Celebrate

Australia Day 2017

Join us in celebrating our local heroes at Australia Day Awards ceremonies and celebrations across the Western Downs

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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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There's No Better Place...

Love Western Downs

Meet Your Councillors and find out why they love living and working in our great region!

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Western Downs WaterWise

Watering Times

Summer watering times are now in effect

See full details of current water restrictions for your area

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One Number for All Services

1300 COUNCIL

We have one number for all your enquiries

Just call 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624)

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Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

Are you looking to progress your career in 2017? If you're highly motivated and driven for results, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for. Applications are now open for Works Manager - Construction. Interested? Apply now at http://bit.ly/2butbrc . Applications close 6 February 2017 #joinwdrc

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

Do you consider yourself to be enthusiastic, motivated and willing to learn? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Apply now to undertake a 12 month traineeship in Horticulture! Have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while being fully supported throughout your study. Applications close 6 February: http://bit.ly/2butbrc #joinwdrc

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

Dalby Gas Leak — Please be advised that residents on Cunningham and Alfred Streets may experience some interruptions caused by a suspected gas leak, including part lane closure and the possibility of restricted pedestrian access, which may continue through the night. Please be advised that the area is safe at this point in time. We are working towards resolving this issue as soon as possible. ~ Utilities Team

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

Will you be out and about at one of our Australia Day events across the Western Downs? Snap a pic and make sure to tag us! Upload your fun and fabulous photos with our Instabooth stand and use the hashtags #wdausday and #australiaday to be featured on our Facebook page! For full details on your local event, visit www.wdrc.qld.gov.au ~ Com Dev Team #facebookfamous 😎

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

From next month a number of Council facilities will make the switch to cleaner, greener energy with the installation of solar panels on 12 of our high energy facilities set to get underway. For more information on our Solar Implementation Program visit: www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/council-facilities-set-to-go-green-in-february/ ~ WDRC Comms Team

Tell Us What You Think! Draft WDRC 2017-2021 Corporate Plan

Feedback is open until Monday 6 February 2017

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National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS

From 1 January 2017, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out in Western Downs.

Have Your Say – Miles ANZAC Park Upgrade

Share your ideas with us by completing the survey and attending the community consultation session on 31 January 2017