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

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 and after publication.
Please submit information four weeks or earlier,
if possible prior to the date of the event.
Also submit details about changes to regular events
or other events as soon as possible.  Thank you
Events When Where
Ridgelands State School – collecting cans & bottles
Call 4934 5518 for more information
Collecting any time Ridgelands State School
43 Dalma-Ridgelands Road
Community Assistance Program Funding –
Round One
Closed: 3rd July 2023 1800 170 020
Community Assistance Program
Strengthening Rural Communities –
Round 18
Closed: 31st August 2023 1800 170 020
eMail for more info
Alton Downs Hall Association Dance
Contact Peter  0427 341 166
25th November 2023
Alton Downs Hall
Alton Downs Christmas Fair  – Contact Peter  0427 341 166
Markets Stalls, Novelty Games, Food & Drinks
2nd December 2023
Polocrosse & Sports Club
Grounds, Alton Downs
Community Assistance Program Funding –
Round Two
Opens: 15th January 2024
Closes: 26th February 2024
1800 170 020
Community Assistance Program


Regular Events. . .  

Events When Where
Alton Downs Pony Club Rally Day – All welcome

Polocrosse & Sports Club
Grounds, Alton Downs
Play Group – Fridays – 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
43 Dalma-Ridgelands Road

Resource Centre
Saint Lukes Anglican Church – Service fourth Sunday of each month   11:00am QCWA Hall Ridgelands
39 Ridgeland/Dalma Road
Stitch and Chat Group4934 5145 2nd & 4th Tuesday every month     9:30am QCWA Hall Ridgelands
39 Ridgeland/Dalma Road
Events When Band Where
Alton Downs Hall Association Dances
Dance starts 7:00pm – Everyone Welcome
Contact Peter  0427 341 166                     For Sale  
25th November 2023 Syd Stickley, The Keyboard Kid
Alton Downs Hall


Meetings. . .  

Meetings When Where
Alton Downs Hall Committee Meeting  – Held 4th Wednesday of every month.
Contact Peter  0427 341 166

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
7th August 2023
6th November 2023
Alton Downs Hall
1569 Ridgelands Rd
Cnr. Nicholson Rd.
Queensland Country Women’s Association Ridgelands Branch –
Held 1st Wednesday of every month – Val Ciesiolka 4934 8159

Ridgelands CWA Hall
39 Ridgeland/Dalma Road
Ridgelands & District Sporting & Agricultural Association
Held 2nd Wednesday of every month

Ridgelands Showgrounds
38/58 Dalma Ridgelands Rd


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:
Peter  0427 341 166
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
15 January 2024
26 February 2024
RRC Community Assistance Program –
    Community Development Grants
    Community Facilities Insurance Support
    Education Bursary
    Environmental and Sustainability Grants
    Local Community Events Sponsorship
    Regional Community Events Sponsorship
Phone: (07) 4932 9000 or
In 2023, the GCBF program has 4 funding rounds availableto not-for-profit
organisations to help provide services that benefit the community.

$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 May
$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 August
$35,000 standard grant round—closes 31 October
1800 633 619
Community Benefit Fund
28 February 2024 NAB Foundation Community Grants – Next Round is now open. eMail:
14 November 2023 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) – The next round is now
open for applications for projects commencing on or after 15 December 2023.
Contact RRC 4932 9000
3 October 2023
23 February 2024

RACQ Foundation: Community Grants - funding of up to $50,000

more information
open Stanwell Power Station Community Fund 1800 300 351
Closes:     4-12-2023 Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities 1800 170 020
If you are a not-for-profit organisation who requires financial assistance and would like more funding information contact .
Local History –
Could anyone who has or who can assist with any information or photos of the Alton Downs area from 1860 to 1900 please email .


Local War Veterans –
Could anyone who has or who can obtain photos of Alton Downs and District War Veterans including Korea and Vietnam 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.

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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