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The Summer Sunset Markets on every Friday until 12 December.

Community forum - proposed Ellerton Drive Extension

Queanbeyan City Council will hold a community forum on the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension at the Bicentennial Hall on Tuesday 28 April 2015. The forum will be open to the entire community and will be independently facilitated by Lucy Cole-Edelstein from Straight Talk, a professional engagement company based in Sydney. Presenters and others also available to answer questions at the meeting will include Roads and Maritime Services, traffic engineers and environmental and noise study consultants. The community forum will commence at 6.30pm in the Bicentennial Hall, 253 Crawford St, Queanbeyan. Parking is available via Crawford St or Rutledge St. 

Water main replacement

Council staff are currently working to replace a broken water main on the corner of Crawford and Morisset Sts. Work is expected to continue for at least another week, possibly longer. The team will be working on stages of the water main at a time to ensure pedestrian access along Crawford St remains open. It is unlikely that there will be any disruption to traffic or water supply.

Neighbour Day - Sunday 29 March 

Neighbour Day is Australia's annual celebration of community, bring together the people next door, across the street for a beer, a barbie of just a cuppa.  You can find out more information and also register to hold an event by visiting

Changes to Garbage Collections - Friday 3 April 2015

There will be changes to Garbage, greenwaste or recycling normally collected on Friday 3 April 2015 will now be collected on Thursday 2 April 2015. Bins should be placed out on Wednesday night. For Rural residents Greenwaste does not apply. For futher information please call Queanbeyan City Council on 6285 6246. Recycling and Composting keeps resources out of landfill.

Queanbeyan Festival of Ability

The Queanbeyan Festival of Ability picnic in the park will be held on Saturday 28 March from 10 am to 2 pm in Queanbeyan Park.  Bring a blanket and your water bottle.  There is a free raffle, dance groups and food available.  There will also be live entertainment featuring "Jimmy's Choir.  This is a smoke free event.

Roadworks on Kings Highway and Snowy Mountains Highway - Updated

Roads and Maritime (RMS) will be carrying out a range of maintenance activities on the Snowy Mountains Highway at Brown Mountain that will require full and partial closures. This work will be from the base of the mountain, to the B double uncoupling bay at the top. The following road and lane closures will be in place from the base of Brown Mountain to B-double uncoupling bay:

Monday 23 March-Friday 27 March – Highway reduced to one lane

Monday 30 March – Friday 3 April – Highway reduced to one lane

The week before and the two weeks after the full closure the highway will be reduced to one lane, under stop/slow traffic control.  For further information about this work please contact the RMS on 02 4475 6910.

RMS will start safety improvement work on the Kings Highway between Batemans Bay and Bungendore from week commencing 2 April 2015.

Work includes laying a new road surface at six separate sites on Clyde Mountain to provide a safer road surface and improve ride quality.  Guard rail will also be installed at 16 locations between Batemans Bay and Bungendore to improve safety.

Work to reduce roadside vegetation will be carried out during this time between Batemans Bay and Clyde Mountain.  All work will be carried out on weekdays from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm and is expected to continue until the end of April.

Motorists can expect some delays during work due to changed traffic conditions.  Motorists should plan their journey and follow the direction of traffic control with reduced speed limits in place for the safety of workers and motorists.  Changes to the work schedule will be displayed and electonric signs along the road.

For further information about the work, please contact the RMS on 02 4221 2426 or email

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