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Deputy Mayor selected for leadership program

Balonne Shire’s Deputy Mayor Fiona Gaske has been selected to be part of Course 25 of the iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program.

Public Notice - Dust Generated from Earthworks

Work commenced today on levelling the effluent irrigation site adjacent to the airport, there is dust being generated. This work should take about 2 weeks to complete.

Public Notice - River Water Supply Interruption Tomorrow 22 May

River water supply to St George will be interrupted tomorrow from 9 am to 3 pm to allow for planned works to take place on the river water system

St George Community Catch-Up Day on 14 June

St George, it’s your turn to catch-up with Councillors and key Council staff on 14 June at the final of the Balonne Shire Council Community Catch-up Days for this financial year.

Have your say on Waste Reduction and Recycling!

The Balonne Shire Council is serious about reducing waste and wants residents to review the draft new Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan to ensure they understand what Council is doing to achieve the reduction in waste.

Public Notice - Kenny Lane, Loveday Lane and Arthur Street Kerb and Channel Project Nearing Completion

The kerb and channel is nearing completion in Kenny Lane, Loveday Lane and Arthur Street.

RADF Round 2 Now Open

Round 2 of the 2017/18 RADF program is now open. Applicants have until 25 May to submit their RADF applications.

Residents urged to have say on Local Laws changes

The Balonne Shire Council is hitting the road over the coming months to talk with residents about changes to our Local Laws.

St George moves to Level 1 (Winter) Water Restrictions from 30 April 2018

Residents in St George will move to Level 1 (Winter) Water restrictions on 30 April, 2018, meaning they can water at any time on allocated watering days.

Stock dog owners within town limits offered subsidised micro-chipping

Council is offering a subsidised micro-chipping clinic to residents who own stock dogs living within a town area. Under the proposed new Council Local Laws to come into effect on 1 July 2018 working dogs will be reclassified as stock dogs.

St George and Dirranbandi Swimming Pools close for off season

The St George and Dirranbandi Swimming Pools have closed for the off season. The Dirranbandi Pool closed on Monday 26 March and the St George Pool closed on Thursday 29 March.

Public Notice - Interruption to River Water Supply St George

Council wishes to advise St George residents that the river water supply will be interrupted for the whole town today (22 March) from approximately 9am until 6pm.

Public Notice - Disruption to water supply and property access

Council will begin installation of a new River Water Main along Church Street, from Arthur Street to Victoria Street on Tuesday 27 March.

Annual Town Clean Up ends

Our Annual Town Clean Up has completed. Please do not put anymore waste on the footpath for collection. Thank you to all who participated!

Rates have now been issued - Discount closes 16 March

Balonne Shire Council Rate Notices were issued on 14 February 2018. The discount period closes 16 March 2018.

Vandals uproot trees on Grey Street, St George

Vandals uprooted trees on Grey Street, St George, creating a hazard to motorists. The senseless act was captured on CCTV and the footage is being reviewed by the police.

Council devastated by passing of Northern Basin Review Disallowance Motion in Senate

Balonne Shire Council is devastated the Senate has passed a Disallowance Motion on the Northern Basin Review.

Council slams Greens for showing blatant self-interest

Balonne Shire Council has slammed the Australian Greens for displaying blatant self-interest when it comes to the livelihoods of communities in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Council slams Qld Government's silence on Northern Basin Review Disallowance Motion

Balonne Shire Council has slammed the Queensland Government’s silence over the imminent Senate debate on the Northern Basin Review Disallowance Motion.

Public Notice - Carnavon Highway works Feb-June

The Department of Transport and Main Roads will begin works to widen and strengthen the Carnarvon Highway (St George-Surat) between 25.84km and 49.51km from early February 2018, weather permitting. Work will be undertaken during daylight hours up to 7 days a week and will continue until late June 2018, weather permitting.
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