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Dear resident,
Welcome to this edition of eConnect, Gladstone Regional Council's fortnightly online newsletter. Here's a snapshot of news and events around our region:

A photo of Mayor Gail Sellers with this year's Citizen of the Year, Judith Young

Nominate your hero
The call has gone out for our heroes to be recognised with nominations to open on August 8 for Council's 2015 Australia Day Awards.
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Stack of dollar coins to represent carbon tax repeal savings

Carbon Tax savings
The Federal Government's Carbon Tax repeal will see ratepayers who receive a domestic garbage service reimbursed.
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Photo of young child with paint on hands

New child care facility
Council approved a new child care centre on Victoria Avenue, Glen Eden, accommodating 100 children on completion.
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Photo of a seniors week activity

Seniors Week program
If you are aged 55 years or over you are invited to join in a range of Seniors Week events around the region from August 16-24.
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Photo of EQIP students on the job at Gladstone Aquatic Centre

Youth space project
EQIP's Doorways to Civil Construction students built seating walls for the new youth space at Gladstone Aquatic Centre.
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Uni students visit Tigalee Creek site in Gladstone

Uni students at Tigalee
Masters students from across the globe studying Stormwater and Urban Development learnt from our major projects.
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Rates out this month
Rate notices will start arriving in letter boxes around the region from August 27. Pay by September 26 to receive a 10 per cent discount.
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Work for us
We are recruiting for positions at the aquatic centre, in administration, finance, labouring, engineering and local law enforcement.
Apply now…

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