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.

Quick Facts

Established

December 2017

Aerial view of Millmerran town, Queensland.

Areas represented

  • Goondiwindi
  • Yelarbon
  • Inglewood
  • Canning Creek
  • Kurumbul
  • Bringalily
  • Millmerran
  • Brookstead

Upcoming meetings

The Committee holds regular meetings. Observers are welcome, however registrations are recommended.

To register, please contact the team by phoning 1800 732 761.

Previous meetings

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.

Members

Graham Clapham – Chair

Contact: claphamfarming@bigpond.com.au or 0429 700 496

Robert Barrett

Representation: Individual
Contact: 0427 121 828

Jeffrey Chandler

Representation: Individual
Contact: canningcreekpastoral@bordernet.com.au or 0429 349 309

Norm Chapman

Representation: Individual
Contact: normtc70@bigpond.com or 0409 063 886

Brett Kelly

Representation: Central Downs Irrigators Limited
Contact: budkelly@bigpond.com or 0427 939 225

Georgina Krieg

Representation: Individual
Contact: 0429 939 244

Kev Loveday

Representation: Individual
Contact: kevloveday47@outlook.com or 0499 887 783

Rick McDougall

Representation: Inglewood Community Advisory Network; MacIntyre Brook Irrigators Association

Contact: whetstoneorganics1@bigpond.com or 0429 665 762

Andrew McCartney

Representation: Southern Queensland Landscapes
Contact: andrew.mccartney@sqlandscapes.org.au or 0427 131 623

Rosalie Millar

Representation: Individual
Contact: rr_millar@bigpond.com or 0429 957 179

Maria Oliver

Representation: Individual
Contact: millmerran.news@bigpond.com or 07 4695 1339

Justin Saunders

Representation: Bigambul Native Title Aboriginal Corporation
Contact: justin@bigambul.com.au

Robert Webb

Representation: Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce
Contact: robannwebb@bigpond.com or 0427 657 924

Southern Darling Downs CCC interim report on flood impacts March 2019

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Southern Darling Downs CCC charter

This document describes the charter of the Southern Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee, including its purpose, scope and membership.

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More information

If you have an enquiry about the Committee, please contact the project team by phone on 1800 732 761 or email inlandrailqld@artc.com.au.

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