council has just been informed that there is another winner in the region, with Lucy Walker Chemmart Goondiwindi taking out the Guild Pharmacy of the Year 2017. The pharmacy earlier won the category for Excellence in Community Engagement and was then chosen as the ultimate winner.

Works for Queensland Funding Program

The Queensland Government recently announced a funding allocation of $1.38 million for projects in the Goondiwindi Regional Council area.

Golden Age Centre Lease Approved

Council has recently had discussions with representatives of the Goondiwindi PCYC regarding the utilisation of the Golden Age Centre for activities to be operated by the PCYC.

Easter on The Macintyre Planning Begins

A meeting of the organising committee for this year’s Easter on the Macintyre gathered last night at the Queensland Hotel to coordinate the services and events for the Easter long weekend that falls later in April this year. The event will be held from Thursday April 13 through to Monday April 17.

Roadside Rubbish Collection Services

Rubbish collection represents one of the major components in the management of rest stop areas and roadside reserves.