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Contract announced for Mary Valley Rattler

Council has awarded a contract to CR Rail Pty Ltd to upgrade the track and bridges on the Mary Valley rail line.

Council endorses safety measures at Gympie Aerodrome

Council has resolved to endorse changes to the conditions of use of the Gympie Aerodrome to address safety and amenity matters for users and residents.

Mayor's Column - Wednesday 15 August Mayor's Column - Wednesday 15 August

This week residents will be receiving their rates notices.  

Rates are a necessity in order to sustain and grow our community. Our vital role is to ensure we develop and maintain our roads, parks, playgrounds and community facilities. To ensure we have environmentally sound water, access to sewage, and waste services.

But Council’s role has transformed into more than just ‘roads, rates and rubbish’. We now have broader objectives to promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of our community – such as:

Working with local businesses to help them grow, and attracting new business to stimulate the economy and create more job opportunities.

Bringing communities together through events, like the G150 celebration, school holiday programs, Movies in the Park or our New Years Eve celebrations.  

Investing in our towns with work planned in Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Goomeri, and recently, Smithfield Street. 

Supporting our community groups through upgrades to the Kilkivan and Goomeri community halls.  

Running our tourism operation to market our amazing region and attract visitors from all across the country. 

Managing our libraries, galleries, skate parks, and animal pounds, as well as supporting environmental projects and initiatives. 

This is just a snapshot of the way Council continues to work towards its vision for the region which is to be the natural choice to live, work and play

Cr. Mick Curran, Mayor