The first Southern Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee was established in December 2017 with 15 members, plus the independent Chair, who provided input and feedback into the Border to Gowrie project.
The two-year tenure of the Southern Darling Downs CCC concluded in late 2019. The renewed Committee was appointed in March 2020 for up to two years, or until the Border to Gowrie project has gained statutory approval. Updated membership details can be found below.
- Canning Creek
The Committee holds regular meetings. Observers are welcome, however registrations are recommended.
To register, please contact the team by phoning 1800 732 761.
April 9, 2021
Inner Darling Downs and Southern Darling Downs combined Community Consultative Committee Meeting
Members of the public are invited to attend a combined meeting of the Inner Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee and Southern Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee at which the Independent International Panel of Experts for Flood Studies in Queensland will be present.
Independent review of preliminary Condamine floodplain crossing
In October 2018, the Southern Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee appointed independent advisor, Dr John Macintosh from Water Solutions Pty Ltd to carry out an independent review of the Condamine floodplain crossing.
At the Committee meeting on 21 March 2019, Dr John Macintosh presented the Interim Report on Flood Impacts. This report provides a summary of the review of potential impacts of the preliminary Condamine floodplain crossing on flooding and a draft strategy for communicating technical information about expected flood related impacts to the community.
Representation: Inglewood Community Advisory Network; MacIntyre Brook Irrigators Association
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Representation: Southern Queensland Landscapes
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Representation: Bigambul Native Title Aboriginal Corporation
Representation: Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce
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March 29, 2021
Indigenous artwork takes pride of place in Toowoomba office
Respect and recognition are key aspects of our ongoing engagement with the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Inland Rail will be built and operated. This month, the Toowoomba office proudly installed Continuous Connection by Western Wakka Wakka artist Belinda Smith. The artwork symbolises the tracks of Belinda’s ancestors who left their footprints on country for future generations.
March 29, 2021
In the nets with the Yelarbon Yellow Bellies
Last month, we caught up with the Yelarbon Yellow Bellies Cricket Club who recently purchased portable cricket nets with a grant from the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.