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Public Notices

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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Feral Pig Management Program - March 2018

6th March 2018

The Hinchinbrook Shire Council, in cooperation with the Department of National Parks, Sports and Racing, and the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, are intending to conduct an aerial shoot to control feral pigs.  The areas covered during this program will include “The Orient&rdquo...

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Rate Notices

13th February 2018

Half yearly Rate Notices were issued on Monday 12 February 2018 and are due for payment on or before 31 March 2018. Any payments made after the print date, 6 February 2018, will not be shown on the Rate Notice. Interest is charged on overdue rates at 11% per annum (0 .03% per day). Ratepayers may di...

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Hinchinbrook Shire Council - Office Closure

13th February 2018

The Hinchinbrook Shire Council Lannercost Street Office, Council Depot, Hinchinbrook Shire Library and Warrens Hill Waste Management Facility will be closed between 2.15pm and 4.15pm, Thursday 15 February 2018. Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to being of assi...

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Dungeness Channel Dredging Investigation - Notification of Works

13th February 2018

Hinchinbrook Shire Council has engaged Jacobs Group (Australia) Pty Ltd to undertake a geotechnical investigation for the Dungeness Channel Dredging Project as well as for the proposed new floating walkway at the Dungeness Boat Launching Facility.  The works will be undertaken between Tuesday 2...

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Combining Water Consumption Notices and General Rate Notices

12th January 2018

Hinchinbrook Shire Council would like to advise ratepayers that as per Council decision, Special Budget Meeting 29 June 2017, Water Consumption Notices and Rate Notices will now be combined. Rate Notices, which will include water usage charges, will be issued in February 2018 with payment due by 31 ...

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Christmas Bulk Bin Services 2017/2018

16th December 2017

Council is once again providing supplementary Christmas Bulk Bins at tourism hot spots around the Shire to help reduce littering and keep Hinchinbrook’s pristine beaches and coastlines litter free during this festive season. One Bulk Bin will be delivered to each site on 22 December 2017. Bulk...

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