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Security Boost for Heritage Listed Camooweal Community Hall

Council is boosting security at the historic, Heritage Listed Camooweal Community Hall, with an almost 170-metre perimeter fence to be built next month.

Council Congratulates Two Long-Serving Employees at Presentation

Two long-serving Council employees were presented with certificates and gifts for their decades of service, at a special presentation held on the morning of Wednesday, March 27.

37 Mount Isa Streets to be Resealed

As part of Council’s ongoing city street resealing program, 37 streets have been included in this year’s resealing program, to be undertaken by the sealing contractor, RPQ Spray Seal Pty Ltd.

Local and International League Legends to Go Head-to-Head in Mount Isa

Well-known Mount Isa identities including former Brisbane Broncos player Scott Prince, Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter MP and Mount Isa Councillor Mick Tully will battle it out with international league legends at a charity game in May, with Council proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the event.

Bumper Summer Season for Revamped Splashez Aquatic Centre

Splashez Aquatic Centre has had a bumper summer season, with more than 31,400 people enjoying the facility between late October last year and late March this year.

Proactive Council Brings in Record Funding for Mount Isa

Out-of-town meetings attended by Mayor Joyce McCulloch, Deputy Mayor Phil Barwick and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Ibardolaza have helped bring in almost $37 million in funding grants for the Mount Isa region in the first half of this term of Council alone.

Lighting to Improve Accessibility of Two Public Sporting Ovals

The installation of 12 strategically-placed LED lights in two of Mount Isa’s biggest public multi-use sporting ovals is great news for locals who will be able to make use of the facilities for playing sports, training, walking or jogging, even after the sun goes down, Mayor Joyce McCulloch says.

TMR’s Marian Street Works Will Affect Median Islands

Council wishes to advise that the State Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will from Friday, March 15, be carrying out extensive median and road works along Marian Street until the end of the year.

Weekend’s Waste Amnesty Saves Community More Than $3500

There was a huge response to Council’s Waste Amnesty at the weekend, with about six times as many customers taking their rubbish to the Waste Management Facility as what’s normally recorded on a typical weekend.

Online Survey to Guide Council’s Communications Practices

Council has launched an online survey to seek community members’ feedback on how Council can better communicate with locals in the future.

Community Feedback Sought on Proposed Miles Street Upgrade

Council is seeking constructive community feedback over a proposed upgrade of Miles Street, between Grace and Mary streets.

Overall Residential Water Use Reduces Across Mount Isa

Almost two-thirds of residential ratepayers have received a reduction in their half-yearly water charges (access and consumption) when compared to the same period in the previous year.

Dispose of Your Household Rubbish for Free Next Weekend

There will be an amnesty on household and backyard waste taken to the Mount Isa Waste Management Facility next weekend, following Clean Up Australia Day activities to be held this weekend.

Cuddly Teddy Bears’ Picnic for Welcoming Babies Day

You’re in for a big surprise at this year’s annual Welcoming Babies Day, with a Teddy Bears’ Picnic set to delight local new mums and bubs.

Extensive Damage Caused to Family Fun Park

Mayor Joyce McCulloch has slammed the senseless actions of vandals who have caused $5000 worth of extensive damage to the Family Fun Park in recent days.

Morning Tea for Seniors to Hit All the Right Notes

This year’s free morning tea for seniors will be hitting all the right notes, with soulful singer Nicki Gillis entertaining the crowd with Carole King classics.

North West Councils to Push Government for Post-flood Commitment

Mayor Joyce McCulloch has joined a delegation representing several flood-affected North West Queensland Councils this week in Canberra to lobby for short- and long-term support for flood-hit parts of the region and State.

New Play Equipment for Playway Park

One of Mount Isa’s favourite parks, Playway Park on Railway Ave, will be getting new play equipment this week, with installation work to be carried out on Wednesday, February 20.

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.
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