Shire Information Shire Information

There are two seasons in the Carpentaria Shire region; The 'Dry' season and the 'Wet' season.

The 'Dry' season (or Winter), between the months of April to September, is characterised by little to no rainfall with mild to warm conditions.

 

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Digital Television - General Reception Issues Digital Television - General Reception Issues

 

Carpentaria Shire has switched to Digital TV and is available in both Normanton and Karumba. Following the installation the contractor conducted field testing to ensure that adequate signal is received throughout both townships.
Please view our Digital Television - General Reception Issues Handout if you are having and reception issues.

Carpentaria Shire Council Newsletter Carpentaria Shire Council Newsletter

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Special General Meeting for Plant Hire Tenders - Mon 22 February 2016

A Special General meeting will be held on Monday 22 February 2016 at 10.00am in the Council Boardroom (29-33 Haig Street Normanton). The Mayor and Councillors will be in attendance to decide on the Plant Hire Tenders.

Electoral Events - Saturday 19 March 2016

Local Government Elections – Nominations now open and State Referendum – 4 year fixed terms Updates have been put out by the ECQ (Electoral Comission Queensland) to keep us up to date...

2016 Census Recruitment in your Local Government Area

The next round of recruitment activities for the 2016 Census that will be taking place in our local government area in the lead up to Census night on Tuesday 9 August 2016 has begun....

Change to Dates - February Council Meeting

CHANGE OF DATES FOR FEBRUARY COUNCIL MEETING lease be advised that the Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 17 February and Thursday 18 February 2016 has been changed to Wednesday 24...

Rates Notices 'In The Mail'

RATE NOTICES "IN THE MAIL" Carpentaria Shire Council rate notices have been posted and should be delivered soon. Ratepayers are urged to be on the lookout for their notice and to ensure...

Water Restrictions Lowered to Level 1 - Effective 08 December 2015

Water Restrictions have been put back to a Level 1 due to the rain that we have received so far. Please view the information on the public notice to confirm the allocated days and times for watering in your area. Please contact Council on ph. 4745 2200 if you have any queries.

Les Wilson Discovery Centre - End of Tours at Barra Farm

TOURS OF THE DISCOVERY CENTRE WILL CONCLUDE AS OF 6TH OF OCTOBER 2015 AND RETURN IN APRIL 2016 THE SHOP WILL REMAIN OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9:00-3:30 Tours may be arranged by appointment only and...

Glenore Weir Closure and Road Access Closure

As part of Council's commitment to upgrade our region, improvement and upgrade works will commence on the Glenore Weir Upgrade Project, which  will see the Glenore Weir closed for the...

Road & River Conditions Road & River Conditions

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Regional Road Conditions

Flood Cameras

Daily Rainfall

River Levels

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