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Funding Agreement Continues RADF Initiative

Council’s support of the Mount Isa arts community has been guaranteed for another year thanks to a funding agreement between Council and Arts Queensland.

Community Feedback Sought on Draft City of Mount Isa Planning Scheme 2019

Council’s new draft City of Mount Isa Planning Scheme 2019 is now available for public viewing and Council is currently seeking local feedback on the draft document.

All Welcome to Attend Remembrance Day Ceremony

Mount Isa community members are welcome to attend the 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph, on the front lawns of the Civic Centre, on Monday, November 11.

Groups Share in $12,500 in Council Community Grants Funding

Four community and sporting groups have shared in more than $12,500 thanks to Council’s Community Grants program, with the funds to be used for projects that will significantly enhance the valuable work the groups do in Mount Isa.

Tip Tokens to Start Arriving in the Mail This Week

A new tip token system will be rolled out in Mount Isa with residents set to receive their yearly allocation in letterboxes this week.

Former Council Works Depot Site sold to Bunnings

Mount Isa City Council is pleased to confirm that an agreement is now in place to sell the former Works Depot site on West Street to retailer Bunnings, with an unconditional contract of sale to be settled today, Friday October 25.

Special Official Reopening Event for Isa Street Bridge

The new Isa Street Bridge will officially reopen with a bright, colourful flourish in mid-December with a family-friendly community celebration on the bridge itself, as well as at nearby George McCoy Park and a section of Isa Street.

Delightful Free Christmas Lunch for Seniors

Mayor Joyce McCulloch is inviting all local seniors to attend this year’s free Seniors’ Christmas Lunch event to celebrate the festive season with delicious food, great company and delightful entertainment.

Acclaimed Indigenous Artist to Hold Exhibition and Workshops

Local primary and high school students will get a special opportunity to meet, create artworks with and be mentored by renowned young female Indigenous artist Chern’ee Sutton, who originally hails from Mount Isa and whose paintings have been exhibited around the world.

Council to Transform CBD Site Into Community Open Space

Opportunities and potential abound for a former shop on Miles Street and Council is open to suggestions from members of the public as to what they would like to see there.

Nominations Now Open for 2020 Australia Day Awards

Mount Isans are being encouraged to nominate a deserving local unsung hero for Council’s 2020 Australia Day Awards, with nominations open now.

Donation to Support Young Patients at Children’s Ward

Mount Isa City Council and the Showman’s Guild of Australasia have ensured the new Hospitality Cart at Mount Isa Hospital’s Children’s Ward will continue to provide fun for young patients and comfort for their parents for many months to come.

Splashez Ready for Bumper Summer Season

Summer may officially still be a couple of months away, but summer hours are already in full swing at Splashez Aquatic Centre – and with the full-service café now well established and a variety of swimming programs on offer, Splashez is gearing up for a bumper season.

Drafts Open for Public Comment - Safety barriers for swimming pools

Standards Australia has released a draft Australian Standard related to swimming pool safety barriers for public comment and residents are invited to have their say.

Celebrate Festive Season at Council’s Christmas in the City

The magic of the festive season will be on full display for the community when Council hosts its free Christmas in the City event in November.

Council proud to support new Mount Isa Heat Swim Team agreement

Mount Isa City Council were extremely proud to this week sign an agreement with Mount Isa Heat Swim Team to ensure a strong future for the team’s ongoing growth.   The...

Parvovirus outbreak in Mount Isa

Pet owners in Mount Isa are being warned to vaccinate their dogs against the highly infectious Canine Parvovirus (“Parvovirus”) after several infected animals have recently presented at...

Riversleigh Fossil Centre Project Update

Riversleigh Revitalisation Project Following a successful funding announcement in late 2018, the revitalisation of Mount Isa’s Riversleigh Fossil Centre is about to begin after tender...

Tourism Strategy Update

More than 60 Mount Isa residents representing all industries took a deep dive into the city’s future tourism opportunities this month, led by consultants Firstpoint Marketing and...
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