Foreshore Management Plan Review Foreshore Management Plan Review

Hinchinbrook Shire Council is reviewing its Foreshore Management Plans for Lucinda and Forrest Beach.

The community is invited to contribute to the review by responding to the survey which can be found by clicking here.

Hard copy surveys are also available at Council’s main office, 25 Lannercost Street, Ingham. 

The Foreshore Management Plan Survey will close on Sunday 30 April 2017.

To view a copy of the current Foreshore Management Plans please click here. 

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CHEMCLEAR WASTE CHEMICAL DISPOSAL - REGISTER BY 28 APRIL 2017

AgSafe are conducting their ChemClear collection throughout Queensland in 2017. To arrange to dispose of your unwanted chemicals you can register with ChemClear online at www.chemclear.org.au or phone them on 1800 008 182.  Registrations close on 28 April 2017. 

Eligible chemicals are free.  Eligibility requirements for free collection are:

- Readable product labels

- Not mixed with any other product

- Within two years of the expiry date or deregistration.

Collection of other chemicals can be quoted on registration.

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 47747333 or 1 800 158 942.   

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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ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS 25 APRIL 2017

INGHAM DAWN PARADE

All Ex-Servicemen and Women are invited to attend the DAWN PARADE assembling at the Mafeking Tree, opposite the Police Station, Ingham at 4.15 am Tuesday 25 April 2017.  At the conclusion of the service, all those attending are invited to the RSL Clubrooms for coffee.

RSL REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AT INGHAM

This ceremony, conducted by the Herbert River Sub-Branch of the RSL, will take place at the Ingham War Cemetery commencing at 6.00 am.

FORREST BEACH PARADE AND COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

Individuals, schools and local organisations are invited to participate in the Forrest Beach Progress Association Parade and Commemoration Ceremony.  All marchers taking part in the parade are requested to assemble, under the direction of the Parade Marshall, Mr David Willoughby in Corbett Park near the Forrest Beach SLSC, at 6.40 am. The parade will move at 6.50 am, march along Palm Street to the Memorial Site in Progress Park where a wreath laying ceremony will take place. Complementary tea, coffee, cold drinks and Anzac biscuits will be provided after the ceremony.

HALIFAX PARADE AND COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

Schools and local organisations are invited to participate in the Halifax Parade and Commemoration Ceremony.  All marchers taking part in the parade are requested to assemble at 8.00 am at the Halifax State School in Victoria Terrace, under the direction of the Parade Marshall, Mr Pat Seymour.  The parade will move at
8.15 am, march along the main street of Halifax to Rupp’s corner and return to the War Memorial where a wreath laying ceremony will take place.

INGHAM PARADE AND COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

Schools and local organisations are invited to participate in the Anzac Day Parade and are requested to assemble, under the direction of the Parade Marshall, Captain Felix Reitano Retd., in Rotary Park adjacent old Barra Motors building, at 9.20 am to march on the northern lane of Herbert Street into Palm Terrace to the Cenotaph where the commemoration ceremony will follow, wreaths will be placed on the Cenotaph and the Last Post and Reveille sounded. The parade will then be dismissed at the completion of the service.

FLAGS

Business people in the Shire are encouraged to display flags which are to be flown at half-mast from 8.00 am until noon and at the masthead for the remainder of the day.

WREATHS

The Committee respectfully suggests that persons considering the laying of Wreaths give consideration to the substitution of an Inscribed Book either instead of or as well as, a Wreath.  These books will then be presented to local Schools for inclusion in their Libraries as a lasting memento of the Ceremony.

ORDER OF MARCH

Returned and Service Persons; National Servicemen’s Association – Ingham Branch; Military contingent; Air Force Cadets; Scouts; Herbert River District Band; Ingham State Primary School; Country Schools; Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School; St. Teresa’s College; Gilroy Santa Maria College; Ingham State High School.