Mayor Outlines Council’s Waste Tender Processes

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In the wake of community discussion concerning this weeks’ Council decision on awarding waste tenders to JJ Richards, Mayor Graeme Scheu outlines some of the key points to the process. Here’s the Mayors’ statement in its entirety. “In April this year, Goondiwindi Regional Council called for … [Read more...]

Council Talks Garbage

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Goodniwndi Regional Council has today awarded contracts for the collection of kerbside waste and the management of its Goondiwindi landfill. JJ Richards has won both tenders. The current Council contracts expire on 31 December 2017 and had to be re-designed to include a kerbside recycling … [Read more...]

Littering from Vehicles

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Council is urging locals to cover up…   Their rubbish loads that is. Councillor Rob Mackenzie says it’s important that dump visitors ensure they cover their loads when transporting waste to avoid materials being dislodged and inadvertently littering the area. “Not only is littering visually … [Read more...]

$ 5.48 million more Southern Border Region

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Southern Border councils have been delivered a major Budget windfall with an extra $5.48 million over two years allocated to the region through the Works for Queensland Program. Every council in the region will benefit with additional funds allocated to: • Goondiwindi Regional Council – $1.37 … [Read more...]

Goondwindi Budget Delivers Rate Rise

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A 1.55% increase to the general rates and fees, a $10.63 mill spend on roadworks and town streets and improvements, a $2.6 mill upgrade to water and sewerage and no intention to see landfill charges for residents. These are some of the highlights of the Goondiwindi Regional Council Budget being … [Read more...]

Green Waste Contamination


Goondiwindi Regional Council is urging people to take more care with green waste. Council says it’s experiencing significant issues with contamination of Green Waste at the waste management facilities right across the region. Council’s Waste Management Portfolio Representative Councillor Rob … [Read more...]

Barcoo Mayor Makes Honours List

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Barcoo Shire Council Mayor Bruce Scott is one of the 108 Queenslanders to be recognized in todays’ Queens Birthday Honours List. He receives a Medal (OAM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for service to local government and his community. Councillor Scot has been congratulated … [Read more...]