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Media Release - Yanks Jetty reopened to the public

20th June 2018

Council would like to advise that Yanks Jetty, Orpheus Island has reopened to the public. Mayor Ramon Jayo said ‘Contractors visited the jetty this morning to assess the situation. Reports received indicate that one of the mooring couplings came loose. Divers recovered the coupling and have su...

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Media Release - Public urged to avoid Yanks Jetty until further notice

19th June 2018

Council urges public to avoid anchoring nearby or directly onto Yanks Jetty, Orpheus Island until further notice. Mayor Ramon Jayo said ‘Reports received this afternoon indicate that the jetty appears to have broken its mooring chains and shifted. Contractors will mobilise a rapid response ves...

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Media Release - Wallaman Falls Road Closure - Planned

19th June 2018

Council advises that Wallaman Falls Road will be closed to all traffic from 7.00am Tuesday 26 June 2018 to 7.00am Friday 29 June 2018. Mayor Ramon Jayo said “The road closure is to assess remediation requirements on Wallaman Falls Road from damage generated during the March 2018 flood events....

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Smoke from Orpheus Island National Park

18th June 2018

Please see below smoke advice for a planned burn on Orpheus Island National Park this week from the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Date: 18 June 2018Community announcement – planned burnSmoke from Orpheus Island National Park The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will c...

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Mayor's Message - Council Connections 16 June 2018

16th June 2018

Doing Business with Council Council has made changes to its procurement processes towards preferencing local business as part of its commitment towards ensuring business stays local for our community’s economic benefit. One change has been the establishment of procurement panels.  If you ...

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Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service - Smoke from Hinchinbrook Island National Park announcement

12th June 2018

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) will conduct a planned burn on Hinchinbrook Island National Park starting Wednesday 13 June 2018, weather permitting, as part of the annual hazard reduction/conservation management program for parks and forests. As a result, smoke may be seen on the n...

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Media Release - Hinchinbrook To Experience Italy's Flagship Ballet Company In First Ever Australian Season

7th June 2018

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has announced Hinchinbrook will be one of eight Queensland cities and towns to experience Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company’s exclusive performance of Don...

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Entries now open for the B.OLD short film competition!

7th June 2018

Entries now open for the B.OLD short film competition! The Queensland Government has launched the inaugural B.OLD short film competition to encourage people to rethink their views on ageing. We are ...

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2018 NDRRA Restoration Program for Betterment Works

2nd June 2018

As a result of the 2018 flood events, Hinchinbrook Shire Council is coordinating a Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) Restoration Program. NDRRA Restoration Programs are joint Australian/State funded programs that provide financial assistance to Local Government for the recove...

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Do you know how to ready your water meter?

2nd June 2018

Knowing how to check for leaks and understanding how to read your water meter can help you reduce water consumption and save money. To determine if you have an undetected water leak there are a number of checks you can perform: Turn off all water appliances on your property and monitor your water m...

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