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McKinlay Shire Council's Pilot Power Pod arrives at Port of Townsville

Please follow the link to the Port of Townsville's website to see the joint media release.

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Iconic Queensland Exhibition Touches Down in Julia Creek

Media Release - 12th July 2018 The Iconic Queensland touring exhibition, showcasing artworks from 28 regional and remote Queensland artists, comes to Julia Creek from 16 th July to 7 th..

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Vibrant Arts Projects Across McKinlay Shire

McKinlay Shire Council Takes out Hat Trick at Tourism Awards MEDIA RELEASE 29 th June 2018 It has been a big year for art and culture projects in McKinlay...

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McKinlay Shire 2018/19 Budget

McKinlay Shire Council adopted its 2018/19 Budget on 26th June 2018. Modelled on workshops and portfolio meetings, the Budget will see revenue of $21,753,973 and expenditure of $21,162,629 enabling a.

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Council farewells departing CEO

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McKinlay Shire Council Takes out Hat Trick at Tourism Awards

MEDIA RELEASE 6th November 2017 McKinlay Shire Council Takes out Hat Trick at Tourism Awards McKinlay Shire Council has been recognised for its contribution to outback tourism, taking out the Local Go

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Julia Creek’s Amy Tinning named as a Commonwealth Games Baton Bearer

Baton Bearer Julia Creek’s Amy Tinning has been announced as a baton bearer for the Gold Coast 2018 Queen's Baton Relay. Ms Tinning will have the honour of carrying the Queen's Baton on Day 71 of the..

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Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre ‘At the Creek’ takes home Tourism Excellence Award

At the annual Queensland Information Centre Association (QICA) Conference and Awards held in Redcliffe in early October, the Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre (VIC) ‘At the Creek’ was recognised.

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State Government’s LGGSP approves additional McKinlay Shire Council Staff Housing

On 18th October 2017, the Queensland Government’s Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning announced its approval and preliminary approval of grant funding of more than $7.709...

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McKINLAY DISAPPOINTED AT NOT RECEIVING BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUNDING

McKinlay Shire Council is extremely disappointed to have been unsuccessful in this round of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Funding (BBRF)...

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VIBRANT ARTS PROJECTS FOR McKINLAY SHIRE

Projects including drawing, mosaics and traditional bush skills are amongst the latest creative projects funded through the Regional Arts Development Fund from McKinlay Shire Council...

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18th November 2016 - Cultural Precinct Re-Opening

Julia Creek’s new $2.2 million Community and Cultural Precinct officially re-opened 18th November, thanks to $1.2 million from the Palaszczuk Government committed in June 2015. McKinlay Shire Co

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18th November 2016 - Punchbowl Bridge Re-Opening

Joint funding for the construction of a new bridge over the Flinders River was announced 5th February 2016 with it being officially re-opened Friday 18th November on site. The new bridge will ensure t

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27th July 2016 - Council adopts 2016/17 Budget

After two months of meetings and deliberations McKinlay Shire Council formally adopted the 2016/17 Budget on Friday the 22nd of July. The operational budget of $33,704,236 million continues to maintai

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19th July 2016 - Unseasonal Winter Rain in the North-West

Whilst unseasonal winter rain in the North-West since last Thursday has been a welcome sight for many graziers, it has caught a lot of travellers by surprise during peak tourist season. Overnight fall

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