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Asbestos awareness

Mornington Shire Council in the Gulf of Carpentaria will use an information day to inform residents about the risks of asbestos.  The North-West Hospital and Health Service says an abandoned hospital building containing asbestos on Mornington Island poses a low risk to a remote Indigenous community….

Remote council takes out national award

In the Collaboration category, judges named three winners; Mornington Shire Council for its initiative: Moving the Region Forward – Together, Scenic Rim Regional Council for the Boonah Customer Centre initiative, Central Highlands Regional Council and Woorabinda Shire Councils for their Workforce Strategic Planning Project. Read full story

Learn earn and contribute

Learn earn and contribute Many hands make light work and Mornington Shire Council’s exciting collaboration with the Department of Housing and Public Works (Building and Asset Services) is already opening up new opportunities for motivated locals eager to learn, earn and contribute. The historic step towards a sustainable…

Clean Up Australia and Raiders launch

FIRST CLEAN UP FOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY Mornington Shire Council staff worked tirelessly to bring together the first ever Clean Up Australia event, as part of council’s strong vision in moving the region forwards. The event, aimed to keep the island pristine nurndine (forever in Lardil), was a huge…