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04 July 2018 NAIDOC Week is nearly here, and Gunnedah has celebrations for the whole community to enjoy. From 9 July to 15 July there will be a range of activities sharing Aboriginal culture and honouring the rich heritage of the Gamilaroi people. The official NAIDOC theme for 2018 is ‘Because of her, we can!’ which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make -…
2 July 2018 The Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade has reached a major milestone this week, with the new 8-lane outdoor pool filled with water for testing. The contractors, Hines Constructions, filled the pool over the weekend and testing of the structure will take place over the next seven days. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said with the region currently experiencing drought conditions, Hines has made allowances in its construction program…
27 June 2018 We wish to advise the Gunnedah community of the temporary closure of the Eric Arnold Heated Pool (indoor pool) on Thursday, 5 July; Wednesday, 11 July; and Thursday, 12 July from 8.00am to 4.30pm. The pool will still be open from 5.30am to 8.00am and from 4.30pm to 8.00pm. Essential Energy will be disconnecting the power to the Facility on those dates in preparation to install electrical infrastructure services to support the…
25 June 2018 The cold won’t stop young people from having fun these upcoming school holidays as the Winter School Holiday Program is launched today. A hit at every holiday, the Winter Program has a range of free to low-cost activities, from crafts for all ages, Fun and Fitness in the park, storytelling, poetry writing and more. Gunnedah Shire Library welcomes kids up to seven years for storytelling from 10.30am on 10, 11, 12, 17,…
Welcome to the Winter 2018 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.
22 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council received a project update at Wednesday’s Ordinary Council Meeting at the Breeza Hall, outlining key milestones on the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade, with the dates set for the heated pool enclosure refurbishment. Improvements to the Eric Arnold Heated Pool enclosure will commence from 23 July 2018 as part of the scheduled works. The work will involve a complete refurbishment of the existing amenities and replacement of the sanitation…
22 June 2018 Councillors unanimously adopted Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2018/19 Operational Plan at Wednesdays Ordinary Meeting in Breeza. The Operational Plan forms part of the ten-year Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and identifies the services and activities that are to be carried out by council over 12 months in the Gunnedah Shire. Included in the Operational Plan is the annual budget and Fees and Charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to delivering on the…
19 June 2018 Gunnedah’s title as Koala Capital of the world will be cemented for the future as $6.48 million for a world-class Koala Park and Education Centre was earmarked for the project in the state budget. The news was announced today by Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson, on the back of the state budget for 2018/19 through the Regional Social Benefit Infrastructure Fund. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said…
18 June 2018 Community members, businesses and organisations are invited to share ideas about the future of the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF). The ‘Big Ideas Session’ run by the GCSF Working Group will ask people to bring forward ideas on how to fundraise effectively to ensure the continuation of the Fund. GSCF is a community-run initiative that is designed to give financial aid to students in Gunnedah that are looking to further their tertiary…
15 June 2018 The Gunnedah Waste Management Facility (GWMF) will be upgrading the cells on the facility weighbridge on Thursday, 28 June and Friday, 29 June 2018. The weighbridge is an essential piece of infrastructure which is required to be in good working condition in order for the GWMF to operate effectively and efficiently. Therefore, it is important that the weighbridge is maintained. Interruptions may occur and charges will be applied on these days, however…

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04 July 2018 NAIDOC Week is nearly here, and Gunnedah has celebrations for the whole community to enjoy. From 9 July to 15 July there will be a range of activities sharing Aboriginal culture and honouring the rich heritage of the Gamilaroi people. The official NAIDOC theme for 2018 is ‘Because of her, we can!’ which celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make -…
2 July 2018 The Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade has reached a major milestone this week, with the new 8-lane outdoor pool filled with water for testing. The contractors, Hines Constructions, filled the pool over the weekend and testing of the structure will take place over the next seven days. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said with the region currently experiencing drought conditions, Hines has made allowances in its construction program…
27 June 2018 We wish to advise the Gunnedah community of the temporary closure of the Eric Arnold Heated Pool (indoor pool) on Thursday, 5 July; Wednesday, 11 July; and Thursday, 12 July from 8.00am to 4.30pm. The pool will still be open from 5.30am to 8.00am and from 4.30pm to 8.00pm. Essential Energy will be disconnecting the power to the Facility on those dates in preparation to install electrical infrastructure services to support the…
25 June 2018 The cold won’t stop young people from having fun these upcoming school holidays as the Winter School Holiday Program is launched today. A hit at every holiday, the Winter Program has a range of free to low-cost activities, from crafts for all ages, Fun and Fitness in the park, storytelling, poetry writing and more. Gunnedah Shire Library welcomes kids up to seven years for storytelling from 10.30am on 10, 11, 12, 17,…
Welcome to the Winter 2018 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.
22 June 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council received a project update at Wednesday’s Ordinary Council Meeting at the Breeza Hall, outlining key milestones on the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade, with the dates set for the heated pool enclosure refurbishment. Improvements to the Eric Arnold Heated Pool enclosure will commence from 23 July 2018 as part of the scheduled works. The work will involve a complete refurbishment of the existing amenities and replacement of the sanitation…
22 June 2018 Councillors unanimously adopted Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2018/19 Operational Plan at Wednesdays Ordinary Meeting in Breeza. The Operational Plan forms part of the ten-year Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and identifies the services and activities that are to be carried out by council over 12 months in the Gunnedah Shire. Included in the Operational Plan is the annual budget and Fees and Charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to delivering on the…
19 June 2018 Gunnedah’s title as Koala Capital of the world will be cemented for the future as $6.48 million for a world-class Koala Park and Education Centre was earmarked for the project in the state budget. The news was announced today by Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson, on the back of the state budget for 2018/19 through the Regional Social Benefit Infrastructure Fund. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said…
18 June 2018 Community members, businesses and organisations are invited to share ideas about the future of the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF). The ‘Big Ideas Session’ run by the GCSF Working Group will ask people to bring forward ideas on how to fundraise effectively to ensure the continuation of the Fund. GSCF is a community-run initiative that is designed to give financial aid to students in Gunnedah that are looking to further their tertiary…
15 June 2018 The Gunnedah Waste Management Facility (GWMF) will be upgrading the cells on the facility weighbridge on Thursday, 28 June and Friday, 29 June 2018. The weighbridge is an essential piece of infrastructure which is required to be in good working condition in order for the GWMF to operate effectively and efficiently. Therefore, it is important that the weighbridge is maintained. Interruptions may occur and charges will be applied on these days, however…