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Council pride on display

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Uncover the stories of real-life council workers from several Queensland locations, each with a unique story about their daily role.

Building homes in remote communities, protecting our grazing lands, keeping soft plastics out of our oceans and taking care of our parks.

Watch these short clips to uncover the stories behind each of these every-day council roles.

Discover how a tiny bug can make a big difference to the lives of graziers

  • The coral cactus is a pest that makes it hard for animals to graze
  • Tiny sap sucking bugs help councils fight back
  • This council job ensures that Queensland's rural grazing lands are accessable to graziers and animals 


Teaching future generations about our native wildlife 

  • In Bundaberg, council maintains the community zoo
  • It helps kids learn about animals, and the importance of conservation


Keeping plastic out of our beautiful reef 

  • Council workers are busy keeping our beaches and oceans clean
  • Council related events in places like Cairns now ban straws and single use plastics 


Building homes in our remote communities

  • In places like Yarrabah east of Cairns, council are building new homes for families who need it most
  • In teaching the next generation the skills of the trade, they're building their future


Proud to be a part of your everyday

  • Working toward a zero waste future, off leash dog parks and sparking your kids imagination
  • Queensland councils are working everyday to maintain and improve the liveability of our communities


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