News & Events

Cherbourg Public holidays for 2020

Pursuant to Section 4 of the Holidays Act 1983, the Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations has appointed: 26 May 2020 a holiday for the Shire of Cherbourg for the purpose of National Sorry Day. 10 July 2020 … Read more

Bushfire Smoke Health Advice

Current bushfire conditions have resulted in very poor air quality. Queensland Health recommends that affected communities take the following actions. Protecting your health The community is advised to remain indoors and close all windows and doors and operate air-conditioners if … Read more

Severe to Extreme fire danger

Please be advised that, as of 6am this morning (10th November 2019) Queensland Fire And Emergency Service (QFES) advised the Bushfire Preparedness Level (BPL) for North Coast Region, which includes South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and Sunshine Coast, will continue at … Read more

Cherbourg master plan

The Cherbourg Master Plan is a living document which encompasses the aspirations and hopes for Cherbourg and as such will be reviewed on a regular basis, allowing for updates and additions of new priorities.Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council will aim add … Read more

Community BBQ to meet new Security officers

Cherbourgs new security officers have completed training this week at the Nurunderi Tafe. Our Cherbourg Security crew include Ronald Watson, Kenny Day, Norman Wragge, Cyril Bligh and his nephew (also Cyril Bligh), Rodney Rewald, Craig Georgetown, Tyson Alberts, Peter Langton, … Read more

Thinking of running for council?

The Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs has launched So you want to be a councillor?training for candidates for the 2020 Local Government elections. The Queensland Government’s recent reforms amending the Local Government Electoral Act 2011 introduced the … Read more

Community safety officers in training

In February of this year, Cherbourg Council announced funding from the federal government for a community safety and digital connectivity initiative. $987,000 allocated to install digital monitoring, Wi-Fi technology and to launch the new community driven security business. The Cherbourg … Read more

Cherbourg DAY 18th October

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council are encouraging friends, family and residents of the Cherbourg community to take a day out to celebrate everything that is great about Cherbourg. The Queensland State Government allows for special holidays to be appointed for special … Read more

Severe thunderstorm warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Southeast Queensland for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of Western Downs and South Burnett Council Areas. Issued at 2:47 pm Tuesday, 1 October 2019. Heavy … Read more

Cherbourg Welcomes New Councillor

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council officially welcomed the newly selected Councillor Shirley Law at a meeting today. Councillor Law, who was among a number of community members that nominated for the position recently vacated with the passing of Councillor Alana Purcell, … Read more