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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.

Public Notice - River Foreshore Footpath Works begin 14 July, 2017

Contractors will begin widening sections of the St George River Foreshore footpath from Friday, 14 July, through until October. Council apologises for any inconvenience during these works.

Installation of river water meters starts 19 June 2017

More than 900 river water meters will be installed at all St George properties to help Council understand how river water is being used. Installation begins 19 June, 2017.

Public Notice - St George Pontoon closed

The Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised Council to close the St George Pontoon on the Balonne River for safety reasons.

Public Notice - Traffic interruption - Carnarvon Highway

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will install a new traffic counter on the Carnarvon Highway between Henry and Scott Streets on Sunday 25 June 2017.

New two-bin service signals end of split waste bins in Queensland

Balonne Shire residents will receive two new waste bins from 12 June signalling the end of split waste bin services in Queensland.

Tender BSC 16/17 - T27

Tender called for design and construction of Dirranbandi Sports Change Rooms, Utility and Canteen Facility

Council eases Level 1 Water Restrictions from 1 May

Balonne Shire residents will be able to water at any time on their allocated days from 1 May after Council decided to ease Level 1 winter water restrictions.

Vandals damage new brick walls along St Georges Terrace

Vandals have damaged the new brick walls along St George’s Terrace over the Easter weekend.

Landholders urged to sign up for wild dog baiting program

Balonne Shire Landholders are being urged to sign up for the upcoming wild dog baiting program. Anyone wishing to participate in this campaign must contact Council no later than Friday 28 April, 2017.

Wild Dog Baiting Campaign

Balonne Shire will begin a wild dog baiting campaign in May. Sign up now!

Round 2 RADF Community Grants deadline extended

The Balonne Shire Council RADF Reference Panel has decided to extend Round 2 of the RADF Community Grants program. Chairperson Cr Robyn Fuhrmeister said the current round was due to close on...

Council aids disease containment efforts

The Balonne Shire Council has received praise for its part in addressing a disease outbreak at a nearby cattle property. Shire Mayor and Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chairman Richard...

Council Tackles Wandering Dogs

In response to this community wide issue, we are broadening our patrols during the hotter weather up until the end of March. We will be patrolling several mornings and evening per week. ...

Council heads to Canberra to talk water buy backs

“Enough is enough” was the clear message delivered as the Balonne Shire Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Chief Executive Officer confronted key political players over the recommendation to pursue...

Two-Bins and Recycling Voted In

Recycling is a high priority for Balonne Shire residents, according to a recent survey. That’s why the Balonne Shire Council is moving to a two-bin system, starting July 1 this year. Under...

Hundreds turn out to meet robots

More than 500 people including school children were up close and personal with a range of new technology at the Robot Roadshow at the St George Cultural Centre yesterday (15/3/17). The Robotics...

Biosecurity Information Stand Winds Up

Biosecurity Queensland held an information stand in St George this week following an outbreak of Anthrax in cattle at a local property. Veterinarian Linda Forster was on hand to explain the...

Land Valuations Show Dramatic Changes

Recently issued Department of Natural Resources and Mines Land Valuations are showing dramatic changes to Balonne Shire property values. Residents wanting to discuss their land valuation should...

CSG and Mining Information Session

We’ve asked AgForce and the Department of Natural Resources and Mines Coal Seam Gas Compliance Unit to tell our community about mining and the interactions with landholders and...
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