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Recently, Gunnedah Shire Council planted garden beds in Brock’s Court as part of the Community Strategic Plan to create a vibrant CBD precinct. Unfortunately, plant thieves struck on two occasions last week removing an estimated value of $150 worth of plants from the gardens. “We are working hard to put in place collective aspirations of the community and council to beautify our parks and gardens and enhance our streetscapes,” Acting Director Infrastructure Services Edward Paas…
Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey together with the Gunnedah Ministers Fraternal invites members of the community to the 2017 Mayoral Dinner. This week is the last chance to purchase tickets to the event to be held at the Gunnedah Town Hall on Wednesday, 13 September from 6:30pm. “This is a fantastic opportunity to bring the whole community together, and have the chance to hear His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of New South…
Gunnedah Shire Council supported local business at the Indian Consulate’s 70th anniversary of Indian Independence at a gala event hosted by the Indian Consul-General at Pier One on the Sydney Harbour. Council was extended an invitation after an Indian trade delegation toured the Gunnedah district with NSW Business Chamber Regional Manager Joe Townsend. Special guests at the anniversary celebrations included NSW Minister of Multiculturalism and Minister for Disability Ray Williams; Minister for Counter Terrorism, Corrections…
Administered by the Leards Forest Precinct Environmental Trust Inc. The aim of the Environmental Grant Program is to facilitate projects that enhance the environment, protect the environment, or provide a sustainable environmental solution. The criteria can be defined as follows: Enhance - to raise to a higher degree, to intensify, to magnify. Protect - to secure for future generations. Sustainable - a system that maintains its own viability. The Environmental Grant Program is derived from…
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today announced the NSW Government will contribute $13,681 towards important upgrades at Gunnedah Showground. The funding is part of the NSW Government’s 2017-18 Public Reserves Management Fund program. Mr Anderson said the funding will assist Gunnedah Shire Council to install electrical infrastructure to address power supply and work health safety issues. “State-owned public reserves play an important role in our communities and the NSW Government is committed to ensuring these…
Gunnedah’s premier event, 2017 AgQuip, attracted record exhibitors and was a huge economic boost for the region. The local community has watched 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. With agriculture one of the main industries in the Gunnedah region, AgQuip is a fantastic opportunity to showcase to visitors what the area has to offer. “AgQuip is…
Want to be a part of Australia’s biggest free festival of garage sales? Gunnedah Shire Council's Garage Sale is a community initiative ran in conjunction with the National Garage Sale Trail to promote waste management and recycling. Now is the time to start thinking about gathering those unwanted items! It will be held on Saturday, 21 October at the Gunnedah Showground from 9am to 2pm. This event is truly the way to find the treasure…
Gunnedah Shire Council is proud to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Melbourne City Ballet. The Melbourne City Ballet is performing a provocative interpretation of Shakespeare's most romantic and mischievous play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Sixteen amazingly elegant performers depict the magical tale of lovers whose lives are manipulated by fairies.“We are proud to provide the Gunnedah community with such a fantastic cultural opportunity, right here on the Gunnedah stage,” Arts and Cultural Officer…
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation have acknowledged Gunnedah Shire Council as an eSmart Library Service/ Network, recognising it is equipped to support its customers to use technology in a smart, safe and responsible way. eSmart Libraries is one of the most significant community cyber safety programs ever undertaken in Australia, with over one-third of all libraries in Australia currently involved in the program. “Council is excited and proud to be an…
Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce the roll out of the Gunnedah Vibrant Precincts Project over the coming weeks. The Gunnedah Vibrant Precinct Project was formed with calls on the community to collaborate in projects of activation, and street art and murals to bring vibrancy, action and creativity into Gunnedah’s CBD. Gunnedah Shire Council was one of 20 Local Government Areas to receive funding from the NSW Department of Industry as part of the…

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Recently, Gunnedah Shire Council planted garden beds in Brock’s Court as part of the Community Strategic Plan to create a vibrant CBD precinct. Unfortunately, plant thieves struck on two occasions last week removing an estimated value of $150 worth of plants from the gardens. “We are working hard to put in place collective aspirations of the community and council to beautify our parks and gardens and enhance our streetscapes,” Acting Director Infrastructure Services Edward Paas…
Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey together with the Gunnedah Ministers Fraternal invites members of the community to the 2017 Mayoral Dinner. This week is the last chance to purchase tickets to the event to be held at the Gunnedah Town Hall on Wednesday, 13 September from 6:30pm. “This is a fantastic opportunity to bring the whole community together, and have the chance to hear His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of New South…
Gunnedah Shire Council supported local business at the Indian Consulate’s 70th anniversary of Indian Independence at a gala event hosted by the Indian Consul-General at Pier One on the Sydney Harbour. Council was extended an invitation after an Indian trade delegation toured the Gunnedah district with NSW Business Chamber Regional Manager Joe Townsend. Special guests at the anniversary celebrations included NSW Minister of Multiculturalism and Minister for Disability Ray Williams; Minister for Counter Terrorism, Corrections…
Administered by the Leards Forest Precinct Environmental Trust Inc. The aim of the Environmental Grant Program is to facilitate projects that enhance the environment, protect the environment, or provide a sustainable environmental solution. The criteria can be defined as follows: Enhance - to raise to a higher degree, to intensify, to magnify. Protect - to secure for future generations. Sustainable - a system that maintains its own viability. The Environmental Grant Program is derived from…
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today announced the NSW Government will contribute $13,681 towards important upgrades at Gunnedah Showground. The funding is part of the NSW Government’s 2017-18 Public Reserves Management Fund program. Mr Anderson said the funding will assist Gunnedah Shire Council to install electrical infrastructure to address power supply and work health safety issues. “State-owned public reserves play an important role in our communities and the NSW Government is committed to ensuring these…
Gunnedah’s premier event, 2017 AgQuip, attracted record exhibitors and was a huge economic boost for the region. The local community has watched 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. With agriculture one of the main industries in the Gunnedah region, AgQuip is a fantastic opportunity to showcase to visitors what the area has to offer. “AgQuip is…
Want to be a part of Australia’s biggest free festival of garage sales? Gunnedah Shire Council's Garage Sale is a community initiative ran in conjunction with the National Garage Sale Trail to promote waste management and recycling. Now is the time to start thinking about gathering those unwanted items! It will be held on Saturday, 21 October at the Gunnedah Showground from 9am to 2pm. This event is truly the way to find the treasure…
Gunnedah Shire Council is proud to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Melbourne City Ballet. The Melbourne City Ballet is performing a provocative interpretation of Shakespeare's most romantic and mischievous play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Sixteen amazingly elegant performers depict the magical tale of lovers whose lives are manipulated by fairies.“We are proud to provide the Gunnedah community with such a fantastic cultural opportunity, right here on the Gunnedah stage,” Arts and Cultural Officer…
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation have acknowledged Gunnedah Shire Council as an eSmart Library Service/ Network, recognising it is equipped to support its customers to use technology in a smart, safe and responsible way. eSmart Libraries is one of the most significant community cyber safety programs ever undertaken in Australia, with over one-third of all libraries in Australia currently involved in the program. “Council is excited and proud to be an…
Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce the roll out of the Gunnedah Vibrant Precincts Project over the coming weeks. The Gunnedah Vibrant Precinct Project was formed with calls on the community to collaborate in projects of activation, and street art and murals to bring vibrancy, action and creativity into Gunnedah’s CBD. Gunnedah Shire Council was one of 20 Local Government Areas to receive funding from the NSW Department of Industry as part of the…