Town Lights Up for Christmas


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Goondiwindi with the town Christmas tree to light up from this evening. The tree has been upgraded from previous years and Mayor Graeme Scheu invited all residents to see it for themselves to get into the festive spirit on their next trip to … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Talk About Rural Struggles


Goondiwindi Regional Council is throwing its gratitude and support behind Rural Aid Australia after Councillors heard this week from a representative of the organisation and about the amazing work that it has undertaken cross the region and beyond. Ms Jenny Jensen spoke with Council yesterday … [Read more...]

Goondiwindi Closure

closure of water park

The Goondiwindi Regional Council has today temporarily closed the waterway of the Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park to all motorised vessels due to low water levels. The decision has been made in conjunction with Maritime Safety Queensland. Mayor Scheu says water levels at the … [Read more...]

New trade Mentor for Local Councils


A new trade and investment mentor will advise Queensland councils on how to take advantage of opportunities for their communities to encourage greater business links with overseas firms. The Local Government Association of Queensland has appointed former Queensland Trade … [Read more...]

New Award to Encourage Women in Local Government


While females are no strangers to our Local Council tables, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh has announced a new national award to encourage more women into local government. “The ‘Grace Benny Award’ will be added to the national local government … [Read more...]