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Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians through various awards for Australia Day. Gunnedah boasts a community brimming with high achievers and quiet achievers! The event is held at the historic Gunnedah Town Hall and attendees can enjoy a three course meal catered for by The Verdict. Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador Warwick Nowland, Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Councillors are invited as special guests at the dinner, which celebrates…
22 January 2019 Apex Gunnedah Inc has secured naming rights for this year’s Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF) round, thanks to the club pitching in $5000 towards the cause. Apex is the 2019 Platinum sponsor, and its members have been fundraising throughout the last 12 months with supporting the GCSF in mind. The GCSF Working Group has been overwhelmed by the donations and support received for this year’s GCSF round. “In spite of the harsh…
21 January 2019 The draft “Development Servicing Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage” for Gunnedah Shire Council has been placed on public exhibition for a period of 30 days until 15th February 2019. Public consultation is being sought on the draft “Development Servicing Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage and Council" strongly urges members of the community with an interest in the plan to review the draft document. The document may be viewed at Council’s…
21 January 2019 Round three (2018/2019) of Gunnedah Shire Council’s Business Partner Program is now open, inviting established local businesses and start-ups to apply for a slice of funding. The program is designed to support and nurture existing businesses in increasing productivity, sustainability, growth and employment; and to attract new businesses and economic activity in the Shire. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said since the program’s inception, Council has provided more than $100,000 in funding…
16 January 2019 With the mercury set to climb over Australia Day weekend, Gunnedah Shire has a lineup of festivities ready to help beat the heat and celebrate everything Aussie. The jam-packed weekend kicks off on Friday, 25 January, with the Australia Day Awards Dinner starting at 7.00pm at the Gunnedah Town Hall. Two-time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be attending the dinner and other Australia Day festivities as Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador. The…
8 January 2019 Two time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be joining Gunnedah for 2019 Australia Day celebrations as the Shire’s official Ambassador. Warwick grew up in a small country town and learnt to ride motorcycles in his backyard. From there his passion for the sport and desire to be the world champion drove him to his current success, with two endurance world champion titles under his belt (2000 and 2002). He was also…
The NSW Government is delivering the new rail bridge in Gunnedah to improve road safety and freight connectivity. Roads and Maritime Services has contracted Daracon Group to deliver this project. Upcoming work includes rebuilding Warrabungle Street between Little Barber and New Streets and relocation of major services on Warrabungle Street near the location of the new bridge.Work will start on Monday 14 January 2019, weather permitting and is expected to take up to 12 months…
Welcome to the Summer 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council School Holiday Program!There is plenty to do these holidays... So download the program and book your place early! Head over to Seat Advisor to pick up tickets for our School Holiday Program events! For more information, please contact Sewa Emojong, Youth Development Officer, Gunnedah Shire Council, on 6740 2100 or 0427 103 415.
Gunnedah Shire is in drought and many people are either wanting to help or wanting to access help. If you know of more organisations or assistance, please give Gunnedah Shire Council a call and we can add it to the list. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE NSW DPI Primary Porducers Assistance Guide Drought Relief Handout for the NSW DPI Rural Resilience Program – Listen, Learn & Link to create opportunities for Farmers &…
20 December 2018 The coveted Santa Street crown has returned to Kamilaroi Road again this year, with residents working hard on their winning Christmas lights displays for weeks in the lead up to the 2018 Christmas Lights Competition, hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council. The announcement was made at Council on Thursday, where seven houses (13, 15, 17, 19, 40, 42 and 44) were awarded the Santa Street winners plaque and a $100 gift voucher, sponsored…