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GOONDIWINDI TOWN COMMON

Goondiwindi Town Common is currently CLOSED (last updated 31 January 2023).

GOONDIWINDI NATURAL HERITAGE AND WATER PARK

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) waterways are currently OPEN (last updated 23 November 2022)

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) park, children's play area and walking tracks are currently OPEN (last updated 23 November 2022).

WATER INTERRUPTIONS

BOIL ALERT FOR TALWOOD LIFTED (updated 3 February 2023)

Goondiwindi Regional Council advises all residents in Talwood that tap water used for drinking is now safe to consume.
This notice applies to all residents in Talwood from 03/02/2023.
There is no longer a public health concern over the quality of drinking water, and it is now considered safe for all typical uses including drinking, preparing food and beverages, personal washing, dishwashing, laundry purposes and flushing toilets.
Goondiwindi Regional Council has worked closely with Queensland Health over the last three weeks to resolve the situation as quickly as possible. Corrective actions have been taken to protect the safety of the drinking water. Goondiwindi Regional Council and Queensland Health will continue to closely monitor the situation.
Residents should flush out affected water from the pipes in their home.
Residents are asked to share this notice with neighbours and friends.
For more information, visit grc.qld.gov.au or phone Council’s Customer Service office on 0746 717 400.

Talwood Lifting of Boiled Water Alert Statement

Talwood Lifting of Boiled Water Alert FAQ

Thank you Talwood for your co-operation.  

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WORKS - RIVERTON & PUMP STATION ROAD, TEXAS

Council wishes to advise that water main replacement works along Riverton & Pump Station Road, Texas are scheduled to commence early February 2023. Contractors working on behalf of Council, will be undertaking these works for a period of approximately 3– 4 months,, subject to weather conditions. These works will be constructed on the road verge or within easements. No private property or water supply will be impacted in order to facilitate these works.

Map below of the affected area

map of affected area texas rising main

ANNUAL PEST CONTROL PROGRAM

Council will commence undertaking the Pest Control Spraying on Sewer Manholes and Pump Stations in Goondiwindi on Monday, 4th July 2022 then progress to Talwood, Yelarbon, Inglewood and Texas.

The spraying will be carried out by an approved local contractor and is part of Council's annual pest control program. In order to undertake these works, Council contractors may require access to the manholes located within private properties. The contractors will attempt to make contact with property owners prior to entering private properties.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BRIGALOW RESERVE

Brigalow Reserve (described as Lot 242 on MH735) is currently CLOSED to the general public to enable the restoration / rehabilitation of the area (last updated 6 October 2021).

To clarify, the reserve will remain available to travelling stock as/when required however it will be closed to the general public for recreational purposes.

WATER METER REPLACEMENT

Goondiwindi Regional Council is undertaking a Water Meter Replacement program for older water meters within the regional Council area.

Council officers will be accessing properties to replace older water meters, please make sure it is easily accessible and free from obstructions.

QUEENSLAND FIRE NOTIFICATIONS

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) manage fire bans and notifications about fires in our area.  Please visit their website - https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au/about-us/frontline-services 

MAYOR VISITS

The Honourable Councillor Lawrence Springborg, AM - Mayor of the Goondiwindi Regional Council will be working from Inglewood and Texas from 9am to 12.30pm on a regular basis as follows:

  • Texas:  Second Tuesday of the month at the Texas Cultural Centre
  • Inglewood:  Fourth Friday of the month at the Inglewood Civic Centre

He will also be available in Goondiwindi by appointment.

On occasion the days may change due to other commitments.

Please telephone 07 4671 7437 if you would like to make an appointment.

GOONDIWINDI ARGUS

18 January 2023

 

MACINTYRE GAZETTE

19 January 2023