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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. 

A Community Session will be held on Saturday 22 April 2017, details of the session will be advertised once they become available. 

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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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 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.


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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Rugby League clubs now have access to $1.3million in funding from the State Government to improve facilities under the new Queensland Footy Facilities Fund. Local clubs will be able to apply for dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $300,000 to improve facilities, upgrade fields to provide safer playing surfaces, install new lighting to enable day/night training and build new amenities blocks to encourage female participation.

Applications will be open to local Rugby League Clubs and Councils that have the support of their local Leagues for grants of up to $300,000. Funding rounds will open later this year and will be awarded to successful clubs and Councils over two rounds under the new Footy Facilities Fund.

Further information on the Fund will become available on and ahead of the funding opening later this year.