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11 July 2018 The recipient of the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program Scholarship Mya McRae is celebrating her three month milestone as a school-based trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct. Miss McRae said she is happy and excited to continue her traineeship and enjoys the people she works with. “I do it because I want to learn skills in business and work with people and customers,” Miss McRae said. “Working at the Cultural Precinct…
11 July 2018 Business Administration Trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council, Breanna Green, is the 2018 Runner Up in the Trainee of the Year category at the NSW Training Awards. Miss Green completes her duties and tasks with aplomb and enthusiasm, including the provision of internal customer service across the organisation, records management and completion of Certificate III in Business Administration through TAFE. Director Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said Miss Green’s commitment to her…
11 July 2018 An embroidery commemorating 150 years of Gunnedah has now found its permanent home on public display in the history section of the Gunnedah Shire Library. The piece was created by 22 members of the Gunnedah Embroiderers’ Guild to mark the group’s contribution to the sesquicentenary celebrations. A three-piece wall hanging was formed, with each panel marking 50 years of Gunnedah’s history. The embroidery was gifted to Gunnedah and now forms part of…
04 July 2018 NAIDOC Week is nearly here, and Gunnedah has celebrations for the whole community to enjoy. From 9 July to 15 July there will be a range of activities sharing Aboriginal culture and honouring the rich heritage of the Gamilaroi people. The official NAIDOC theme for 2018 is ‘Because of her, we can!’ which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make -…
2 July 2018 The Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade has reached a major milestone this week, with the new 8-lane outdoor pool filled with water for testing. The contractors, Hines Constructions, filled the pool over the weekend and testing of the structure will take place over the next seven days. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said with the region currently experiencing drought conditions, Hines has made allowances in its construction program…
27 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to place three Council policies on public exhibition at the June 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting. Council’s Draft Planning Agreements Policy has been placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 days, until 26 July 2018 as per the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (1979) and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation (2000). The Draft Investment Policy has been placed on public exhibition for a period of 14…
27 June 2018 We wish to advise the Gunnedah community of the temporary closure of the Eric Arnold Heated Pool (indoor pool) on Thursday, 5 July; Wednesday, 11 July; and Thursday, 12 July from 8.00am to 4.30pm. The pool will still be open from 5.30am to 8.00am and from 4.30pm to 8.00pm. Essential Energy will be disconnecting the power to the Facility on those dates in preparation to install electrical infrastructure services to support the…
25 June 2018 The cold won’t stop young people from having fun these upcoming school holidays as the Winter School Holiday Program is launched today. A hit at every holiday, the Winter Program has a range of free to low-cost activities, from crafts for all ages, Fun and Fitness in the park, storytelling, poetry writing and more. Gunnedah Shire Library welcomes kids up to seven years for storytelling from 10.30am on 10, 11, 12, 17,…
Welcome to the Winter 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council School Holiday Program!There is plenty to do these holidays... So download the program and book your place early! Head over to Seat Advisor to pick up tickets for our School Holiday Program events! For more information, please contact Sewa Emojong, Youth Development Officer, Gunnedah Shire Council, on 6740 2100 or 0427 103 415.
22 June 2018 Councillors unanimously adopted Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2018/19 Operational Plan at Wednesdays Ordinary Meeting in Breeza. The Operational Plan forms part of the ten-year Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and identifies the services and activities that are to be carried out by council over 12 months in the Gunnedah Shire. Included in the Operational Plan is the annual budget and Fees and Charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to delivering on the…

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11 July 2018 The recipient of the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program Scholarship Mya McRae is celebrating her three month milestone as a school-based trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct. Miss McRae said she is happy and excited to continue her traineeship and enjoys the people she works with. “I do it because I want to learn skills in business and work with people and customers,” Miss McRae said. “Working at the Cultural Precinct…
11 July 2018 Business Administration Trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council, Breanna Green, is the 2018 Runner Up in the Trainee of the Year category at the NSW Training Awards. Miss Green completes her duties and tasks with aplomb and enthusiasm, including the provision of internal customer service across the organisation, records management and completion of Certificate III in Business Administration through TAFE. Director Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said Miss Green’s commitment to her…
11 July 2018 An embroidery commemorating 150 years of Gunnedah has now found its permanent home on public display in the history section of the Gunnedah Shire Library. The piece was created by 22 members of the Gunnedah Embroiderers’ Guild to mark the group’s contribution to the sesquicentenary celebrations. A three-piece wall hanging was formed, with each panel marking 50 years of Gunnedah’s history. The embroidery was gifted to Gunnedah and now forms part of…
04 July 2018 NAIDOC Week is nearly here, and Gunnedah has celebrations for the whole community to enjoy. From 9 July to 15 July there will be a range of activities sharing Aboriginal culture and honouring the rich heritage of the Gamilaroi people. The official NAIDOC theme for 2018 is ‘Because of her, we can!’ which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make -…
2 July 2018 The Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade has reached a major milestone this week, with the new 8-lane outdoor pool filled with water for testing. The contractors, Hines Constructions, filled the pool over the weekend and testing of the structure will take place over the next seven days. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said with the region currently experiencing drought conditions, Hines has made allowances in its construction program…
27 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to place three Council policies on public exhibition at the June 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting. Council’s Draft Planning Agreements Policy has been placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 days, until 26 July 2018 as per the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (1979) and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation (2000). The Draft Investment Policy has been placed on public exhibition for a period of 14…
27 June 2018 We wish to advise the Gunnedah community of the temporary closure of the Eric Arnold Heated Pool (indoor pool) on Thursday, 5 July; Wednesday, 11 July; and Thursday, 12 July from 8.00am to 4.30pm. The pool will still be open from 5.30am to 8.00am and from 4.30pm to 8.00pm. Essential Energy will be disconnecting the power to the Facility on those dates in preparation to install electrical infrastructure services to support the…
25 June 2018 The cold won’t stop young people from having fun these upcoming school holidays as the Winter School Holiday Program is launched today. A hit at every holiday, the Winter Program has a range of free to low-cost activities, from crafts for all ages, Fun and Fitness in the park, storytelling, poetry writing and more. Gunnedah Shire Library welcomes kids up to seven years for storytelling from 10.30am on 10, 11, 12, 17,…
Welcome to the Winter 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council School Holiday Program!There is plenty to do these holidays... So download the program and book your place early! Head over to Seat Advisor to pick up tickets for our School Holiday Program events! For more information, please contact Sewa Emojong, Youth Development Officer, Gunnedah Shire Council, on 6740 2100 or 0427 103 415.
22 June 2018 Councillors unanimously adopted Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2018/19 Operational Plan at Wednesdays Ordinary Meeting in Breeza. The Operational Plan forms part of the ten-year Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and identifies the services and activities that are to be carried out by council over 12 months in the Gunnedah Shire. Included in the Operational Plan is the annual budget and Fees and Charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to delivering on the…