|Wind (Kph) : 15|
|Humidity (%) : 19|
|Wind Directions : NE|
|Wind Direction (Degrees) : 50|
|Visibility (Km) : 10|
|Pressure (In) : 1012|
|Cloud Cover (%) : 0|
NEXT ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL
|Date: Thursday, 15 December 2016|
|Time: Staring at 10.00am|
|Location: McNamara Boardroom , Council Chambers - 34 Gray Street, Hughenden|
|Correspondence Submission Date: Monday, 05 December 2016|
|Click Here for Council Meeting Minutes|
Australia Day Awards
Nominations Now Open
Hughenden Aquatics Centre Operating Hours
|Monday: 6am - 10am & 12pm - 7pm|
|Tuesday: 6am - 10am & 12pm - 7pm|
|Wednesday: 6am - 10am & 12pm - 5pm|
|Thursday: 6am - 9am & 12pm - 7pm|
|Friday: 6am - 11am & 1.30pm - 7pm|
|Saturday: 12pm - 6pm|
|Sunday: 2pm - 6pm|
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|
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
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.
- Building Better Regions Funding Announcement
- Flinders Discovery Centre - Chirstmas Trading Hours
- 2017 Show Holiday
- Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed
- National Highway Upgrade Programme - Flinders Highway Pavement Widening and Strengthening
RDA T&NWQ welcomes the Australian Government announcement of the Building Better Regions Fund (BRRF) to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future.
The $297.7 million BBRF will run over four years from 2016-17 and 2019-20 funding projects in regional Australia outside the major capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra.
There are two streams of funding available under the program which opens on 28 January 2017:
• The Infrastructure Projects Stream - applications close 28 February 2017.
• The Community Investments Stream - applications close 31 March 2017.
BBRF information session will be held in Townsville on 2 February 2017 at 10:00am - registration via Business.gov.au. RDA T&NWQ in conjunction with AusIndustry will look to hold regional workshops next year.
Local Government and not for profit organisations are eligible to apply.
Remote or very remote applications require a reduced amount of partner funding - at a 1:3 ratio.
Applicants can now apply for co-funding exemption, to seek exemption a supporting case with evidence demonstrating the exceptional circumstances must been presented.
The Infrastructure Projects Stream will supporting projects which involve the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure that provide economic and social benefits.
The minimum grant amount is $20,000 and the maximum is $10 million.
Projects must be completed by 31 December 2019.
The Community Investment Stream will fund community building activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability building activities. These projects will delivery economic benefits to regional and remote communities.
The minimum grant amount is $5,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million.
Projects must be completed within 12 months of executing the grant agreement with the Commonwealth and by 31 December 2019.
FLINDERS DISCOVERY CENTRE - TRADING HOURS
MARCH to OCTOBER
9.00am – 5.00pm 7 days a week
NOVEMBER to FEBRUARY
9.00am – 5.00pm week days
9.00am – 1.00pm Sat. & Sun
(MAY CLOSE SOME PUBLIC HOLIDAYS)
Christmas / New Year Trading
24TH – 27TH December 2016
31st December – 2nd January 2017
Council advises that in pursuance of the provisions of the Holidays Act 1983, the Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations has appointed Friday, 02 June 2017 a public holiday for the Shire of Flinders for the purpose of the Hughenden Annual Show.