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1 August 2018 The Gunnedah Shire Council Airport has provided an unusual opportunity for donating 285 round bales of hay and grass to Australian charity Aussie Helpers Ltd to be distributed to local farmers. The grass in the Gunnedah Airport had been getting long and rather than mowing the grass, it was baled and Councillors at tonight’s Extraordinary Council Meeting voted to donate the bales to the Australian farming charity Aussie Helpers. Gunnedah Shire Council…
26 July 2018 Community members can learn about the untapped potential of their own backyard at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Local Government Week information session “Unlocking the potential of your backyard” on Tuesday, 31 July. The information session from 5.30pm at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery Meeting Room is being hosted by Council’s Planning and Environmental Services team and will feature a number of presentations, aimed at giving residents an idea of “what they can…
Don't miss Race Revolution Half Mile at Gunnedah Airport on Saturday September 1, 2018. See Australia's fastest Cars racing from 8.30am! Pits open to the public from 12.30 - 1.30pm. Food and Coffee vendors on site and Event Merchandise stalls will be available. Spectator Entry - Adults $15.00, Children (5-16) $10.00, Children under 5 are free. Family Pass (2 adults 2 Children under 16) $45.00 and each additional child with Family Pass is $5.00. For more…
20 July 2018 An official sod turning ceremony was held today to mark the commencement of construction works for the $5.2 million Curlewis Pipeline Project. The site was declared open for construction by Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. The Project involves the installation of a 15.8 kilometre pipeline from Wandobah Road, via Blackjack Forest Road, Booloocooroo and Preston roads to Curlewis, the construction of two 500 kilolitre…
20 July 2018 A week of activities designed to be a window into the operations of Council will kick off from Monday, 30 July 2018. View the Local Government Week 2018 Program here. Community members and organisations are encouraged to get involved with Council, Council staff and Councillors during Local Government Week (30 July - 5 August). The week will start off with a bus tour of Gunnedah Waste Facility, leaving the Visitor Information Centre…
18 July 2018 Students and young persons between the ages of 15 and 21 throughout Gunnedah Shire have the chance to experience being Mayor for a day as part of the annual NSW Local Government Week (July 30 – August 5) celebrations. Young persons who would like to discover more about the role Local Government plays in the community can follow the Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Tuesday, 31…
18 July 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council will now consider all feedback received from community consultation on the proposed dog-off leash area at Athol Gallen Park. A high number of submissions were received by Council during the survey process. Council is now considering alternative location options. Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said during consultation for the Community Strategic Plan the need for a fenced off-leash dog area was identified. “Over the years Council has received…
11 July 2018 The recipient of the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program Scholarship Mya McRae is celebrating her three month milestone as a school-based trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct. Miss McRae said she is happy and excited to continue her traineeship and enjoys the people she works with. “I do it because I want to learn skills in business and work with people and customers,” Miss McRae said. “Working at the Cultural Precinct…
11 July 2018 Business Administration Trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council, Breanna Green, is the 2018 Runner Up in the Trainee of the Year category at the NSW Training Awards. Miss Green completes her duties and tasks with aplomb and enthusiasm, including the provision of internal customer service across the organisation, records management and completion of Certificate III in Business Administration through TAFE. Director Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said Miss Green’s commitment to her…
11 July 2018 An embroidery commemorating 150 years of Gunnedah has now found its permanent home on public display in the history section of the Gunnedah Shire Library. The piece was created by 22 members of the Gunnedah Embroiderers’ Guild to mark the group’s contribution to the sesquicentenary celebrations. A three-piece wall hanging was formed, with each panel marking 50 years of Gunnedah’s history. The embroidery was gifted to Gunnedah and now forms part of…

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1 August 2018 The Gunnedah Shire Council Airport has provided an unusual opportunity for donating 285 round bales of hay and grass to Australian charity Aussie Helpers Ltd to be distributed to local farmers. The grass in the Gunnedah Airport had been getting long and rather than mowing the grass, it was baled and Councillors at tonight’s Extraordinary Council Meeting voted to donate the bales to the Australian farming charity Aussie Helpers. Gunnedah Shire Council…
26 July 2018 Community members can learn about the untapped potential of their own backyard at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Local Government Week information session “Unlocking the potential of your backyard” on Tuesday, 31 July. The information session from 5.30pm at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery Meeting Room is being hosted by Council’s Planning and Environmental Services team and will feature a number of presentations, aimed at giving residents an idea of “what they can…
Don't miss Race Revolution Half Mile at Gunnedah Airport on Saturday September 1, 2018. See Australia's fastest Cars racing from 8.30am! Pits open to the public from 12.30 - 1.30pm. Food and Coffee vendors on site and Event Merchandise stalls will be available. Spectator Entry - Adults $15.00, Children (5-16) $10.00, Children under 5 are free. Family Pass (2 adults 2 Children under 16) $45.00 and each additional child with Family Pass is $5.00. For more…
20 July 2018 An official sod turning ceremony was held today to mark the commencement of construction works for the $5.2 million Curlewis Pipeline Project. The site was declared open for construction by Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. The Project involves the installation of a 15.8 kilometre pipeline from Wandobah Road, via Blackjack Forest Road, Booloocooroo and Preston roads to Curlewis, the construction of two 500 kilolitre…
20 July 2018 A week of activities designed to be a window into the operations of Council will kick off from Monday, 30 July 2018. View the Local Government Week 2018 Program here. Community members and organisations are encouraged to get involved with Council, Council staff and Councillors during Local Government Week (30 July - 5 August). The week will start off with a bus tour of Gunnedah Waste Facility, leaving the Visitor Information Centre…
18 July 2018 Students and young persons between the ages of 15 and 21 throughout Gunnedah Shire have the chance to experience being Mayor for a day as part of the annual NSW Local Government Week (July 30 – August 5) celebrations. Young persons who would like to discover more about the role Local Government plays in the community can follow the Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Tuesday, 31…
18 July 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council will now consider all feedback received from community consultation on the proposed dog-off leash area at Athol Gallen Park. A high number of submissions were received by Council during the survey process. Council is now considering alternative location options. Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said during consultation for the Community Strategic Plan the need for a fenced off-leash dog area was identified. “Over the years Council has received…
11 July 2018 The recipient of the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program Scholarship Mya McRae is celebrating her three month milestone as a school-based trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct. Miss McRae said she is happy and excited to continue her traineeship and enjoys the people she works with. “I do it because I want to learn skills in business and work with people and customers,” Miss McRae said. “Working at the Cultural Precinct…
11 July 2018 Business Administration Trainee at Gunnedah Shire Council, Breanna Green, is the 2018 Runner Up in the Trainee of the Year category at the NSW Training Awards. Miss Green completes her duties and tasks with aplomb and enthusiasm, including the provision of internal customer service across the organisation, records management and completion of Certificate III in Business Administration through TAFE. Director Corporate and Community Services Colin Formann said Miss Green’s commitment to her…
11 July 2018 An embroidery commemorating 150 years of Gunnedah has now found its permanent home on public display in the history section of the Gunnedah Shire Library. The piece was created by 22 members of the Gunnedah Embroiderers’ Guild to mark the group’s contribution to the sesquicentenary celebrations. A three-piece wall hanging was formed, with each panel marking 50 years of Gunnedah’s history. The embroidery was gifted to Gunnedah and now forms part of…