western downs regional council

How your rate rise compares around the region

premium_icon How your rate rise compares around the region

Which region recorded the highest rate increase?

HUGE PLAN: Drought spurs fight to utilise untapped resource

premium_icon HUGE PLAN: Drought spurs fight to utilise untapped resource

Four councils unite to bring water across the border

Queensland council pays off $60m, now debt free

premium_icon Queensland council pays off $60m, now debt free

Western Down Regional Council have paid off all outstanding debt.

Precious hay supply destroyed as fire tears through stables

Precious hay supply destroyed as fire tears through stables

Dalby police investigate fire in stables which destroyed hay supply

Securing piece of Western Downs energy boom

Securing piece of Western Downs energy boom

Renewable sector worth $5.5b with $1.2b under construction

Ratepayer group receives legal letter from council CEO

Ratepayer group receives legal letter from council CEO

Letter of concern sent to ratepayers Facebook group

Massive solar farm approved west of Toowoomba

Massive solar farm approved west of Toowoomba

90 jobs to be created delivering vital boost to region's economy

No Olms about it: long time councillor plans to run again

No Olms about it: long time councillor plans to run again

Long time councillor Greg Olm is again running for council.

Mayor stands by offer to re-home 500 refugee families

Mayor stands by offer to re-home 500 refugee families

The offer of housing still stands, pending official advice

Credit to Westen Downs Mayor for brave decision on refugees

Credit to Westen Downs Mayor for brave decision on refugees

Congratulations to Cr Brown on his efforts for those in need

Mayor offers homes to 1500 refugees but backlash disappoints

Mayor offers homes to 1500 refugees but backlash disappoints

Mayor upsets community with refugee acceptance

Tributes flow after crash claims young family

Tributes flow after crash claims young family

Friends and families mourn the loss of Peter, Shannah and young Seth

I have no bloody faith in the flood study: resident

I have no bloody faith in the flood study: resident

Flood study defence does 'not hold any water' for angry resident.

Brown stands for pre-selection in fight for Senate seat

Brown stands for pre-selection in fight for Senate seat

Downs mayor Ray Brown to run as Senate candidate for New England

Western Downs mayor looks toward a natural gas future

Western Downs mayor looks toward a natural gas future

Mayor Ray Brown has grand plans for an LNG fuel future in Australia

Gas company and council strike deal to upgrade airstrip

Gas company and council strike deal to upgrade airstrip

Miles to get airstrip upgrade thanks to council deal with APLNG

Contractors sought for flood works

Contractors sought for flood works

FLOOD reconstruction move forward on Western Downs.

Summer disasters began in Chinchilla

Summer disasters began in Chinchilla

2011 summer flood disaster started a year ago in town of Chinchilla