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
Cent Sale – Alton Downs Hall
Contact Joyce 4934 5120
23rd April 2022
Alton Downs Hall
ANZAC Dawn Service – and Gunfire breakfast
Hugh 4934 5120
25th April 2022
Alton Downs Hall

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
11th March 2022
20th May 2022
19th August 2022
25th November 2022
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Alton Downs Hall
Event When Where
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
Alton Downs Hall Committee Meeting  – Held 4th Wednesday of every month.
Contact Joyce 4934 5120

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
AGM 7th February 2022
9th May 2022
1st August 2022
7th November 2022
Alton Downs Hall
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
Tuesdays and Thursdays: — 2pm to 5pm
Saturdays and Sundays: — 9am to 3pm

September – April
Tuesdays and Thursdays: — 3pm to 6pm
Saturdays and Sundays: — 9am to 3pm

Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Alton Downs Hall for hire To book community hall please contact, Booking Officer:
J Chippendale 4934 5120
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
28 February 2022 RRC Community Assistance Program – Phone: (07) 4932 9000 or
28 February 2022
30 April 2022
30June 2022
31 August 2022
31 October 2022
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 two 2021
for projects beginning after 1st December 2021
Contact RRC 4932 9000
5 March 2022
30 September 2022
24 October 2022
RACQ Foundation: Community Grants - funding of up to $50,000 more information
open Stanwell Power Station Community Fund 1800 300 351
If you are a not-for-profit organisation who requires financial assistance and would like more funding information contact .


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.

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