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Gunnedah Shire Council is excited to announce that acclaimed short film director Eddy Bell will be officially opening 2017 Flickerfest in Gunnedah this Sunday, 26 February at The Civic. Flickerfest 2017 is a selection of entertaining, inspiring and award-winning films, giving local Flickerfest audiences the first look at the hottest shorts in the world today. Mr Bell’s short film ‘I’m Banksy’ was hand-picked from the festival’s 2400 entries as one of the finalists in the…
Fresh tenders for the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade Project will be sought after only one tender was received for the $7.8 million project. At last night’s meeting, Gunnedah Shire Council decided to seek fresh tenders and quotations for the proposed works from suitably qualified contractors for the works outside the standard tender process. The lack of competitive tenders and the need to obtain the best value for money for the community were cited as…
Gunnedah has long been known for their Australia Day Celebrations. This year, the inaugural ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’ was a huge local success and garnered national media coverage that resulted in an exciting phone call. Winner of the ‘men’s division’ Colin Formann from Gunnedah Shire Council was contacted by producers of ‘The Great Australian Bake Off’ to ask if he would like to put his skills to the test on the reality TV show. Mr…
'Pots and Paints’ is an upcoming exhibition featuring retrospective and new works of active renowned regional artists Judy Baker, Annabel Hoskins and Louise Baker.This exhibition is a feast for those who enjoy the traditional approaches to art and excellent technical ability as it will contain several different artistic techniques including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture explored through numerus mediums including oils, pastels, etching, and solar printing alongside vast array of firing and pottery techniques. Judy…
Gunnedah’s Young Access Group will resume in March 2017; exploring pottery alongside Gunnedah Pottery Club. Young Access focuses on providing opportunities for young people with a disability to discover, explore and socialise through art and other hobbies in a supported environment. Each Saturday in March, Young Access will meet at The Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Studio from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to experiment with different pottery techniques. Pat Tobin will be the facilitating artist…
Gunnedah Shire Council is providing an opportunity for the Gunnedah community to participate in workshops at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio space this Saturday and Sunday with this month’s feature artist Gavin Coote. Gavin Coote’s Exhibition The (Non) Humans of the North West is currently exhibiting at Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery until the 5th of March, 2017. Gavin’s collection of expressive and spontaneous paintings and ink drawings are reminiscent of Australian art…
The North West Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan is a comprehensive document supporting a Regional approach to invasive weed management in the North West Region. The final draft is being put out for public consultation over the next two weeks. The plan sets about formalising an approach to weed management across the region, enhancing a state wide program for invasive weed control and ultimately contributing to the invasive weed component of the new Biosecurity Act…
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we’re inviting you to go on a blind date – with a book! Library Lovers’ Day is 14th of February and Gunnedah Shire Library have partnered with GoCo to help you find your true literary love - just think of us as your hardcover cupids. If you are looking for a long-term reading relationship, local cafes around Gunnedah have Blind Date with a Book Boxes, just pick…
Held during March each year, the Weeks of Speed Festival is a unique programme of heart-thumping speed and speed-related activities and great family friendly entertainment. Organisers plan new events each year and in 2017 the Weeks of Speed programme bursts into action on Saturday March 4 and will continue each weekend thereafter, finishing on Sunday March 26, 2017. Download the Weeks of Speed Programme 2017, see what’s on and head to Gunnedah for some great…
07 February 2017

GoCo Run Launches

GoCo Community Transport is pleased to introduce The GoCo Run, a regular transport option servicing Tambar Springs, Mullaley, Premer, Curlewis, Carroll and Breeza.The GoCo Run will provide a weekly bus run to complement the existing range of community transport services, which include door to door transport for medical appointments, buses for shopping and social events, and half price taxi fares. GoCo have been providing affordable transport to the Gunnedah community since 1988, and ‘The GoCo…

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Gunnedah Shire Council is excited to announce that acclaimed short film director Eddy Bell will be officially opening 2017 Flickerfest in Gunnedah this Sunday, 26 February at The Civic. Flickerfest 2017 is a selection of entertaining, inspiring and award-winning films, giving local Flickerfest audiences the first look at the hottest shorts in the world today. Mr Bell’s short film ‘I’m Banksy’ was hand-picked from the festival’s 2400 entries as one of the finalists in the…
Fresh tenders for the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade Project will be sought after only one tender was received for the $7.8 million project. At last night’s meeting, Gunnedah Shire Council decided to seek fresh tenders and quotations for the proposed works from suitably qualified contractors for the works outside the standard tender process. The lack of competitive tenders and the need to obtain the best value for money for the community were cited as…
Gunnedah has long been known for their Australia Day Celebrations. This year, the inaugural ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’ was a huge local success and garnered national media coverage that resulted in an exciting phone call. Winner of the ‘men’s division’ Colin Formann from Gunnedah Shire Council was contacted by producers of ‘The Great Australian Bake Off’ to ask if he would like to put his skills to the test on the reality TV show. Mr…
'Pots and Paints’ is an upcoming exhibition featuring retrospective and new works of active renowned regional artists Judy Baker, Annabel Hoskins and Louise Baker.This exhibition is a feast for those who enjoy the traditional approaches to art and excellent technical ability as it will contain several different artistic techniques including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture explored through numerus mediums including oils, pastels, etching, and solar printing alongside vast array of firing and pottery techniques. Judy…
Gunnedah’s Young Access Group will resume in March 2017; exploring pottery alongside Gunnedah Pottery Club. Young Access focuses on providing opportunities for young people with a disability to discover, explore and socialise through art and other hobbies in a supported environment. Each Saturday in March, Young Access will meet at The Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Studio from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to experiment with different pottery techniques. Pat Tobin will be the facilitating artist…
Gunnedah Shire Council is providing an opportunity for the Gunnedah community to participate in workshops at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio space this Saturday and Sunday with this month’s feature artist Gavin Coote. Gavin Coote’s Exhibition The (Non) Humans of the North West is currently exhibiting at Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery until the 5th of March, 2017. Gavin’s collection of expressive and spontaneous paintings and ink drawings are reminiscent of Australian art…
The North West Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan is a comprehensive document supporting a Regional approach to invasive weed management in the North West Region. The final draft is being put out for public consultation over the next two weeks. The plan sets about formalising an approach to weed management across the region, enhancing a state wide program for invasive weed control and ultimately contributing to the invasive weed component of the new Biosecurity Act…
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we’re inviting you to go on a blind date – with a book! Library Lovers’ Day is 14th of February and Gunnedah Shire Library have partnered with GoCo to help you find your true literary love - just think of us as your hardcover cupids. If you are looking for a long-term reading relationship, local cafes around Gunnedah have Blind Date with a Book Boxes, just pick…
Held during March each year, the Weeks of Speed Festival is a unique programme of heart-thumping speed and speed-related activities and great family friendly entertainment. Organisers plan new events each year and in 2017 the Weeks of Speed programme bursts into action on Saturday March 4 and will continue each weekend thereafter, finishing on Sunday March 26, 2017. Download the Weeks of Speed Programme 2017, see what’s on and head to Gunnedah for some great…
07 February 2017

GoCo Run Launches

GoCo Community Transport is pleased to introduce The GoCo Run, a regular transport option servicing Tambar Springs, Mullaley, Premer, Curlewis, Carroll and Breeza.The GoCo Run will provide a weekly bus run to complement the existing range of community transport services, which include door to door transport for medical appointments, buses for shopping and social events, and half price taxi fares. GoCo have been providing affordable transport to the Gunnedah community since 1988, and ‘The GoCo…