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

Event When Where
Rural Residential Recovery Program – If your residence was affected by
the 2018 Central Queensland Bushfires, you may be eligible for
assistance of up to $10,000 to help pay for (or reimburse for) clean-up
activities.
From 1st August 2019
to 31st December 2019
2018 CQ Bushfire assistance
Local War Veterans –
Could anyone who has or who can obtain photos of Alton Downs and District War Veterans please email .

List of War Veterans from Alton Downs and District

The Alton Downs and Combined District Memorial Committee would like your assistance with their local War Veterans Remembrance Projects.
See a sample of WW1 project.

 

Regular Events. . .  

Event When Band Where
Alton Downs Hall Association Dances
Dance starts 7:30pm – Everyone Welcome
J Chippendale 4934 5120 or T Hoare
25th October 2019
29th November 2019
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Peter Murphy, TwoCan
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    
Play Group – Wednesdays – during School Term.
No Play Group during School Holidays All parents & children one to
Kindy age welcome. Phone 4934 5518

9:00 to 10:30am
Ridgelands State School
Resource Centre
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
AGM Meeting – Alton Downs Hall Committee  –
Contact Joyce 4934 5120

7:30pm
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Hall Committee Meeting  – Held 4th Wednesday of every month.
Contact Joyce 4934 5120

7:30pm
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Rural Fire Brigade – Held bi–monthly,
3rd Wednesday in the month

7:30pm
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
4th August 2019
4th November 2019
AGM 3rd February 2020
Alton Downs Hall
Morinish Landcare Group Jeff Mills 4937 3555
TBA TBA
Queensland Country Women’s Association Ridgelands Branch –
Held 1st Wednesday of every month – Val Ciesiolka 4934 8159

9:30am
Ridgelands CWA Hall
Ridgelands & District Sporting & Agricultural Association
Held 2nd Wednesday of every month

7:30pm
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,
or
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
and
Stay Smart Online Information for Small Business
Alton Downs Waste Management Facility
(Transfer Station)

Location:
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
5pm 1-7-2019 RRC Community Assistance Program – Round One more info . . . Phone: (07) 4932 9000 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
8th November 2019
30th March 2020
Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) – round two 2018/2019
for projects beginning after 1st December 2019
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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