Livingstone council not beefing up its holidays

IT'S unlikely Livingstone Shire Council will approve a public holiday during Beef Australia 2015 after Rockhampton councillors voted against such a move on Tuesday, Mayor Bill Ludwig said.

Beef Australia 2015 organisers have also approached Livingstone Shire Council seeking a public holiday during next year's big event. While Livingstone is yet to formalise its position, Cr Ludwig on Tuesday said it would likely take its lead from Rockhampton.

"If Rockhampton is not doing it, there's no point in us," Cr Ludwig said. "It's highly unlikely Livingstone will now have one."

He said if Rockhampton had agreed, Livingstone might have brought its show holiday date forward for the beef event.

Do you think Rockhampton needs a public holiday for Beef Week?

This poll ended on 29 August 2014.

Current Results

Yes

76%

No

23%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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