Our Year of Festivals has begun so find out more and don’t miss the action!
Check out the new LIVE Western Downs Magazine, published in partnership with Council and TSBE.
Wombats, watermelons and white gums — watch the Chinchilla Botanic Parkland come to life!
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Be sure to check out the new LOVE Western Downs Magazine, now available to view online.
Watering times are in effect across the Western Downs
See full details of current water restrictions for your area
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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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14 Aug 2019
09 Aug 2019
2 hours ago
Rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher can waste more than 65 litres of water.
Don't let wasting water run in your family.
Vist www.wdrc.qld.gov.au for drought information and water saving tips.
7 hours ago
If you missed Red Joan in Chinchilla on Thursday, there's no need to panic - Western Downs Cinemas Dalby is having their exclusive screening this Tuesday 20 August!
A special seniors month discount means that all seniors card holders can grab their tickets for just $2 and they'll even throw in a small popcorn for free!
Everyone is welcome to attend, but regular ticket prices apply for all non-seniors card holders.
1 day ago
Oink oink! Do you hear that? It's the sound of Charlotte's Web coming to the Western Downs! 🐷
We've got a whole bunch of free activities lined up this month, including movie screenings, storytime sessions, craft tables and live performances!
Keep an eye out right here on Facebook for all the information on our upcoming activities.
To reserve your spot at a live performance, visit www.charlottes_web.eventbrite.com
2 days ago
Only two days left to register your interest for the Adopt A Street Tree Program! 🌳
For a greener community, register to adopt your tree at www.wdrc.info/adopt-a-street-tree-program
Our Chinchilla Seniors had an amazing Morning Tea and Expo yesterday! Check out the video below for a sneak peek into the activities, and to see what our seniors loved most!
The next Seniors Month event is the Miles Morning Tea on Monday 19 August! We look forward to seeing many of our wonderful seniors there!
7 Feb 19
We're 'bursting' with excitement for the Chinchilla Melon Festival! WDRC Mayor Paul McVeigh and Chinchilla Melon Fe… https://t.co/BBAjTYU0eN
6 Jan 19
Cr Rasmussen looking good as co driver in the 2019 Commodore Supercar at the @redbullholden launch yesterday. Lownd… https://t.co/BZMlbS1sHS
22 Nov 18
If you think the #BigMelon is the next big thing, wait until you see the Watermelon Water Play Area at the… https://t.co/8KUHLGR5mP
13 Nov 18
Mayor Paul McVeigh speaks with @9NewsQueensland about all things #bigskies2019 https://t.co/uwJvJ0RiKO
29 Oct 18
There may be grey skies out along the Warrego Highway in Oakey, but Big Skies is on the way for the #WesternDowns!… https://t.co/Uv5vTgR79U
11 Jul 18
Dalby is buzzing today! Thanks to @madolynp13 and @7NewsToowoomba for coming and chatting with us today about the… https://t.co/aO6YaDw38B
26 Jun 18
The #ChinchillaBotanicParklands Stage 1 kicked off today with the Hon @StirlHinchliffe Minister for Local Governmen… https://t.co/wZJtvX3gn6
5 May 18
Stay hydrated! You can bring sealed bottled water into the Day on the Plain venue #BigSkies2018 https://t.co/Wmt35vx4Na
2 May 18
Dalby Saleyards Tours kicked off the Big Skies Festival 2018 this morning, with visitors from as far away as Tasman… https://t.co/DOc5RRkqvu
30 Apr 18
What a fabulous weekend to be on the #westerndowns !
Lovely to have so many locals and visitors enjoying our iconic… https://t.co/s8so32yHlM
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Celebrate our Senior’s with a range of events and activities this August