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18 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomes the news that TAFE will be reinstating some apprenticeship courses in Gunnedah next year. Redevelopment of TAFE facilities and the reinstatement of apprenticeship courses are on the priority list for Gunnedah in the lead up to the 2019 state elections. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said Council and Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have been advocating strongly for apprenticeship courses to be returned to Gunnedah for quite…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Wednesday 30 January 2019. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday Should you have any enquiries regarding the…
17 December 2018 More than 3000 people descended on the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex as it reopened to the public on the weekend after significant upgrades. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey declared the pool open to the public, following a Welcome to Country and Indigenous dance performance. “I am proud to have been a part of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open this amazing community asset and see the happiness on our residents and visitors faces…
11 December 2018 Excursions, skills workshops, cheap movies and a pool party; the January 2019 School Holiday Program is packed with great activities for young people. Gunnedah Shire Council Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said the three week program, which begins on Monday, 7 January 2019, has plenty to offer for kids of all ages. “Favourites, such as Story Telling for Children and Crafty Creations will be running again at the Library, as well as…
Conducting an election is a major public event. During major election events some 5 million electors vote across NSW. The NSW Electoral Commission offer opportunities to work at state and local government elections. Work is available on election day and throughout the election period, the weeks before and after election day. Working at an election is a great opportunity to learn new skills and meet people, while you also play a valuable part in contributing…
07 December 2018 This holiday break if you plan on building or landscaping on your property, make sure you are aware of underground pipes and cables before you dig. Gunnedah Shire Council is part of the Dial Before You Dig campaign to reduce accidents and damages associated with underground infrastructure. Council’s Chief Engineer Daniel Noble said it is easy to access information about the location of underground pipes and cable networks via the free national…
Gunnedah Shire Council accepted a tender of $11.4 million from Hines Constructions of Bathurst to complete Stage 1a of the Master Plan at the Council Ordinary Meeting on 16 August 2017. Construction started on the project on 16 October 2017 and progress is well underway. Gunnedah Shire Council is keeping the community updated with regular newsletters on the progress of the project. Hard copies of the newsletter are available at Gunnedah Shire Council Administration Building,…
6 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Library has won the NSW Public Libraries Association Innovation in Outreach Services Award for its ‘Bookends’ initiative at the recent Switch On Conference in Coffs Harbour.The Library launched ‘Bookends’ in April 2018 as an after school literacy program designed to connect young children with local seniors who can help and encourage the children to develop their literary skills.Gunnedah Shire Council Librarian Christiane Birkett said the one-on-one assistance makes a big…
5 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomed four new Australian Citizens at a naturalisation ceremony on Wednesday afternoon. Mr Hardeep Singh, of India; Ms Puneet Kaur, of India; Mr Albert Law, of Malaysia; and Ms Ivy Tieh, of Malaysia made the pledge to Australia during a ceremony performed by Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Councillor Rob Hooke in the Council Chambers. Cr Chaffey outlined the responsibilities that follow embracing Australian values. “This…
23 November 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be showcasing a collection of hand crafted potted art works from the Gunnedah Pottery Club members in their upcoming exhibition, ‘Clay Works Past and Present’. The Gunnedah Pottery Club was granted funds from Gunnedah Shire Council's Arts and Cultural Fund to host a workshop with nationally acclaimed potter Max Powell, in July 2018. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley said the exhibition will showcase…