Photograph Gallery - Budget 2011-2012 Photograph Gallery - Budget 2011-2012

Gladstone Regional Council provides the following photographs for media outlets to use to publicise Budget 2011-2012. Click on the preferred image to open a large size file which can be saved by right clicking on your mouse and 'saving' to the destination of your choosing. Please either email media@gladstonerc.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 4976 6911 if you require assistance. Click here to go BACK to MEDIA RELEASES

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Mayor Gail Sellers hands down Gladstone Regional Council's 2011-2012 Budget on July 5.Mayor hands down conservative 2011-2012 budget 

Apprentice Airport Lighting and Technical Officer
Alby Eckell runs through the plans for the Instrument Landing System with Cr Clyde Cameron at Gladstone Airport.

Overview - Budget provides for finalisation of airport work
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 Cr Clyde Cameron and Airport Manager Glenn Robinson welcome planned changes to the baggage carousel area in the airport terminal arrival lounge.Budget allowance delivers easier collection of airport baggage
 Cr Clyde Cameron chats with Assistant Airport Manager Neil Bachmann near earthworks for the installation of an Instrument Landing System.Gladstone Airport surges towards the future with advancements
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Cr Maxine Brushe and Gladstone Festival and Events’ Kathy Andrew look forward to another busy year of delivering community events.Programs enrich community and cultural life of the region
Council’s Veronica Laverick, Cr Maxine Brushe and Janine Sorrensen discuss the community grants available to not-for-profit organisations.Council offers a helping hand to community groups
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Corporate and Business Services portfolio spokesperson Cr Rick Hansen chats with Nigel Jones from DJ's Café about the upgrade and expansion of Council's CCTV network.CCTV commitment a boon for community and asset protectionCorporate and Business Services Director Mark Larney and portfolio spokesperson Cr Rick Hansen go over the plans for the redevelopment of a parcel of land at Tannum Sands for residential housing.Council opts to progress subdivision plan at Tannum Sands
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Manager Sustainability and Waste Management Charlie Sotiris and Environment and Regulation portfolio spokesperson Cr Col Chapman are pleased that ratepayers will not pay more for their two-bin waste collection system in 2011-2012.

Council keen to improve cost effectiveness of waste transfer stations
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Environment and Regulation portfolio spokesperson Councillor Col Chapman discuss the expansion of the Benaraby landfill with Manager Sustainability and Waste Management Charlie Sotiris.

Benaraby Landfill to expand but leave a smaller carbon footprint

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Local Laws Enforcement Officer Tamara Brumby and Cr Col Chapman will welcome a greater Local Laws presence in Agnes Water.

New Local Laws Officer to give Council greater Agnes Water presence

Director of Finance Mark Holmes, Finance portfolio spokesperson Councillor Lyn paton and GAWB Acting CEO Gary Larsen discuss the ALERT system.

Natural disaster coordination rates highly in Finance budget

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Infrastructure Services portfolio spokesperson Cr Matt Burnett stands near light installations at the intersection of Kirkwood and Glenlyon Road.

Unexpected wet weather impacts on delivery of infrastructure works

Council's Senior Engineer Mario De Jongh talks with Cr Matt Burnett about equipment in use at Bororen's new water treatment plant in the lead up to an upgrade of the Miriam Vale equivalent.

Design work funded for Miriam Vale Water Treatment Plant upgrade

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Infrastructure Services portfolio spokesperson Cr Matt Burnett looks over plans for the construction of a sewer and water service to LNG projects at Curtis Island.

$5m to LNG sewerage scheme for Curtis Island

David Evans and Cr Matt Burnett look over the Council truck equipped to inspect sewer main and stormwater drainage networks.

$1m operating costs incorporate video sewer and stormwater inspections

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Cr Graham McDonald and Director of Environment and Recreation Leisa Dowling look over plans adopted in the budget with members of the Parks and Recreation team.

Council to focus on maintenance in parks and recreation budget

Council's Director Environment & Recreation Leisa Dowling (back left) and Sport & Recreation Officer James Black (back, second from right) with Central Soccer Club members at the newly extended Sun Valley Park Sports Association Clubhouse.

Sport and Recreation grants score in Council's budget

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Cr Graham McDonald and Council's Manager Parks and Conservation Helen Paulsen discuss plans for the Barney Point foreshore development.

Park re-design planned for Barney Point

Council's Manager Parks & Conservation Helen Paulsen looks over options for new playground equipment for Wyndham Park with Cr Graham McDonald.

Council gives green light to Wyndham Park redevelopment

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Cr Craig Butler holds the Mead Organisational
Review Report that recommended Council increase Statutory Planning fees and charges to ensure financial sustainability of the organisation.

User-pays philosophy drives planning fee increases

Planning and Development Services portfolio spokesperson Cr Craig Butler says a priority for Council this year will be determining the impact to the community of the State Government's decision to place a cap on the infrastructure charges Council can charge developers.

Modelling to help Council determine impact of infrastructure charges cap