Paroo Shire Council

Paroo Shire Council
The Paroo Shire Council is situated in the town of Cunnamulla, this being centrally placed within the 47,647 square kilometres of the Shire.

The Civic Centre on the corner of Louise and Stockyard Streets is where the hub of administration, senior staff offices and the Council meeting chambers are located.

The Council workshop, fleet depot and store are in Broad Street.

The Shire population is approximately 2,400 and the Paroo Council is the largest employer in the area with staff numbers totalling 95.

There are five elected Councillors who represent the community as a whole and Council meetings are held twice monthly.

The Paroo Shire Council has an Annual Budget of approximately $10.5m for it's seven operational areas and their sub-programmes.

These include Administration, Finance, Planning and Development, Works, Roads and Drainage, Water and Sewerage, Community and Cultural Services, Health and Environment.

The Council supports the communities of Eulo, Yowah, Wyandra and Cunnamulla with facilities such as:-

Yapunyah Lodge Aged Care Hostel
Municipal Swimming Pool Complex
Milk Depot
Shire Halls/Conference/Entertainment facilities
Tennis Courts
Sporting Fields

Contact details are:

The Chief Executive Officer
Paroo Shire Council
P.O. Box 75, Cunnamulla, Qld., 4490

Telephone: (07) 4655 1777
Facsimile: (07) 4655 1647
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