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Goondiwindi Welcomes New Murray Darling Basin Authority Office

The announcement today that the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has selected Goondiwindi to set up their new office location is welcomed by Goondiwindi Regional Council.

Seniors Week Program Goondiwindi Library

A program of events for Seniors Week 2018 at the Goondiwindi Library

New Fence at Riddles Oval

A new white picket fence has been installed at the AFL and cricket oval with the help of several local clubs and businesses.

Change to Waste Charges in Council Budget

Goondiwindi Regional Council ratepayers will see a different format on their rates notice this year when it comes to utility charges. This is due to the introduction of the new recycling service and the addition of a charge for commercial users of the landfill.

Council to Review Rates Policy Due to Extreme Variances in Valuations

Goondiwindi Regional Council will consider rate capping in the coming budget due to significant variations in recent valuations across the council region.

Minister Announces New Pontoon for Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi boaties on the Macintyre River will soon benefit from the Palaszczuk Government’s $1.2 million Western Pontoons Package, with a new pontoon opening later this month.

Hazard Reduction Burn Greenup State Forest

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will be conducting a planned burn on Greenup State Forest between 1 May and 2 May 2018, weather permitting.

Mayor Applauds New ARTC Chair

Goondiwindi Mayor Graeme Scheu has applauded the decision of Minister McCormack to appoint Warren Truss as Chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC). Minister McCormack advised the appointment during a meeting in Warwick last Tuesday after hearing concerns of the Goondiwindi Regional Council.

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.

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Current weather warnings for Queensland, Australia including strong wind, gale, storm force and hurricane force wind warnings; tsunami; damaging waves; abnormally high tides; tropical cyclones; severe thunderstorms; severe weather; fire weather; flood; frost; driving; bushwalking; sheep graziers and other agricultural warnings.