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Public Notices

Feral Pig Management Program - November 2019

19th November 2019

Council, in cooperation with the Department of Environment and Science and the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, are intending to conduct an aerial shoot to control feralpigs. The areas covered during this program will include “The Orient”, Lamari’s on Suthers Road, &ldquo...

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Wild Dog Baiting Program - November 2019

5th November 2019

Notice is hereby given that Hinchinbrook Shire Council is conducting a Shire wide Wild Dog Baiting Program utilising 1080 poison commencing Monday 11 November 2019, weather permitting. This wild dog management is required due to high populations in certain areas that are impacting on livestock produ...

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2019 Rural Cleanup Program

16th October 2019

Commencing Friday 1 November 2019, Council is offering the Rural Cleanup Program to assist residents in preparing for the upcoming disaster season. Waste collection skips for general waste items and scrap metal will be placed at the below locations throughout the Shire on the indicated dates. Long P...

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Rate Notices

24th September 2019

Don’t forget, rates issued for the period 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019 are due on or before Monday 30 September 2019.  If you pay on or before the due date and have no rates in arrears, you will go into the draw to win $2,000 to be spent locally! Council offers a variety of payment opt...

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Mt Fox Public Community Shed Meeting

24th September 2019

Members of the community are invited to attend a Community Shed Meeting: Date: Tuesday 8 October 2019 Time: 3.00pm Venue: Mt Fox Rural Fire Brigade Shed This consultation offers residents the opportunity to meet with the Mayor, Councillors and a number of Executive Officers to raise matters or discu...

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Approved Animal Inspection Program

14th August 2019

An Approved Inspection Program for animal management will be taking place throughout the Hinchinbrook Shire from 1 September 2019 to 30 November 2019. Inspections will take place during this period between 8.00am and 6.00pm weekdays, and 8.00am and midday on weekends. The program will monitor compli...

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Invasive Plants and Animals Surveillance Program

14th August 2019

Council will be conducting a Surveillance Program for invasive biosecurity matter within the Hinchinbrook Shire Local Government Area. The purpose of the program is to confirm the presence, or determine the extent of the presence, of invasive biosecurity matter within the Hinchinbrook Shire Local Go...

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Rates Notices

23rd July 2019

Half yearly rate notices were issued on 22 July 2019 for the period 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019 and are due for payment on or before 30 September 2019. Any payments made on or after 17 July 2019, will not be shown on the Rate Notice. Interest is charged on overdue rates at 9.83% per annum compou...

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Library and Gallery Temporary Closure - 28 July 2019

23rd July 2019

Residents are advised that the Hinchinbrook Shire Library and TYTO Regional Art Gallery will be closed from 12.30pm Sunday 28 July 2019, reopening 10.00am Monday 29 July 2019 due to an interruption to the electricity supply. For urgent enquiries during this time please call Council on 4776 4600....

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Dungeness Marine Facilities Temporary Closure - September

23rd July 2019

Council wishes to advise that the Dungeness Commercial Wharf and the Dungeness Public Pontoon will be closed from 16 September 2019 to 30 September 2019, subject to weather and material availability. These scheduled works are to allow for the replacement of the fender piles. For further information,...

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Christmas in Hinchinbrook

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