Council Facilities & Payments


Main Council Office



Council is committed to slowing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is following health authorities’ guidance for hygiene and social distancing. We ask that our customers observe the following directions, to help protect your health and safety as well as our employees

  • We encourage residents to transact business over the phone or on-line.
  • If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms please DO NOT enter the Main Council Office.
    • Symptoms: Fever (high temperature) > Flu-like symptoms, sore throat, difficulty breathing and / or fatigue
  • Please ensure you keep a distance of 2m between yourself and other customers.
  • Please practice personal hygiene and good sneeze/cough etiquette.
  • Hand sanitiser is on the counter for your convenience – we encourage you to use it.
  • Council is disinfecting the counter in-between customers.

Payment Options

Council has a few different payment options available:

  • BPAY– information can be found at the bottom left of your Invoice or Rates Notice
  • Internet Banking– please see below bank details for Council
    • Account Name: Flinders Shire Council
    • BSB Number: 084 714
    • Account Number: 508 765 207
    • Reference: Rates Assessment Number, Invoice Number or Debtor Account Number
  • Credit Card over the Phone– Please call the office on 4741 2900
    • You will be required to inform the Council Officer of your Credit Card Number, Expiry Date and CVV Number
  • Over the Counter Transactions– The Main Council Office is still currently open, we are trying to limit the number of cash transactions where possible and if you can pay by EFTPOS please do so.


Flinders Discovery Centre


Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday : 9.00am to 1.00pm
Sunday: Closed

Visit: 37 Gray Street, Hughenden, QLD

Address: PO Box 274, Hughenden, QLD, 4821

Phone: 07 4741 2970



Flinders Shire Public Library


Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday : 9.00am to 12.00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

Located: Cnr Gray and Brodie Street

Phone: (07) 4741 2976

Fax: (07) 4741 1817



Human Services (Centrelink)


Centrelink Officer is currently open at present.

Location: 32 Stansfield Street at the back of the building.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 9am to 12.30pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm 
  • Friday Closed 


Community Care Program


The Community Care Program office is temporarily closed to the public, staff can be contacted by calling 4741 2960 or emailing

Services Provided: 

  • Domestic Care / Assistance: Current arrangements continuing – No planned changes at present
  • Personal Care: Current arrangements continuing – No planned changes at present
  • Social Support: Social Connectivity provided in Clients homes only
  • Transport: Transport to Doctors or Hospital outpatients appointments and then transport to home only
  • Home Maintenance and Gardening: Current arrangements continuing –  Clients to contact HACC Reception on 07 4741 2960 to book services
  • Home Delivery Service: Available Monday, Wednesday & Friday – During hours of 9:00am to 12:00pm.
    • Grocery and Chemist supplies – Clients may order through local supermarkets/chemists, pay at time of ordering by credit card asking supermarket to let HACC Reception know to arrange delivery.

Community Care Staff are participating in ongoing training including infection control in order to ensure the highest possible standards are provided to our valued clients at all times.


Recreation Facilities


Flinders Shire Council will temporarily close a number of facilities, as outlined below, from Monday 23 March 2020until further notice.

Facilities Include:

  • Hughenden Showgrounds
  • Diggers Entertainment Centre
  • Prairie Hall
  • Hire Council Equipment
  • Community Bus Hire

Please contact Taree Walsh (Sport and Recreation Officer) for assistance or information by calling 0428 200 712 or emailing


RV Camp Grounds


Please contact the Flinders Discovery Centre for assistance of information by calling 4741 2970 or emailing


National Parks & Reserves


Please contact the Flinders Discovery Centre for assistance of information by calling 4741 2970 or emailing