Council Information

Western Downs Regional Council is among the top twenty largest councils in Queensland. It spans an area of 38,039 square kilometres, services a population of 33,653, operates a $269 million gross budget, holds public assets of $1,578 million and employs a 700 strong workforce.

With a $10 billion energy industry within its boundary, Western Downs Regional Council aims to act in the best interests of its regional community to ensure local infrastructure keeps pace with growing demand. As a super council, it has the resources and the political power to capitalise on the future growth of the Surat Basin.