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New Branding Strategy Adopted

Goondiwindi Regional Council today approved a new tourism branding strategy that will market the Goondiwindi region as ‘Regional Australia at its Best’.

Talwood Community Swings into Action

The Talwood community will soon see a new playground set installed in the recreational park area. The new playground is the result of consultation with the Talwood Community Consultative Committee.

Commercial Waste Charge for Goondiwindi Landfill

From 1 July 2018, Commercial users of the Goondiwindi landfill will pay a landfill levy when they deliver some types of waste to the Goondiwindi site.

Local Produce is Food for Thought

Local produce will be food for thought at a free ‘masterclass’ in Goondiwindi featuring celebrity chef Peter Howard.

New Dog Park at Botanic Gardens

Tales will be wagging across Goondiwindi today as local law changes will allow dogs to be walked off-leash at the Botanic Gardens.

Council Approves Algae Farm

Goondiwindi Regional Council approved an application by Woods Grain to develop a 7-pond algae farm, and a reservoir – the first commercial venture of its kind in Queensland.

Funding Flows for Texas Airstrip

Texas airstrip has been selected to receive federal government funding to invest in its provision of potentially lifesaving transport services.

Goondiwindi is a Winner

The nation’s leading national newspaper has crowned Goondiwindi the best country town in Queensland.

Mayor will not be Railroaded

Goondiwindi Mayor Graeme Scheu has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Michael McCormack to urgently investigate proposals for a minor change to the current Inland Rail alignment surrounding Inglewood.

Easter on the Macintyre 2018 Program

The full program of the Easter on the Macintyre weekend 2018

RSL Rotunda

The Goondiwindi Town Park is set to receive a makeover to improve its functionality for the local community.

Recycling is Coming

Dealing with waste throughout the Goondiwindi Region will change in the new financial year with the introduction of kerbside recycling in all urban areas, transfer stations in Toobeah, Talwood and Inglewood and the start of commercial waste charges in Goondiwindi.

Yelarbon Gets Its Skates On

The installation of a new skate park has brought a long-term vision of the Yelarbon community to life.

Planning Scheme Paves the way for Future Development

Goondiwindi Regional Council adopted its new planning scheme at a Special Meeting held yesterday.

Teresa is the Champion of Change

The Goondiwindi Region can boast another state champion after Goondiwindi Regional Council Manager of Disaster Management and Operational Support, Teresa Pfingst was awarded the Inspector-General of Emergency Management’s Champion of Change Award.

Active Rural Property Market Reflected in Valuation Increases

Ratepayers in the Goondiwindi Region will receive their valuation notices over the next few weeks and will generally see a reasonable increase in rural valuations according to the data released by the Valuer General today.

Cultural Centre Best in Rural SE Qld

If you’ve noticed an influx of utes at the Goondiwindi Waggamba Community Cultural Centre this week, that’s because the venue is hosting the Grain Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Goondiwindi Update with up to 350 agronomists and growers from as far as Central Queensland and the Liverpool Plains.

Have Your Say - Goondiwindi Regional Council Economic Development Strategy

All residents, from every corner of the Goondiwindi region, are invited to contribute their ideas to inform the preparation of the Goondiwindi Region Economic Development Strategy 2018-2023.

Council Encourages Local Input on Free Camping Decision

The Goondiwindi Regional Council will ask the Palaszczuk Government to review its preliminary decision not to allow free camping to continue in Goondiwindi at Redmond Park.

Disallowance Motion Against the Northern Basin Amendment

Goondiwindi Regional Council is disappointed the Senate has voted to disallow an amendment to the Basin Plan affecting the Northern Basin. The Murray Darling Basin Plan is a ground breaking piece of legislation, highly regarded around the world. This is a comprehensive and complex Plan to deliver a sustainable future for all communities across the Basin.

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