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Council Connections - 7 September 2023

7th September 2023

So You Want to be a Councillor?, Public Community Shed Meeting - Lower Herbert and September Mega Movie Weekend

So You Want to be a Councillor?

You can make a difference and represent your community as a Councillor or Mayor.

The Local Government Elections will be held on Saturday 16 March 2024.

If you have ever considered running for Council, now is the time to learn what it is all about and see if you are eligible.

Visit the website and take the free 90 minute online training session to see if it is the next role for you at https://bit.ly/3RdVj6X.

Public Community Shed Meeting - Lower Herbert

Members of the community are invited to attend a Community Shed Meeting:

Date:     Tuesday 26 September 2023

Time:    Commencing at 5.30pm

Where: Halifax Community Hall, Argaet Street Halifax

This consultation offers residents the opportunity to meet with the Mayor, Councillors, Chief Executive Officer and a number of Officers to raise matters or discuss concerns that may be occuring in the area.

This meeting is open to all members of the public, however is particulary focused on residents of the Lower Herbert community.

Current Procurement and Tender Opportunities

Attention Local Suppliers, Contractors and Service Providers.

Keep up to date with opportunities available through Council by visiting the Current Procurement and Tender Opportunities page on our website.

Current Opportunities include:

  • HSC 23/14 - Kerb and Channel Renewal Works - Cockrell Street Ingham. Tender closes 2.00pm Monday 18 September 2023.

For further information please visit Council's website, Current Procurement and Tender Opportunities page.

Community Road Safety Education Grant Now Open

Community Road Safety Education Grants provide an opportunity for not-for-profit groups to support local road safety initiatives that drive a change in behaviours and attitudes to road safety in local communities.

This grant aims to support Queensland communities with the development and delivery of effective road safety education initiatives that support people to be safer road users.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 29 September 2023.

For further information or to apply, please visit Department of Transport and Main Roads website https://bit.ly/3sBjCkW.

Works Team Leader

Our team is looking to recruit a Works Team Leader.

The Works Team Leader role is a crucial member to our team and is integral to the success of the Infrastructure Operations department.

You will be required to lead works teams to deliver civil construction and maintenance services as designed and directed. 

Additionally, you will be responsible for the management and supervising of staff and their performance.

  • Ongoing Full Time;
  • 76 hours per fortnight; and
  • $78,865 - $84,328 per annum plus superannuation.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 8 September 2023.

Apply now at https://bit.ly/3Z6bnJW.

Have You Lost an Animal?

Visit Council’s website, Impounded Animals page for more information about pets we have found https://bit.ly/3Z4utjI.

2023 Hinchinbrook Health and Wellbeing Program

Check out next weeks' free program.

Gentle Exercise

  • Wednesday 13 September 2023
  • 9.00am to 10.00am
  • Optimise Health and Wellness, 31 McIlwraith Street Ingham

Aqua Aerobics

  • Wednesday 13 September 2023
  • 5.15pm to 6.00pm
  • Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre, 31 McIlwraith Street Ingham


  • Thursday 14 September 2023
  • 6.15pm to 7.00pm
  • Tweak Fitness, 82 Cartwright Street Ingham

RSVP is essential. 

For further information, please visit Council's website, Events Calendar page to register. 

Proudly supported by Hinchinbrook Shire Council, the Queensland Government and Health and Wellbeing Queensland through ActiveKIT Round 2.

FairPlay Vouchers Are Now Open

FairPlay is now open for applications for eligible children aged 5 to 17 years.

Parents, carers or guardians can apply for FairPlay vouchers valued up to $150 for their child to use for sport and active recreation membership, registration, or participation fees with local registered activity providers.

To find out if your child is eligible, please visit https://bit.ly/4601KyM

September Mega Movie Weekend
  • Talk To Me (MA15+) - 6.30pm Friday 15 September 2023;
  • Haunted Mansion (PG) - 10.30am Saturday 16 September 2023;
  • It Only Takes a Night (CTC) - 2.30pm Saturday 16 September 2023;
  • Meg 2: The Trench (M) - 6.30pm Saturday 16 September 2023;
  • Gran Turismo (M) - 10.30am Sunday 17 September 2023; and
  • Oppenheimer (MA15+) - 2.30pm Sunday 17 September 2023.

The JL Kelly Theatre is your theatre. 

Enjoy the entertainment.

Pre-purchase your tickets from www.hinchinbrooktickets.com.au or simply purchase at the door.

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