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Etheridge Shire Council Easter Operating Hours

Please be advised that Etheridge Shire Council will close down over the Easter long weekend as per previous years. The Depot Office and Administration Office will be closed on Good Friday and Easter...

Etheridge LDMG moves to Stand Down

Please be advised that the Etheridge LDMG has moved to stand down. Cyclone Debbie has now left a path of destruction on parts of the Queensland Coast. Our Shire's thoughts are with those who...

Cyclone Debbie Approaches

As Cyclone Debbie approaches the coastline the Etheridge Shire looks to be out of the watch zone and on an alert status. Despite best efforts, we can never be 100% sure of what a cyclone may do....

Cleaning Up Australia - Little Gems Childcare Centre

The Little Gems Childcare Centre went off on their annual adventure to help clean up Australia! Read the article below on the Gem's experience. Clean Up Australia Day

Gilbert River Irrigation Project

The Gilbert River Irrigation Project is an exciting prospect for the Etheridge Shire. With the prospect of growth in the Shire, Council is working tirelessly to gain funding to support the...

Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils - Request for Tender

The Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils is requesting tenders for the regional collection and removal of ferrous scrap metal and/or used lead acid batteries.   FNQROC...

Australia Day Awards 2017

The Australia Day Celebrations this year were made extra special by a Citizenship Ceremony and the recognition of Exceptional Community Members with Australia Day Awards.  Congratulations Jim,...

Base Level Water Restrictions - Georgetown and Forsayth

After the lovely rain the Shire has recieved Georgetown and Forsayth are now on base level 0 water restrictions. Water Restrictions

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

From the team at Etheridge Shire Council we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please stay safe on the roads over the Festive Season.

International Anti-Corruption Day 2016

Please find a link below to a letter with information on International Anti-Corruption Day 2016. Anti Corruption Day

2015-2016 Annual Report

Council has now endorsed the 2015-2016 Annual Report. Please click on the link to see what Council has been up to in the last financial year.   2015-2016 Annual Report

Forsayth Water Restrictions - Level 1

The level of water in Big Reef Dam has fallen below 4 metres. Under Etheridge Shire Council’s current Drought Management Plan this level is a trigger point for a reduction in restriction of...

End of Year Events

It is shaping up to be a busy end of year in the Etheridge Shire. Check out the Calendar of Events to see whats on in the lead up to the Christmas and New Year period.  

Australia Day Awards for 2017 - Hosted by Mt Surprise

Do you have a person or community organisation that you would like to be recongised for their contributions to the Etheridge Shire? Celebrate what's great about Australia and nominate them for...

Georgetown Water Restrictions - Level 2

The level of water in Well 1 in the Etheridge River has fallen to more than 1 meters below full. Under Etheridge Shire Council's current Drought Management Plan this level is a trigger point for...

Provision of Wet and Dry Hire Review (Tender ESC2015-007)

Provision of Wet and Dry Hire Review (Tender ESC2015-007) A meeting is scheduled to be held at the Shire Hall in Georgetown on Thursday 16 June 2016, commencing at 9am to review the provisions...

Strategic Land Use Planning & Urban Design

In order to be prepared for changes in economic activity and resident population, Council is seeking to develop an Urban Plan/Masterplan for each of the Townships. Council welcomes your comments,...

Forsayth Water Restrictions - Base Level

Base level restrictions will now apply to all connections within the Forsayth Water Supply Scheme. Forsayth Water Restrictions - Base Level

Georgetown Water Restrictions - Base Level

Base level restrictions will now apply to all connections within the Georgetown Water Supply Scheme.  
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