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HALIFAX TRANSFER STATION

From 1 October 2016, NQ Employment will be managing this waste facility and the following opening hours will apply:  

Wednesday: 8.30am to 1.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am to 1.30pm
Friday: 12.30pm to 5.30pm
Saturday: 7.30am to 5.30pm (Closed for lunch 12pm to 1pm)
Sunday: 12.30pm to 5.30pm
Monday and TuesdayCLOSED

RURAL CLEANUP SITES REMAINING FOR 2016

Location Dates
Mosquito Creek 25 November - 2 December
Hawkins Creek 2 - 7 December

SERVICING OF GREASE TRAPS IN HINCHINBROOK

Council wishes to advise that Cleanaway is providing grease trap servicing in your area. 

To book a grease trap service ring Cleanaway on 4774 7333. 

This information is provided as a community service, Council recommends you do your own research and compare pricing before engaging a contractor.

 

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BIOFUEL OPPORTUNITIES IN HINCHINBROOK

In the wake of recent government support for the foreign backed Adani Carmichael Coal project, Hinchinbrook Shire Mayor Ramon Jayo has called on the Federal and State Governments to help get...

WATER CONSUMPTION NOTICES

Ratepayers should receive their water consumption notices in the next few days.  These notices gave a due date of 31 January 2017.  Please contact Council’s rates department on 4776...

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY 2016

Friday 9 December is International Anti-Corruption Day 2016.  That’s the day designated by the United Nations as International Anti-Corruption Day, when people throughout the world are...

ILLEGAL DUMPING ALERT

Council is investigating a spike in illegal dumping throughout the Shire. Many of these cases have been green waste with some involving domestic and renovation waste such as mattresses, chairs,...

2017 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Council are now inviting Nominations for Australia Day Awards 2017.

CHANGES TO GREASE TRAP SERVICING

Due to changes in legislation, Council is no longer able to accept Grease Trap waste through its licensed waste facilities. All Grease Trap waste can only be processed through appropriately certified...

MT FOX TO RECEIVE MOBILE BLACKSPOT FUNDING

Council has been successful in obtaining funding to improve mobile coverage with a mobile tower to be installed in the Mt Fox area under the Australian Government Program Guidelines for the Mobile...

THANK YOU TO OUR CHRISTMAS IN HINCHINBROOK SPONSORS

Hinchinbrook Shire Council would like to thank our 2016 Christmas in Hinchinbrook Sponsors. Mayor Ramon Jayo has said, “ Christmas in Hinchinbrook is an extremely special time...

ROADWORKS NOTICE: WILLOW STREET, ALLINGHAM

Council advises that street widening works are scheduled to be undertaken on Willow Street, with the proposed date for works commencing Tuesday, 10 January 2017,  with completion anticipated by...

ROADWORKS NOTICE: WALLAMAN FALLS ROAD, INGHAM

Council wishes to advise that pavement repair work and maintenance works are scheduled to be undertaken on Wallaman Falls Road, with the proposed date for works commencing 5 December 2016, with...