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Longreach Regional Council has awarded a tender to safely demolish the remains of the Lyceum Hotel on Eagle Street following a complex regulatory and tender process.

 

The Jun/Jul edition of our quarterly newsletter, The Council Quarterly, is out now!

 

In a tribute to its Western Queensland roots, Qantas confirmed today that one of its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft to be delivered later this year will be named Longreach.

 

Two neighbouring councils in Outback Queensland are joining forces to grow Tourism in their region with the help of a new plan developed in partnership with industry.

 

Longreach Regional Council has announced the appointment of Mitchell Murphy as its new Chief Executive Officer, to commence in June.

 

Quiet spaces for study and reflection, meeting rooms with teleconferencing facilities, and a maker space for innovation are all on the table as Longreach Regional Council prepares to relocate.

 

Following a public submission process, the results are in. The Emu St Carpark in Longreach will be named ‘Teamsters’ Rest’ in recognition of the teams that transported goods and opened up the region.

 

Longreach will welcome over 150 delegates from all over the state when it hosts the Western Queensland Local Government Association Annual Conference from 8-10 April.

 

The last round of the Longreach Regional Council Community Consultation Forums were held across the region from 27 February 2019-1 March 2019.

 

Longreach Regional Council Mayor Ed Warren has paid tribute to outgoing Chief Executive Officer Ian Bodill as the organisation starts the search for a replacement.

 

Longreach Regional Council has brought terrestrial free-to-air television back to Isisford this week fulfilling a commitment made at last year’s community consultation forums.

 

Longreach Regional Council says it is committed to tidying up overgrown shoulders and reserves following February’s rainfall, but the community has a part to play as well.

 

Residents are getting the chance to suggest an official name for the Emu St Carpark in Longreach, with Council inviting suggestions that have some significance to the community.

 

Longreach Regional Council is convening a public forum to discuss options for the establishment of a facility to provide live-in-care to people with disabilities in Longreach.

 

The Longreach Regional Council 2019 Australia Day Award recipients were announced at ceremonies across the region today: