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Welcome to McKinlay Shire Council

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF)

CALL FOR INFORMATION - The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has recently conducted primary industries impact assessments throughout the region in relation to North/North West Severe Weather (heavy rainfall and flooding) and/or STC Nora. If you have incurred damage or require more information on assistance available through DAF please contact the DAF Customer Service Centre on 13 25 23 or visit www.daf.qld.gov.au/.

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.

Drinking Water Quality Management Plan Regular Audit Report dated January 2018
McKinlay Shire Council have recently completed an audit of it’s Drinking Water Quality Management Plan (DWQMP). A copy of the audit report can be viewed at the Council Reception Office during business hours or alternately a copy of the audit report can be purchased.

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.