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RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Thursday 25 April 2019Collection will be on Wednesday 24 April 2019. 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 on Australia Day please contact RECYCLIT on 67421522. THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES TO THE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND GREENWASTE COLLECTION Please ensure bins are placed out the night before collection date, as…
4 April 2018 From superhero training; acrobatics and movement workshops; pushy races and pottery; to movie afternoons; storytelling; a cooking class; and a scavenger hunt, there is plenty on offer to entertain young people on Gunnedah Shire Council’s Autumn School Holiday Program (15 April – 26 April). The program kicks off with Superhero Training on Monday, 15 April, a new addition, brought to the community by Action Reaction Entertainment. Superhero Training is a fun-filled event…
The summer period for the outdoor pool complex facilities is coming to an end, with this Sunday, 31 March the last day it will be open for swimming until 1 November 2019. The 25 metre heated pool will remain open throughout the winter period (1 April – 31 October) and can be accessed via the Eric Arnold Heated Pool entrance off Eighth Division Memorial Avenue during the following hours: Monday-Friday: 5.30am-8.00pm Saturday: 5.30am-7.00pm Sunday: 9.00am-7.00pm…
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 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…