Why Join the CCCI?

Why Join the CCCI - Value Proposition

1. We are the Voice of Chinchilla
  • Flood Study - getting a reasonable 100 year limit to reduce insurance and business impacts
  • A realistic Town Plan encouraging development and reducing red tape
2. Encouraging Infrastructure

We lobby government and industry for prosperity and liveability improvements

  • Wambo Street Crossing - making this a safer option for motorists
  • Chinchilla Sports Complex - lobbying WDRC to get $3 million to start the project
  • Inland Rail - to reduce costs for all supplies
  • Keep Shell and QGC headquarters in Chinchilla
  • Creation of a joint tourism centre
3. Business Development
  • Lobbying CSG and government for higher local supplier and employee content and reducing FIFO
  • Attracting business and people to town - being information hub and the first point of contact
  • Shop local program
  • Further Women's Network
4. Improve Town Safety
  • Trying to secure funding for CCTV in main street (Heeney Street) to prevent and solve crime
  • Applying for grants to support Neighbourhood Watch


Why Live In Chinchilla?

  1. Chinchilla is a great place to raise a family - safe, strong community, people that care and smile
  2. Schools that bat above their average - 3 primary schools, a large highschool, new kindergarten and child minding facilities
  3. Local attractions - 2/3 Australia's birdlife, megafauna, petrified wood, cypress pine
  4. Many community events - usually one every weekend
  5. More food facilities than the average country town
  6. Big name retailers like Woolworths and Target
  7. Many active sporting groups
  8. Affordable housing

Why start a Business in Chinchilla?

  1. Resilient economy with four sectors
  • Agriculture - grains, beef, feedlots, horticulture, forestry
  • Gas
  • Power Generation - Kogan Creek (Coal), Braemar (Gas), Darling Downs Power Station (Gas), Solar (Origin Kogan)
  • Coal


       2. Great infrastructure from resource industry - upgraded roads, utilities, Miles Airport (A400 capability), 150km to    Wellcamp

       3. Growing population & industry

       4. Skilled workforce

       5. Low rents, affordable housing

       6. Low cost industrial and commercial rent