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New town entry signs capture community spirit

16 November 2017

Spokesperson for Parks, Open Spaces and Cemeteries Carolyn Tillman is excited to see the new town entry sign standing tall and proud at Warra along the Warrego Highway.

Bright and fresh specially designed welcome signs that capture the spirit and pride of our communities are now greeting residents and visitors on their stay in Bell, Dalby, Glenmorgan, Jandowae, Kaimkillenbun, Macalister, Tara, Wandoan and Warra.

  • The new welcome signs have been rolling out across nine towns in the region over the last couple of weeks as part of Stage One of Western Downs Regional Council’s Town Entry Signage Project;
  • $340,000 has been allocated in Council’s 2017/18 Budget for Stage 2 of the project, which will see new signs rolled out in 16 communities from early 2018;
  • Bringing a strong sense of community pride and regional unity, the new signs reflect what each of our communities is especially proud of all while connecting our residents and visitors as they travel through our great region.

Council Spokesperson for Parks, Open Spaces and Cemeteries Councillor Carolyn Tillman said it was exciting to see the new welcome signs standing tall and proud across the Western Downs.

“Our Communities Department worked closely with local chambers and key community representatives to create unique identifiers that celebrate the spirit of our home towns, so it’s great to see them taking pride of place in our communities,” she said.

“They really do grab your attention and complement our regional landscape as you travel through our great region, adding to the character and personality of each of our communities.

“We’ve had really positive feedback from our residents, and we can’t wait to start rolling out Stage Two of the project so that many other communities across our region can be welcomed home by new entry signs.”

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Media Contact:
Cr Carolyn Tillman | Spokesperson for Parks, Open Spaces and Cemeteries | 0401 662 352