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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.

 

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REQUEST FOR TENDER CARAVAN PARK MANAGER – 102.2016.18


Flinders Shire Council invites tenders from an experienced person to fill the Management Role of the Hughenden Allen Terry Caravan Park.  This is a hands on; live in position, covering all aspects of operating a caravan park including office administration, general maintenance and park grounds upkeep. 

The Manager will operate and maintain the Council’s Caravan Park complex under a remuneration package ($130,000 plus 12.5% gross takings incentive).  The 3.5 Star Caravan Park has recently undergone a significant redevelopment and consists of Deluxe Cabins, Cabins, Caravan powered and unpowered sites, tents sites, budget accommodation, laundry facilities, upgraded amenities, new residential and office complex.

For further information regarding the tender, please contact Governance Manager – Juanita Holden on 07 4741 2900 or gm@flinders.qld.gov.au 

This tender closes at 4pm on Monday 24th October 2016. 

Tenders are to be lodged, either by hand to 34 Gray Street, Hughenden Qld 4821 or by post addressed to Flinders Shire Council, PO Box 274, Hughenden Qld 4821 marked “Tender 102.2016.18 – Management Agreement for the Operation of the Allen Terry Caravan Park Hughenden”.

Canvassing of any Flinders Shire Council staff or Councillors will disqualify tenderers from the tender process.

Graham King
Chief Executive Officer
Flinders Shire Council
34 Gray Street
HUGHENDEN   QLD   4821

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1080 BAITING

The Flinders Shire Council will be conducting a Ground and Aerial 1080 Baiting Program
 17th October – 20th October 2016

The baiting program will now be conducted under the following principles:

•    Manufactured De-K9 baits will not be used for the bait, however they will be available to purchase for ground baits through the Shire Office at any time; Cost per Bucket De-K9 Baits (200 Baits) - $280.00.
•    Landholders are to supply their own meat;
•    Follow Up Ground Baiting by arrangement only

 

COUNCIL WILL USE 1080 MEAT BAITS AT THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATED VENUES: 

Hughenden Airstrip Monday – October 17th @ 6am AERIAL & GROUND
Hughenden Tick line, Muttaburra Rd  Monday – October 17th @ 10am GROUND ONLY
Hughenden Town Common Water  Monday – October 17th @ 12pm GROUND ONLY
Prairie Airstrip Tuesday – October 18th @ 6am AERIAL & GROUND
Torrens Creek Airstrip    Tuesday – October 18th @10am AERIAL & GROUND 
Moorrinya NP Airstrip Tuesday – October 18th @ 1pm AERIAL & GROUND
Boonderoo Airstrip Wednesday -  October 19th @6am AERIAL & GROUND
Gregory Springs Airstrip Wednesday-October 19th @ 12pm AERIAL & GROUND
Barenya Airstrip    Thursday – October 20th @ 6am AERIAL & GROUND
Stamford Reserve Dam Thursday –October 20th @ 10am GROUND ONLY

     

BILLY PAINE - RURAL LANDS OFFICER (FSC)   MOBILE - 0428 412 306 PHONE - (07) 4741 2900    

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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.

 

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Public Consultation
Flinders Shire Council Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2016-2019

Under state government legislation, local governments are required to prepare, adopt and implement a plan that addresses waste reduction and recycling. 

The Flinders Shire Council Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2016-2019 provides an assessment of the existing waste management facilities and explores waste minimisation strategies and initiatives that can be considered and introduced over the life of the Plan.
The aim of this Plan is to fulfil Council’s obligations under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 through the implementation of efficient and effective waste management operations within the Flinders Shire.

The objectives of this plan are to:
•    Detail current and proposed waste infrastructure.
•    Identify waste reduction and recycling targets.
•    Identify strategic actions for waste reduction and recycling.
•    Detail management, monitoring and improvement methods.

The draft plan will be released for public comment on Tuesday 30th August 2016. The draft plan is available here.  Community consultation will close at 5.00pm on Tuesday 30th September 2016.  Council will then collate and analyse the feedback and amend the draft plan accordingly.
Submissions are to be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer
Flinders Shire Council
34 Gray St Hughenden Qld 4821

Please ensure that each submission is “Submission to the Flinders Shire Council Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2016-2019”.

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KENNEDY ENERGY PARK - MEDIA RELEASE: 25 JULY 2016

“…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…” 

Click Here to Read Press Release

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MEALS ON WHEELS

 

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FUNDING FOR THE HANN HIGHWAY - A SIGN THAT NORTHERN QUEENSLANDER'S TIME HAS COME...

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National Highway Upgrade Programme - Flinders Highway Pavement Widening and Strengthening

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