As most of us are aware, currently community liquor permits (CLPs) are required by unlicensed organisations who wish to sell or supply liquor on a temporary or one-off occasion. From the 1st July these regulations will change to the following:

Liquor licensing changes affecting the community

  • From 1 July, non-profit community organisations will no longer need a Community Liquor Permit to sell alcohol at a one-off fundraising event or function if:

- the profit is used to benefit the community

- liquor is sold in a period of 8 hours or less, between 7am and midnight; and

- the sale of liquor is ancillary to the event.

  • In addition a limited number of events such as small regional shows will be exempted by regulation from the need to have a Community Liquor Permit.

Community Liquor Permits will still be required for events that don't fit the new criteria. A full outline of the exemption criteria can be found in section 13 of the Liquor Act 1992.

  • From 1 July, Queensland nursing homes and hospitals will be able to serve patients/residents and their guests two standard serves of alcohol a day without needing a liquor licence. This will bring regulation of these premises into line with retirement villages.


The dates for Council's General Meetings have been scheduled fro 2013. Please refer to our Meeting Minutes page for dates, venues and commencement times.

This notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 74 of the Local Government (Operations) Regulation 2010.


Council invites tenders for suppliers of services in areas related to building maintenance and small construction works, painting, electrical services and installations, pest control, and air conditioning maintenance and installation, both domestic and industrial.

Please refer to the Tenders page for details and documentation.

Dog and cat registrations are designed to promote responsible pet ownership. Registration of your dog and/or cat is compulsory. Please refer to our Dog & Cat Registration page for more information.