Julia Creek, Queensland
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Welcome to McKinlay Shire Council

McKinlay Shire Christmas Tree 2017 McKinlay Shire Christmas Tree 2017

Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for Community Groups to run the Bar and BBQ. For further information, click here. Expressions of interest close Friday 27th October 2017. 

Council is seeking market stalls for the McKinlay Shire Christmas Tree. For further information, click here

Event Contact 
Jo-anne Butler - Tourism and Events Officer 
(07) 4746 7690

Australia Day Awards 2018 Australia Day Awards 2018

It's that time of year again. Please take the time to nominate worthy recipients living in the McKinlay Shire who contribute to our community, inspire others or have demonstrated achievement in their field.

1. Community Event of the Year (Small and Large) 
2. Cultural Award (Junior and Senior) 
3. Sports Award (Junior and Senior) 
4. Sports Administration Award 
5. Volunteer of the Year Award
6. Citizen of the Year Award (Young and Overall Citizen of the Year) 

Please return forms to:
Jo-anne Butler - Tourism and Events Officer
Nominations Close Monday 4th December 2017. 

Smoke testing of the Julia Creek Sewer Network Smoke testing of the Julia Creek Sewer Network

As part of the Council’s ongoing Sewer Network Management Plan, McKinlay Shire Council will be performing smoke testing of the Julia Creek Sewer Network from 30 October to 10 November 2017. For further information, click here. 

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.

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 this fact sheet for 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.