Fitzroy Ridges
Fitzroy Northern Districts to the Ridges and beyond

The Fitzroy Northern districts have a population of over 2,500 residents and is serviced by more than 30 non-profit organisations.

Events, Meetings and Public Notices

Events. . .  

Event When Where
Alton Downs Pony Club – Sign On
Phone: Sharyn 0400 733 309
10th February 2019
8:30am start
Waroula Rd. Alton Downs
Cent Sale – In aid of Alton Downs Hall.
Phone: Joyce Chippendale 4934 5120 More info. . .
13th April 2019
Alton Downs Hall


Regular Events. . .  

Event When Band Where
Alton Downs Hall Association Dances
Dance starts 7:30pm – Everyone Welcome
J Chippendale 4934 5120 or T Hoare
More info for 22-2-2019
More info for 29-3-2019
More info for 31-5-2019
22nd February 2019
29th March 2019
31st May 2019
28th June 2019
26th July 2019
30th August 2019
27th September 2019
25th October 2019
29th November 2019
Greg Rae
Peter Murphy, TwoCan
Peter Murphy, TwoCan
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Greg Rae
Peter Murphy, TwoCan
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Peter Murphy, TwoCan
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall

Event When Where
Alton Downs Hall Indoor Bowls 2nd Saturday of every month     7.30pm Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Pony Club last Sunday of every month    
Kids Dancing – Every Wednesday Dance teacher is Zteven Whitty     5:30pm Alton Downs Hall
Saint Lukes Anglican Church – Service fourth Sunday of each month     11:00am QCWA Hall Ridgelands
Stitch and Chat Group4934 5145 2nd & 4th Tuesday every month     9:30am QCWA Hall Ridgelands


Meetings. . .  

Meeting When Where
Alton Downs Hall Meeting  – Held 4th Wednesday of every month.
Contact Joyce 4934 5120

Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Rural Fire Brigade – Held bi–monthly,
3rd Wednesday in the month

Alton Downs Hall
Fitzroy Northern Area Ratepayers Association – 7:30pm Includes the districts
of: Alton Downs, Dalma, Garnant, Glenroy, Morinish, Morinish South, Nine Mile,
Pink Lily, Ridgelands and South Yaamba. Rob Smith 4934 5145
  5th November 2018 Alton Downs Hall
Morinish Landcare Group Jeff Mills 4937 3555
Queensland Country Women’s Association Ridgelands Branch –
Held 1st Wednesday of every month – Val Ciesiolka 4934 8159

Ridgelands CWA Hall
Ridgelands & District Sporting & Agricultural Association
Held 2nd Wednesday of every month

Ridgelands Showgrounds


Community Notices. . .  

Notice Board
Bushfire Season Disasters Happen, Be Prepared  more info... Prepare your household
For emergency assistance
only during natural disasters
please call the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG)
Co-ordination Centre on 1300 652 659

Rural Neighbourhood Watch
for emergency ring 000

During a Break and Enter
Wilful damage in progress
Reporting a vehicle breakin

To report a burglary when offenders have gone,
To report wilful damage that's occurred,
To report stolen property
          Contact police after a crime has been committed on 131 444

Contact Rockhampton Stock Squad on 4932 3681

For security help and advice call
4932 3692 or

Police Stations Rockhampton   4932 3500
Gracemere       4933 1811
Stay Smart Online – for Individuals
and for Small Business
Stay Smart Online Information for Individuals
Stay Smart Online Information for Small Business
Alton Downs Waste Management Facility
(Transfer Station)

1890 Ridgelands Road
Opening Hours:
May – August
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday:— 2pm – 5pm

September – April
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday:— 3pm – 6pm

Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Alton Downs Hall for hire To book community hall please contact, Booking Officer:
Sid Hoare 4934 1147, alternatively call T Hoare or J Chippendale
Chair Hire Contact Ridgelands State School P&C to hire chairs for functions
4934 5518
Rockhampton Regional Council
Division 5 Councillor
1300 225 577 more RRC contact information . . .
Cherie Rutherford more information . . .

Community Funding / Grants
Closing Date Type Of Grant Contact Details
RRC Community Assistance Program – more info . . . Phone: (07) 4936 8569 or

Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grants of up to $35,000 to not-for-profit
organisations to help provide services that benefit the community.
1800 633 619
Community Benefit Fund
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) – round one 2018/2019
for projects beginning after 1st December 2018
Contact RRC 4932 9000
open Stanwell Power Station Community Fund 1800 300 351
If you are a not-for-profit organisation or an individual who requires financial assistance and would like more funding information contact .


Pink Lily Community Sign
Pink Lily Community Sign
To include your local community event on the noticeboard (sign) at Pink Lily
and on this website:
Please check details are correct prior to submission.

Please submit your information by the 11th of the month, prior to the month of the event.

Also submit details about changes to regular events or other events as soon as possible.

Thank you


Local flood information for the northern area residents of the Rockhampton Region

Community Event organisers (non-profit) and anyone wishing to connect with the residents of Alton Downs, Balcomba, Boomer Range, Bushley, Calioran, Canoona, Dalma, Fairy Bower, Garnant, Glenavon, Glenroy, Gracemere, Kabra, Kalapa, Lion Mountain, Morinish, Mount Carpenter, Mount Salmon, Native Cat Range, Nine Mile, Pink Lily, Prospect, Pukatika, Redbank, Ridgelands, Round Mountain, South Yaamba, Stanwell, Sugarloaf Mountain, The Lookout, Waroula, Westwood, Woodville, Wycarbah or anyone residing in the Rockhampton regional district can have their information included.

Cost to promote commercial events on application.

To submit items to be included in the Fitzroy Ridges website or, for more information contact:

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