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26 October 2018 October is Small Business Month and a number of events have been co-ordinated across the Gunnedah Shire to provide practical information and ideas, as well as networking opportunities to help businesses start-up and grow. Local businesses have already benefited from a workshop held by Business Connect via Nortec, designed to inspire and “germinate” new business ideas to grow. The workshop was a combination of information and ideas formation, and concluded with an…
22 October 2018 St Mary’s College student and Gunnedah Youth Council (GYC) member, Hugh Hunter, is representing the Tamworth electorate at the Children’s Week Parliament in Sydney today (Monday, 22 October). Children’s Week Parliament brings together 93 children across the state in years 7 to 10 and provides a platform for them to share their passions and experiences in a parliamentary format. Hugh is presenting a short speech on young people having a voice in…
19 October 2018 The Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program has made available up to $1 million to Gunnedah Shire Council to deliver infrastructure and other community projects as part of a drought relief package. The package aims to stimulate local spending, provide employment and use local businesses and suppliers in delivering projects that will have a long-lasting benefit to rural communities. At Wednesday night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, Councillors voted to lodge an application to install…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is collaborating with Optus and Channel Nine to bring the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert to Kitchener Park on a big screen, with the gold coin entry donation going directly to Buy A Bale. John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, The Veronicas and more big names are headlining the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert, and you can watch them right here in Gunnedah. Optus’ Territory Manager for North West NSW Chris…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has agreed to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Tongyu Heavy Industry to research the potential of establishing a cogeneration power station in the region that will use cotton plant, post-harvest, for bio energy, and coal for high efficiency and low emissions power generation. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said there was an opportunity for bio-energy to be developed in the area due to Gunnedah’s “unique…
17 September 2018 Gunnedah Shire businesses are encouraged to take part in a month-long celebration of small business in October, joining a multitude of events across the state. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said NSW Small Business Month (1-31 October) is a fantastic opportunity for local firms and entrepreneurs to come together to celebrate the contribution of small businesses to the economy and to learn from each other. “Small Business Month is an opportunity for…
Gunnedah Shire is in drought and many people are either wanting to help or wanting to access help. If you know of more organisations or assistance, please give Gunnedah Shire Council a call and we can add it to the list. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE NSW DPI Primary Porducers Assistance Guide Drought Relief Handout for the NSW DPI Rural Resilience Program – Listen, Learn & Link to create opportunities for Farmers &…
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CATERING AUSTRALIA DAY DINNER Friday, 25 January 2019 at 7.00pm | GUNNEDAH TOWN HALL The Australia Day Working Group is calling for Expressions of Interest to cater for the annual Australia Day Dinner. To receive the specification document contact council@infogunnedah.com.au Phone Lauren Mackley Arts and Cultural Officer, (02) 6740 2100 Quotation submissions close 5.00pm, Monday 24, November 2018.
Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery is proud to introduce kids after school art classes with Sheryll Oliver. Workshop go from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, every Monday for five weeks; 5, 12, 19, 26 November and 3 December, 2018. Held at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio on Chandos St. $150 for 5 weeks or $40 per lesson. Children will be doing: Collage Water colours Paper and lace transfers Focus on composition Focus on how materials work together There is a…
11 September 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be the first to exhibit multimedia artist, Marion Conrow’s surreal visual collection of works, titled ‘Museum of My Friends #1’.Ms Conrow has been developing her practice for over 30 years and has been a part of the Northern Rivers arts community for some time. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley said ‘Museum of My Friends #1’ is a multimedia, sculptural and holographic light…

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26 October 2018 October is Small Business Month and a number of events have been co-ordinated across the Gunnedah Shire to provide practical information and ideas, as well as networking opportunities to help businesses start-up and grow. Local businesses have already benefited from a workshop held by Business Connect via Nortec, designed to inspire and “germinate” new business ideas to grow. The workshop was a combination of information and ideas formation, and concluded with an…
22 October 2018 St Mary’s College student and Gunnedah Youth Council (GYC) member, Hugh Hunter, is representing the Tamworth electorate at the Children’s Week Parliament in Sydney today (Monday, 22 October). Children’s Week Parliament brings together 93 children across the state in years 7 to 10 and provides a platform for them to share their passions and experiences in a parliamentary format. Hugh is presenting a short speech on young people having a voice in…
19 October 2018 The Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program has made available up to $1 million to Gunnedah Shire Council to deliver infrastructure and other community projects as part of a drought relief package. The package aims to stimulate local spending, provide employment and use local businesses and suppliers in delivering projects that will have a long-lasting benefit to rural communities. At Wednesday night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, Councillors voted to lodge an application to install…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is collaborating with Optus and Channel Nine to bring the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert to Kitchener Park on a big screen, with the gold coin entry donation going directly to Buy A Bale. John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, The Veronicas and more big names are headlining the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert, and you can watch them right here in Gunnedah. Optus’ Territory Manager for North West NSW Chris…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has agreed to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Tongyu Heavy Industry to research the potential of establishing a cogeneration power station in the region that will use cotton plant, post-harvest, for bio energy, and coal for high efficiency and low emissions power generation. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said there was an opportunity for bio-energy to be developed in the area due to Gunnedah’s “unique…
17 September 2018 Gunnedah Shire businesses are encouraged to take part in a month-long celebration of small business in October, joining a multitude of events across the state. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said NSW Small Business Month (1-31 October) is a fantastic opportunity for local firms and entrepreneurs to come together to celebrate the contribution of small businesses to the economy and to learn from each other. “Small Business Month is an opportunity for…
Gunnedah Shire is in drought and many people are either wanting to help or wanting to access help. If you know of more organisations or assistance, please give Gunnedah Shire Council a call and we can add it to the list. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE NSW DPI Primary Porducers Assistance Guide Drought Relief Handout for the NSW DPI Rural Resilience Program – Listen, Learn & Link to create opportunities for Farmers &…
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CATERING AUSTRALIA DAY DINNER Friday, 25 January 2019 at 7.00pm | GUNNEDAH TOWN HALL The Australia Day Working Group is calling for Expressions of Interest to cater for the annual Australia Day Dinner. To receive the specification document contact council@infogunnedah.com.au Phone Lauren Mackley Arts and Cultural Officer, (02) 6740 2100 Quotation submissions close 5.00pm, Monday 24, November 2018.
Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery is proud to introduce kids after school art classes with Sheryll Oliver. Workshop go from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, every Monday for five weeks; 5, 12, 19, 26 November and 3 December, 2018. Held at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio on Chandos St. $150 for 5 weeks or $40 per lesson. Children will be doing: Collage Water colours Paper and lace transfers Focus on composition Focus on how materials work together There is a…
11 September 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be the first to exhibit multimedia artist, Marion Conrow’s surreal visual collection of works, titled ‘Museum of My Friends #1’.Ms Conrow has been developing her practice for over 30 years and has been a part of the Northern Rivers arts community for some time. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley said ‘Museum of My Friends #1’ is a multimedia, sculptural and holographic light…