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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

7 minutes 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

18 hours 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!

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

Chinchilla, you better watch your step because a new footpath is coming to your streets! Local contractors, thanks to the Works for Queensland program, have been busy pouring the cement on the North Chinchilla link which will see the Chinchilla Hospital connected to Oak Street by the end of this month. 🚶

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

Did you catch us on 9NEWS Toowoomba's debut broadcast last night? What a launch! Our region's fantastic business and industry were showcased to the wider Darling Downs, with Council and Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise joining forces to bring greater opportunities to the Western Downs. There's no mistaking — 'The Western Downs is Open for Business'. Check out the full story below!

Western Downs Regional Council

3 days ago

Experience our unique local festivals from a different perspective. Dalby's Delicious & DeLIGHTful Festival are looking for volunteers to join their Team to assist over the Festival weekend. If you're interested in lending a hand get in touch with the Committee at or direct message Dalby's Delicious and Delightful Facebook page.

Our Events

Western Downs Invites You to join in all our upcoming events

Water Notices Issued

Water Notices have been issued and are due 16 August 2017

Australia Day Awards

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