Julia Creek, Queensland
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Welcome to McKinlay Shire Council

Community Consultation Community Consultation

Council is seeking community feedback in regards to a potential technology project.  The concept is to create a space in Julia Creek with a high speed internet connection that would be available to use by individuals, businesses and students.  The space could be equipped with computers, video conferencing facilities, study cubicles and other new technologies creating a digitally innovative Smart Hub.  Council is seeking feedback in regards to your current technology position and the potential for such a project. Please follow this link to complete a quick five minute survey.

Current Engineering Works Current Engineering Works

For an Update on Council's Engineering works please click here.

Naturally Occurring Fluoride in Julia Creek’s Drinking Water Naturally Occurring Fluoride in Julia Creek’s Drinking Water

McKinlay Shire Council advises that Julia Creek’s drinking water supply contain about 3 milligrams per litre of naturally occurring fluoride. This is considerably higher than the recommended limit in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines where they recommend an upper limit of 1.5 milligrams per litre (or parts per million) of fluoride in drinking water. Please see fact sheet with information relating to the background and management of fluoride in your drinking water.


Mosquito Management Mosquito Management

Local Governments in Queensland in accordance with the Public Health Act 2005 are responsible for mosquito borne disease prevention and control which includes community education, mosquito surveillance and control.

To find out more about how you can help eradicate the problem and assist Council click here.

Drought Relief Drought Relief

Drought-affected farmers across Queensland can now apply for assistance through a Drought Concessional Loan or a Drought Recovery Concessional Loan through the QRRA website.

For more information on the range of Australian Government assistance for farmers, farm businesses and rural communities, visit  

For more information on the range of Queensland Government Assistance available to farmers visit