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Category: COVID-19



Media Release - Hinchinbrook Shire Facilities set to Reopen to the Public

15th May 2020

Council facilities, including the Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre and Hinchinbrook Library will reopen to the public next week in accordance with stage one of relaxations on restrictions under the Queensland State Government COVIDSafe three step road map. “Council is pleased to be able to reopen f...

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Council Connections - Mayor's Message 15 April 2020

15th April 2020

The Post-Election Statutory Meeting was held yesterday, Tuesday 14 April 2020 where all elected members took their Declaration of Office for the next term of Council. Once again I extend my congratulations to our Councillors for the 2020 to 2024 term. As part of the Statutory Meeting the election of...

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Council Connections 8 April 2020

8th April 2020

COVID-19 case confirmed in Hinchinbrook Queensland Health informed me on Saturday that a Hinchinbrook Shire resident has tested positive to COVID-19. The resident had recently returned from overseas. Queensland Health has indicated that the resident has complied strictly with the self-quarantine req...

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NDIS - Priority Home Delivery Services (COVID-19)

8th April 2020

As part of the NDIS's ongoing commitment to supporting NDIS participants during this time, the NDIA has worked with supermarket retailers to make sure NDIS participants wanting support to grocery shop, have priority access to home delivery services. This means, that NDIS participants, from Monday 6 ...

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Media Release - COVID-19 case confirmed in Hinchinbrook

4th April 2020

Queensland Health has today informed me that a Hinchinbrook Shire resident has tested positive to Covid-19. The resident had recently returned from overseas. Queensland Health has indicated that the resident has complied strictly with the self-quarantine requirements since returning and is...

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Council Connections - 1 April 2020

1st April 2020

Closure of Community Facilities In accordance with COVID-19 advice from the Prime Minister, last week Council closed a number of community facilities including the following: Hinchinbrook Shire Library; Halifax Sub Branch Library; TYTO Regional Art Gallery; TYTO Conference and Events Centre; Hinchi...

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Media Release - General Meeting Live Stream

27th March 2020

As part of Council’s preparation and response to the pending effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) and in line with the closure of community facilities, the March General Meeting was live streamed today To ensure that the community remains informed regarding Council’s decisions ...

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Live Stream of March General Meeting

27th March 2020

Council's March General Meeting will be live streamed via the Hinchinbrook Shire Council Facebook page.  The stream can also be viewed in the foyer at Council's Public Office, 25 Lannercost Street, Ingham.  CLICK HERE TO VISIT FACEBOOK...

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Media Release - Hinchinbrook Community Facilities Closed to the Public

25th March 2020

In accordance with the latest COVID-19 advice from the Prime Minister, Council advises that the following facilities will be closed from close of business today, Wednesday 25 March 2020 until further ...

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Council Connections 25 March 2020

25th March 2020

Council and staff have been reviewing and implementing Council’s Business Continuity Plan in preparation and response to the pending effects of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Strategies are being implemented to ensure continuation of our services, particularly the essential services to o...

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Media Release - Council Events on Hold

23rd March 2020

Hinchinbrook Shire Council is implementing measures to slow the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 locally, announcing the postponement of several Council events until further notice. While events have been cancelled or placed on hold, Council’s community and cultural facilities will continu...

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Media Release - Support for Local Businesses

23rd March 2020

“As small businesses begin to be impacted by the effects of COVID-19 it is important that we support each other and our local businesses to prevent loss of staff or permanent closures” said Cr Jayo the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Chair. We are extremely upset for the business ...

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COVID-19 Business and Industry Support

19th March 2020

Ahead of an unpredictable time, it’s important to be aware of the support available to shore up your business continuity and resilience plans to support your employees, customers and suppliers. The Queensland Government has announced the Immediate Industry Recovery Package to assist business a...

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Media Release - Coronavirus Advice

18th March 2020

Council and staff have been reviewing and implementing Council’s Business Continuity Plan in preparation and response to the pending effects of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Strategies ar...

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Council Connections - Mayor's Message 18 March 2020

18th March 2020

Coronavirus Update Council has been undertaking preparatory planning concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has had the opportunity for several briefings from State health officials on the pandemic. What is very clear is that most of us will be exposed to some degree at some stage, so we need to prep...

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Support for Business to address the economic impacts of Coronavirus

16th March 2020

Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses at Business.gov.au - this site will be updated as new information is available. Increasing the Instant Asset Write-Off The instant asset write-off threshold has been increased from $30,000 to $...

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