Agency Details

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Agency ID6065
TitleMount Isa City Council
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 1/6/1968
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Created under the Local Government/Authorities Acts to provide local administration and public services in urban areas.

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Series IDTitleFromTo
10770Valuation and Rate Books and Cards 1/1/1968 30/6/2001
20103Dead Rate Cards 1/1/1981 31/12/1986
20102Rate Cards 1/1/1984 31/12/1986
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Previous Agencies

Agency IDTitle
1427Mount Isa Shire Council
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Publication Notes
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1 Jun 1968, Vol. CCXXVIII, No. 43 p 635
Local Government (Areas) Regulation 2008, Schedule 1
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Local Government Act 1936
Local Government Act 1993
Local Government Act 2009
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Mount Isa was declared a City on 1 June 1968 and the Mount Isa Shire Council became the Mount Isa City Council.

Local Government Councils under the "Local Government Act 1993" and subsequent "Local Government Act 2009" and through local laws: promote economic development; own and manage public infrastructure including roads and public works, sewerage, and water storage and distribution; regulate activities which affect the environment including air, noise and water quality, land use and waste disposal, pests and noxious weeds, and building control; provide community services including recreational and cultural facilities and public health services.

Under the "Local Government Act 2009". local governments have " the power to do anything that is necessary or convenient for the good rule and local government of its local government area" including conduct joint government activities, engage in business enterprises. construct and maintain roads and other infrastructure. Indigenous Councils which are also Trustee Councils are responsible for business related to trust land while Community Forums may be established to discuss community issues.

Councils generate revenue from rates, service charges, grants and subsidies from state and federal governments, and loans for major projects.

Mount Isa City is undivided and the Council is comprised of 7 councillors including the mayor.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID6065, Mount Isa City Council
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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