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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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

19 hours ago

Committed to making our region's roads safer, from Monday 12 December crews will begin works to upgrade Butts Road Bridge near Chinchilla. During the construction period Butts Road will be closed to all except local traffic, and is expected to be reopened on Monday 23 January (weather permitting). Detours will be in place around the work site. For any enquiries call 1300 COUNCIL ~ Engineering Team

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

Do you have a local event coming up in late March 2017? Make sure you check out our Local Events Funding Program, now open for applications! Get the best out of your event by applying for funding today. Lodge your submission online at http://wdrc.smartygrants.com.au ~ Comm Dev Team

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

'Splish, splash, I was takin' a bath….' Did you know: a cracked water pipe has the potential to waste 24,000 litres a day? That's equivalent to five bathtubs per hour! Make sure you regularly check for leaks and cracks. For more fast facts and handy hints, visit www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/engineering-services/waterwise/. #dontletaleakruinyourweek

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

What a fantastic weekend! Congratulations to the Darling Downs Branch Australian Stock Horse Society for hosting a cracker Dalby Annual Stock Horse Sale, bringing our community and visitors from across Australia together for a few days of great country hospitality. Thanks to Ange Stirling Photography for the photos! ~ WDRC Comms Team

Western Downs Regional Council

2 days ago

Dalby Water Supply — Please be advised that residents along Cunningham Street near the corner of Wood Street may experience some issues to their water supply as crews work to fix a broken water main. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible ~ Utilities Team

Chinchilla Botanical Gardens Project

Have your say to inform the development of the Chinchilla Botanical Gardens Project

Water inspection program

An approved inspection program for water supply will be conducted from 1 January 2017

Amended Draft Western Downs Planning Scheme and Local Government Infrastructure Plan

View the Amended Draft Western Downs Planning Scheme and Local Government Infrastructure Plan

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