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Cane Cutting Championships Postponed

NDRRA Activation following Tropical Cyclone Ita – assistance announced

Posted 16th Apr 2014 in Public Notices
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. More...
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Cane Cutting Championships Postponed

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

Waste Bins

Easter long weekend waste collection services to continue

Posted in Public Notices
Council wishes to advise customers that normal waste collection services will be operating on Good Friday and over the Easter long weekend. The transfer stations and Kirknie Landfill will be closed Good Friday but will open as usual for the remainder of the weekend. More...
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Waste Bins

Council wishes to advise customers that normal waste collection services will be operating on Good Friday and over the Easter long weekend.

The transfer stations and Kirknie Landfill will be closed Good Friday but will open as usual for the remainder of the weekend.

Please contact the Customer Service Centre using the Online Contact Form.

You can also contact the Customer Service Centre using one of the following methods.

Customer Service Centre
Location 145 Young Street,
Ayr QLD 4807
Postal Address PO Box 974
Ayr QLD 4807
Opening hours 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)
Phone (07) 4783 9800 – Business hours
(07) 4783 9800 – After hours (the same number)
Fax (07) 4783 9999
SMS 0437 886 008
Email
Online Use the Online Contact Form
Building Certification and Plumbing Officers
Early Opening Please phone (07) 4783 9942 if you need access the Building and Plumbing Department between 7am – 8am, Monday to Friday.
Traffic Control

Anzac Day Road Closure – Home Hill

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

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. More...
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Traffic Control

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.

Water Meter Reading

Water Supply – Bi-Annual Meter Reading May 2014

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

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.

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

Posted 2nd Apr 2014 in Current Tenders, Public Notices
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. More...
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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.

AirScour cleans out water pipes

Interruption to Water Supply Ayr / Rossiters Hill Area Thursday 10th April 2014

Council will be undertaking planned scouring of the 250mm trunk water main servicing the Rossiter’s Hill area on Thursday 10 April, 2014 from 9.00 am. More...
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AirScour cleans out water pipes

Council will be undertaking planned scouring of the 250mm trunk water main servicing the Rossiter’s Hill area on Thursday 10 April, 2014 from 9.00 am.

These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to four hours to residents in Rossiter’s Hill and Old Clare Road areas. Residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 9:00 a.m.

Residents in the affected areas may experience water discolouration for a period following the planned works.  It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works.

For further information or queries, please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

AirScour cleans out water pipes

Interruption to Water Supply Ayr and Brandon – Wednesday 9th April 2014

Council will be undertaking planned scouring work on the Ayr/Brandon Water Supply Scheme on Wednesday 9th April, 2014 from 9.00 am. More...
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AirScour cleans out water pipes

Council will be undertaking planned scouring work on the Ayr/Brandon Water Supply Scheme on Wednesday 9th April, 2014 from 9.00 am.

These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to four hours to residents in Brandon and those in Ayr, north of Wilmington Street and west of the Bruce Highway including the Ayr Industrial Estate. These residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 9:00 a.m.

Residents in the affected areas may experience water discolouration for a period following the planned works.  It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works.

For further information or queries, please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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Notice of Auction

An auction of land will be held at 10am on 5 April 2014 at the Burdekin Theatre, 161 Queen Street, Ayr, Queensland, 4807. More...
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In accordance with a resolution of Burdekin Shire Council dated 23 July 2013 Burdekin Shire Council hereby gives notice that:

A) An auction will be held at 10am on 5 April 2014 at the Burdekin Theatre, 161 Queen St, Ayr QLD 4807.

B) The land to be auctioned is described as:

(i) 66 Fifteenth Street HOME HILL QLD 4806, being Lot 22 RP 746049 County of Salisbury, Parish of Inkerman as contained in Title Reference 21400067, having an area of approximately 0.1174 Ha.

(ii) 16 John Rae Street MILLAROO QLD 4807, being Lot 8 Crown Plan M 9102 County of Gladstone, Parish of Millaroo as contained in Title Reference 20509114, having an area of approximately 0.1206 Ha.

The auction is being conducted as a result of Burdekin Shire Council exercising its right pursuant to the Local Government Act 2009 and in accordance with Chapter 4 Part 12, Division 3 of the Local Government Regulation 2012.

A copy of the proposed terms and conditions of the sale contract will be available seven (7) days before the auction date and can be obtained by forwarding a written request for a copy of the conditions to; Townsville City Council, Legal Services, PO Box 1268, TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810 or emailing .

Conduct of the auction is always subject to the obligations of Council set out in Chapter 4, Part 12, Division 3 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 and particularly, but without limitation, section 141(3).

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Burdekin farmers urged to have say on Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper

Posted 5th Mar 2014 in Archived Media Releases, Public Notices
The Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper Taskforce is currently travelling around Australia and Burdekin farmers will have a chance to have their say when it comes to Bowen on April 4. More...
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The Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper Taskforce is currently travelling around Australia and Burdekin farmers will have a chance to have their say when it comes to Bowen on April 4.

The Taskforce is meeting with local farmers and industry representatives to hear their ideas on how to create a stronger, more profitable and more sustainable agriculture sector. Stakeholders are able to join a roundtable meeting or request a one-on-one meeting by emailing