Parking in the Mount Isa CBD is about to get a lot easier for tourists and locals alike, with the dedicated caravan and RV parking facility on Frank Aston Hill off Rodeo Drive set to open on Tuesday, May 7.
Applications for Round Three of Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) are closing soon, and Council is calling on all local arts and cultural organisations and groups to apply to help get an event or project off the ground.
More than 80 percent of the construction work for the $7.5 million Isa Street upgrade and bridge-replacement project will be carried out by local contractors, providing a considerable boost to the local Mount Isa economy.
Mount Isa City Council is working proactively to implement the significant impost of the State Government’s Waste Levy in the most cost-effective manner and to limit the impacts on the City and its residents.
One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, the Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Sydney direct to the Mount Isa City Library on Friday, May 3.
Concerted efforts in the previous two years of the current council have seen a complete overhaul of Council’s Complaints Management Framework, which has received a glowing response from the Ombudsman’s office.
With the next Council budget due mid-year, Council has released an online survey asking local ratepayers which upgrades and additions they would like to see funded in the city – and Mayor Joyce McCulloch is keen to have as many residents as possible provide feedback into these priorities that can help Mount Isa to grow, improve and prosper.
Mount Isa children will get a chance to take part in free theatre and performance workshops and even be involved in a live, on-stage performance when Blue Gum Farm TV brings “KoalaRumba!” to the Civic Centre later this month, thanks to the Mount Isa City Library.