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TENDER - SALE OF USED PLANT

 

102.2014.18 - Sale of Used Plant – Unit No 107 – Toyota Prado Wagon.

Tender Documents are available from Linda Brown at the Council Office – telephone (07) 4741 2900 or email engineeringadmin@flinders.qld.gov.au or on Council's Website www.flinders.qld.gov.au and further information can be obtained from Stephen Turner (Director of Engineering) – telephone (07) 4741 2900 or mobile 0428 411 288.

The highest/lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.

Tenders should be lodged by post in a sealed envelope, marked with the relevant tender number or put in the Tender Box at the Council Office, 34 Gray Street, Hughenden by 2.00pm on Wednesday, 29 October 2014.

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1080 BAITING

 

Follow up  Baiting Program : Ground 1080 Baiting Program

27th October to 30th October

The continuing dry season and economic hardship that most people on the land are experiencing at the moment makes it even more important that livestock are protected from wild dog attack.

To achieve a high rate of participation from landholders, Flinders Shire Council will supply meat free of charge to all landholders who would participate in either main and follow up baiting programs, who are unable to supply their own meat. The meat is to be cut into 250g pieces and Council's Rural Lands Officer will spray and roll the meat with 1080 at the designated baiting venues.

Flinders Shire Council encourages landholders to participate in both the main and follow up baiting programs as numbers of reported sightings of wild dogs in the Shire are reaching levels never seen before.  The aim is to provide a successful program by baiting as many wild dogs within the specific time period.

 

Expressions of Interest

Supply of Meat Baits

Expressions of interest are called for the supply of meat baits for Flinders Shire Council for Wild Dog Baiting.  The follow up ground 1080 baiting will commence on 27th October to 30th October.

Council will pay $3.00 (GST excl) per kg to purchase meat baits from anyone interested in supplying meat. The meat has to be delivered as 250g portions of fresh meat.

 

Meat Baits for Participation in the Baiting Programs

Expressions of interest are called from the landholders who are interested in using supplied meat for the main and follow up Wild Dog baiting programs.  To achieve a high rate of participation from landholders, Flinders Shire Council will supply meat free of charge to all landholders who are unable to supply their own meat and wish to participate in either of the baiting programs.

 

Wild Dog Trapping School

Expressions of interests are called to attend a Wild Dog Trapping School conducted by Tony Townsend. The proposed dates for the 10 day program are 17th – 30th Oct 2014. (20th Oct - presentation on wild dog ecology, behaviour,  control techniques and best practice methods). The trapping school would allocate 2 students per day for hands on trapping education in the field.

Those who nominate for this free training program must attend as this was a requirement to receive funding from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the numbers are limited.

 

Ground follow up 1080 Baiting Program :  27th Octomber – 30  October  2014

 

1080  GROUND BAITING WILL OCCUR AT THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATED VENUES:

 

Hughenden Airstrip

Monday - 27th Oct @ 6am

GROUND ONLY

Hughenden Tick line, Muttaburra Rd

Monday - 27th Oct @ 10am

GROUND ONLY

Hughenden Town Common Water

Monday - 27th Oct  @ 12pm

GROUND ONLY

Prairie Airstrip

Tuesday – 28th Oct @ 6am

GROUND ONLY

Torrens Creek Airstrip

Tuesday  - 28th Oct @ 10am

GROUND ONLY

Moorrinya NP Airstrip

Tuesday – 28th Oct @ 1pm

GROUND ONLY

Boonderoo Airstrip

Wednesday 29th Oct @ 6am

GROUND ONLY

Gregory Springs Airstrip

Wednesday – 29th Oct @ 12pm

GROUND ONLY

Barenya Airstrip

Thursday- 30th Oct @ 6am

GROUND ONLY

Stamford Reserve Dam

Thursday – 30th Oct @ 10am

GROUND ONLY

 

Meat suppliers and participants are required to contact council's RLO officer Billy Paine by email billp@flinders.qld.gov.au or phone 4741 2900. 

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Hann Highway Development

Sealing of the remaining 110km of the Hann Highway (Kennedy Development Road) between Hughenden and The Lynd will provide for an all-weather second access to the TNQ region in the event that the Bruce Highway is disrupted.

Sealing of the highway opens a more direct and cost efficient route to southern markets, and facilitates increased regional tourism.

The attached letter template is a suggested letter you could write to your local and federal member in support of the sealilng of the Hann Highway. This initiative came out of a Hann Highway Action Group meeting at Oak Park on 3 July 2014. Please feel free to amend this as you see fit. 

Advance Cairns acknowledges the work of the Hann Highway Action Group, the Etheridge and Flinders Shires, Local, State and Federal members in the region in support of this work, and the many others in the community who see the strategic and economic benefit of sealing the Hann Hgihway for the region.

 

Resources:

Letter Template - PDF Version

Letter Template - Word Version

Website

ABC Media Release on the Hann Highway

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