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2018 Australia Day Awards

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Adopt a Street Tree...

The Adopt a Street Tree program is all about creating healthier, happier and closer communities right across the Western Downs! Find out more today.

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New Website

Dalby Regional Saleyards New Website

Check out the new Dalby Regional Saleyards @ Western Downs website!

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New Planning Scheme

Western Downs Planning Scheme

The Western Downs Planning Scheme has now been adopted by Council

View the new Planning Scheme

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My Community Directory

Promote Your Community Group

Add or update your community group details on Council’s FREE online My Community Directory

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Western Downs WaterWise

Watering Times

Watering times are in effect across the Western Downs

See full details of current water restrictions for your area

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Events in the Western Downs

Western Downs Invites You

Planning a weekend away or just wanting to catch up with friends and family? Visit our comprehensive online events calendar for local community events.

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One Number for All Services


We have one number for all your enquiries

Just call 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624)

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Western Downs Regional Council

12 hours ago

If you pride yourself on your great organisational and communication skills, then we want to hear from you! We have a number of opportunities available for customer focused Administration Officers to join our Team in Chinchilla and Dalby. For all the details visit: Applications close Monday 27 November

Western Downs Regional Council

16 hours ago

We're blowing up the floaties and giant inflatable flamingos because summer is on the way and that means more time in the pool! Before you dive bomb into your backyard pool, now's the time to make sure that it's up to standard. All fences, barriers, gates, latches and climbable objects need to measure up against Queensland's pool safety standard. For more info visit: 🏊‍♂️💦☀️

Western Downs Regional Council

22 hours ago

Our Infrastructure Services Division is looking for a number of enthusiastic and experienced Plant Operators, Labourers and Gangers to join our Works crews in Chinchilla, Miles, Tara and Wandoan. So, if you enjoy being hands on in a challenging work environment, apply today: Applications close Monday 27 November

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

More than 6 in 10 people incorrectly say Pringles tubes are recyclable. A variety of materials are used to make these tubes, making them too complicated to separate and recycle. So, when recycling at home follow Planet Ark's Golden Rule, or better yet check out their website for all the tips and tricks on what you can recycle: #NationalRecycleWeek #recycleright

Western Downs Regional Council

3 days ago

Did you know there are more unwanted mobile phones in Australia than people? As a nation we produce an ever growing amount of e-waste every year, our customers can help keep our landfills free of old mobile phones and accessories as well as printer cartridges by dropping them off at their nearest Council Customer Service Centre. #NationalRecyclingWeek

Water Inspection Program

To be conducted from 1 October to 31 December 2017

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