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Isaac Regional Council  Covering 58,862 sq km of fertile plains, rich soils, beaches and coal mines - Bowen Basin, Central Qld. 🐂🌾🐠🏗 Share with us using #ourisaac

The latest issue of Isaac News will be in local mailboxes from this week. #ourisaac #PurePeoplePower

A capital works budget of almost $73 million to deliver projects from the outback to the coast was unveiled in Isaac Regional Council’s 2018-19 Building A Stronger Isaac Budget today.
More than half of Isaac region ratepayers who live in their own home can expect a decrease in the cost of their rates under Council’s 2018-19 Budget.
This year’s Budget is about Building a Stronger Isaac and that starts with supporting our local communities, primary producers and businesses.

Find out more at isaac.qld.gov.au/budget

Happy Fri-yay! The only thing likely to drag us out of our warm beds this weekend is the possibility of a selfie with this amazing background! #nofliter
#OurIsaac #Queensland #OutbackQueensland #PicoftheWeek 📷 @ginghamhide

Meet Henry Comeford, a Face of Isaac

On Friday June 15, Nebo hosted the Brigalow Athletics Carnival, which involves Nebo State School, Valkyrie State School, Coppabella State School, School of Distance Education and Clarke Creek School.

This year’s recipient of the “Isaac Regional Council Encouragement Award” individual and perpetual trophies were Henry! For his enthusiasm and participation during the carnival. Well Done Henry!

A future face to watch in Isaac, Henry is one face, of the many who demonstrate Isaac’s pure people power. #PurePeoplePower #FacesOfIsaac #OurIsaac

There are no winter blues in Isaac with skies like these! 📷 mrs_b_crazy

#ourisaac #picoftheweek #winter #QLD #prettyskies #IRC

Meet Margaret Martyn, a Face of Isaac

Margaret is a third generation Clermont local and is a hard working volunteer in many local organisations. While there is something to do, whatever is needed, Margaret just does it. Margaret quips that she always wanted to be a nurse, now, helping at Monash Lodge has given her that opportunity. From helping with wheelchairs, maintaining gardens to helping everyone she can, Margaret is a woman of many skills. Margaret is also an active volunteer at Meals on Wheels organisation, St Vincent de Paul, Mistake Creek School and St Joseph’s School.
If there is a need and she can see it, she just does it.

An active community member, Margaret is one face, of the many who contribute to Isaac’s pure people power. #PurePeoplePower #FacesOfIsaac #OurIsaac

#TakeMeBackTuesday Stampers were designed for crushing ore and this four head stamper was used at Miclere for crushing gold ore. It would have crushed many thousands of tons of quartz. The stamper battery was basic processing plant and utilised widely throughout the gold fields.
This piece features in 100 Objects. Visit Clermont Historical Centre, Gregory Highway to check it out.

Meet Malcolm McKenzie, a Face of Isaac.

Malcolm has been a dynamic supporter of the St Lawrence local community and district events for many years. He has been a volunteer or executive member on numerous local groups and committees and has been involved in countless community events.

Malcolm has also been a member of the Wumalgi Rural Fire Brigade for more than 50 years and was an inaugural member and later controller of the St Lawrence SES Group.

As an active community member, Malcolm is one face, of the many who contribute to Isaac’s pure people power. #PurePeoplePower #FacesOfIsaac #OurIsaac

#TakeMeBackTuesday This galvanised four frame honey extractor circa 1920s bears the mark ‘H.L.Jones Goodna Q’LD’. Henry Lewis Jones was considered Queensland’s Bee King who manufactured his own beekeeping equipment and materials from his factory in Goodna between 1866 and 1939. To extract honey using this model, honey frames would be placed inside the wire frame inserts and the crank handle rotated continuously creating enough centrifugal force until honey started to flow from the outlet at the base.
This piece features in 100 Objects. Visit Clermont Historical Centre, Gregory Highway to check it out.

Meet Carol Booth, a Face of Isaac.

Carol has organised a Santa Run in Carmila for the past two decades. Each year she prints and delivers a newsletter to local residents who are going to be home on Christmas Day.
A lady with contacts in jolly places, Carol uses her own house as a drop of point for gifts for Santa’s delivery. This had become a much loved local tradition and all the look of surprise and joy on the children in Carmila is priceless.
An active community member, Carol is one face, of the many who contribute to Isaac’s pure people power. #PurePeoplePower #FacesOfIsaac #OurIsaac

Winter is Coming . . . . 📷@mz_d63 #OurIsaac #PicoftheWeek

No this isn’t the latest Hyundai car commercial. It is just another beautiful day for exploring the Isaac Region!
Show us your best Isaac exploring photos using #OurIsaac
#OurIsaac #PicoftheWeek 📷 @seanmlawton

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