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12 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council officially opened the ‘Faces, Places and Spaces’ Photography Exhibition on Friday night at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery, where judge Andrew Pearson announced the winners of the competition. Budding photographers were asked to snap pictures of the landscape around them; flora and fauna; tourist destinations and the CBD; community events; community, culture and lifestyle; villages; commercial and industry; and a creative depiction of what the photographer loves most…
12 June 2018 The late William Ronald Clegg MBE, OAM – five-term deputy mayor, former mayor (1969-80), State Emergency Service Namoi Division Controller, dedicated community member and decorated civil servant. The Medal of the Order of Australia recipient’s memory has been honoured with a road name tribute in the nation’s capital. Clegg Lane has been identified and dedicated in the suburb of Strathnairn, Belconnen ACT. Gunnedah Shire Council was contacted by the ACT Place Names…
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,…
30 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to support eight local businesses and organisations after Round Two allocations of the Business Partner Program were endorsed at the April Ordinary Council Meeting. More than $17,000 was allocated under the 2017/18 Business Partner Program after applications were considered by a panel. The following businesses and organisations were successful and announced at a ceremony on Wednesday: Prydes Easifeeds for quality and packaging updates Care 4 U Services…
31 May 2018 GoCo Community Care has expanded its home and community care services and geographic footprint after the recent acquisition of Tamworth Regional Council’s (TRC) funded aged care services and New England Carer Support Service. The transition involved the transfer of TRC’s Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) funded aged-care services and New England Carer Support Service, which provides counselling, support, information and advocacy services (CSIA) for carers. The agreement included continued employment of five…
1 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council’s multi-million dollar works to reduce the impact of flooding from Blackjack Creek is complete and has come in significantly under budget. The Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project commenced in November 2017, with works undertaken by Daracon Group Gunnedah. Council was successful with a grant from the Office of Environment and Heritage for the $3.2 million development. The project was finalised in May 2018, and was under budget by more…
29 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is calling for submissions for the annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition. The 2018 theme is ‘Because of her, we can’ and Council is urging artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals to come together and explore the theme and exhibit their artworks in a professional gallery space. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Officer Lauren Mackley said the exhibition will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
28 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is in the running for the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) Engineering Excellence Awards after the recent completion of significant upgrades to the Gunnedah Waste Water Management Facility. The annual awards, to be held in the Hunter Valley later this year as part of the IPWEA’S State Conference, recognise excellence in Local Government and Public Works Projects, as well as individual teams. The $8.1 million project is…
23 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Library participates in National Simultaneous Storytime As the clock struck 11.00am today, Gunnedah children joined thousands across the country reading the same book at the same time as part of National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS at Gunnedah Shire Library. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres and many other places around the country. This year’s…
18 May 2018 The Delivery Program 2017-2021 and Operational Plan 2018/19 for Gunnedah Shire Council is officially placed on public exhibition and Council will receive submissions in relation to the documents up until 5:00pm Thursday 14 June 2017. The documents will be available for viewing at the Council Administration Building, Library, Community Care Centre and Visitor Information Centre. Alternately the Delivery Program 2017-2021 and Operational Plan 2018/19 can be downloaded here.. This is an opportunity…

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12 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council officially opened the ‘Faces, Places and Spaces’ Photography Exhibition on Friday night at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery, where judge Andrew Pearson announced the winners of the competition. Budding photographers were asked to snap pictures of the landscape around them; flora and fauna; tourist destinations and the CBD; community events; community, culture and lifestyle; villages; commercial and industry; and a creative depiction of what the photographer loves most…
12 June 2018 The late William Ronald Clegg MBE, OAM – five-term deputy mayor, former mayor (1969-80), State Emergency Service Namoi Division Controller, dedicated community member and decorated civil servant. The Medal of the Order of Australia recipient’s memory has been honoured with a road name tribute in the nation’s capital. Clegg Lane has been identified and dedicated in the suburb of Strathnairn, Belconnen ACT. Gunnedah Shire Council was contacted by the ACT Place Names…
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,…
30 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to support eight local businesses and organisations after Round Two allocations of the Business Partner Program were endorsed at the April Ordinary Council Meeting. More than $17,000 was allocated under the 2017/18 Business Partner Program after applications were considered by a panel. The following businesses and organisations were successful and announced at a ceremony on Wednesday: Prydes Easifeeds for quality and packaging updates Care 4 U Services…
31 May 2018 GoCo Community Care has expanded its home and community care services and geographic footprint after the recent acquisition of Tamworth Regional Council’s (TRC) funded aged care services and New England Carer Support Service. The transition involved the transfer of TRC’s Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) funded aged-care services and New England Carer Support Service, which provides counselling, support, information and advocacy services (CSIA) for carers. The agreement included continued employment of five…
1 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council’s multi-million dollar works to reduce the impact of flooding from Blackjack Creek is complete and has come in significantly under budget. The Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project commenced in November 2017, with works undertaken by Daracon Group Gunnedah. Council was successful with a grant from the Office of Environment and Heritage for the $3.2 million development. The project was finalised in May 2018, and was under budget by more…
29 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is calling for submissions for the annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition. The 2018 theme is ‘Because of her, we can’ and Council is urging artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals to come together and explore the theme and exhibit their artworks in a professional gallery space. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Officer Lauren Mackley said the exhibition will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
28 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is in the running for the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) Engineering Excellence Awards after the recent completion of significant upgrades to the Gunnedah Waste Water Management Facility. The annual awards, to be held in the Hunter Valley later this year as part of the IPWEA’S State Conference, recognise excellence in Local Government and Public Works Projects, as well as individual teams. The $8.1 million project is…
23 May 2018 Gunnedah Shire Library participates in National Simultaneous Storytime As the clock struck 11.00am today, Gunnedah children joined thousands across the country reading the same book at the same time as part of National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS at Gunnedah Shire Library. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres and many other places around the country. This year’s…
18 May 2018 The Delivery Program 2017-2021 and Operational Plan 2018/19 for Gunnedah Shire Council is officially placed on public exhibition and Council will receive submissions in relation to the documents up until 5:00pm Thursday 14 June 2017. The documents will be available for viewing at the Council Administration Building, Library, Community Care Centre and Visitor Information Centre. Alternately the Delivery Program 2017-2021 and Operational Plan 2018/19 can be downloaded here.. This is an opportunity…