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Banana Shire Council

Banana Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Leichardt Centre Taroom
  • Upgrade Magavalis Park
  • Development of Moura Sports Infrastructure
  • Thangool QCWA Cottage

Economic:

  • Water Pipeline to Awoonga Dam – Callide Dam
  • Development of Biloela, Taroom and Moura Industrial Estate
  • Upgrade Thangool Airport

Environment:

  • Water Plant in Moura
  • Upgrade Taroom Sewerage Plant
  • Convert Oxyfuel site to gas fire station
  • Nathan Dam

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Heavy transport route Biloela and Taroom
  • Immigration policy for meat workers
Banana Shire Council

Townships

  • Biloela
  • Banana
  • Moura
  • Theodore
  • Taroom
  • Woman
  • Dululu
  • Cracow
  • Thangool
  • Baralaba

Tourism

  • Cania Gorge
  • Pioneer Ghost Trail
  • Neville Hewitt Weir
  • Leichardt Trail
  • The Sunshine Trail
  • Kroombit Tops
  • Moura Discovery Tour Drive

National Parks

  • Kroombit Tops
  • Precipice
  • Expedition
  • Isla Gorge

Highways

  • Leichardt
  • Burnett
  • Capricorn
  • Dawson

Barcaldine Regional Council

Barcaldine Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Alpha hospital and emergency services precinct
  • Jericho swimming pool
  • Barcaldine Aged Care facility
  • Barcaldine and Aramac Child Care services

Economic:

  • Barcaldine cultural complex
  • Alpha and Jericho water and sewerage infrastructure
  • Barcaldine - Torrens Creek road link
  • Alpha Aerodrome pgrade

Environment:

  • Waste landfill management
  • Pest and weed management
  • Secure water supply in Alpha
  • Aramac and Muttaburra waterwise implementation

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Access to NBN in all communities
  • Improve mobile phone services in all areas
  • Improve health services in Alpha, Aramac, Barcaldine Jericho and Muttaburra
  • Increase Royalties to Regions funding
Barcaldine Regional Council

Townships

  • Barcaldine
  • Alpha
  • Aramac
  • Jericho
  • Muttaburra

Tourism

  • Tree of knowledge
  • The Jump Ups
  • Gray rock
  • Lake Dunn
  • Lake Galilee
  • Aramac Tramwag museum
  • Captain Star Light’s Folly
  • Barcaldine Museum
  • The Australian Workers Heritage Centre
  • The Muttaburrasarus

National Parks

  • Cudmore
  • Forest Den

Highways

  • Capricorn
  • Landsborough

Barcoo Shire Council

Barcoo Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • National Broadband Network
  • Water supply – weirs for both Jundah and Windorah
  • Local Roads of Regional Significance
  • Regional Tourism

Economic:

  • National Broadband Network
  • Tourism - region a significant outback destination
  • Regions primary industries – beef, tourism, mining
  • Sustain and increase the region’s population

Environment:

  • National Broadband Network
  • Environmental protection of the region
  • Develop sustainable communities
  • Reduction in the road footprint

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • National Broadband Network
  • Regional Tourism
  • Develop a regional roads network
  • Develop communities’ services and facilities
Barcoo Shire Council

Townships

  • Jundah
  • Stonehenge
  • Windorah

Tourism

  • Barcoo Shire Museum
  • Maggee’s Shanty
  • Thomson River
  • John Egan Pioneer Track
  • Barcoo River

National Parks

  • Welford

Highways

  • Thomson Development Road

Blackall-Tambo Regional Council

Blackall-Tambo Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Blackall Long Day Care Centre
  • Blackall Racecourse Complex upgrade
  • Blackall Aquatic Centre upgrade
  • Tambo and Blackall affordable housing

Economic:

  • Sealing of Alpha-Tambo road
  • Sealing of Jericho-Blackall road
  • Replacement of bridges on Alpha-Tambo road
  • Infrastructure development of Blackall Airport

Environment:

  • Flood mitigation management infrastructure
  • Improved resources for wild dog management
  • Renewable energy schemes
  • Water re-use and recovery strategies

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Revitalisation program for Blackall CBD
  • Tourism product
Blackall-Tambo Regional Council

Townships

  • Tambo
  • Blackall

Tourism

  • The Black Stump
  • Coolibah Walk
  • Tambo Dam
  • Jack Howe Memorial Statue
  • Blackall Woolscour
  • Ram Park
  • Labor Federation Memorial
  • Pioneer Bore

National Parks

  • Idalia

Highways

  • Landsborough

Central Highlands Regional Council

Central Highlands Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Blackwater pool
  • Blackwater Hospital and health service
  • GP Super Clinic Emerald
  • McIndoe Park – sporting development

Economic:

  • Fully seal the Blackwater – Rolleston Road
  • Emerald water treatment plant
  • Emerald Airport extensions
  • Rubyvale intersection

Environment:

  • Flood mitigation – Panorama Creek crossing
  • Flood mitigation – Emerald
  • Blackwater water and sewerage supply upgrade
  • Rift Range interpretive walk

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Workforce development strategy
  • Emerging leaders program
Central Highlands Regional Council

Townships

  • Emerald
  • Gemfields
  • Duaringa
  • Dingo
  • Comet
  • Capella
  • Bluff
  • Bauhinia
  • Arcadia Valley
  • Rolleston
  • Springsure
  • Tieri
  • Blackwater

Tourism

  • Emerald Botanic Gardens
  • Lake Maraboon
  • Fairbairn Dam
  • Carnarvon Gorge
  • Blackdown Tablelands
  • The Big Easel
  • Gemfields
  • Blackwater International Coal Centre
  • Historic Railway

National Parks

  • Blackdown Tableland
  • Carnarvon Gorge
  • Isla Gorge
  • Minerva Hills

Highways

  • Capricorn
  • Gregory
  • Dawson

Diamantina Shire Council

Diamantina Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • 400 km fibre optic telecommunications from Boulia to Birdsville via Bedourie
  • Funding for Diamantina Health Service
  • Fully seal the Bedourie-Windorah Road
  • Housing shortage in Birdsville and Bedourie

Economic:

  • 400 km fibre optic telecommunications from Boulia to Birdsville via Bedourie
  • Funding for Diamantina Health Service
  • Fully seal the Bedourie-Windorah Road
  • Housing shortage in Birdsville and Bedourie

Environment:

  • 400 km fibre optic telecommunications from Boulia to Birdsville via Bedourie
  • Funding for Diamantina Health Service
  • Fully seal the Bedourie-Windorah Road
  • Housing shortage in Birdsville and Bedourie

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • 400 km fibre optic telecommunications from Boulia to Birdsville via Bedourie
  • Funding for Diamantina Health Service
  • Fully seal the Bedourie-Windorah Road
  • Housing shortage in Birdsville and Bedourie
Diamantina Shire Council

Townships

  • Bedourie
  • Birdsville
  • Betoota

Tourism

  • Birdsville races
  • Desert Edge tours
  • Big Red
  • Cacoory Ruins
  • Deons lookout
  • Birdsville track

National Parks

  • Munga-Thirri
  • Diamantina

Highways

  • Eyre Development Road
  • Diamantina Development Road
  • Birdsville Development Road

Gladstone Regional Council

Gladstone Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Phillip Street integrated community facilities precinct
  • Palm Drive sports field redevelopment
  • Boyne Tannum sports park stage 1
  • Benaraby motorsports

Economic:

  • Upgrade of Kin Kora Roundabout
  • Hoddinott Bridge design (Boyne River-Boyne Island)
  • Bruce Highway upgrade
  • Connection to NBN

Environment:

  • Gladstone waste water treatment plant upgrade
  • Construct new animal pound
  • Barney Point redevelopment
  • Fitzroy-Gladstone water pipeline

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Constitutional recognition for local government
  • Develop regional waste management strategy
  • Completion of Goondoon Street office refurbishment
  • Better alignment of state boundaries and electorates to local government areas
Gladstone Regional Council

Townships

  • Gladstone
  • Mount Larcom
  • Tannum Sands
  • Miriam Vale
  • Agnes Waters
  • Baffle Creek
  • Boyne Island
  • Yarwun
  • 1770
  • Rosedale
  • Benaraby
  • Bororen

Tourism

  • Awoonga Dam
  • Bustard Head Lighthouse
  • Heron Island
  • Great Southern Barrier Reef
  • Discovery Coast
  • Boyne Valley
  • Lady Musgrave Island
  • Gladstone Industry Tours
  • Gladstone Harbour

National Parks

  • Deepwater
  • Eurimbula
  • Kroombit Tops
  • Isla Gorge

Highways

  • Dawson
  • Bruce

Livingstone Shire Council

Livingstone Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Yeppoon foreshore development
  • Redevelopment of Cooee Bay swimming pool

Economic:

  • Great Keppel Island redevelopment
  • Capricorn Coast strategic roads network

Environment:

  • Keppel Sands sewerage
  • Dredging of Causeway Lake

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Multi-model logistics and transport services hub
  • Shoalwater Bay military training area
  • Review of Capricorn Coast facilities
Livingstone Shire Council

Townships

  • Yeppoon
  • Emu Park
  • The Caves
  • Marlborough
  • Byfield
  • Cawarral
  • Glenlee

Tourism

  • Keppel Bay Islands
  • Capricorn Caves

National Parks

  • Byfield
  • Mount Etna Caves
  • Capricorn Coast

Highways

  • Capricorn
  • Bruce

Longreach Regional Council

Longreach Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Longreach Powerhouse Museum
  • New community library in Longreach

Economic:

  • Yaraka mobile telephone access

Environment:

  • Waste management disposal
  • Upgrade to Longreach sewerage treatment plant
Longreach Regional Council

Townships

  • Longreach
  • Ilfracombe
  • Isisford
  • Yaraka

Tourism

  • Stockman’s Hall of Fame
  • Qantas Founders Museum
  • Thompson River Cruise
  • Longreach Powerhouse Museum
  • Ilfracombe Folk Museum
  • Great Artiesian Basin

National Parks

  • Lochern
  • Welford

Highways

  • Capricorn
  • Landsborough

Rockhampton Regional Council

Rockhampton Regional Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Rockhampton flood mitigation
  • CQ NRL bid and Rockhampton stadium

Economic:

  • Development of the Stanwell Gracemere industrial corridor
  • Bruce Highway Yeppen South project

Environment:

  • Mount Morgan sewerage system and water upgrade
  • Rockhampton flood mitigation

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Multi-model logistics and transport services hub
  • Rockhampton Airport military defence precinct
  • Shoalwater Bay military training area
Rockhampton Regional Council

Townships

  • Rockhampton
  • Mount Morgan
  • Bouldercombe
  • Gracemere
  • Marlborough
  • Bajool

Tourism

  • Rockhampton Zoo
  • Rockhampton Botanical Gardens
  • Mount Archer
  • Mount Morgan

National Parks

  • Mount Archer

Highways

  • Capricorn
  • Bruce

Winton Shire Council

Winton Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • National Broadband Network
  • Residential Aged Care Facility
  • More rental housing
  • Increase in hospital beds

Economic:

  • Mistake Creek Dam
  • Age of Dinosaurs Road
  • Extension of Winton Airport runway
  • Develop Winton as base for movies

Environment:

  • Prickly acacia management
  • Wild dog management
  • Flood levee bank

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Regional road funding
  • Upgrade Winton/Hughenden Road
  • Upgrade Winton/Richmond Road
Winton Shire Council

Townships

  • Winton
  • Corfield
  • Middleton
  • Opalton

Tourism

  • Lark Quarry
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • Outback Heritage Trail
  • The Mesa’s (Jump Up)
  • Winton & Diamantina Heritage Truck Museum

National Parks

  • Bladensburg

Highways

  • The Outback Way
  • Landsborough

Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council

Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council

Priority Areas

Social:

  • Establish a youth council
  • Update the sports and recreation plan
  • Develop a cultural plan
  • Alcohol management is in-line with community

Economic:

  • Improve literacy and numeracy standards
  • Increase scope of training offered
  • Tourism industry
  • Increase number of trainees and apprentices offered

Environment:

  • Waste management
  • Maintain public areas
  • Reduce number of straying animals
  • Pest management plan

Regional Policy & Innovation:

  • Maintain council and community assets
  • Water usage is in line with council target
  • Maintain infrastructure service delivery
  • Corporate governance
Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council

Townships

  • Woorabinda
  • Foleyvale
  • Sorrell Hills
  • Zamia Creek
  • Duaringa Block

Tourism

  • Woorabinda Guest House
  • Woorabinda Pastoral Company
  • Mimosa Creek

National Parks

  • Blackdown Tableland

Highways

  • Baralaba Woorabinda Road
  • Fitzroy Development Road
  • Dawson Highway
  • Duaringa – Apis Creek Road
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