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Welcome to Paroo Shire Welcome to Paroo Shire

Explorer William Landsborough was one of the first to recognise the potential wealth and diversity of opportunity in the Paroo Shire when he passed through the area in 1862.

The rich plains and river flats found in the Shire were ideal for sheep and cattle grazing, these industries have since played a key role in the growth and the Shire in its exciting beginnings to its position as a rural centre today.

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Wild Dog Control

The term 'wild dog' refers collectively to purebred dingoes, dingo hybrids, and domestic dogs that have escaped or been deliberately released. In central southern Queensland a wild dog barrier fence helps protect 26.5 million hectares of sheep and cattle country from wild dog impacts.

Road Reports

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Rate Levy Issue

Paroo Shire Council has issued its rates notices for the period July 1 to December 31, 2014.

Vehicles for Sale via Pickles Online Auctions

Stock will be available for tender online at Pickles Auction commencing Monday 24th February 2014, until stock is sold.

2013-2014 - Mayor's Budget Update

Following several months of deliberation council adopted its Budget for 2013-2014 on Tuesday 23 July 2013.

Paroo Shire Council 2012 Flood Restoration Works

Paroo Shire Council planning is well advanced on the 2012 flood restoration works.

Barking Dogs

  There have been a large number of recent complaints about dogs in Cunnamulla and in particular barking dogs. Dogs generally bark because they are tied up or not properly monitored by owners....

Paroo Shire - Largest collection of Megafauna fossils found in Australia

  Queensland Museum and Griffith University palaeontologists, working with Outback Gondwana Foundation volunteers have been working on an amazing find in the Eulo area. Fossils found are...