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Somerset Regional Council Weekly Highlights - 15 June 2020

Published: 15th June 2020

Council Resumes its Wild Dog and Feral Pig Bounty Programs

Somerset Regional Council has resumed its Wild Dog and Feral Pig Bounty Program following the easing of Coronavirus restrictions.

Somerset landholders can submit wild dog scalps or feral pig snouts to Council’s Esk and Kilcoy depots on the third Wednesday of each month between 8.30am and 10am starting from Wednesday, 17 June. 

Council has been running the program for several years to help residents control wild dogs and pigs on their properties.

Residents must provide evidence of land ownership or land lease and photo ID on presentation of scalps and/or snouts.

For more information on the bounty programs or pest management phone Council on 5424 4000 or visit www.somerset.qld.gov.au.

Council Commends Efforts of PCYC

Somerset Regional Council has commended the efforts of Police and Community Youth Clubs (PCYC) on their recent award recognition.

PCYC were recognised among the winners of the 2020 Queensland Greats Awards which recognises the efforts and achievements of remarkable institutions for their invaluable contribution to the state.

Somerset Mayor Graeme Lehmann said the Queensland Government awards, announced on Queensland Day, recognised the fantastic efforts of people and intuitions throughout the state.

“Council would like to extend our congratulations to PCYC for their award win,” Cr Lehmann said.

“We are very fortunate to have PCYC operating one of council’s key sporting facilities, the Fernvale Indoor Sports Centre, and delivering their excellent service to our residents.”

Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery Now Open

Somerset Regional Council has reopened its art gallery at Toogoolawah following the easing of Coronavirus restrictions.

The Somerset Regional Art Gallery – The Condensery and Toogoolawah Visitor Information Centre is now open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Visitors to the centre will be treated to a Picturing Innovation featuring key Somerset residents who have contributed to the fabric of the region as well as historical images of Somerset.

For more information on the gallery visit www.experiencesomerset.com.au.

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