Timbertown Tree up in lights

01 Nov 2021

Jandowae’s rich history and famous ‘Timbertown Festival’ will now be showcased all year round, with the three-metre-tall tourist attraction now complete.  Earlier this year, the Timbertown… read more

Ross Musgrove resigns as CEO

14 May 2021

Western Downs Regional Council Chief Executive Officer Ross Musgrove has announced his resignation, marking the end of six years in… read more

Council boosts its local buy strategy

19 Nov 2020

Doing business with Council will soon be even easier, with Western Downs Regional Council revamping its Panel Arrangements to support local spending.   Endorsed… read more

Region’s top artists recognised

18 Nov 2020

This year’s most outstanding artists have been crowned as part of the 2020 Regional Artists’ Exhibition which celebrates creativity across various… read more

Dates set for the return of FlickerFest

12 Aug 2020

Western Downs Regional Council is excited to announce the much-anticipated short film festival FlickerFest will make its way to our region this September, after an earlier COVID-19 induced postponement.   … read more

Council backs local Tradies

28 Apr 2020

A suite of construction projects will be fast-tracked to create hundreds of local jobs and deliver economic certainty as part… read more

Star student returns to Council

05 Jul 2019

Local girl and university student, Claudia Nothdurft, has received a well-earned financial boost toward her tertiary studies, being recently awarded… read more

Explore space from Miles

13 Jun 2019

This new exhibition will be out of this world. Coming to Dogwood Crossing in Miles, Western Downs Regional Council are… read more

Drone forum a flying success

28 Sep 2018

28 September 2018 A record-breaking number of drone-enthusiasts from across Australia descended into Dalby on Tuesday for the second biennial… read more

Creativity blooms in Tara

05 Sep 2018

An enjoyable evening was had by guests who attended the biennial Bloomin’ Creative Showcase opening at the Tara Memorial Hall… read more

Drone forum takes off

15 Aug 2018

15 August 2018 This year’s Dalby Drone forum reaches new heights with internationally renowned speaker to host the event on… read more

Trainees take charge

26 Feb 2018

26 February 2018 Western Downs Regional Council has welcomed one of its largest contingents of trainees and apprentices to the… read more

Tara water supply update

24 Feb 2016

24 February 2016 Following recent media attention in relation to the Tara water supply, Western Downs Regional Council reassures residents… read more