Temporary Closure – Ford Park Amenities

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that refurbishment works to the amenities block at Ford Park will commence on Monday 23rd October 2017 until approximately Sunday 4th December 2017. The refurbishment works will be completed under a temporary closure to the amenities block.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks the community in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

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

Public Consultation – Proposal to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No 1) 2017

Public Notice

Local Government Act 2009


  1. Burdekin Shire Council (“Council”) has proposed to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No. 1) 2017 (the “proposed local law”).
  2. The purpose and general effect of the proposed local law is to ensure that persons do not threaten, insult or use abusive language to local government employees.
  3. Written submissions by any person in support of, or objecting to, the proposed local law are invited for a 21 day period commencing on Thursday 5 October 2017 and ending on 25 October 2017 (the “consultation period”).
  4. During the consultation period copies of the proposed local law will be made available at the Council Chambers, 145 Young Street, Ayr; the Burdekin Library, Graham Street, Ayr; and the Home Hill Library, Ninth Avenue, Home Hill during normal office hours or can be found on Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au
  5. Submissions must be received on or before 25 October 2017 stating—
    1. the grounds of the submission; and
    2. the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Submissions are to be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 974, Ayr or by email to

You can download the proposed local law using the link below:

Ayr Pool re-opened today Monday 4 September

Council is pleased to advise that following the small delay the pool re-opened this morning 4 September 2017.  We thank you for your understanding and hope you enjoy the summer season at the Ayr Pool.

Council acknowledges the funding received from the Qld Government – Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program that assisted us in undertaking these improvements.

Request to Conserve Water – Ayr and Brandon – Wednesday 2 August 2017

Council has planned maintenance works for the Nelsons Lagoon Borefield on Wednesday 2 August 2017 between the hours of 7am and 4pm.

Residents of Ayr and Brandon are requested to conserve water on that day to ensure supply demands can be met by South Ayr Bores.

Enquiries can be directed to Council’s Customer Service Centre on 07 4783 9800 during the hours of 8am to 5pm.

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