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Council Connections - 18 November 2022

18th November 2022

November 2022 Mega Movie Weekend, Feral Pig Aerial Shoot, Tea and Trivia and Save the Date for Christmas in Hinchinbrook

Roadworks Notice - Bruce Parade Lucinda

Council wishes to advise that drainage renewal works on Bruce Parade Lucinda commenced on Tuesday 15 November 2022 with completion anticipated by Friday 16 December 2022.

For further information on current roadworks, please visit Council's website, Roadworks page or contact Council.

Council would like to thank you for your cooperation during this necessary phase of works.

November 2022 Mega Movie Weekend at the JL Kelly Theatre
  • Mrs Harris Goes to Paris (PG) - 10.30am Saturday 19 November 2022;
  • Little Monsters (PG) - 2.30pm Saturday 19 November 2022;
  • Black Adam (M) - 6.30pm Saturday 19 November 2022;
  • The Woman King (M) - 10.30am Sunday 20 November 2022; and
  • Don't Worry Darling (M) - 2.30pm Sunday 20 November 2022.

Pre-purchase your tickets from:

  • www.hinchinbrooktickets.com.au;
  • Council's Main Office; or
  • At the door.

The JL Kelly Theatre in Ingham is your theatre - come on and enjoy the entertainment!

Wetlands of Queensland - Book Launch

The 'Wetlands of Queensland' book has recently been published.

The book is the product of a multi-year collaboration between the Wetlands team in the Environment and Heritage Policy and Programs Division of Department of Environment and Science and the Queensland Museum. It shows the variety, beauty and complexity of the wetlands in Queensland, and how the plants and animals within them have evolved to thrive in the vastly different climate zones and landscapes within the state.

At nearly 450 pages, this richly illustrated publication includes more than 500 sensational images by Queensland Museum photographer Gary Cranitch from all parts of Queensland.

Time:       6.00pm

Date:       Tuesday 22 November 2022

Where:    Jacana Room TYTO Conference and Events Centre

Light refreshments will be provided.

Copies of the book will also be available at a discounted price of $55.

Feral Pig Aerial Shoot to Commence in November 2022

Council, in co-operation with the Department of Environment and Science and the Department of Resources, intend to conduct an aerial shoot to control feral pigs.

The areas covered during this program will include “The Orient”, Lamari’s on Suthers Road, “Mungalla”, Accornero’s on Abswold Road, and parcels of land that are under the management of participating organisations between and adjacent to Palm Creek to the North, and Insulator Creek to the South.

This program will take place on Thursday 24 November 2022 and Friday 25 November 2022 between the hours of 5.00am and 7.00pm each day.

To ensure the safety of the public while this program is being conducted, access to the National Parks Estate, Bronte Road, and the Halifax Bay Wetlands will be closed during these times. 

Access to huts on Bronte Road will be permitted outside of the planned control times.

For further information please contact Council’s Biosecurity Team Leader, Matthew Buckman on 4776 4740.

Tea and Trivia

Come along and keep your mind nimble whilst enjoying locally baked delights, tea and coffee, and the opportunity to catch up with friends and loved ones.

Time:       9.30am to 11.00am

Date:       Friday 25 November 2022

Where:    TYTO Conference and Events Centre

Cost:       $10 per person

To secure your booking, please make payment at the Hinchinbrook Shire Library prior to the event.

For further information, contact Council on 4776 4600 or email events@hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au.

Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce Christmas Colouring Competition 2022

Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce is once again running a colouring competition for children.

The competition is open to the following age groups:

  • Zero to three years;
  • Four to six years;
  • Seven to eight years;
  • Nine to ten years; and
  • Eleven to thirteen years.

The competition closes on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

There are no fees associated with entry.

Entries will be judged and winners will be announced at Christmas in Hinchinbrook - Carols in the Park on Sunday 11 December 2022. Competition templates can be requested from admin@hinchinbrookchamber.com.au.

Please drop entries at Ingham Underages or to Donnie Harris Law at Shop 2/80 Lannercost Street.

Christmas Seniors Morning Tea

Join us for the Aussie Christmas themed Seniors Christmas Morning Tea.

Time:       9.00am to 12.00pm

Date:       Friday 2 December 2022

Where:    Hinchinbrook Shire Hall

Cost:       $10 per person

RSVP is essential. Tickets can be purchased from Council's Main Office. For further information phone 4776 4600 or email events@hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au.

The Horticultural Netting Program - Trial

The Horticultural Netting Program - Trial has expanded from the initial trial of apple and pear production to include all horticultural industries except wine grapes.

The program offers co-contribution grants of up to $300,000 to help primary producers of commercial horticultural crops offset the cost of purchasing and installing horticultural netting.

The program will close on Tuesday 30 April 2024 or when available funds have been allocated.

Approximately $11 million in total is available from the Australian Government to Queensland under this scheme.

To view the Horticultural Netting Program - Trial Funding Guidelines and eligibility requirements, please visit Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority website https://bit.ly/3cnCtYP.

Save the Date for 2022 Christmas in Hinchinbrook
  • Mayor’s Christmas Appeal – Running from Friday 11 November to Wednesday 14 December 2022 (Gifts to be unwrapped if possible);
  • Late Night in Hinchinbrook and Tree Lighting - 5.00pm to 9.00pm Thursday 1 December 2022.
    Please note the Mayor will light up the Christmas Tree at 7.00pm in centre strip across from Council’s Main Office;
  • Seniors Christmas Morning Tea – 9.00am Friday 2 December 2022;
  • Carols in the Park – 6.00pm Sunday 11 December 2022; and
  • Morning Melodies: A Holly Christmas – 9.30am to 12.00pm Monday 12 December 2022.

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