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Mount Isa City Council

Feb 04, 2021
New leader for Mount Isa  infrastructure portfolio

New leader for Mount Isa infrastructure portfolio

Mount Isa City Council has appointed local resident Renee Wallace to the permanent position of director of infrastructure services. Ms Wallace, who was most recently the manager of facilities at Gidgee Healing, is due to begin in her role at council on Monday, February 15. “Renee has extensive and diverse experience in local government and… ...

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Nov 24, 2020
Camooweal facilities set for $900,000 makeover

Camooweal facilities set for $900,000 makeover

Mount Isa City Council will be carrying out a major upgrade of the Camooweal Community Hall and other works throughout the town thanks to a $909,519 grant. Camooweal works to be funded under the Federal Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program include: The upgrade of the Community Hall, incorporating electrical and fire safety upgrades,… ...

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Sep 23, 2020
City leaders welcome Glencore deal

City leaders welcome Glencore deal

Mount Isa Mayor Danielle Slade has welcomed news the city’s copper smelter will remain open for the next few years, following an agreement between the Queensland Government and Glencore. “Mount Isa Mines is the backbone of the city’s economy, and the copper smelter is the backbone of Mount Isa Mines,” Cr Slade said. Mount Isa… ...

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Jul 06, 2020
Recycling facility planned for Mount Isa

Recycling facility planned for Mount Isa

A purpose-built Materials Recovering Facility (MRF) is coming to Mount Isa after the local council secured $6 million from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Mount Isa City Council expects the project to create up to 14 construction jobs, as well as eight new ongoing jobs in the local waste management sector. Plans for… ...

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Jun 25, 2020
Restraint at heart of Mount Isa Budget

Restraint at heart of Mount Isa Budget

Mount Isa City Council’s 2020-21 Budget includes a $29.408 million capital works component, with a high focus on works funded by State and Federal governments. Mayor Danielle Slade said the Budget was scaled-back and restrained yet fair. “This is not the Budget that we wanted as a council, it’s not ideal, but it is definitely… ...

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Apr 28, 2020
Council reaches out to businesses on COVID-19

Council reaches out to businesses on COVID-19

Mount Isa City Council is reaching out to gauge the effects of COVID-19 restrictions on the region’s businesses to assist in its decision-making process for the next 12 months. The council said it was contacting hundreds of local businesses and was also encouraging all interested businesses to submit an impact statement. “We are in unprecedented… ...

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Oct 10, 2019
Council plan to transform vacant corner ‘eyesore’

Council plan to transform vacant corner ‘eyesore’

Mount Isa City Council hopes to turn the former Harvey Norman site into a vibrant community space. The council decided in a meeting this week to acquire the 2024sq m site on the corner of Miles and Grace streets, which has been vacant since a fire two years ago. “While it has been an eyesore… ...

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