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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:

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Aust Day Awards 2017
Nominations for Council's 2017 Australia Day Awards will be accepted until 5pm on Friday, Nov 4. Eight categories are on offer.
Nominate now…

Driver sitting in car

Road safety campaign
Council has linked with the Little Blue Foundation to promote road safety and help keep children safe during busy holiday periods.
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People with paperwork

Free Tax Help
Gladstone Region residents who earn around $50,000 or less per annum and have basic tax requirements can access Tax Help until Oct 31.
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Billy cart race competitors

Australia Day funds
Members of Gladstone Region not-for-profit community groups and organisations can apply to host a public 2017 Australia Day event.
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Winners announced
The 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2016 are on display now until December 8. Congratulations Blair Coffey, with 'Conquest'!
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Rides at Harbour Festival

MEAP funding awarded
Council has approved the allocation of $100,000 of Major Events Advisory Panel funding to support major events across the region.
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New Youth Council 
Residents aged between 15 and 24 have until Friday, Oct 28 to apply to be part of the Gladstone Region Youth Council for 2017.
Nominate now...

Jobs in Council
Council has job vacancies for: Administration Officer, Graduate Engineer, Senior Engineer - Projects, Senior Land Management Advisor.
Apply now…

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