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Western Downs Regional Council

11 hours ago

Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating the launch of #BigSkies2019 with us! It was great to see so many members of the community with us today — if you see someone you know, make sure to tag them! Have you got your tickets yet? Head to www.bigskiesevents.com.au to secure your tickets for the great events on offer in 2019, including the #DayonthePlain rock concert featuring John Paul Young.

Western Downs Regional Council

13 hours ago

Have you heard the news? Wotif.com next big thing is The Big Melon! If you missed it this morning check out the announcement on TODAY below 🍉🎉🍉

Western Downs Regional Council

15 hours ago

Get excited Western Downs, tickets for Big Skies are on sale now! Use the links below to secure your tickets today 🎉🎉🎉

Western Downs Regional Council

17 hours ago

That’s a wrap on Big Skies Launch 2019! With a #DayonthePlain line-up of Jon Stevens, John Paul Young, Ross Wilson, Deni Hines and Pseudo Echo you don’t want to miss out on #bigskies2019 You can purchase tickets online now at www.bigskiesevents.com.au

Western Downs Regional Council

17 hours ago

Surprise... John Paul Young is at the Big Skies launch today! Don’t worry if you missed out on seeing him today, you can catch him again at #DayonthePlain at #bigskies2019 You can see John Paul Young’s performances of ‘Love is in the air’ on the big skies page.

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Big Skies 2019 is going to be a smash if the launch is anything to go off! We had such a great day with John Paul Young and the always helpful staff at Jimbour Station. #bigskies2019 #lovewesterndowns #experiencewesterndowns Read More

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Love is in the air at Jimbour House today ❤️ So excited to launch #bigskies2019 and announce the official #dayontheplain lineup for Saturday 4 May 2019 - including our special guest John Paul Young! Keep an eye out on our page for more behind the scenes photos from today and visit our brand new website (#linkinbio) to grab your tickets! #lovewesterndowns Read More

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It’s #melonmadness this morning in Chinchilla after the official unveiling of Australia’s Next Big Thing - The Big Melon. 🍉#lovewesterndowns #TheBigMelon Read More

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Harvest time is a pretty big deal around here 🌾📷: @lifeonglenlomond #lovewesterndowns #fieldsofgold #thankafarmer Read More

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Sunny days are great for scenic drives like this one to Lake Broadwater. Where are you going this weekend in the Western Downs? #lovewesterndowns Read More

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How great is it when the Western Downs is full of colour? #lovewesterndowns Read More

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The trip along the Warrego Highway might be worth it just for this - are you excited about #bigskies2019? Read More

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Oh how we love photos of the gorgeous rain 🌧🌧🌧 📸: @yogilaff #lovewesterndowns Read More

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All of the beautiful plants around the region are loving the recent rain. We want to see the great photos you’ve taken around your neighbourhood 🌷🌳🌧#lovewesterndowns Read More

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How gorgeous are the Santa Bulls that were at Saturday’s sale! #lovewesterndowns #mooveoutoftheway #unbullievable Read More

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The residents at Carinya spoilt the visitors to the @milesbacktothebushfestival with a Teddy Bear Picnic #lovewesterndowns #socutewecantbearit Read More

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The kids from Kaimkillenbun State School are excited for the free family movie night happening tomorrow at their school! To find out when @ferdinandmovie is coming to a town near you follow the link in our bio 🐮🎬🍿 #lovewesterndowns #youbetterbullieveit Read More

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Thanks to Bronwyn and Tony for being our Street Tree celebrities! Watch this space - the next round of Council’s Adopt a Street Tree program is opening soon 🌳🌳🌳 #lovewesterndowns #adoptastreettree Read More

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Wednesday 1st August was #nationalscoutday and Mayor @mcveigh1978 has been honoured with a scout supporters scarf at the Dalby Scouts Den. #lovewesterndowns Read More

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Did you get up at the quack of dawn this morning? It was a bit fresh in our neck of the woods, let us know how cold it was where you were! #lovewesterndowns #brr #iceicebaby 📸: @courtneygaye_travels Read More

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We have some incredibly talented artists in the Western Downs! Thanks @teresaseasel for coming out and running your two day workshop! #lovewesterndowns #artistsoninstagram #acrylicpainting Read More

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Our very own Kyla-Rae received an Academic Excellence award from Goondir at NAIDOC celebrations in Dalby! 👏🏻🏆 #NAIDOC2018 #becauseofherwecan #lovewesterndowns Read More

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Moo-ve over Daisy! The Dalby Saleyards have been in operation for over 75 years with 200 000 of these beautiful animals sold through our yards each year 🐄🐂#lovewesterndowns #cowsofinstagram Read More

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The Cods were biting at the fishbowl as the 20 years of football kicked off with Ladies Day 2018! 🏉💃🏻🥂#plentyoffishintheC #lovewesterndowns #condaminecods @condaminecodsrugby @lisakennedycollections @smokeandmirrorsonline @cestcheese.onthego 🎶: Bensound.com Read More

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What is love? Baaaaby don’t herd me 🐏🐑 📷: @borderlivingmag #lovewesterndowns #prayforrain #sheepofinstagram #ewebeauty Read More

Adopt a Street Tree

Registrations are now open for Round 3 of Adopt a Street Tree

Sale of Land

Western Downs Regional Council Sale of Land for unpaid rates.

Planning Scheme

View the Western Downs Planning Scheme Amendment 1

2018/19 Budget Adopted

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