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28 March 2018 Dementia risk reduction and its impacts will be at the forefront of a ‘Healthy Brain Ageing’ information session to be held at the Gunnedah Shire Library. The workshop will be hosted by Dementia Australia on Thursday, 5 April from 12.00pm to 1.30pm and aims to address the myths surrounding dementia and provides information relating to normal ageing and memory loss. Topics include: The nature of dementia; the impact of dementia on the…
29 March 2018 Gunnedah has further strengthened its ties with direct links to China after a successful trade and investment mission earlier this month. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Gunnedah Shire Council’s General Manager Eric Groth joined a delegation of representatives from Namoi Unlimited on the 15-day trade and investment tour of China. St Mary’s College Principal Max Quirk joined the Council representatives to discuss student and teacher exchange opportunities with Gunnedah’s Sister City,…
28 March 2018 Entertainer Chris Cook believes the single most significant influence on his musical development is Slim Dusty. Gunnedah Shire Council brings Chris Cook’s Dustier Than Ever – Slim Dusty Tribute Concert to the Gunnedah Town Hall on April 15 from 3.00pm. Chris saw Slim Dusty in concert 10 times and vividly remembers the first time when he was about nine-years-old at Coffs Harbour Civic Centre. Chris boasts quite the collection of Slim Dusty…
22 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has resolved to allocate a further $110,000 to the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Renewal Project for additional remediation works and storm water drainage works at an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Contract Project Manager Mike Silver said demolition of the former main pavilion highlighted that structural elements of the old basement had deteriorated more than expected, resulting in the need for further remediation works. “The construction plan…
21 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council staff and Councillors saw first-hand the challenges people with mobility issues face, when navigating their way through the CBD on Tuesday. Council’s Access Working Group conducted an Access Awareness Activity for staff involved with planning and infrastructure design, as well as Councillors, using a range of mobility and vision aids, including goggles, blindfolds, canes, crutches and wheelchairs. The activity was held to raise awareness of accessibility, in conjunction with…
19 March 2018  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 2018 (April 9-21), targeted at young people aged 12-25. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said Youth Week is a time…
16 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council’s Access Working Group is conducting an Access Awareness Activity to highlight the challenges often faced by people with mobility issues when navigating their way through the CBD. Councillors and staff involved in planning and infrastructure design decisions will access the CBD on Tuesday, 20 March from 11.00am to 1.00pm, using a range of mobility and vision aids, including goggles, canes, crutches and wheelchairs. Access Working Group Chair Councillor Ann…
Gunnedah Shire’s community and sporting groups are set to receive a financial boost under Gunnedah Shire Council’s annual Section 356 Community and Sports Small Grants Program. Applications are now open and Council is inviting submissions from eligible groups for the financial assistance package. Gunnedah Shire Deputy Mayor Gae Swain said the program has been in place for more than a decade and is designed to support the work of local not-for-profit, charitable, community and sporting…
13 March 2018 Printmaking exhibition Arctic Inspirations and More officially opened at the Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery on Friday night. The exhibition is a collaboration of works between Gunnedah’s very own print makers and renowned Sydney-based print makers Bernhardine Mueller and Marg Vickers. The exhibition showcases handmade printed books, miniature prints, etching/aquatint, relief and multi-plate collagraphs, as well as a variety of other printmaking techniques and the exciting works of local artists. The exhibition continues…
12 March 2018 Most flares have a use-by-date of three years, and penalties apply if they are not replaced before the expiry date. It is the responsibility of marine flare owners to dispose of the expired flares in a safe and timely manner. To safely dispose of your flares, visit Tamworth Regional Playground on Thursday, 12 April 2018 at 3-7pm. View the Expired Flare Collection Flyer for more collection dates and locations.

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28 March 2018 Dementia risk reduction and its impacts will be at the forefront of a ‘Healthy Brain Ageing’ information session to be held at the Gunnedah Shire Library. The workshop will be hosted by Dementia Australia on Thursday, 5 April from 12.00pm to 1.30pm and aims to address the myths surrounding dementia and provides information relating to normal ageing and memory loss. Topics include: The nature of dementia; the impact of dementia on the…
29 March 2018 Gunnedah has further strengthened its ties with direct links to China after a successful trade and investment mission earlier this month. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Gunnedah Shire Council’s General Manager Eric Groth joined a delegation of representatives from Namoi Unlimited on the 15-day trade and investment tour of China. St Mary’s College Principal Max Quirk joined the Council representatives to discuss student and teacher exchange opportunities with Gunnedah’s Sister City,…
28 March 2018 Entertainer Chris Cook believes the single most significant influence on his musical development is Slim Dusty. Gunnedah Shire Council brings Chris Cook’s Dustier Than Ever – Slim Dusty Tribute Concert to the Gunnedah Town Hall on April 15 from 3.00pm. Chris saw Slim Dusty in concert 10 times and vividly remembers the first time when he was about nine-years-old at Coffs Harbour Civic Centre. Chris boasts quite the collection of Slim Dusty…
22 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has resolved to allocate a further $110,000 to the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Renewal Project for additional remediation works and storm water drainage works at an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Contract Project Manager Mike Silver said demolition of the former main pavilion highlighted that structural elements of the old basement had deteriorated more than expected, resulting in the need for further remediation works. “The construction plan…
21 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council staff and Councillors saw first-hand the challenges people with mobility issues face, when navigating their way through the CBD on Tuesday. Council’s Access Working Group conducted an Access Awareness Activity for staff involved with planning and infrastructure design, as well as Councillors, using a range of mobility and vision aids, including goggles, blindfolds, canes, crutches and wheelchairs. The activity was held to raise awareness of accessibility, in conjunction with…
19 March 2018  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 2018 (April 9-21), targeted at young people aged 12-25. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said Youth Week is a time…
16 March 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council’s Access Working Group is conducting an Access Awareness Activity to highlight the challenges often faced by people with mobility issues when navigating their way through the CBD. Councillors and staff involved in planning and infrastructure design decisions will access the CBD on Tuesday, 20 March from 11.00am to 1.00pm, using a range of mobility and vision aids, including goggles, canes, crutches and wheelchairs. Access Working Group Chair Councillor Ann…
Gunnedah Shire’s community and sporting groups are set to receive a financial boost under Gunnedah Shire Council’s annual Section 356 Community and Sports Small Grants Program. Applications are now open and Council is inviting submissions from eligible groups for the financial assistance package. Gunnedah Shire Deputy Mayor Gae Swain said the program has been in place for more than a decade and is designed to support the work of local not-for-profit, charitable, community and sporting…
13 March 2018 Printmaking exhibition Arctic Inspirations and More officially opened at the Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery on Friday night. The exhibition is a collaboration of works between Gunnedah’s very own print makers and renowned Sydney-based print makers Bernhardine Mueller and Marg Vickers. The exhibition showcases handmade printed books, miniature prints, etching/aquatint, relief and multi-plate collagraphs, as well as a variety of other printmaking techniques and the exciting works of local artists. The exhibition continues…
12 March 2018 Most flares have a use-by-date of three years, and penalties apply if they are not replaced before the expiry date. It is the responsibility of marine flare owners to dispose of the expired flares in a safe and timely manner. To safely dispose of your flares, visit Tamworth Regional Playground on Thursday, 12 April 2018 at 3-7pm. View the Expired Flare Collection Flyer for more collection dates and locations.