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29 August 2018 Emerge yourself in the vibrant and colourful artwork from Nemingha-based artist Shannon Woodward this September and October at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery. Shannon has been painting for more than 20 years and her 2018 collection of works ‘Siren Dance after Midnight’ boasts some of her most romanticised cubist styles, according to Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley. “The audience will be lingering in the juxtaposition of the motion…
28 August 2018 As thousands of visitors passed through the gates of the 2018 Commonwealth Bank AgQuip last week, Gunnedah celebrates another successful year of its premier event. The local community has seen AgQuip grow from humble beginnings on Gunnedah’s Riverside Racecourse in 1973 to the major showcase of agricultural equipment, lifestyle and innovation that it is today. This year has been one of the toughest years recorded for the agricultural industry; however Gunnedah Shire…
28 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce a $3.85 million boost from the Federal Government will go towards improving the 17.4 kilometre unsealed section of Grain Valley Road. The investment falls under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). With the total upgrade estimated at $8.2 million, Gunnedah Shire Council has also applied for further funding from the State Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program to complete the project. The road is…
Parents, grandparents and carers are being offered a free child car seat safety check in Gunnedah on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. Roads and Maritime Services, in conjunction with Gunnedah Shire Council, will provide the safety checks at Kitchener Park, between 8.30am and 12.00pm. Common issues that the inspectors will be looking for and can fix include tightening straps and checking clips. Research shows two out of three child restraints are not being used properly and…
23 August 2018 The 2018 NAIDOC Week art exhibition with the theme ‘Because of her, we can’ celebrated the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made, and continue to make, to communities, families, and to the nation. Local Gunnedah artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals came together to explore the theme and exhibited their artworks in a professional gallery space. There were over 100 works in a variety of mediums, including…
Disclaimer The road closure information is as accurate as possible at the time it is entered. However as conditions change quickly, this information should be used as a guide only. Council makes no statements, representations or warranties about the accuracy, currency, reliability or completeness of the information. Road users are reminded deliberately disobeying of road closure signs may result in police prosecution.  ROAD NAME  CLOSURE INFORMATION  Kamilaroi Highway and Oxley Highway  SPEED RESTRICTIONS – signage…
20 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and insured companies for the design and construction of ‘Works Associated with Livvi’s Place Inclusive Playground Gunnedah’. Tender documents can be obtained by registering on the e-tendering portal at www.tenderlink.com/gunnedah to download the documents free of charge. Tender enquiries should be via the online forum accessed on the portal. The Request for Expressions of Interest closes at 10.00am, Friday, 31 August 2018. For more information regarding this…
16 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is excited to announce that as part of its Parks Playground Equipment Improvement Program, new playground equipment will be installed next to the amenities block at Donnelly Fields. Council’s Manager of Public Facilities Geoff Phillips said the equipment was going to be a great addition to the park. “Installing a playground at Donnelly Fields will not only enhance the facility, but provide a fun and safe space for children…
16 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has joined other local governments and public libraries in a united effort across NSW to call for a doubling in State Government funding to resolve a shortfall that threatens the long-term viability of local public libraries. Council’s Director, Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said the local library is a valued place for the community to meet, access knowledge and share ideas. “Providing high quality library services is a…
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,…

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29 August 2018 Emerge yourself in the vibrant and colourful artwork from Nemingha-based artist Shannon Woodward this September and October at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery. Shannon has been painting for more than 20 years and her 2018 collection of works ‘Siren Dance after Midnight’ boasts some of her most romanticised cubist styles, according to Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley. “The audience will be lingering in the juxtaposition of the motion…
28 August 2018 As thousands of visitors passed through the gates of the 2018 Commonwealth Bank AgQuip last week, Gunnedah celebrates another successful year of its premier event. The local community has seen AgQuip grow from humble beginnings on Gunnedah’s Riverside Racecourse in 1973 to the major showcase of agricultural equipment, lifestyle and innovation that it is today. This year has been one of the toughest years recorded for the agricultural industry; however Gunnedah Shire…
28 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce a $3.85 million boost from the Federal Government will go towards improving the 17.4 kilometre unsealed section of Grain Valley Road. The investment falls under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). With the total upgrade estimated at $8.2 million, Gunnedah Shire Council has also applied for further funding from the State Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program to complete the project. The road is…
Parents, grandparents and carers are being offered a free child car seat safety check in Gunnedah on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. Roads and Maritime Services, in conjunction with Gunnedah Shire Council, will provide the safety checks at Kitchener Park, between 8.30am and 12.00pm. Common issues that the inspectors will be looking for and can fix include tightening straps and checking clips. Research shows two out of three child restraints are not being used properly and…
23 August 2018 The 2018 NAIDOC Week art exhibition with the theme ‘Because of her, we can’ celebrated the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made, and continue to make, to communities, families, and to the nation. Local Gunnedah artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals came together to explore the theme and exhibited their artworks in a professional gallery space. There were over 100 works in a variety of mediums, including…
Disclaimer The road closure information is as accurate as possible at the time it is entered. However as conditions change quickly, this information should be used as a guide only. Council makes no statements, representations or warranties about the accuracy, currency, reliability or completeness of the information. Road users are reminded deliberately disobeying of road closure signs may result in police prosecution.  ROAD NAME  CLOSURE INFORMATION  Kamilaroi Highway and Oxley Highway  SPEED RESTRICTIONS – signage…
20 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and insured companies for the design and construction of ‘Works Associated with Livvi’s Place Inclusive Playground Gunnedah’. Tender documents can be obtained by registering on the e-tendering portal at www.tenderlink.com/gunnedah to download the documents free of charge. Tender enquiries should be via the online forum accessed on the portal. The Request for Expressions of Interest closes at 10.00am, Friday, 31 August 2018. For more information regarding this…
16 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is excited to announce that as part of its Parks Playground Equipment Improvement Program, new playground equipment will be installed next to the amenities block at Donnelly Fields. Council’s Manager of Public Facilities Geoff Phillips said the equipment was going to be a great addition to the park. “Installing a playground at Donnelly Fields will not only enhance the facility, but provide a fun and safe space for children…
16 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has joined other local governments and public libraries in a united effort across NSW to call for a doubling in State Government funding to resolve a shortfall that threatens the long-term viability of local public libraries. Council’s Director, Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said the local library is a valued place for the community to meet, access knowledge and share ideas. “Providing high quality library services is a…
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,…