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Seniors Week 2017

Join one of the Seniors Week celebrations across the Western Downs!
21 August to 24 August 2017


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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

23 hours ago

Seniors Week has officially begun! We love an excuse for cake, and what better than celebrating the seniors across our region who have made the Western Downs the place it is today. Make sure to check out for the full list of Seniors Week events across our communities. ~ WDRC Communities Team

Western Downs Regional Council

4 days ago

With the fantastic weather we've had over the past week, we've been reminiscing about the incredible local events our region has hosted in the last month. So, here's a little walk down memory lane (or should we say Market Lane) for your Friday afternoon as we celebrate one month since the huge success of Opera at Jimbour!

Western Downs Regional Council

4 days ago

We're not the only ones looking forward to celebrating our senior citizens next week. Hazel Bird from Jandowae, who is a sprightly 75 years old, runs the Taralga Buzz newsletter for Taralga Home, is involved in the CWA and loves to help with anything and everything in her local community. What a legend! Our residents can join Hazel and our senior citizens at Council's free Seniors Week events happening across the region from Monday 21 August: #lovewesterndowns #regionalpride

Western Downs Regional Council

5 days ago

Do you love what our Libraries do in your community? Want to see more of a particular resource, whether it be a book, music, movie, event, program or even online. Our friendly staff Western Downs Libraries are looking for feedback from our communities on what they love or want to see improved at their local library. Click on the link below to complete the quick survey to go into the draw to win a $50 gift voucher (because who doesn't love prizes!).

Western Downs Regional Council

6 days ago

It's not summer pool season yet, but the Tara Aquatic Centre is making the most out of this streak of warm and sunny weather, with our facilities across the region soaking up and creating lots of power from the sun's energy! It's a milestone day today with Council signing off on the last Stage 2 Solar Project, that's a total of 349 panels installed across 8 community facilities in less than two months!

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Water Notices Issued

Water Notices have been issued and are due 16 August 2017

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