The Western Downs will be commemorating Anzac Day with services across the region. Find out more about your local event.
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Cats and dogs adopted from Council’s pounds during February, March & April will be eligible for Council’s desexing program
The Adopt a Street Tree program is all about creating healthier, happier and closer communities right across the Western Downs! Find out more today.
Get your entries in for the 2018 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition. Entries close Monday 2 July
Read more about the exciting new event coming in 2018…
Be sure to check out the new LOVE Western Downs Magazine, now available to view online.
Check out the new Dalby Regional Saleyards @ Western Downs website!
The Western Downs Planning Scheme has now been adopted by Council
View the new Planning Scheme
Add or update your community group details on Council’s FREE online My Community Directory
Watering times are in effect across the Western Downs
See full details of current water restrictions for your area
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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Just call 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624)
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We are looking for a number of enthusiastic and experienced Plant Operators, Labourers and Gangers to join our Works crews in Chinchilla, Dalby, Miles, Tara and Wandoan. So, if you enjoy being hands on in a challenging work environment, find out more about our current vacancies here today: wdrc.qld.gov.au/about-council/current-vacancies
Fantastic to showcase the Western Downs at the 148th Annual Dalby and District Show Society to His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Governor of Queensland.
Western Downs Regional Council Mayor Paul McVeigh and Dalby & District Show Society President Frank Chiverton take a tour with His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Governor of Queensland, accompanied by Member for Warrego Ann Leahy MP, Mrs Kaye de Jersey, Mrs Debbie McVeigh and Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner MP for Ferny Grove.
Massive props to the Dalby and District Show Society for a fantastic start to the 148th Annual Dalby Show - here’s to a great long weekend!
It’s been fantastic to welcome His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Governor of Queensland and Mrs Kaye de Jersey to the 148th Annual Dalby Show! From world-class machinery, livestock and some fantastic scones, our region is proudly on display - and what a way to do it!
Happy Friday! Planning on doing a clean-up this weekend? Don't forget that the Dalby Waste and Recycling centre will be OPEN today for all of your Show Holiday waste needs — worry about the Dodgem Cars and Dagwood Dogs while we handle the rest 😉
For more FAQs on our region's Waste and Recycling Centres, check out www.wdrc.info/waste-and-recycling-centres or call us on 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624).
19 Apr 18
A fantastic day as His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC @QldGovernor joins @WesternDownsRC Mayor Paul Mc… https://t.co/1iyMA6B4tO
Great to have you @QldGovernor! Hope you have the chance to try one of our famous country-baked scones at the… https://t.co/78Vb8GeBMP
18 Apr 18
Mayor McVeigh last night at @TSBEnterprise evening talking all things #energy and #westerndowns as the heart of res… https://t.co/6NfTihn2T5
12 Apr 18
WDRC Deputy Mayor Cr Andrew Smith:
"And of course the talented apprentices and trainees who are here today because… https://t.co/EzhbuYBxwv
We're not the only ones looking forward to #BigSkies2018 — see why you should be too!
Get your tickets now at… https://t.co/V8RWUQlOXL
5 Apr 18
Please be aware a hoax email circulating, purportedly from a @WesternDownsRC email address & staff member. The emai… https://t.co/6k2YGiblf1
22 Mar 18
Our famous blue skies were on show at the #BigSkies2018 launch today at Jimbour Homestead! Mayor Paul McVeigh, Big… https://t.co/kbTPMDtIQ5
28 Feb 18
Chinchilla Boil Water Alert has now been lifted. After the mandatory 3 day testing period, Queensland Health advise… https://t.co/gFtcHff0yP
27 Feb 18
Mayor McVeigh talking #IntensiveAg at Day 1 of @TSBEnterprise Intensive Ag Industries Conference this morning.… https://t.co/6ZznfrgC4m
6 Feb 18
Who doesn't love a good sod?!
Great feeling of economic growth at Cooranga North this morning for the @aglenergy Co… https://t.co/Yl2XyaMDXY
Winter water restrictions will come into effect from Sunday 22nd April
The regular sale will move from Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 April.
Council has proposed new waste management local law
Purchase your tickets to secure your spot for Big Skies Day on the Plain