Latest Western Downs Regional Council News

Funding partnership to deliver revitalisation of Chinchilla Cultural Precinct
Local legends celebrated as part of Australia Day Awards
Rural Christmas cheer on display where gumtrees grow
Completed major project delivers exciting new recreational opportunity for Tara
Successful contractor announced to build new Aquatic Facility in Tara
Chinchilla Botanic Parkland takes out international accolade
Jodie Taylor appointed Chief Executive Officer of Western Downs Regional Council
Council endorses major transfer deal with Southern Cross Care Queensland
Words Out West writes its way into 2022 major events calendar
Pest management initiative receives national award
Works start on new Western Downs adventure experience
Enviro Grants Program backs new community initiatives to boost sustainability
Local music competition champions announced
Free Comedy Roadshow brings laughter and support to Western Downs
Festive celebrations set to jingle their way across Western Downs
Red Bench Project raises awareness for domestic violence prevention
Council and Southern Cross Care Queensland officially sign landmark MOU
WDRC’s Commitment to Customer Service Recognised with National Service Excellence Award
New Wandoan development hopes to stimulate local jobs and economy
Timbertown Tree up in lights
Chinchilla journalist celebrated for storytelling excellence
Western Downs officially becomes Small Business Friendly Council
Splash into summer with Western Downs Regional Pool Parties
Western Downs Regional Artists’ exhibition winners named
Council to break ground on MyALL 107 redevelopment
Local musicians take to Council’s virtual stage
Regional Citizen of Year highlights importance of recognising our outstanding community members
WDRC Trainee takes out State Queensland Training Award top gong
Rainwater tank rebate scheme expanded to support rural community
Early planning underway for revitalisation of Thomas Jack Park
Construction starts on Miles CBD streetscape revitalisation
New Bell transfer station to boost sustainability
Regional Water Alliance, Qld Minister for Water discuss future water supply options
Region invited to night of celebrating local artists
Community voices to be heard on Brisbane Airport noise issues
Kids benefit from STEM Punks visit thanks to grant
Six cross-border Council’s take first steps to form water alliance
Western Downs continues to deliver strong economic certainty
Council supports young entrepreneurs with new Youth Business Program
Joint procurement proposed with Western Downs for waste and recyclables collection contract
Fresh paint on way to restore regional halls
Only days to go until Flickerfest rolls into Western Downs
Forming a Water Alliance
Dates set for return of FlickerFest
Council’s stimulus package supports sacred spaces
Council moves to lifetime dog registration tags
Council resolves to invite Bunya People Rangers to Operation Cool Burn
Local artists called to take special part in Australia Day Awards