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Community Grants Online

Council’s new Online Grants Platform powered by Smarty Grants is now live!
Find out more about the Community Grants Program

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2016/2017 Budget

2016/2017 Budget Adopted

Council has adopted its 2016/2017 Budget
Find out details in the FAQs and Mayor’s Budget Statement

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Get Ready for

Smart Notices

WDRC Notices are going digital
Update your current details by calling 1300 COUNCIL

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Western Downs WaterWise

Watering Times

Winter 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


We have one number for all your enquiries

Just call 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624)

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Events in the Western Downs

There is always plenty to do across the Western Downs region

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Western Downs Regional Council

14 hours ago

Forget having to visit your WDRC Customer Service Centre to renew your dog registration! From Monday, Western Downs residents are able to receive their Dog Renewal notices straight to their smartphones! Are you on board yet? To update your details and receive faster, easier, electronic notices, contact Council on 1300 COUNCIL or email ~WDRC Comms Team #SmartNotices

Western Downs Regional Council

15 hours ago

Now Live! Council is excited to introduce our new Online Grants Platform powered by 'Smarty Grants', making it easier and faster for our dedicated community groups to apply for grants. For more info on the roll out and Council's Community Grants Programs please visit ~ Com Dev Team #SmartyGrants #OurWesternDowns #OurCommunityGrants

Western Downs Regional Council

16 hours ago

We're back! Council's contact phone number is now operating as usual. For any enquiries, please phone our team on 1300 COUNCIL or pop in and see us. ~ Customer Contact Team

Western Downs Regional Council

18 hours ago

Please be advised that the 1300 COUNCIL customer contact phone number is currently unavailable due to server upgrades. For any urgent queries this morning, please email or pop in and see our friendly staff. We apologise for the inconvenience. ~ Customer Contact Team

Western Downs Regional Council

1 day ago

CHANGE OF AIR DATE! We would like to advise the community that the Channel 7 Queensland Weekender episode featuring our Chinchilla region will not be airing this Saturday 2 July and instead will air at 5.30pm on Saturday 9 July. Don't miss it! ~ WDRC Comms Team

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2017 Australia Day Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Australia Day Awards are now open

Western Downs Regional Artists Exhibition

Local artists are invited to submit entries for Between the Lines before Monday 25 July 2016

Water inspection program

An approved inspection program for water supply will be conducted from 1 July 2016