Nominations Open

Australia Day Awards 2019

Do you know of a local hero? Nominate them today for the 2019 Australia Day Awards

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Gallery Online Now

Big Skies Happy Snaps Online

Were you snapped at the Big Skies festival? Check out some of the spectacular images here

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Community Grants Funding

Applications are now open for Local Community Events Program and RADF Quick Response Funding. Apply online today!

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Queensland Weekender

Visit the Western Downs

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Sign up to Council’s eBilling today and receive your bills via email.

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Three Month Program

Adopt a Pound Pet Today

Cats and dogs adopted from Council’s pounds will be eligible for Council’s desexing program

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LOVE Western Downs Magazine

Be sure to check out the new LOVE Western Downs Magazine, now available to view online.

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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

3 days ago

We're counting down to the exciting Miles Back to the Bush Festival! With farm tours, tractor pulls, country cooked meals, live music and much more there is something for everyone so don't miss out. Stay tuned for more sneak peaks... Visit for more info.

Western Downs Regional Council

4 days ago

Council's Water Operations Trainee Samuel Henningsen, based in Chinchilla, and Business Trainee Maddie Gray, based in Dalby, had a busy day yesterday representing Western Downs Regional Council at the Chinchilla Careers Expo. 👩‍🏫👨‍⚖️👨‍🌾👩‍💼👨‍✈️👩‍🎤👩‍🚀👩‍✈️👩‍🔬👨‍🔧 It was great to have Chinchilla State High School, Chinchilla Christian College and Tara Shire State College in attendance. Reach for the 🌟🌟🌟!!

Western Downs Regional Council

5 days ago

We are getting excited for the Dalby's Delicious and Delightful Festival next month! Held on Saturday 18 August, it's a fabulous event of international food and live entertainment ending with a spectacular lantern parade and fireworks display along the banks of the beautiful Myall Creek that runs through the centre of Dalby. This year's theme is Under The Sea. So come along and see why we #lovewesterndowns Visit for more.

Western Downs Regional Council

1 week ago

Feeling innovative? Need a dose of inspiration? Come along to the Food Leaders Australia afternoon with entrepreneur Steve Baxter and a group of other inspirational entrepreneurs and local heroes for motivational events and workshops that connect with the whole community. Thursday July 19, 3pm to 4pm at WDRC, 30 Marble St, Dalby. * * "Living in regional Queensland can give entrepreneurs the edge as the drive and tenacity needed to succeed from rural and remote areas creates unparalleled resilience, problem solving skills and persistence, key ingredients for successful entrepreneurs. * For info and to book your spot visit:

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Regional Procurement Roadshow

Find out more about doing business with Council

2018/19 Budget Adopted

See the great projects we’re delivering across our region

Aged Care Beds Available

The Tarcoola Aged Care Facility in Tara currently has available beds

Winter Watering Restrictions

Winter water restrictions will come into effect from Sunday 22nd April