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Industry Recovery Officers

Working with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and local Councils in North West Queensland, you will be part of a team who delivers industry development and extension activities to help accelerate the primary production sector’s recovery from the recent monsoon floods, and promote the region’s long-term profitability and productivity.

Winton Walking the Landscape Workshop

You are invited to participate in a full-day workshop dedicated to building a ‘whole of landscape’ understanding of the function of the Diamantina and Georgina Catchments (within the Queensland portion of the Lake Eyre Basin). The collaborative discussion will include hydrology, soils and geology, vegetation, community and infrastructure resilience.

Farm Business Analysis Assistance

Queensland’s Farm Debt Restructure Office provides primary producers experiencing financial distress with access to independent expert financial information and analysis of their farm business.

Special Meeting Notice

In accordance with the provisions of Section 258 (3) of the Local Governmnet Regulation 2012, notice is hereby given of a Special Council Meeting to be held in the Board Room, Winton Shire Council, 75 Vindex Street, Thursday 6 June 2019 starting at 8.00am.

Grant Writing Workshop

Businesses, nonprofit organisations and community groups will be given tips to write competitive applications and will be provided with material including tips and tricks to take away.

Countdown to Tee-Off for Outback Qld Masters

In an Australian first, the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters tees off in just over three weeks in the countdown to an epic event being staged across six Outback Queensland locations from 17 June to 28 July 2019, culminating in Mount Isa with a life changing opportunity – the $1 million dollar hole-in-one!

North Queensland Restocking Grants

Rebuild your farm business in your own time and in your own way with a Restocking, Replanting and On-farm Infrastructure Grant. These Australian Government grants are supporting primary producers in North and Far North Queensland to get back to business.

One Stop Shop Wrap Up

Thank you for attending one of our recent One Stop Shop information days across North West Queensland. We hope that you found the sessions informative and worthwhile. We’ve wrapped up the information and contact details from across the six sessions on the following pages.

Positions Available

Positions are available for the following temporary positions during the upcoming election: Officer in Charge - This role is responsible for the preparation and set up of the Polling Place before polling commences on Polling Day. Pre Poll - The purpose of these roles is to issue ballot material in a Pre-poll Voting Centre or Interstate Voting Centre.

Fence Repairs on State Controlled Roads

Due to the extensive damage experienced as a result of the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough (25 Jan to 14 Feb 2019), the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has been working to access emergency funds under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) to assist in the repair/restoration of fencing directly adjoining state-controlled roads.

Supply of 2 Wet Hire Graders

Quotes are invited from suitably qualified suppliers to supply 2 x wet hire Graders for works being conducted in the Winton Shire for a period of work for approx. 2 months.

DAF Flood Recovery Assistance

Do you have any questions or concerns about your livestock, pastures or business after the flooding? Contact 13 25 23 to be put in touch with someone to help you.

QLD Rural disaster recovery

Can we help you with disaster recovery assistance? Our Regional Area Manager, Bradley Whittington will be available in Winton next week to help primary producers and small businesses with disaster recovery assistance applications.

Café Management Opportunity

Winton Shire Council invites suitably skilled, qualified, and experienced businesses or individuals to submit Expressions of Interest to manage and operate the Tuckerbox Café. Tuckerbox Café is located within the redeveloped ($23m), architecturally designed Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton.

Our Carcass Disposal Plan

Our carcass information plan complete with helpful links and information on how to gain assistance in the cleanup effort.

Stockroutes closed

This is a notice that all Stock routes and reserves are currently still closed for maintenance and repairs. They are currently unfit to have cattle put on them. Notice will be placed on social media and our website when they are able to be used.

Queensland Natural Disasters

Support & Recovery guide This guide has been compiled from across agencies and organisations to assist rural businesses affected by natural disasters.

Carcass Disposal Strategic Master Plan

The Mayors of Cloncurry, Flinders, McKinlay, Richmond and Winton today welcomed the direct financial assistance made available to the region’s primary producers through the Carcass Disposal Strategic Master Plan.

Flood Response operating hours

The flood response teams operating hours will be the same as the Neighbourhood Centre 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon-Thu, 8.30am - 4.30pm Fri.

Meeting Notice

In accordance with the provisions of Section 277 (4) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, notice is hereby given of a change to the scheduled Ordinary Meeting of Council in February 2019. The...
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