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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 about the program and register today!

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Entrepreneurs EXPOsed

Monday 24 July

Free event offering the best advice to start-up businesses and entrepreneurs in order to go from idea to action…

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Western Downs Artists are Invited...

Get your entries in for the annual Western Downs Regional Artists Exhibition ‘On Show’
Entries close Friday 7th July 2017

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The Recycling Market

The Recycling Market Environmental Grants Program

Applications are now open to not-for-profit organisations who have a great idea for an environmental project

Submissions close 30 June 2017

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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

12 hours ago

Don't let this go to waste! Tenders are now open for the operation of our Tara and Wandoan Landfills, in addition to the Line-Haul Transport of Waste. If you're an expert in all things rubbish and can take a practical approach to facility operation, we want to hear from you! Interested? Tenders need to be received by 2.30pm Tuesday 11 July. For more info visit

Western Downs Regional Council

13 hours ago

From Libraries to roads, Aged Care facilities to parks and open spaces, and from water and sewerage to disaster management, every cent of your rates goes back into creating stronger, vibrant communities for you and your family to live, work and play. Click on the below link to see where every $100 of revenue is used across the Western Downs. #WDRCBudget

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

Are you a caring and reliable nurse looking for a change of scenery? Carinya Aged Care Facility in Miles is seeking to employ a part time, fixed term Enrolled Nurse and a part time, fixed term Registered Nurse to join their friendly team to assist in the nursing care to it's residents. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, apply now! Applications close Monday 3 July: #joinwdrc

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

Did you know that Council spends more money on maintaining its vast road and bridge network than it receives in rates revenue? Keep watching below for one of our brand new bridges (almost!) in action. Connected communities = great liveability in our region. #WDRCBudget

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

We're levelling up when it comes to solar! A further 17 facilities are set to make the switch to greener, cleaner energy with Stage 2 of Council's Solar Projects set to get underway as part of the 2017/18 Budget. To find out more on how Council's making the most out of our region's great sunshine, visit #WDRCBudget

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2017/18 Budget Adopted

This year’s budget is delivering on Council’s 2017-2022 Corporate Plan

Australia Day Awards

Celebrate our local heroes by nominating them for the 2018 Australia Day Awards

Free Food Handlers Course July 2017

Register now for free Food Handlers Course sessions in Chinchilla, Dalby and Tara in July