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Public Notices

Notice of Special Budget Meeting

16th June 2018

In accordance with Section 277 of the Local Government Regulation 2012, Council hereby advises that a Special Meeting to adopt the 2018 / 2019 Budget will be held on Thursday 28 June 2018 at 9.00am in the Council Chambers to which the public may attend....

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Wallaman Falls Road Closure

16th 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. The road closure is due to survey and geotechnical investigations that are taking place due to damage sustained during the March 2018 flood events. For more informat...

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Planning Act 2016 - Adoption of Hinchinbrook Shire Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) 2018

15th June 2018

Notice is hereby given under Section 21 of the Planning Act 2016 that on 29 May 2018, Hinchinbrook Shire Council adopted a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) for the Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2017. The purpose and general effects of the LGIP are listed below. Integrate infrastruct...

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Planning Act 2016 - Adoption of Planning Act 2016, aligned Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2017

2nd June 2018

Notice is given under the Planning Act 2016 that on 29 May 2018 the Hinchinbrook Shire Council resolved to adopt a Planning Act 2016 aligned Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2017.The purpose of the Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2017 is to provide the community with state of the art planning d...

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Notice of Public Meeting - NDRRA Betterment Works

18th May 2018

Members of the public who have been impacted by flood events in the district are invited to attend the 2018 Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) Restoration Program for Betterment Works public meeting. Submissions will be invited for betterment solutions to Council road and drai...

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Public Holiday Closure - Labour Day

4th May 2018

Please be advised that Hinchinbrook Shire Council’s offices will be closed on Monday 7 May 2018, Labour Day public holiday. For urgent enquiries please call Council on (07) 4776 4600....

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Community Activity Grant Applications

7th April 2018

Council is now calling for sponsorship applications regarding community activities and events occurring between 1 July 2018 and 30 September 2018. Through the Community Activity Grants, Council aims to financially support a variety of not for profit organisations, activities, events and individual n...

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Easter 2018 Bulk Bin Service

23rd March 2018

Council is once again happy to offer the Easter Bulk Bin Service to help manage increased waste quantities at popular tourist destinations over the Easter break. One Bulk Bin will be delivered to each site on Thursday 29 March 2018. Bulk Bins will be serviced and removed as per the dates below. Bore...

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Half yearly Rate Notices

20th March 2018

Half yearly Rate Notices were issued on Monday 12 February 2018 and are due for payment on or before Saturday 31 March 2018. Please note that Council’s Lannercost Street Office will be closed on Friday 30 March 2018 for the Good Friday Public Holiday. If you wish to make payment in person, ple...

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Entry to Pelorus Island Prohibited - 19 March 2018 to 23 March 2018

6th March 2018

Pest control program - Firearms in use (aerial and on ground activity) Hinchinbrook Shire Council will be conducting a pest control program on Pelorus Island from Monday 19 March until Friday 23 March 2018. The program includes aerial and ground-based shooting. Public entry to Pelorus Island i...

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