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Gunnedah Shire Council and the local Chamber of Commerce will collaborate on preparing for a trade mission to China in the New Year. Council has previously developed an investment prospectus, translated into Mandarin, Japanese and Korean intending to promote the many investment opportunities in the Shire internationally. These efforts have started to bear fruit, with interest having been expressed from the Mayors of two regions in China and an invitation having been extended from the…
At last night’s council meeting, it was resolved that Chandos Street will be reverted to a two way street after much careful deliberation. The decision was made after Councillors received briefings and background information on the history of the project and took into consideration the budget impacts of the works. Returning Chandos Street to two way traffic is expected to cost approximately $72,000 and Council staff will now move quickly to implement the decision in…
Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Officer, Lauren Mackley is calling for submissions from young artists between the ages of 5 to 25 years, within the Gunnedah Shire to explore their creative side and submit artworks for the 2017 Youth Week Exhibition. The theme for Youth Week, 2017 is ‘Be here, Be heard!’ This is an opportunity for the youth of Gunnedah to express how they want to heard in the Gunnedah community, through their chosen artistic…
Have you got what it takes to take out the (very prestigious) title ‘Gunnedah’s Best Cake Maker’?You’ll just have to enter our cake competition to find out! So what’s this all about?!The 2017 Australia Day program will see the inclusion of a new and exciting event, the ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’. The ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’ is a competition to find Gunnedah’s best Australia Day themed and decorated cakes.Be as creative as you like –…
Alterations to Waste Management Services Christmas and New Year   Waste Management Facilities   Please be advised that the following facilities will be closed on Christmas & New Year’s Day   Gunnedah Waste Management Facility Curlewis Waste Facility Carroll Waste Facility Mullaley Transfer Station Kelvin Mobile Collection Service   RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH   Monday 26 December 2016 Collection will be on Wednesday 28 December 2016. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out…
Gunnedah Shire Council is again calling out to the community to give generously to the Community Christmas Tree Appeal. Council’s Community Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal focuses on the collection of food and toys for distribution by the Salvation Army to local individuals and families who are facing tough times over Christmas. {rsfiles path="GunnedahShireCouncil/COUNCIL/KEEP-IN-TOUCH/News-and-Media/Media-Releases/Connecting Our Community Through Compassion Poster.pdf"} This appeal will be boosted by Gunnedah Shire Library’s Food For Fines initiative, which encourages…
16 November 2016

Waterways Wildlife Park

Gunnedah Shire Council has tonight resolved to offer up to $100,000 funding over the next twelve months for the Gunnedah Waterways Wildlife Park. The funds are proposed to cover up to $75,000 for the appointment of a Wildlife Park Manager, and up to $25,000 for the accommodation of the manager who will be instituted at the park as part of a wider strategic plan to enable the park to remain open now and into the…
Time is fast running out to nominate that ‘special person’ for an Australia Day Award, with event organisers calling for all entries to be submitted no later than Friday, 16th December, 2016. “I would encourage anyone wishing to nominate a person or group that they believe is a deserving nominee for an Australia Day Award to do so sooner rather than later”, Australia Day Committee Chair, Councillor Colleen Fuller said. “Nominations do not have to…
The first Putting the Pieces Together artistic workshop was held last Saturday, the 5th of November, with participants from Gunnedah’s Young Access group painting, drawing, and decorating giant puzzle pieces. The members of Young Access created a wonderful and diverse jigsaw pieces, designed to create giant cubes which will tour in a travelling exhibition through the North West, showing how arts and people with disabilities can fit together with the community. Young Access provides an…

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Gunnedah Shire Council and the local Chamber of Commerce will collaborate on preparing for a trade mission to China in the New Year. Council has previously developed an investment prospectus, translated into Mandarin, Japanese and Korean intending to promote the many investment opportunities in the Shire internationally. These efforts have started to bear fruit, with interest having been expressed from the Mayors of two regions in China and an invitation having been extended from the…
At last night’s council meeting, it was resolved that Chandos Street will be reverted to a two way street after much careful deliberation. The decision was made after Councillors received briefings and background information on the history of the project and took into consideration the budget impacts of the works. Returning Chandos Street to two way traffic is expected to cost approximately $72,000 and Council staff will now move quickly to implement the decision in…
Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Officer, Lauren Mackley is calling for submissions from young artists between the ages of 5 to 25 years, within the Gunnedah Shire to explore their creative side and submit artworks for the 2017 Youth Week Exhibition. The theme for Youth Week, 2017 is ‘Be here, Be heard!’ This is an opportunity for the youth of Gunnedah to express how they want to heard in the Gunnedah community, through their chosen artistic…
Have you got what it takes to take out the (very prestigious) title ‘Gunnedah’s Best Cake Maker’?You’ll just have to enter our cake competition to find out! So what’s this all about?!The 2017 Australia Day program will see the inclusion of a new and exciting event, the ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’. The ‘Aussie Day Bake Off’ is a competition to find Gunnedah’s best Australia Day themed and decorated cakes.Be as creative as you like –…
Alterations to Waste Management Services Christmas and New Year   Waste Management Facilities   Please be advised that the following facilities will be closed on Christmas & New Year’s Day   Gunnedah Waste Management Facility Curlewis Waste Facility Carroll Waste Facility Mullaley Transfer Station Kelvin Mobile Collection Service   RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH   Monday 26 December 2016 Collection will be on Wednesday 28 December 2016. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out…
Gunnedah Shire Council is again calling out to the community to give generously to the Community Christmas Tree Appeal. Council’s Community Christmas Tree Toy and Food Appeal focuses on the collection of food and toys for distribution by the Salvation Army to local individuals and families who are facing tough times over Christmas. {rsfiles path="GunnedahShireCouncil/COUNCIL/KEEP-IN-TOUCH/News-and-Media/Media-Releases/Connecting Our Community Through Compassion Poster.pdf"} This appeal will be boosted by Gunnedah Shire Library’s Food For Fines initiative, which encourages…
16 November 2016

Waterways Wildlife Park

Gunnedah Shire Council has tonight resolved to offer up to $100,000 funding over the next twelve months for the Gunnedah Waterways Wildlife Park. The funds are proposed to cover up to $75,000 for the appointment of a Wildlife Park Manager, and up to $25,000 for the accommodation of the manager who will be instituted at the park as part of a wider strategic plan to enable the park to remain open now and into the…
Time is fast running out to nominate that ‘special person’ for an Australia Day Award, with event organisers calling for all entries to be submitted no later than Friday, 16th December, 2016. “I would encourage anyone wishing to nominate a person or group that they believe is a deserving nominee for an Australia Day Award to do so sooner rather than later”, Australia Day Committee Chair, Councillor Colleen Fuller said. “Nominations do not have to…
The first Putting the Pieces Together artistic workshop was held last Saturday, the 5th of November, with participants from Gunnedah’s Young Access group painting, drawing, and decorating giant puzzle pieces. The members of Young Access created a wonderful and diverse jigsaw pieces, designed to create giant cubes which will tour in a travelling exhibition through the North West, showing how arts and people with disabilities can fit together with the community. Young Access provides an…