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Water Billing and Rates due to be issued mid-February

Ratepayers in Mount Isa will receive their first water consumption bills and rates notices from mid-February 2019.     The water bills have been issued under a two-part tariff...

Have a Blast at Queensland Music Festival Performance

The 20th Queensland Music Festival is bringing its “The Mount Isa Blast” production to the city later this year and locals are encouraged to come along to an information session at the Civic Centre this month to hear more about it.

Sign-On Expo Good to Go This Saturday

After heavy rain set back preparations for the Sign-On Expo last week, the event has been locked in to take place this Saturday, February 9.

2019 Citizen of the Year Joyce Brogden Presented with Award

Mayor Joyce McCulloch was delighted to present Mount Isa’s 2019 Citizen of the Year, Joyce Brogden, with her certificate, medallion and pin on Tuesday afternoon.

Overwhelmingly Positive Feedback for City of Opportunity Campaign

Thousands of people have already viewed a promotional video created for Council’s “Mount Isa: City of Opportunity” campaign, just a few days after its official launch.


Several roads in the Mount Isa area are now closed to ALL heavy traffic.

Technology Upgrade On The Cards for Mount Isa’s CCTV Cameras

The new CCTV cameras that will be installed across Mount Isa in the next few months may be fewer in number, but existing cameras may end up having greater technological capabilities that will boost local police officers’ crime-fighting efforts and improve public safety.

Something For Everyone at 2019 Sign-On Expo

Saturday’s Sign-On Expo promises to offer something for everyone in the community, with a record number of information stalls, and lots of fun, interactive displays.

Deserving Mount Isans Recognised at Australia Day Awards

Mayor Joyce McCulloch says she is delighted to announce that Joyce Brogden is the 2019 Citizen of the Year, saying the vital work she does for Northwest Wildlife Carers is exemplary.

Mount Isans embrace Container Refund Scheme

Mount Isa is kicking goals when it comes to the Container Refund Scheme, with more than 430,000 recyclable containers dropped off at Council’s Waste Management Facility, and $43,000 returned to the community, since November 1 last year.

Mount Isa Tops State’s Most-Improved Property Market List

Mount Isa is the Queensland’s most-improved property market for 2019 and is entering a new era of prosperity, according to a leading property market research firm.

Splashez the Place to be on Australia Day

Splashez Aquatic Centre will be the place to be on Australia Day, with a pool party, official reopening festivities and a Dive-In Movie promising a full day of fun and activities for locals.

Impressive Combined Efforts Help Tackle Refuse Tip Fire

The commendable combined efforts of Council staff members and Remploy employees helped to extinguish a persistent rubbish fire at the Mount Isa Refuse Tip on Wednesday afternoon, January 16.

Major Concrete Pour Lays Strong Foundations for New Reservoir

A large, continuous concrete pour on the Pamela Street hill to lay the foundations for a new reservoir has been carried out seamlessly, with the work completed ahead of schedule.

Mount Isa an Ideal City for Young Families and Couples

Mayor Joyce McCulloch says the news that the birth rate in Mount Isa is the highest in the State comes as little surprise, given the many opportunities the city offers its residents.

Council Meeting with Police and Caravan Park Owners about Security

Council and Mount Isa Police are working collaboratively with caravan park owners to help reduce incidences of crime and increase local awareness of crime-prevention practices.

Nominate a Local Legend in the Queensland Great Awards

Mayor Joyce McCulloch is urging all residents to nominate a deserving individual in this year’s Queensland Great Awards, which are now in their 19th year.

Council Offering Even More Apprenticeships and Traineeships in 2019

Council is kicking off 2019 by giving exciting career opportunities to eight local young people, with a variety of trainee positions on offer.

Mount Isa to Welcome Large Numbers of Golfers for Outback Queensland Masters

Mayor Joyce McCulloch says she is very pleased that Mount Isa has been included in the itinerary for the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters event, which will be held later this year.
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