GOONDIWINDI TOWN COMMON
Goondiwindi Town Common is currently OPEN (last updated 8 June 2023).
GOONDIWINDI NATURAL HERITAGE AND WATER PARK
Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) waterways are currently OPEN (last updated 8 June 2023)
Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) park, children's play area and walking tracks are currently OPEN (last updated 8 June 2023).
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
In accordance with section 277 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 Council advises that the Special Meeting will be held
Wednesday, 28 June 2023 commencing at 11.00am
The business items to be conducted at the meeting are as follows;
1. Adoption of Council’s Operational Plan 2023-2024
2. Adoption of Council Budget 2023-2024
This meeting will take place in the Goondiwindi Regional Council Chambers, 4 McLean Street, Goondiwindi. All meetings are open to the public.
STATE GOVERNMENT PENSIONER 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 2024.
Pensioners wishing to apply for the subsidy will be required to be holders of a current
- Centrelink – ‘Pensioner Concession Card’ (Current Card) or
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs – ‘Pensioner Concession Card’ (Current Card), or
- Department of Veterans Affairs – ‘PTEC Card’ (Gold)
Applicants must produce their relevant pensioner card/s at the time of lodging their application.
Previous applicants are not required to resubmit an application.
Applications are to be received by Friday, 30 June 2023.
Further particulars can be obtained by contacting your local Customer Service Centre.
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
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
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.