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January 20, 2021 Gunnedah Shire Council will celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 with our biennial exhibition at The Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery. Council’s Cultural Precinct Team Leader Lauren Mackley said the theme for International Women’s Day 2021 was #Choose to Challenge. “We encourage artists, creative collectives, hobbyists, community organisations and schools to participate in a celebration of women in our lives and in our community,” Ms Mackley said. “We are encouraging women to celebrate…
January 20, 2021 The hugely successful Business Partner Program has opened for 2021, offering new and existing businesses a helping hand for new projects. Some of the 12 recipients of the previous round of the program were congratulated by Gunnedah Shire Council today at the Civic. Chair of the Business Partner Program Advisory Group Cr Ann Luke said the last round had been aimed at projects that would grow the economy and create more local…
January 19, 2021 Gunnedah will feature the art of talented Gilgandra duo Judy and Joe Shalhoub in the exhibition Creativity Coupled at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery from February 5. Judy and Joe Shalhoub are a complementary, multidisciplinary couple who work with hot glass, paint, mixed media and more. Joe is a glass artist who makes sculptures, bowls, platters and characters out of this unusual and painstaking medium. His craft has taken him years…
January 18, 2021 Australia Day is fast approaching and Gunnedah Shire residents are invited to a range of community events honouring the 2021 Australia Day theme: ‘Reflect. Respect. Celebrate.’ View the Program here. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Cr Jamie Chaffey said Australia Day was a chance for the community to unite after a challenging year and celebrate our opportunities and achievements. “This year’s theme encourages us to reflect on our nation’s true history of the First…
Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to place on exhibition the Policy – Medical Professionals Accommodation Support. Council urges members of the community with an interest in the policy to review the document which can be viewed here. Written submissions will be received by the undersigned until 4:00pm on 11 February 2021. For further information contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100. Eric Groth GENERAL MANAGER
January 13, 2021 There is still time to have your say in a survey to help shape Gunnedah Shire’s economic future. Council has commissioned consultants SC Lennon & Associations to prepare the Gunnedah Shire Economic Development Strategy 2021-25. People throughout the community and from all businesses and industries who would like to help shape this new vision and framework for economic development have been invited to fill in a survey – and go into the…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH   Tuesday, 26 January 2021 Collection will be on Wednesday, 27 January 2021. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday. Should you have any enquiries regarding the recycling collection please contact RECYCLIT on (02) 6742 1522. THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES TO THE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND GREENWASTE COLLECTION Please ensure bins are placed out the night before collection date,…
22 December 2020 Upcoming investigation works have been planned at Rangari Road. Geotechnical Investigations will be obtained on the unsealed section of Rangari Road in the Tamworth and Gunnedah Local Government Areas. Investigation works are scheduled for the week commencing Monday, 18 January 2021 and will take approximately one week to complete. The commencement of the works will be approximately 3.8kms east of the Gunnedah / Tamworth LGA boundary and will continue for the full…
December 22, 2020 School’s out for summer and Gunnedah Shire Council has released a school holiday program for the 2020-2021 break packed with fun activities for young people. The program will run from Monday, January 11 until Friday, January 22 with a range of activities to entertain school-aged children. Featured activities include a careers workshop, creative makerspace, crafty creations at the library and cartooning and still life workshops. Sporting options include physical culture, gymnastics and…
December 22, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council is inviting students embarking on tertiary studies in 2021 to apply for the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund. The fund is open to local students under 25 wanting to further their training and education at university, TAFE, or an accredited training organisation. Since the fund’s inception in 2002, more than 370 scholarships have been awarded, with over $350,000 raised and distributed to local students. Gunnedah Shire Councillor Gae Swain has…