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Cats and dogs adopted from Council’s pounds until the 30 June 2018 will be eligible for Council’s desexing program
Get your entries in for the 2018 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition. Entries close Monday 2 July
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The Western Downs Planning Scheme has now been adopted by Council
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20 Jun 2018
3 minutes ago
Delivering value for money services to our residents, continuing the commitment of financial responsibility and focusing on the things that matter most to the community remain the key priorities in Council's 2018/19 Budget. Find out what projects and initiatives Council is delivering in your area this financial year visit: www.wdrc.info/financially-responsible-budget-caters-for-diverse-needs-across-western-downs/ #WDRCBudget
2 hours ago
Queensland's biggest fire drill is happening Friday 22 June!
During Winter the risk of house fires increase due to the strain on heating appliances.
Western Downs Regional Council encourages all residents to get involved with setting up an evacuation plan to ensure you and your family are safe.
Check out the QFES website to find out how you can keep yourself, family, friends and neighbours safe in the event of a fire bit.ly/2I5DYpH
5 hours ago
Make a splash in 2018/19 with the help from our new pool management Swim Fit. Coming to an Aquatic and Fitness Centre near you, from July 1 residents will be able to dive into a range of specialised learn-to-swim and fitness programs suitable for all ages. Keep an eye out at your local pool for all the latest details or follow them on Facebook below.
Swim Fit Dalby | Swim Fit Jandowae | Swim Fit Chinchilla | Swim Fit Wandoan | Swim Fit Tara
19 hours ago
We're continuing our commitment to finding quality long-term water solutions for our communities. A strategic and proactive approach to delivering a sustainable water supply for the Western Downs is underway this financial year. Read all about it here: www.wdrc.info/council-proactive-in-sinking-additional-dalby-bore-in-this-years-budget/ #WDRCBudget
22 hours ago
Since 2015 Council has reduced its debt by a whopping $50 million. We're cementing our reputation as one of the most financially responsible councils in Queensland. To see how Council is continuing to add to our vibrant active communities and deliver quality services visit: www.wdrc.info/debt-reduction-builds-on-strength-of-western-downs-communities/ #WDRCBudget
5 May 18
Stay hydrated! You can bring sealed bottled water into the Day on the Plain venue #BigSkies2018 https://t.co/Wmt35vx4Na
2 May 18
Dalby Saleyards Tours kicked off the Big Skies Festival 2018 this morning, with visitors from as far away as Tasman… https://t.co/DOc5RRkqvu
30 Apr 18
What a fabulous weekend to be on the #westerndowns !
Lovely to have so many locals and visitors enjoying our iconic… https://t.co/s8so32yHlM
20 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
13 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
23 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
Tarcoola Aged Care Facility in Tara currently has five available beds
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