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GREY STREET STORMWATER DRAINAGE WORKS   The Balonne Shire Council will be undertaking stormwater drainage works in Grey Street, St George from Ray White Rural across to...

Public Notice - Winner of Community Plan Survey voucher

The winner of the $100 gift voucher for completing the Community Plan Survey is Emily Martin.

Council to target off-leash dogs along riverfront

Dog owners are on notice that Council will target dogs that are off leash along St George’s The Terrace and river front.

Council seeks details of water-dependent businesses

Balonne Shire Council is putting together a register of water-dependent business to enable our water teams to advise these businesses of loss of water supply.

Council invites Courier Mail to see positives in community

Balonne Shire Council has written to the Courier Mail editor inviting him or one of his journalists to visit our Shire and see the positive things our community is doing to combat drugs.

Public Notice - installation of traffic counter

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will be installing a new traffic counter in St George across the Carnarvon Highway between Henry and Scott Streets on Tuesday 12 December 2017.

Dirranbandi and Hebel communities catch up with Council on 7 December

Dirranbandi and Hebel residents and community groups have the chance to catch up with Councillors and Council staff on Thursday, 7 December 2017.

Dog owners on notice - register your dogs or face fine!

Dog owners in the Balonne Shire are on notice to register their dogs before next year’s planned authorised inspections or face a fine.

Council disappointed with Basin Plan Amendment disallowance motion

Balonne Shire Council is disappointed Senator Sarah Hanson-Young last week moved a disallowance motion on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan Amendment. The Amendment would reduce the water recovery target in the Northern Murray-Darling Basin from 390GL to 320GL.

Council praises community and police after drug network smashed

The Balonne Shire Council has praised police and community members for proactively working against drugs in our region. Today saw the culmination of the Queensland Police Operation Oscar Kohl which saw a large number of people arrested in St George and nearby areas for drug and property related offences.

Balonne steps up war on wild dogs with baiting campaign

The Balonne Shire Council is stepping up its program to reduce the number of wild dogs in the region with an upcoming baiting campaign.

Community members wanted for Australia Day Planning Committee

Balonne Shire’s Australia Day Award nominations are open and Council is looking for community members to join the planning committee.

UPDATE: Economic Development Forum postponed

Economic Development Series forum being held in St George on 4-5 October has been postponed.

Summer water restrictions start 2 October

The weather is heating up which means summer water restrictions will begin 2 October for St George water users.

Council to build thermal spring baths

Balonne Shire will soon have its own thermal spring baths thanks to a Works for Queensland grant. Council received a total of $1.2 million from the scheme which will fund five projects in the shire.

Council turns focus to economic development

The Balonne Shire Council’s adoption of a four-year economic development plan places its focus on four economic pillars – sheep and cattle grazing; grain and cotton; horticulture; and tourism and events.

Balonne Shire blindsided by Federal Government's latest water buyback

The Balonne Shire Council has been blindsided by the Federal Government’s announcement that it has strategically purchased more than 28GL of water in the Condamine-Balonne catchment.

Qld Councils support Northern Basin Review

Delegates attending the inaugural meeting of Murray Darling Association Region 12 councils were unanimous in their support of the Northern Basin Review of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

Vandals strike in St George

Council is calling on the St George community to help it fight vandalism. In the past week vandals have caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to community property.

Budget 2017/18 receives unanimous support

The Balonne Shire Council unanimously voted in support of the 2017/18 Budget at a special meeting on Thursday, 29 June, 2017.
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