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07 December 2018 This holiday break if you plan on building or landscaping on your property, make sure you are aware of underground pipes and cables before you dig. Gunnedah Shire Council is part of the Dial Before You Dig campaign to reduce accidents and damages associated with underground infrastructure. Council’s Chief Engineer Daniel Noble said it is easy to access information about the location of underground pipes and cable networks via the free national…
Gunnedah Shire Council accepted a tender of $11.4 million from Hines Constructions of Bathurst to complete Stage 1a of the Master Plan at the Council Ordinary Meeting on 16 August 2017. Construction started on the project on 16 October 2017 and progress is well underway. Gunnedah Shire Council is keeping the community updated with regular newsletters on the progress of the project. Hard copies of the newsletter are available at Gunnedah Shire Council Administration Building,…
6 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Library has won the NSW Public Libraries Association Innovation in Outreach Services Award for its ‘Bookends’ initiative at the recent Switch On Conference in Coffs Harbour.The Library launched ‘Bookends’ in April 2018 as an after school literacy program designed to connect young children with local seniors who can help and encourage the children to develop their literary skills.Gunnedah Shire Council Librarian Christiane Birkett said the one-on-one assistance makes a big…
5 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomed four new Australian Citizens at a naturalisation ceremony on Wednesday afternoon. Mr Hardeep Singh, of India; Ms Puneet Kaur, of India; Mr Albert Law, of Malaysia; and Ms Ivy Tieh, of Malaysia made the pledge to Australia during a ceremony performed by Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Councillor Rob Hooke in the Council Chambers. Cr Chaffey outlined the responsibilities that follow embracing Australian values. “This…
23 November 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be showcasing a collection of hand crafted potted art works from the Gunnedah Pottery Club members in their upcoming exhibition, ‘Clay Works Past and Present’. The Gunnedah Pottery Club was granted funds from Gunnedah Shire Council's Arts and Cultural Fund to host a workshop with nationally acclaimed potter Max Powell, in July 2018. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley said the exhibition will showcase…
22 November 2018 A new hospital is at the top of the wish list as Gunnedah Shire Council moves to advocate for its top priorities in the lead up to the State and Federal elections. A Mayoral Minute was put forward at last night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, recommending that Councillors endorse the pursuit of a new hospital for Gunnedah as its highest priority ahead of next year’s elections. In the Mayoral Minute, Gunnedah Shire Mayor…
19 November 2018 It’s that time of year again - Gunnedah Shire Council is calling on the local community to donate for the Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal. Council’s community Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal focuses on the collection of food and toys for distribution by the Salvation Army to local individuals and families who are facing tough times over the Christmas period. In addition to the Appeal, the Library is once again…
16 November 2018 Gunnedah residents will see work beginning this month (November 2018) on the new $62 million Gunnedah road over rail bridge, ahead of schedule. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson met with Daracon and RMS at the site on Friday, 16 November to announce early works are to commence. The project aims to reduce congestion on local roads, provide safer traffic solutions for now and…
16 November 2018 New banners in the Shire share a singular message about domestic violence and bullying; Gunnedah says no to violence. Gunnedah Shire Council received a grant of nearly $17,000 for a crime prevention campaign towards domestic violence and bullying from the State Government’s Department of Justice. Crime Prevention Working Group Chair Councillor Colleen Fuller welcomed the funding. “The low report rates on domestic violence make it almost impossible to know for sure what…
15 November 2018 A major water meter infrastructure upgrade is beginning in the Gunnedah Shire with the installation of automatic water meter devices at Gunnedah, Curlewis, Tambar Springs and Mullaley. Fully funded by Gunnedah Shire Council, the project will see automatic water meter devices fitted at approximately 4500 homes and businesses throughout the Shire. The project will be commencing in December, with the devices to be installed by 30 June 2019. Gunnedah Shire Council Manager…

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07 December 2018 This holiday break if you plan on building or landscaping on your property, make sure you are aware of underground pipes and cables before you dig. Gunnedah Shire Council is part of the Dial Before You Dig campaign to reduce accidents and damages associated with underground infrastructure. Council’s Chief Engineer Daniel Noble said it is easy to access information about the location of underground pipes and cable networks via the free national…
Gunnedah Shire Council accepted a tender of $11.4 million from Hines Constructions of Bathurst to complete Stage 1a of the Master Plan at the Council Ordinary Meeting on 16 August 2017. Construction started on the project on 16 October 2017 and progress is well underway. Gunnedah Shire Council is keeping the community updated with regular newsletters on the progress of the project. Hard copies of the newsletter are available at Gunnedah Shire Council Administration Building,…
6 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Library has won the NSW Public Libraries Association Innovation in Outreach Services Award for its ‘Bookends’ initiative at the recent Switch On Conference in Coffs Harbour.The Library launched ‘Bookends’ in April 2018 as an after school literacy program designed to connect young children with local seniors who can help and encourage the children to develop their literary skills.Gunnedah Shire Council Librarian Christiane Birkett said the one-on-one assistance makes a big…
5 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomed four new Australian Citizens at a naturalisation ceremony on Wednesday afternoon. Mr Hardeep Singh, of India; Ms Puneet Kaur, of India; Mr Albert Law, of Malaysia; and Ms Ivy Tieh, of Malaysia made the pledge to Australia during a ceremony performed by Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Councillor Rob Hooke in the Council Chambers. Cr Chaffey outlined the responsibilities that follow embracing Australian values. “This…
23 November 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be showcasing a collection of hand crafted potted art works from the Gunnedah Pottery Club members in their upcoming exhibition, ‘Clay Works Past and Present’. The Gunnedah Pottery Club was granted funds from Gunnedah Shire Council's Arts and Cultural Fund to host a workshop with nationally acclaimed potter Max Powell, in July 2018. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley said the exhibition will showcase…
22 November 2018 A new hospital is at the top of the wish list as Gunnedah Shire Council moves to advocate for its top priorities in the lead up to the State and Federal elections. A Mayoral Minute was put forward at last night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, recommending that Councillors endorse the pursuit of a new hospital for Gunnedah as its highest priority ahead of next year’s elections. In the Mayoral Minute, Gunnedah Shire Mayor…
19 November 2018 It’s that time of year again - Gunnedah Shire Council is calling on the local community to donate for the Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal. Council’s community Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal focuses on the collection of food and toys for distribution by the Salvation Army to local individuals and families who are facing tough times over the Christmas period. In addition to the Appeal, the Library is once again…
16 November 2018 Gunnedah residents will see work beginning this month (November 2018) on the new $62 million Gunnedah road over rail bridge, ahead of schedule. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson met with Daracon and RMS at the site on Friday, 16 November to announce early works are to commence. The project aims to reduce congestion on local roads, provide safer traffic solutions for now and…
16 November 2018 New banners in the Shire share a singular message about domestic violence and bullying; Gunnedah says no to violence. Gunnedah Shire Council received a grant of nearly $17,000 for a crime prevention campaign towards domestic violence and bullying from the State Government’s Department of Justice. Crime Prevention Working Group Chair Councillor Colleen Fuller welcomed the funding. “The low report rates on domestic violence make it almost impossible to know for sure what…
15 November 2018 A major water meter infrastructure upgrade is beginning in the Gunnedah Shire with the installation of automatic water meter devices at Gunnedah, Curlewis, Tambar Springs and Mullaley. Fully funded by Gunnedah Shire Council, the project will see automatic water meter devices fitted at approximately 4500 homes and businesses throughout the Shire. The project will be commencing in December, with the devices to be installed by 30 June 2019. Gunnedah Shire Council Manager…