|Wind (Kph) : 11|
|Humidity (%) : 53|
|Wind Directions : WSW|
|Wind Direction (Degrees) : 240|
|Visibility (Km) : 10|
|Pressure (In) : 1014|
|Cloud Cover (%) : 0|
Do you have a blooming lovely Garden?
You could win some great prizes in Flinders Shire Council's Gardening Competition...
Time: 3.15pm to 5.00pm
Days: Monday to Friday
Location: Flinders Shire Public Library
Broadband For Seniors
& Tech Savvy
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Days: Every Tuesday
Location: Hughenden Centre for the Aged
|Times: Starting from 9.00am|
|- 31 August||- 14 & 28 September|
|- 12 & 26 Oct||- 9 & 23 November|
|- 7 & 21 December|
|Location: Flinders Shire Public Library|
NEXT ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL
|Date: Thursday, 15 September 2016|
|Time: Staring at 10.00am|
|Location: McNamara Boardroom , Council Chambers - 34 Gray Street, Hughenden|
|Correspondence Submission Date: Monday, 05 September 2016|
|Click Here for Council Meeting Minutes|
Rates Levy Payment
The first rates levy payment for 2016/2017 is due by 2nd of September 2016
Hughenden Landfill Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 11am & 3pm to 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8am to 11am & 2pm to 6pm
Public Holidays: 8am to 11am ONLY
Good Friday & Christmas Day: CLOSED
Hughenden Aquatics Centre
The Hughenden Memorial Swimming Pool will be CLOSED from 01 May 2016 and will reopen 01 September 2016
Disaster Information for Flinders Shire Residents
Go to our disaster information page for information on preparing your home and emergency kit.
Hughenden Recreational Lake
Beef Processing Opportunity in Hughenden
Flinders Shire Council has taken the first steps to secure the region’s place as a reliable, innovative supplier of quality Australian beef to growing markets in Asia, Middle East and other parts of the world.
To read more on Future Beef Processing Opportunity in Hughenden CLICK HERE.
- Garden Comptition
- Subordinate Local Law No. 15
- Outback Friday Shirts - Design
- Kennedy Energy Park - Media Release
- PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health)
- Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed
- Funding for Hann Highway
- National Highway Upgrade Programme - Flinders Highway Pavement Widening and Strengthening
OCTOBER COUNCIL MEETING – CHANGE OF DATE NOTICE
In accordance with the Local Government Regulation 2012 – Section 275 – Chapter 8 Administration – Local Government Meetings and Committees; Council advises that there has been an alteration to the date of the Ordinary October Meeting of Council.
October’s meeting will be held on Thursday 13 October 2016, instead of 20 October 2016 as previously advised. Meetings are held in the McNamara Room of the Council Chambers, 34 Gray Street, Hughenden, Queensland 4821. Meetings are open to the general public and commence from 10.00am.
All correspondence, which is to considered at the October 2016 Council Meeting will have to be received at the Shire Office by 5.00 pm on the Monday, 03 October 2016 preceding the Council Meeting, for inclusion in the Agenda.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2009
FLINDERS SHIRE COUNCIL
TUESDAY 9th AUGUST 2016
Flinders Shire Council has proposed to make Subordinate Local Law No. 15 (Regulated Parking and Heavy Vehicle Parking Amendment) 2015.
Amendment Local Law No.15 (Regulated Parking and Heavy Vehicle Parking) 2015 authorises the making of the proposed subordinate local law. The proposed subordinate local law amends Subordinate Local Law No. 15 (Regulated Parking and Heavy Vehicle Parking) 2015.
The purpose and general effect of the proposed subordinate local law is to regulate the parking of heavy vehicles in Hughenden.
Written submissions by any person in support of, or objecting to, the proposed subordinate local law are invited for a 21 day period commencing on Wednesday 10 August 2016 and ending on the close of business on Tuesday 31 August 2016 (the “consultation period”).
During the consultation period Council will make copies of the proposed subordinate local law available for inspection and purchase at Council at 34 Gray St.
Copies are also available to download here:
- Subordinate Local Law No. 15 (Regulated Parking and Heavy Vehicle Parking) 2015
- Subordinate Local Law No. 15 (Regulated Parking and Heavy Vehicle Parking Amendment) 2015
Written submissions must be received on or before Tuesday 31 August 2016 stating:
a. the grounds of the submission; and
b. the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.
Any enquiries please contact Council’s EHO on 4741 2900.
Address your written submissions to:
Chief Executive Officer
Flinders Shire Council
34 Gray St
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unless otherwise authorised or required under a law any personal information contained in any submission made will only be utilised by Council for the purposes of conducting the Local Government Act 2009 prescribed consultation stage of the Council’s Local Law making process.
“…50MW Wind, Solar and Storage hybrid facility approved...”
“…near baseload renewable generation…”
“…more than 50 jobs created during construction…”
“… first stage of a $1Billion plus investment in a renewable energy solution for North Queensland…”
Free ONLINE healthy lifestyle program for families with primary school children
The online version of the evidence-based healthy lifestyle program for families – PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) – is now taking registrations.
The PEACH Online program is FREE for Queensland families with a primary school-aged child and can be completed at home, in your own time, at your own pace.
It is designed to give families the information, tools and support they need to make healthy lifestyle choices, and covers common family issues such as:
• Making sense of food labels
• Portion sizes
• Dealing with fussy eaters
• Finding time to be more active as a family
PEACH Online has 10 interactive sessions, with introductory videos, activities, tools and links to recipes and resources. Families can take part in weekly ‘live’ online chats with the Project Dietitian, ask a private question, and also join the online group forum to interact with other families.
The PEACH program is run by the Queensland University of Technology and funded by the Queensland Government. It was launched state-wide in response to the high rates of childhood obesity, with one in four children in Queensland above their healthy weight.
Registration for PEACH Online is open until 31 August 2016.
Parents/carers can enrol by phoning free call 1800 263 519 or by visiting www.peachqld.com.au