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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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MOSQUITO BREEDING SITES

Council would like residents to be aware that recent rain has caused an increase in mosquito breeding sites throughout the Shire. The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the dengue virus and the Zika...

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL CONTRACTORS AND MANUFACTURERS - CARMICHAEL MINE

Mayor Ramon Jayo has said,  " Please see the link below for the announcement by Adani regarding an Information Session outlining subcontracting and supply opportunities to the...

ARE YOU DISASTER READY

A natural disaster may disrupt services such as telecommunications, power and water. Telecommunication devices connected to the NBN, will not work in a power outage. That means you will not be able...

MT FOX RANGE WIDENING WORKS

Council advises that road widening works are scheduled to be undertaken on Mt Fox range, with the proposed date for works commencing Tuesday 10 January 2017, with completion anticipated by Friday 10...

BUILDING OUR REGIONS ROUND 2 - HINCHINBROOK SHARED FOOTPATH CONNECTIVITY PROJECT

Council is pleased to announce the successful funding for the Hinchinbrook Shared Footpath Connectivity Project . The $1.6 million project has been funded jointly by Hinchinbrook Shire Council and...

DISASTER READY

Knowledge of what actions may be taken by Council in the lead up to, during or after a disaster event is essential so that you can prepare yourself and family to be READY. BE READY information is...

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,...