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PRE-CYCLONE SEASON CLEAN UP

Carpentaria Shire Council advises all township residents that a pre-cyclone hard waste collection will be undertaken to remove any loose or dangerous item before the coming cyclone season. Any resident wanting t take advantage of this service is requested to have their items placed out the front of their property by no later than 6am on the day of the areas collection date. Old vehicles, caravans or trailers will not be removed and are the responsibility of the property owner to have them taken to the Normanton Landfill.

AFTER HOURS CALLS

In order to provide improved services, Council wishes to advise all residents, ratepayers and members of the public that After Hours Calls should go to: (07) 4745 2200. This is Council's main number and you will be answered by a person in Council's call centre. Operators have clear instructions on what to do and who to refer the call to in case of an emergency. Other calls will be dealt with on the next business day. Please do not rely on calling staff directly as most calls will probably go to voice mail. To guarantee your call is answered, please ring (07) 4745 2200.

QUEENSLAND YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS

Nominations for the Queensland Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers to be recognised! Mr Jack Bawden, Mayor, Carpentaria Shire Council encourages residents to nominate a local young person for a Queensland Young Achiever Award. To nominate online, visit www.bit.ly/qldyaa. For further information email qldyaa@awardsaustralia.com or visit www.awardsaustralia.com

NAMING OF THE NEW GYM - NORMANTON

Carpentaria Shire Council is seeking suggestions and feedback from the community for the official name of the newly constructed Normanton Gym. Name suggestions can be sent to council@carpentaria.qld.gov.au or for more information please contact Council’s Manager of Economic and Community Development Cherie Schafer on (07) 4745 2200.