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Welcome to McKinlay Shire Council

Major Community Events Promotion Major Community Events Promotion

The Major Community Events Promotion Scheme is running again for 2017. If you wish to marketing support for your event in a dollar for dollar grant with McKinlay Shire Council, please contact Tourism Coordinator Georgia Crocker on or 4746 7166. For further information click here or to download an expression of interest form click here.

For Community Consultation For Community Consultation

Council have collated a combined document of various community plans and upcoming infrastructure projects that they would like your suggestions and comments on prior to commencement.

Projects up for comment:

  • Artesian Spa baths at the Caravan Park
  • Caravan Park and Kev Bannah Oval Amenities
  • Burke Street Shade Structures
  • Tent City
  • RV Site Nature Trail

To view the Document please click HERE

Please send your comments and suggestions to our CEO Peter Fitchat at

Current Engineering Works Current Engineering Works

For an Update on Council's Engineering works please CLICK HERE



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

Roads Feedback Roads Feedback

Council is interested in the community’s views on ‘wish list’ items for future infrastructure improvements. What improvements would you like to see? What is on your ‘wish list’?  For example – floodways, culverts, road upgrades, or level changes. Your views will help to shape the future of the Shire. To have your say and for further information on the NDDRA Flood Restoration Works Program click here.