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    Residents and visitors to Burdekin Shire can stay up to date with the latest public notices, media releases, road closures, offers, and job vacancies which are shown below.

  • Burdekin Shire Council

    Job Vacancy 14/13 – Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary)

    Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary). This position is responsible for providing innovative environmental health services to improve the health and well-being of the Burdekin community. Closing date 12 May 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Job Vacancies

    (Temporary position until 18 May 2015)

    Applications are invited to fill a temporary vacancy on Council’s Environmental Health Team.

    This position is responsible for providing innovative environmental health services to improve the health and well-being of the Burdekin community.  Opportunities to be involved in projects including those in relation to natural resource management, coastal management and climate change exist for this position.

    The successful applicant will have:

    • Extensive experience in the environmental health field in local government
    • Experience with managing staff to achieve required outcomes
    • Experience and/or knowledge in pest management, vector control and aquatic weeds

    Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Queensland Local Government Officers Award – State and Burdekin Shire Council’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.  The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($82,306pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.  Flexible working conditions include a nine-day fortnight, five weeks annual leave per year, 12% superannuation and locality allowance.

    Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800.

    Applications for 14/13 – Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary) should include:

    • A cover letter
    • Statements addressing the selection criteria
    • A current resume

    Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application form.

    Applications close on Monday, 12 May 2014. Word or PDF format is preferable.

    Further information can be obtained by contacting the Manager Environment and Health, Mrs Beth Whitworth on (07) 4783 9800.

    Download the application package using the link below.

     

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    Dogs involved in Brandon attack impounded

    Two large dogs that were involved in an attack on a young boy and two other people in Brandon this morning have been impounded by the Burdekin Shire Council.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Media Releases

    Two large dogs that were involved in an attack on a young boy and two other people in Brandon this morning have been impounded by the Burdekin Shire Council.

    Burdekin Shire Council Environment and Health Manager Beth Whitworth said Council had received three calls this morning regarding the dog attacks in Drysdale Street.

    “Council was informed that a young boy had been attacked by dogs at about 8.30am and was receiving treatment at the Ayr Hospital for several puncture wounds and scratches,” she said.

    “I believe two further people were also attacked by the same dogs, before Council employees were able to contain them.

    “The dogs were not microchipped, so they have been impounded.”

    Mrs Whitworth said the dogs would be held for three days and pictures of the dogs would be on Council’s website.

    “The dogs will be destroyed if we cannot find their owners,” she said.

    Anyone with information on the dogs can call Council on 4783 9800.

  • For Sale

    Quotation QBSC/14/017 Quotations for the purchase of five (5) used trucks

    Quotations are invited for the purchase of five used trucks (Range between 2000-2005 Hino - Ranger4 and Dutros). Closing date at 12noon on Monday 2 June, 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Quotations

    QBSC/14/017 – QUOTATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE (5) USED TRUCKS

    Quotations are invited for the above quotation closing at 12noon on Monday 2 June, 2014.

    Council Plant No. – Description
    #2007 Truck – 2000 Hino Ranger 4 (tipper body)
    #2050 Truck – 2005 Hino Dutro 3 (tipper body)
    #2127 Truck – 2002 Hino Dutro 2 (drop side body)
    #2137 Truck – 2003 Hino Dutro 5000 (drop side body)
    #2140 Truck – 2003 Hino Dutro 5000 (drop side body)

    Quotation documents are available from the Council’s Customer Service Centre at any time during normal office hours or download the Quotation package and complete the Form of Quotation.

    Quotations shall be sealed in an envelope and endorsed as “QBSC/14/017 – Quotations for the purchase of five (5) used trucks” and lodged in the tender box located at the Burdekin Shire Council, 145 Young Street, Ayr.

    The plant will be available for inspection on Friday, 16 May, 2014 between the hours of 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. at the Council’s Jones Street Depot. Enquiries should be made to the Manager – Technical Services, or the Workshop Superintendent.

    The trucks are being sold unregistered and in an “as is condition”. The used plant will not be released until the replacement trucks are fully in service. The fire extinguishers and some ancillary equipment will not be sold with the plant and will be removed by Council. The used trucks are also offered as trade against the new replacement plant and Council reserves the right to sell the used plant privately or otherwise.

    Any persons making inspections of the plant must report to the Workshop Superintendent or his representative and comply with Council’s Workplace Health and Safety Standards, and in particular wearing of closed in footwear.

    Quotations shall be deemed to be inclusive of GST. Quotations received by telephonic advice will not be considered.  Late quotations will not be considered.  The highest or any quotations will not necessarily be accepted.

  • For Sale

    Quotation QBSC/14/020 Quotations for the purchase of one (1) used light vehicle

    Quotations are invited for the purchase of one used light vehicle (2010 4WD Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL). Closing date at 12noon on Wednesday 21 May, 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Quotations

    QBSC/14/020 – QUOTATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) USED LIGHT VEHICLE

    Quotations are invited for the above quotation closing at 12noon on Wednesday 21 May, 2014.

    Council Plant No. 3300 – 2010 4WD Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL

    Quotation documents are available from the Council’s Customer Service Centre at any time during normal office hours or download the Quotation package on and complete the Form of Quotation.

    Quotations shall be sealed in an envelope and endorsed as “QBSC/14/020 – Quotations for the purchase of one (1) used light vehicle” and lodged in the tender box located at the Burdekin Shire Council, 145 Young Street, Ayr.

    The plant will be available for inspection on Friday, 16 May, 2014 between the hours of 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. at the Council’s Jones Street Depot. Enquiries should be made to the Manager – Technical Services, or the Workshop Superintendent.

    The vehicle will be sold unregistered. Roadworthy certificate will be provided for private purchaser only and current at the time of sale. The vehicle will not be released until the replacement vehicle is fully in service. Fire extinguisher and some ancillary equipment will not be sold with the vehicle and will be removed by Council.  This vehicle is also offered as trade against the new replacement vehicle and Council reserves the right to sell this vehicle privately or otherwise.

    Any persons making inspections of the plant must report to the Workshop Superintendent or his representative and comply with Council’s Workplace Health and Safety Standards, and in particular wearing of closed in footwear.

    Quotations shall be deemed to be inclusive of GST. Quotations received by telephonic advice will not be considered.  Late quotations will not be considered.  The highest or any quotations will not necessarily be accepted.

  • Road closed

    Road Report for 24th April 2014 as at 7.00am

    Bahr Road open drive with caution, washouts.
    Stockham Road open drive with caution.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Road Report for 24th April 2014 as at 7.00am

    COUNCIL   CONTROLLED
    Road Status Details
    Bahr Road Open Drive with caution – Washouts
    Stockham Road Open Drive with caution – Washouts

    Next Road Report will be issued on Monday 28th April 2014

  • Anzac Park

    Call for exhibitors for Burdekin Queensland Week Family Fun and Fitness Expo

    The call is out for stallholders, sports organisations, businesses and fitness professionals to showcase their products and services at this year’s Burdekin Queensland Week Family Fun and Fitness Expo on June 1.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Media Releases

    The call is out for stallholders, sports organisations, businesses and fitness professionals to showcase their products and services at this year’s Burdekin Queensland Week Family Fun and Fitness Expo.

    Burdekin Shire Council Economic and Community Development Manager Tony Vaccaro said the Expo would be held on Sunday, June 1 at ANZAC Park, Ayr.

    “This year we are combining a family fun day with our fitness expo so there will be something for everyone to enjoy on the day,” he said.

    “We will have market stalls, a car display from the Burdekin Cruisers Car Club and Captain Active will be there with activities for the children.

    “This event is also a great way for sporting groups, gyms and businesses to give demonstrations or get information to residents wanting to lead a healthy lifestyle.

    “We really want this Expo to be a fun, but active day, for the whole family.”

    Mr Vaccaro said the Burdekin Queensland Week Family Fun and Fitness Expo was aimed at increasing participation in sport and recreational activities, promoting healthy eating and promoting a healthy lifestyle within the shire.

    “We’re looking for groups to provide experiences for people who would be interested in group fitness, yoga, nutrition, alternative therapies, health tests, massage, physiotherapy, chiropractic, team sports and fitness fashion,” he said.

    “The Burdekin Be Active Committee would love all local health, fitness, nutrition and wellbeing groups, organisations, businesses and individual professionals to get involved in showing residents of the Burdekin how to achieve a healthy lifestyle.”

    Anyone wanting to take part in the Expo should contact Council’s economic and community development office on 4783 9831.

    The Queensland Government provided $5500 to the Burdekin Shire Council for the Queensland Week activities.

  • Burdekin Bridge

    Burdekin Bridge Lane Closures

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have been advised that Ergon Energy crews will be undertaking street lighting maintenance on the Burdekin River Bridge and approaches from Tuesday 29 April to Thursday 1 May 2014 (weather permitting). On these days, the works will be conducted between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have been advised that Ergon Energy crews will be undertaking street lighting maintenance on the Burdekin River Bridge and approaches from Tuesday 29 April to Thursday 1 May 2014 (weather permitting).  On these days, the works will be conducted between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

    Works will extend from the United Service Station at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Ayr-Dalbeg Road and to the south of the Bruce Highway and Home Hill-Kirknie Road intersection.

    During this time, speed restrictions will be in place and the site will be under traffic control.  Motorists should expect minor delays.

    To minimise disruptions, heavy vehicles with loads wider than three metres are requested to contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 between the hours of 6.00am and 6.00pm to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared.  Failure to give advance warning will result in further delays.

    We apologise for any inconvenience and seek your cooperation during this electrical maintenance work.

    If you have any queries in relation to this work, please contact The Department of Transport and Main Roads Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648.

  • Road - Widening Road

    Public Notice – Bitumen Reseals – Home Hill Area

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.  

    Ford Road, Fourteenth Street, Iona Road, Old Groper Creek Road and Tenth Avenue

    Residents are requested to have their vehicles parked away from the roadway as far as practicable to avoid bitumen overspray.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Road - Widening Road

    Public Notice – Bitumen Reseals – Ayr Area

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.  

    Hughes Road and International Drive 

    Residents are requested to have their vehicles parked away from the roadway as far as practicable to avoid bitumen overspray.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Cane Cutting Championships Postponed

    NDRRA Activation following Tropical Cyclone Ita – assistance announced

    Jointly funded Commonwealth/State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangement (NDRRA) relief measures have been approved for the Burdekin Shire following Tropical Cyclone Ita and associated rainfall and flooding.
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    Posted Wednesday, 16th April 2014 in Public Notices

    The Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services has approved the activation of the jointly funded Commonwealth/State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).  The area defined for receipt of the NDRRA relief measures is “Communities within North Queensland affected by Tropical Cyclone Ita and associated rainfall and flooding, 11 – 14 April 2014” which includes the Burdekin Shire area.
     
    The Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services approved the relief measures for Natural Disaster Assistance (Concessional Loans) for Primary Producers and Freight Subsidies for Primary Producers.

    Further information can be found in the guidelines by clicking on the following links:

    You may also wish to visit the Queensland Government websites below:

    www.qldreconstruction.org.au/ndrra

    http://www.qraa.qld.gov.au/current-programs/Disaster-recovery/natural-disaster-assistance/natural-disaster-assistance-primary-producer

What's On

Current Job Vacancies

  • How to Apply

    Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office at the Shire Chambers, 145 Young St, Ayr, Qld, 4807, telephone (07) 4783 9800 or this website - just click on the position that interests you and download the application package.

    Once you have obtained the application package and prepared your application it can be lodged online using the links below or by mail to Confidential Application, PO Box 974, Ayr, Qld, 4807.

    Apply Online

    Online Job Application Form

    Online Traineeship Application Form


    Current job vacancies are shown below.

  • Burdekin Shire Council

    Job Vacancy 14/13 – Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary)

    Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary). This position is responsible for providing innovative environmental health services to improve the health and well-being of the Burdekin community. Closing date 12 May 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Job Vacancies

    (Temporary position until 18 May 2015)

    Applications are invited to fill a temporary vacancy on Council’s Environmental Health Team.

    This position is responsible for providing innovative environmental health services to improve the health and well-being of the Burdekin community.  Opportunities to be involved in projects including those in relation to natural resource management, coastal management and climate change exist for this position.

    The successful applicant will have:

    • Extensive experience in the environmental health field in local government
    • Experience with managing staff to achieve required outcomes
    • Experience and/or knowledge in pest management, vector control and aquatic weeds

    Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Queensland Local Government Officers Award – State and Burdekin Shire Council’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.  The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 6 ($82,306pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.  Flexible working conditions include a nine-day fortnight, five weeks annual leave per year, 12% superannuation and locality allowance.

    Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800.

    Applications for 14/13 – Senior Environmental Health Officer (Temporary) should include:

    • A cover letter
    • Statements addressing the selection criteria
    • A current resume

    Applications are to be submitted online using the Online Job Application form.

    Applications close on Monday, 12 May 2014. Word or PDF format is preferable.

    Further information can be obtained by contacting the Manager Environment and Health, Mrs Beth Whitworth on (07) 4783 9800.

    Download the application package using the link below.

     

  • Burdekin Shire Council

    Job Vacancy 14/12 – Quality Assurance Coordinator / Workplace Health and Safety Officer

    Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Quality Assurance Coordinator / Workplace Health and Safety Officer. Closing date 30/04/2014.
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    Posted Tuesday, 15th April 2014 in Current Job Vacancies

    Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Quality Assurance Coordinator / Workplace Health and Safety Officer.

    The successful person will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the quality assurance and continual improvement system that covers all policies and processes within Council.  Quality assurance qualifications and/or experience will be highly regarded.

    Facilitating, implementing and educating staff in regards to Council’s workplace health and safety program is integral to the success of this position.  Workplace Health and Safety qualifications and/or experience will be highly regarded.

    It is essential for applicants to hold or be willing to obtain a Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.  Professional learning and development opportunities are available to the successful applicant.

    This position is a vital part of the HR Department, supported by a “hands on” Manager, and dedicated team.  This challenging career opportunity allows you to enjoy a relaxed and affordable coastal lifestyle just 85 kilometres south of Townsville.  With a staffing component of approximately 250 employees, this position will keep you motivated and busy.

    Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Queensland Local Government Officers Award – State and Burdekin Shire Council’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.  The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 5 ($74,839pa).  Commencing salary shall be dependent upon the skills and experience of the applicant.  The package includes a 9-day fortnight, 5 weeks annual leave including loading, locality allowance and 12% employer superannuation.

    Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the link below.

    Applications for 14/12 – Quality Assurance Coordinator/WHSO should include:

    • An application form
    • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria
    • A current resume

    Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

    Applications close on Wednesday, 30 April 2014.  Word or PDF format is preferable.

    Further information can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Manager, Eileen Robinson on (07) 4783 9800.

Public Tenders

  • Marketplace

    Welcome to the Burdekin Shire Council Marketplace, where you will find details of:

    • items for sale
    • opportunities to supply Council with products or services

    Offers to buy items or supply to Council may be invited through expressions of interest, quotation, or tender.
    In accordance with the Local Government Regulation 2012:

    • Tenders are used for the purchase and sale of goods and services valued at $200,000 or more (excluding GST).
    • Expressions of interest are used in some circumstances prior to calling for tenders.
    • Quotations are sought for items valued at less than $200,000 (excluding GST).
    • Items are occasionally offered for sale at a fixed price if they do not sell when offered for sale by tender or auction.
  • For Sale

    Quotation QBSC/14/017 Quotations for the purchase of five (5) used trucks

    Quotations are invited for the purchase of five used trucks (Range between 2000-2005 Hino - Ranger4 and Dutros). Closing date at 12noon on Monday 2 June, 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Quotations

    QBSC/14/017 – QUOTATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE (5) USED TRUCKS

    Quotations are invited for the above quotation closing at 12noon on Monday 2 June, 2014.

    Council Plant No. – Description
    #2007 Truck – 2000 Hino Ranger 4 (tipper body)
    #2050 Truck – 2005 Hino Dutro 3 (tipper body)
    #2127 Truck – 2002 Hino Dutro 2 (drop side body)
    #2137 Truck – 2003 Hino Dutro 5000 (drop side body)
    #2140 Truck – 2003 Hino Dutro 5000 (drop side body)

    Quotation documents are available from the Council’s Customer Service Centre at any time during normal office hours or download the Quotation package and complete the Form of Quotation.

    Quotations shall be sealed in an envelope and endorsed as “QBSC/14/017 – Quotations for the purchase of five (5) used trucks” and lodged in the tender box located at the Burdekin Shire Council, 145 Young Street, Ayr.

    The plant will be available for inspection on Friday, 16 May, 2014 between the hours of 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. at the Council’s Jones Street Depot. Enquiries should be made to the Manager – Technical Services, or the Workshop Superintendent.

    The trucks are being sold unregistered and in an “as is condition”. The used plant will not be released until the replacement trucks are fully in service. The fire extinguishers and some ancillary equipment will not be sold with the plant and will be removed by Council. The used trucks are also offered as trade against the new replacement plant and Council reserves the right to sell the used plant privately or otherwise.

    Any persons making inspections of the plant must report to the Workshop Superintendent or his representative and comply with Council’s Workplace Health and Safety Standards, and in particular wearing of closed in footwear.

    Quotations shall be deemed to be inclusive of GST. Quotations received by telephonic advice will not be considered.  Late quotations will not be considered.  The highest or any quotations will not necessarily be accepted.

  • For Sale

    Quotation QBSC/14/020 Quotations for the purchase of one (1) used light vehicle

    Quotations are invited for the purchase of one used light vehicle (2010 4WD Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL). Closing date at 12noon on Wednesday 21 May, 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Quotations

    QBSC/14/020 – QUOTATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) USED LIGHT VEHICLE

    Quotations are invited for the above quotation closing at 12noon on Wednesday 21 May, 2014.

    Council Plant No. 3300 – 2010 4WD Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL

    Quotation documents are available from the Council’s Customer Service Centre at any time during normal office hours or download the Quotation package on and complete the Form of Quotation.

    Quotations shall be sealed in an envelope and endorsed as “QBSC/14/020 – Quotations for the purchase of one (1) used light vehicle” and lodged in the tender box located at the Burdekin Shire Council, 145 Young Street, Ayr.

    The plant will be available for inspection on Friday, 16 May, 2014 between the hours of 10.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. at the Council’s Jones Street Depot. Enquiries should be made to the Manager – Technical Services, or the Workshop Superintendent.

    The vehicle will be sold unregistered. Roadworthy certificate will be provided for private purchaser only and current at the time of sale. The vehicle will not be released until the replacement vehicle is fully in service. Fire extinguisher and some ancillary equipment will not be sold with the vehicle and will be removed by Council.  This vehicle is also offered as trade against the new replacement vehicle and Council reserves the right to sell this vehicle privately or otherwise.

    Any persons making inspections of the plant must report to the Workshop Superintendent or his representative and comply with Council’s Workplace Health and Safety Standards, and in particular wearing of closed in footwear.

    Quotations shall be deemed to be inclusive of GST. Quotations received by telephonic advice will not be considered.  Late quotations will not be considered.  The highest or any quotations will not necessarily be accepted.

  • Road Profilier at work

    TBSC/14/011 – 2012 N.D.R.R.A. Road Construction – Package No. 6

    Tenders closing with the undersigned at 12 noon on Monday 28 April 2014 are invited for TBSC/14/011 - 2012 NDRRA Road Construction - Package No. 6.
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    Posted Wednesday, 2nd April 2014 in Current Tenders, Public Notices

    Tenders closing with the undersigned at 12 noon on Monday 28 April 2014 are invited for the above tender.

    The works consist of the reconstruction of two (2) rural roads.

    Tender documents can be obtained by contacting Debra Gosper on 4783 9912.

    Tenderers are advised that a compulsory site meeting will be held on Wednesday 9 April 2014 at 1:00pm till 3:00pm.

    Enquiries should be made to Mr. Jim Sullivan of Project Delivery Managers Pty Ltd on 0424 169 126 or by email: or Mr. Gary Keane – Manager N.D.R.R.A. on 4783 9924 or by email .

    N.D.R.R.A funding is provided by both the Commonwealth (75 percent) and Queensland (25 percent) Governments.

Current Road News

  • Road closed

    Road Report for 24th April 2014 as at 7.00am

    Bahr Road open drive with caution, washouts.
    Stockham Road open drive with caution.
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    Posted Thursday, 24th April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Road Report for 24th April 2014 as at 7.00am

    COUNCIL   CONTROLLED
    Road Status Details
    Bahr Road Open Drive with caution – Washouts
    Stockham Road Open Drive with caution – Washouts

    Next Road Report will be issued on Monday 28th April 2014

  • Burdekin Bridge

    Burdekin Bridge Lane Closures

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have been advised that Ergon Energy crews will be undertaking street lighting maintenance on the Burdekin River Bridge and approaches from Tuesday 29 April to Thursday 1 May 2014 (weather permitting). On these days, the works will be conducted between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have been advised that Ergon Energy crews will be undertaking street lighting maintenance on the Burdekin River Bridge and approaches from Tuesday 29 April to Thursday 1 May 2014 (weather permitting).  On these days, the works will be conducted between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

    Works will extend from the United Service Station at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Ayr-Dalbeg Road and to the south of the Bruce Highway and Home Hill-Kirknie Road intersection.

    During this time, speed restrictions will be in place and the site will be under traffic control.  Motorists should expect minor delays.

    To minimise disruptions, heavy vehicles with loads wider than three metres are requested to contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 between the hours of 6.00am and 6.00pm to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared.  Failure to give advance warning will result in further delays.

    We apologise for any inconvenience and seek your cooperation during this electrical maintenance work.

    If you have any queries in relation to this work, please contact The Department of Transport and Main Roads Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648.

  • Road - Widening Road

    Public Notice – Bitumen Reseals – Home Hill Area

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.  

    Ford Road, Fourteenth Street, Iona Road, Old Groper Creek Road and Tenth Avenue

    Residents are requested to have their vehicles parked away from the roadway as far as practicable to avoid bitumen overspray.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Road - Widening Road

    Public Notice – Bitumen Reseals – Ayr Area

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reseal works will commence on the following roads and streets in the Burdekin area from Tuesday 29th April to Thursday 1st May 2014 commencing at 6.00am daily.  

    Hughes Road and International Drive 

    Residents are requested to have their vehicles parked away from the roadway as far as practicable to avoid bitumen overspray.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and Traffic Controllers for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council would like to thank the residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Traffic Control

    Anzac Day Road Closure – Home Hill

    Traffic arrangements for Home Hill Anzac Day ceremonies to be held on Friday 25 April 2014.
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    Posted Monday, 14th April 2014 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices

    Residents of Home Hill are advised of the following traffic arrangements for Anzac Day ceremonies to be held on Friday 25 April 2014.

    Ninth Avenue between Eighth Street and Tenth Street will be closed between 5.00am and 6.00am for the Dawn Service.

    Road closures for the 11.00am Anzac March are as follows: Ninth Avenue between Eighth Street and Tenth Street, Eighth Street between Ninth Avenue and Eighth Avenue, Eighth Avenue between Eighth Street and Tenth Street and Tenth Street between Eighth Avenue and Eleventh Avenue. These closures will be in place between 10.00am and 12 noon.

    For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Traffic Control

    Anzac Day Road Closure – Ayr

    Traffic arrangements for the Ayr Anzac Day Dawn Service and March to be held on Friday 25 April 2014.
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    Posted Monday, 14th April 2014 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices

    Residents of Ayr are advised of the following traffic arrangements for Anzac Day ceremonies to be held on Friday 25 April 2014.

    Road closures between 5.00am and 6.00am for the Dawn Service and March are as follows: Queen Street between the Town Clock and the Police Station, Mackenzie Street between Queen and Wickham Street and Macmillan Street between Park Street and Mackenzie Street.

    Additionally, the highway will be closed between Coles Supermarket and the Town Clock at 8.30 am to allow the 9.00am Anzac March to progress along this route concluding at Anzac Park. This section of the highway will be closed for a maximum period of two and a half hours. During this period, all highway traffic will be redirected to travel along Wilmington and Railway Streets.

    For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Road closed

    Maidavale Road – Bitumen Reconstruction Works

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction works will commence on Maidavale Road between McLaughlin Road and Old Clare Road on Monday 7th April, 2014 continuing until Friday 30th May, 2014, weather permitting
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    Posted Wednesday, 9th April 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction works will commence on Maidavale Road between McLaughlin Road and Old Clare Road on Monday 7th April, 2014 continuing until Friday 30th May, 2014, weather permitting.

    These works will be constructed under full road closure with access to local traffic only.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

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    Fourth Street Home Hill – Bitumen Widening, Drainage and Kerb and Channelling Works

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen widening, underground drainage and kerbing & channelling works will commence in Fourth Street, Home Hill between Ninth Avenue and Eleventh Avenue on Monday 24th March, 2014 and will continue until approximately Friday 9th May, 2014 weather permitting.
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    Posted Wednesday, 19th March 2014 in Current Road Conditions

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen widening, underground drainage and kerbing & channelling works will commence in Fourth Street, Home Hill between Ninth Avenue and Eleventh Avenue on Monday 24th March, 2014 and will continue until approximately Friday 9th May, 2014 weather permitting.

    The road will be closed to traffic during work hours with access to local residents only.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

  • Road closed

    Burstall Road Ayr – Road Realignment and Drainage

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that realignment of a section of Burstall Road to eliminate the S bends and cane rail crossings near Shrank Road will commence on Monday 10th February, 2014 and continue until approximately Friday 16th May 2014, weather permitting.
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    Posted Thursday, 6th February 2014 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices

    Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that realignment of a section of Burstall Road to eliminate the S bends and cane rail crossings near Shrank Road will commence on Monday 10th February, 2014 and continue until approximately Friday 16th May 2014, weather permitting.

    For workplace health and safety reasons the road will be closed to traffic between Cole Road and Shrank Road. Detours will be in place at Cole Road and Peggy Bog Road.

    Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

    Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

    For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

    Wayne Saldumbide
    Manager of Operations

Current Water Information

  • Water Information

    To report a water incident you can call the Council and speak to a customer services officer.

  • Water Meter Reading

    Water Supply – Bi-Annual Meter Reading May 2014

    Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 12th May, 2014.
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    Posted Thursday, 10th April 2014 in Current Water Information, Public Notices

    Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 12th May, 2014.  Approximate times and areas for the commencement of meter readings are:

    • Early May – Home Hill, Rossiters Hill, Brandon and Parkside
    • Mid to Late May – East Ayr, Drysdale Estate, South Ayr
    • Late May to Early June – Ayr CBD, Little Drysdale & Kennedy Street areas, Sutcliffe Estate area, Alva Beach, Mt.Kellyand Giru

    To assist Councils meter readers, residents are requested to clear meters of all obstructions, isolate and/or restrain dogs and unlock gates.

    For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or, if specific arrangements are required for access, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

    Council appreciates your assistance in these matters.

Lost and Found Animals

  • Animals in the Council Pound

    Council publishes details of all animals that have been surrendered, impounded, or left at the pound.

    Due to the number of animals that we see each week, we are only able to hold animals for 3 working days.

    If you have lost an animal, or if you would like to adopt an animal from our pound, please contact our Animal Control Officers via the Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

    Release Fees

    View the Release Fees for Animals in the Pound.

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    Labrador cross – Impounded Sixth Street, Home Hill – 23/04/2014

    Black Male Labrador cross. Impounded 23/04/2014 at Sixth Street, Home Hill. Date of exit - 28/04/2014. Suitable for rehoming.
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    Posted Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 in Lost and Found Animals
    Date of Entry
    23/04/2014
     
    Breed and Colour
    Labrador cross – Black
     
    Impounded / Surrendered
    Impounded
     
    Location Found
    Sixth Street, Home Hill
     
    Sex
    Male
     
    Date of Exit
    28/04/2014
     
    Suitable for Rehoming
    Suitable for rehoming
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    Puppy Cross Breed – Left at Pound – 22/04/2014

    Black and White Male Puppy Cross Breed. Left at Pound 22/04/2014 at . Date of exit - 25/04/2014. Suitable for rehoming.
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    Posted Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 in Lost and Found Animals
    Date of Entry
    22/04/2014
     
    Breed and Colour
    Puppy Cross Breed – Black and White
     
    Impounded / Surrendered
    Left at Pound
     
    Location Found
     
    Sex
    Male
     
    Date of Exit
    25/04/2014
     
    Suitable for Rehoming
    Suitable for rehoming

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