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Working together with the NSW Government, Gunnedah Shire Council, together with Liverpool Plains and Tamworth Regional Councils, are developing a Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) over the coming months. As part of this important initiative, there will be a major regional consultation workshop for community members, local industry and business groups. The consultation workshop will be held on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 in the Tony Caine Room at the Quirindi RSL, 86-88 Station St, Quirindi…
Gunnedah Shire Council resolved at last night’s Ordinary Meeting to proceed to apply for state funding for the establishment of a world-class Koala Park and Education Centre in Gunnedah. Council was shortlisted after providing an Expression of Interest for funding from the NSW Government’s Rebuilding NSW Program for the establishment of the park and was encouraged to apply for the grant. The Program’s Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund aims to increase tourism visitation…
At last night’s Ordinary Meeting, Gunnedah Shire Council appointed Bathurst-based construction company Hines Constructions to undertake the multi-million dollar upgrade works at the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex. The project, which has been four years in planning, will see a new 50 metre outdoor pool, Kids Wet Play Area and new Pavilion established. As part of the works, a new water filtration system will be installed to ensure all pools in the complex meet current sanitation…
The NSW Government is making significant investment in regional NSW, including $1.3 billion funding commitment in the 2017-18 Budget. To ensure that this investment is successful in growing business confidence, creating and encouraging business investment, maximising the potential for jobs growth and securing a strong future for our region, the NSW government, through the Centre for Economic and Regional Development (CERD), is working with our local councils to develop Regional Economic Development Strategies (REDS) for…
Gunnedah Shire Council has installed a loading ramp at the Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre to enable the precinct to attract high profile and national exhibitions to the region. The building required modification to bring it to a standard that meets the requirement of touring exhibitions. Council secured funding from the NSW Community Building Partnership Program, which is aimed at community infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes; and promote community participation, inclusion…
We want to say a HUGE thank you to the community for their support and involvement in the Gunnedah Vibrant Precincts Project. We’ve been so pleased to have so much community interest in the project, which, through many workshops, has given us the opportunity to work alongside community members who are passionate about invigorating spaces in Gunnedah. We received some amazing submissions and you will see plenty of projects popping up around the community very…
Gunnedah Shire Council celebrated Local Government Week with the community from Monday, 31 July to Sunday, 6 August. The events and activities aimed to showcase the services Councils provide to local communities. The celebrations began with a pop-up stall in the Smithurst Theatre Forecourt in conjunction with National Tree Day – where free trees were handed out to the public – to promote environmental awareness. A range of Council services were on show throughout the…
Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking support of the corporate and business community for the delivery of the 2018 Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF). The scholarship fund is an initiative of the local community and provides an opportunity for local youth to succeed in their tertiary education by encouraging students to embark on a journey of learning by financially supporting those moving on to pursue tertiary studies. Since the fund’s inception 14 years ago, more than…
Yesterday it was announced Gunnedah Shire Council was successful in obtaining $2.6 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund for the Curlewis Pipeline Project. The project enables Curlewis to connect to Gunnedah’s town water supply. The project, worth a total of $5.2 million dollars, involves the installation of a 15.8 kilometre pipeline including the construction of two storage reservoirs and a disinfection dosing station. The project will provide 600 Curlewis…
Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to approve the design for the proposed Livvi’s Place Inclusive Playground at last week’s Extraordinary Council Meeting. The concept plan was developed by Kathryn Yigman of Stewart Surveys, following extensive consultation with the community and the Inclusive Playground Working Group. Local mum Ashley Bender began the campaign for the playground by presenting a 300-plus signature petition to Council to consider the concept. Council also moved to enter into partnership with the…

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Working together with the NSW Government, Gunnedah Shire Council, together with Liverpool Plains and Tamworth Regional Councils, are developing a Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) over the coming months. As part of this important initiative, there will be a major regional consultation workshop for community members, local industry and business groups. The consultation workshop will be held on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 in the Tony Caine Room at the Quirindi RSL, 86-88 Station St, Quirindi…
Gunnedah Shire Council resolved at last night’s Ordinary Meeting to proceed to apply for state funding for the establishment of a world-class Koala Park and Education Centre in Gunnedah. Council was shortlisted after providing an Expression of Interest for funding from the NSW Government’s Rebuilding NSW Program for the establishment of the park and was encouraged to apply for the grant. The Program’s Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund aims to increase tourism visitation…
At last night’s Ordinary Meeting, Gunnedah Shire Council appointed Bathurst-based construction company Hines Constructions to undertake the multi-million dollar upgrade works at the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex. The project, which has been four years in planning, will see a new 50 metre outdoor pool, Kids Wet Play Area and new Pavilion established. As part of the works, a new water filtration system will be installed to ensure all pools in the complex meet current sanitation…
The NSW Government is making significant investment in regional NSW, including $1.3 billion funding commitment in the 2017-18 Budget. To ensure that this investment is successful in growing business confidence, creating and encouraging business investment, maximising the potential for jobs growth and securing a strong future for our region, the NSW government, through the Centre for Economic and Regional Development (CERD), is working with our local councils to develop Regional Economic Development Strategies (REDS) for…
Gunnedah Shire Council has installed a loading ramp at the Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre to enable the precinct to attract high profile and national exhibitions to the region. The building required modification to bring it to a standard that meets the requirement of touring exhibitions. Council secured funding from the NSW Community Building Partnership Program, which is aimed at community infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes; and promote community participation, inclusion…
We want to say a HUGE thank you to the community for their support and involvement in the Gunnedah Vibrant Precincts Project. We’ve been so pleased to have so much community interest in the project, which, through many workshops, has given us the opportunity to work alongside community members who are passionate about invigorating spaces in Gunnedah. We received some amazing submissions and you will see plenty of projects popping up around the community very…
Gunnedah Shire Council celebrated Local Government Week with the community from Monday, 31 July to Sunday, 6 August. The events and activities aimed to showcase the services Councils provide to local communities. The celebrations began with a pop-up stall in the Smithurst Theatre Forecourt in conjunction with National Tree Day – where free trees were handed out to the public – to promote environmental awareness. A range of Council services were on show throughout the…
Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking support of the corporate and business community for the delivery of the 2018 Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF). The scholarship fund is an initiative of the local community and provides an opportunity for local youth to succeed in their tertiary education by encouraging students to embark on a journey of learning by financially supporting those moving on to pursue tertiary studies. Since the fund’s inception 14 years ago, more than…
Yesterday it was announced Gunnedah Shire Council was successful in obtaining $2.6 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund for the Curlewis Pipeline Project. The project enables Curlewis to connect to Gunnedah’s town water supply. The project, worth a total of $5.2 million dollars, involves the installation of a 15.8 kilometre pipeline including the construction of two storage reservoirs and a disinfection dosing station. The project will provide 600 Curlewis…
Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to approve the design for the proposed Livvi’s Place Inclusive Playground at last week’s Extraordinary Council Meeting. The concept plan was developed by Kathryn Yigman of Stewart Surveys, following extensive consultation with the community and the Inclusive Playground Working Group. Local mum Ashley Bender began the campaign for the playground by presenting a 300-plus signature petition to Council to consider the concept. Council also moved to enter into partnership with the…