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Rate Notices

Half yearly rate notices have been issued and will be delivered to residents from next week onwards. Significant changes have been made to the rating period as a part of Council’s decision to help ease the financial burden that occurs around this time of year. Hinchinbrook Shire Council Mayor Rodger Bow said, “The 15% time-sensitive discount that was previously available has now been automatically applied to all ratepayers...

Events @ TYTO

The newly approved $50,000 funding for events at TYTO is Council’s positive commitment to expanding event activity in the Hinchinbrook Shire. The primary commitment is to creating a new signature event at TYTO to provide entertainment for locals and attract visitors to the region. The event will work with the community, Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce and Tourism and Townsville Enterprise Limited to determine the type and theme of the event...

Big Changes to Waste Management

Residents will start to notice changes to waste management in the Hinchinbrook Shire after Council reviewed the waste management services offered to its residents. Council has made provisions in the 2014-2015 Budget to reintroduce the yearly kerbside pickup and post disaster clean up after every declared disaster event. If a major disaster does occur and is followed by a post disaster cleanup...

Northern Lights - Camerata of St John's - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra

Making its debut performance in North Queensland, the acclaimed Camerata of St John’s, is thrilled to tour its full 18 piece string orchestra featuring quartet-in-residents, award winning Orava Quartet next month. Featuring its newly announced 2014-15 Quartet-in-Residence Orava Quartet and a musical program including...

Infrastructure Restoration Program Infrastructure Restoration Program

Hinchinbrook Shire Council, in partnership with AECOM, are working to restore public assets that have been damaged by recent natural disasters. Council is eligible for funding provided by the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) program and is committed to helping the Hinchinbrook region recover as quickly as possible. Please click here for up to date information about the program.