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Our Communities | Our Future Friday 8 April 2016
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Free Food Handlers Course

Places are still available at Council's free Food Handlers sessions in Miles and Wandoan next week. Register now...

Anzac Day 25 April 2016

Anzac Day events will be held around the Western Downs region on Monday 25 April. Find out times and locations of an event near you...

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Want to work with Council

Want to Work With Council?

We are looking to fill a range of currently vacant positions, such as an Aged Care Facility Coordinator, Personal Care Attendant, Safety Advisor, Senior Strategic Planning Officer, Administration Officer, Diesel Fitter, and Executive Officer.

Find out more on our Careers page...
2016 Mayor and Councillors

Welcome to our new Council

Our new Mayor and eight Councillors have now been announced. They were officially welcomed to Council on Tuesday and signed their Declaration of Office surrounded by family and friends. Find out more...

RADF Round 2 2015/16 recipients

Arts and community groups given funding boost

Six community groups from Bell to Wandoan, and Dalby to Hannaford, have been given a helping hand to deliver local arts and cultural programs and projects thanks to over $14,700 being awarded in Round 2 of the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) for 2015/16. Find out more...

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Flying foxes

Council monitoring Flying Fox roosts in Dalby and Jandowae

Council have recently begun to monitor an increase in the number of Flying Foxes in the region, with a large number of Little Red Flying Foxes and Black Flying Foxes roosting near Edward Street Weir in Dalby. Find out more...

Our Place Our Space exhibition

Our Place Our Space Exhibition

Coming soon! Our Place Our Space explores what it is that inspires and connects mosaic artist Kylie Bourne and painter Kylie Drury to their homes and rural environments. Look out for details of the exhibition showing from 16 April at John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery.

Advance Western Downs

Advance Western Downs

Advance Western Downs is a strategic partnership between the Western Downs Regional Council, local Chambers of Commerce and key business leaders across the region.

Advance Western Downs supports economic development, business growth and investment attraction throughout the region. Find out more...