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21 March 2019

Advocacy Success

21 March 2019 In November 2018, Council adopted a number of advocacy priorities being a new hospital, increased police numbers, additional phone towers to eliminate black spots, TAFE redevelopment and reinstatement of apprentice courses, road funding and a processing precinct. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey is ecstatic with the progress that has been made, most notably with the commitment made by Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson, and supported by all other major candidates, to the…
Nominations are invited from interested members of the community for the following positions on Council’s Business Partner Program Working Group. - A maximum of three members from the community. Inclusion of community members is at the discretion of the Council. Community representatives must be a resident of the Shire and desirably have a background in business management. Nominations are to be submitted on the Nomination Form which may be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Counter,…
15 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council in conjunction with Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner is hosting a free Visual Merchandising Workshop in Gunnedah, with Retail Revamp specialist Carol Bagaric. Carol delivers motivational and inspirational workshop sessions for independent retail store operators. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Manager Economic Development Charlotte Hoddle encourages local business owners and staff to attend the session to enhance their display skills. “The workshop will give people cost-effective tips and tricks…
14 March 2019 Youth Week is a national celebration, providing the opportunity for young people to share ideas, attend live events, have their voices heard, showcase their talents, celebrate their contributions, to meet new people and to have fun. Gunnedah Youth Council (GYC) has a jam-packed program of events for Youth Week 2019 (April 9-18), targeted at young people aged 12-25. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said Youth Week is a time…
7 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council is encouraging people to do the right thing when it comes to parking around the Shire’s schools. Council Rangers have been distributing information leaflets about road rules and parking around schools in a campaign to remind parents and carers of their responsibilities in school zones. “This is about increasing awareness of the road rules, and making sure our kids get to and from school safely,” Council’s Manager Building and…
5 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program supports a diverse and culturally rich Gunnedah through community driven projects, initiatives and events that increase the profile of and participation in arts and culture. Last year saw the introduction of the inaugural funding round, with grants allocated to numerous not-for-profit arts and cultural groups in the Shire, and upon its success, Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Arts and Cultural…
25 February 2019

Weeks of Speed revs up

25 February 2018 Back by popular demand, Gunnedah will be humming once again to the sights and sounds of the 2019 Weeks of Speed festival. The annual festival will be held over four weekends in March commencing on Sunday, 3 March, at a variety of venues around Gunnedah. The official opening will be held on Saturday, 16 March from 11.00am in the Woolworths Carpark following the Tractor Trek and during Show ‘n’ Shine. Gunnedah Shire…
25 February 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council will be completing bitumen works in the Gunnedah urban area at the following locations: STREET FROM TO Hunter Street View Street Marquis Stret Baxter Street Apex Drive Goodwin Road Davis Ave Walter Rodd Street Baxter Street Little Barber Street Osric Street Henry Street Tempest Street Conadilly Street Barber Street Railway Avenue New Street Chandos Street Merrigula Street Mullaley   Nombi Street Mullaley   Wondabah Street Mullaley   Grover Street Mullaley…
21 February 2019 Gunnedah’s CommUNITY Carnival Day will be celebrating its third year at Woleseley Park on Saturday, 16 March, 2019. The Carnival kicks off from 9.00am and is a great day for the whole family to participate in celebrating Harmony Day, a day of inclusiveness, belonging, respect and an opportunity to explore all of the rich and diverse aspects of cultures from around the world. The event will include multicultural markets, food vendors and…
20 February 2019 Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said as the drought continues to devastate the region, he invites the community to gather in prayer. “As not just our Shire, but communities throughout Australia, continue to be in the grip of this horrendous prolonged drought, we ask the community to join us in praying for rain and for those whose livelihoods are impacted by this,” Cr Chaffey said. “Many of our own are struggling with…

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21 March 2019

Advocacy Success

21 March 2019 In November 2018, Council adopted a number of advocacy priorities being a new hospital, increased police numbers, additional phone towers to eliminate black spots, TAFE redevelopment and reinstatement of apprentice courses, road funding and a processing precinct. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey is ecstatic with the progress that has been made, most notably with the commitment made by Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson, and supported by all other major candidates, to the…
Nominations are invited from interested members of the community for the following positions on Council’s Business Partner Program Working Group. - A maximum of three members from the community. Inclusion of community members is at the discretion of the Council. Community representatives must be a resident of the Shire and desirably have a background in business management. Nominations are to be submitted on the Nomination Form which may be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Counter,…
15 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council in conjunction with Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner is hosting a free Visual Merchandising Workshop in Gunnedah, with Retail Revamp specialist Carol Bagaric. Carol delivers motivational and inspirational workshop sessions for independent retail store operators. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Manager Economic Development Charlotte Hoddle encourages local business owners and staff to attend the session to enhance their display skills. “The workshop will give people cost-effective tips and tricks…
14 March 2019 Youth Week is a national celebration, providing the opportunity for young people to share ideas, attend live events, have their voices heard, showcase their talents, celebrate their contributions, to meet new people and to have fun. Gunnedah Youth Council (GYC) has a jam-packed program of events for Youth Week 2019 (April 9-18), targeted at young people aged 12-25. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said Youth Week is a time…
7 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council is encouraging people to do the right thing when it comes to parking around the Shire’s schools. Council Rangers have been distributing information leaflets about road rules and parking around schools in a campaign to remind parents and carers of their responsibilities in school zones. “This is about increasing awareness of the road rules, and making sure our kids get to and from school safely,” Council’s Manager Building and…
5 March 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program supports a diverse and culturally rich Gunnedah through community driven projects, initiatives and events that increase the profile of and participation in arts and culture. Last year saw the introduction of the inaugural funding round, with grants allocated to numerous not-for-profit arts and cultural groups in the Shire, and upon its success, Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Arts and Cultural…
25 February 2019

Weeks of Speed revs up

25 February 2018 Back by popular demand, Gunnedah will be humming once again to the sights and sounds of the 2019 Weeks of Speed festival. The annual festival will be held over four weekends in March commencing on Sunday, 3 March, at a variety of venues around Gunnedah. The official opening will be held on Saturday, 16 March from 11.00am in the Woolworths Carpark following the Tractor Trek and during Show ‘n’ Shine. Gunnedah Shire…
25 February 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council will be completing bitumen works in the Gunnedah urban area at the following locations: STREET FROM TO Hunter Street View Street Marquis Stret Baxter Street Apex Drive Goodwin Road Davis Ave Walter Rodd Street Baxter Street Little Barber Street Osric Street Henry Street Tempest Street Conadilly Street Barber Street Railway Avenue New Street Chandos Street Merrigula Street Mullaley   Nombi Street Mullaley   Wondabah Street Mullaley   Grover Street Mullaley…
21 February 2019 Gunnedah’s CommUNITY Carnival Day will be celebrating its third year at Woleseley Park on Saturday, 16 March, 2019. The Carnival kicks off from 9.00am and is a great day for the whole family to participate in celebrating Harmony Day, a day of inclusiveness, belonging, respect and an opportunity to explore all of the rich and diverse aspects of cultures from around the world. The event will include multicultural markets, food vendors and…
20 February 2019 Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said as the drought continues to devastate the region, he invites the community to gather in prayer. “As not just our Shire, but communities throughout Australia, continue to be in the grip of this horrendous prolonged drought, we ask the community to join us in praying for rain and for those whose livelihoods are impacted by this,” Cr Chaffey said. “Many of our own are struggling with…