A Minute with the Mayor – De­cem­ber

Western Times - - NEWS - Wish­ing you all a Merry Christ­mas and hop­ing for some an­nie_lis­[email protected]­weh.qld.gov.au 0419 756 612

Our Aus­tralian Day awards will be an­nounced on the 26 Jan­uary at the Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tions . Thanks to all the com­mu­nity mem­bers that took the time to nom­i­nate some­one they think is wor­thy of recog­ni­tion. The ef­forts of the busi­nesses in town is un­be­liev­able, the streets look lovely dec­o­rated up ready for Christ­mas. Gra­ham An­drews park will look beau­ti­ful soon, just wait­ing on So­lar lights and the fenc­ing will be com­pleted shorty . Road Works are cur­rently be­ing done on Adavale Road 5 of the 11 sealed, Bid­den­ham road­works to com­mence in 2019. Dogs Im­pounded 13, Dogs re­claimed 8, Dogs eu­th­a­nized 3, Dogs Adopted 2. We ask Dog own­ers to be re­spon­si­ble pet own­ers and keep them se­cured in their yards and also in this hot weather that they have shade and plenty of wa­ter. Please DO NOT give pets as Christ­mas presents un­less you are pre­pared to look af­ter your pet prop­erly It is a ter­ri­ble time of year for pets given as gifts to be then aban­doned. The to­tal num­ber of Wild dog scalps for 2018/2019 is706 so far. Bait­ing pro­grams were un­der­taken in Novem­ber, 61 prop­er­ties baited us­ing 8650kg of bait meat. Feed­back re­ceived from land­hold­ers was pos­i­tive. Our Vis­i­tor Guide will now be placed in the back of seats of the West­lander, this gives the trav­ellers an op­por­tu­nity to read up and know what’s avail­able to them as they step off the train and our help­ful staff at the VIC are there to as­sist them with their book­ings and en­quiries as they ar­rive www.mur­weh.qld.au/events If you know of any events, please en­sure you send them through. The cal­en­dar of events cov­ers all com­mu­ni­ties in Mur­weh. Up­com­ing events are on Ex­pe­ri­ence Charleville’s Face­book page. If you wish to in­clude any up­com­ing events phone Monique John­son on 4654 7771 Events New Year’s Eve - Au­gathella Dig­gers Rodeo & Charleville fire­works and fun at the Show­grounds 26 Jan­uary - Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tions I would like to wish ev­ery­one a Merry Christ­mas and a Happy Wet 2019 .and thanks for all your sup­port in 2018 and look for­ward to do­ing it all again in 2019 .

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