Goondiwindi Regional Council

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Texas Delivers International Folk Tour

This summer, in partnership with Festival of Small Halls, Goondiwindi Regional Council welcomes American folk raconteur Vance Gilbert and Australian singer-songwriter Liz Stringer to the Texas Memorial Hall.

Council Launches New What's On Newsletter for the Goondiwindi Region

Are you one those people who thinks there is not much to do in the Goondiwindi region? Well maybe you should subscribe to the new regional events newsletter!

Council’s Range of Tourism Brochures Available for Regional Promotion

Goondiwindi Regional Council is pleased to announce a range of promotional products available to better promote our beautiful region.

Tait Motors Gets Meditrans Rolling

Goondiwindi Regional Council is proud to announce that the Meditrans Service will be up and running shortly, thanks in a big way to David Tait from Tait Motors Goondiwindi. Tait Motors have kindly donated a Toyota Rav 4 as the patient transfer vehicle for the trial period of the service.

Mayor Calls for Realignment of Inland Rail

Goondiwindi Regional Council Mayor, Graeme Scheu, has called on Federal Transport and Infrastructure Minister, the Hon. Darren Chester, to explore the possibility of aligning Inland Rail track through the forestry around Inglewood in an effort to save the segregation of 41 landholdings in the region.

New Resource for Local Businesses Launched

One of the known challenges for local businesses in regional areas is attracting new employees to the region. We all know that Goondiwindi is a fantastic place to live and work, but convincing others who haven’t lived here that they will love it too is a little more challenging. A new e-brochure highlighting all that Goondiwindi has to offer has been created by Goondiwindi Regional Council, and is available for local businesses to use as part of their marketing to potential employees.

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.