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The nation celebrated the achievements of its people across many communities on Australia Day. Gunnedah Shire hosted its own Annual Awards Dinner recognising the achievements and services of many community members and groups. Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador Frank Coletta and The Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC were special guests at the ceremony. Award winners: Eve Turner Perpetual Award: Christine Hodges Cultural Award: Emma Costello and Dalton Dorrington Community Achievement Award: GoCo Support Volunteers... Ossie and Beryl…
We wish to advise motorists, business owners and community members of temporary changed traffic conditions to Conadilly Street scheduled for Sunday, 18 and 25 February 2018. Road maintenance and repairs to Conadilly Street will occur between the Conadilly Street traffic lights and pedestrian crossing nearest Aldi between 7.00am and 5.00pm. Traffic control measures will be applied to help guide traffic during this time, however car parking in the affected area will not be permitted. Should…
We wish to advise motorists, business owners and community members of the following road closure associated with the Queens Baton Relay event on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Chandos Street will be closed to vehicles from Conadilly Street to Little Conadilly Street between 6.00am and 4.00pm. The carpark located in Little Conadilly Street will also be closed. Pedestrian access is still permitted. Information about the event and how you can be involved is available at www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au…
Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from Australia and around the world. Flickerfest Australia’s leading Academy Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival returns to The Civic on Sunday, 18 February, with the Best of Australian Short Films and the Best of Comedy Short Films. Best of Australian Short Films will be screened from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, with an intermission from 4.30pm to 5pm. Best of Comedy Short…
Gunnedah saw 27 local and regional legends be a part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) on January 31 as the baton made its way through the region. Nine local schools in the area got the chance to get up close and personal to local heroes and a sporting great, Olympic champion and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Sara Carrigan OAM. "I’m so excited to be back in…
17 January 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be exhibiting the detailed and realistic works of four talented artists from Gunnedah, Tamworth and Narrabri. The four artists, Peter Stewart, Judy Nobilo, Daniel Stanley and Lauren Miller, have collaborated to bring ‘Reflecting on Realism (S)’ to the gallery. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Officer Lauren Mackley said each artist is at varying stages in their artistic development, however their technical ability is “extraordinary”. “This…
10 January 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to support eight local businesses and organisations after Round One allocations of the Business Partner Program were endorsed at the December Ordinary Council Meeting. More than $36,000 was allocated under the 2017/18 Business Partner Program across eight local businesses and organisations. Applications were considered by a panel and the following were awarded funding: Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc allocated $5000 for Gunnedah Skills Group Opportunities…
21 December 2017 The contract to design and construct Gunnedah Shire Council’s Curlewis Pipeline Project was awarded to TCM Civil Pty Ltd at last tonight’s Ordinary Council meeting. The $5.9 million project will improve water quality, storage capacity and water security for the village, and provide opportunities for economic growth, service improvements and wider social benefits for Curlewis. “The Curlewis Pipeline project has been a priority infrastructure project for Council since 2011, and we are…
20 December 2017 The Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund has turned to crowdfunding to raise additional funds to help support local students in their quest to further their education at university, TAFE or in a trade requiring a Certificate IV or higher. This is the first time the scholarship committee has considered crowdfunding as a source of funds, and are excited to kick-start the online campaign, just in time for Christmas. “For many young people growing…
20 December 2017 Gunnedah is set to join the vast majority of New South Wales, with Council voting to request approval from NSW Health to commence fluoridation of the Gunnedah water supply at tonight’s Ordinary Council meeting. The decision to add fluoride to Gunnedah’s town water supply is reflective of national practice and health policy, with 93% of the population of NSW connected to a fluoridated water supply. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey spoke in…

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The nation celebrated the achievements of its people across many communities on Australia Day. Gunnedah Shire hosted its own Annual Awards Dinner recognising the achievements and services of many community members and groups. Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador Frank Coletta and The Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC were special guests at the ceremony. Award winners: Eve Turner Perpetual Award: Christine Hodges Cultural Award: Emma Costello and Dalton Dorrington Community Achievement Award: GoCo Support Volunteers... Ossie and Beryl…
We wish to advise motorists, business owners and community members of temporary changed traffic conditions to Conadilly Street scheduled for Sunday, 18 and 25 February 2018. Road maintenance and repairs to Conadilly Street will occur between the Conadilly Street traffic lights and pedestrian crossing nearest Aldi between 7.00am and 5.00pm. Traffic control measures will be applied to help guide traffic during this time, however car parking in the affected area will not be permitted. Should…
We wish to advise motorists, business owners and community members of the following road closure associated with the Queens Baton Relay event on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Chandos Street will be closed to vehicles from Conadilly Street to Little Conadilly Street between 6.00am and 4.00pm. The carpark located in Little Conadilly Street will also be closed. Pedestrian access is still permitted. Information about the event and how you can be involved is available at www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au…
Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from Australia and around the world. Flickerfest Australia’s leading Academy Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival returns to The Civic on Sunday, 18 February, with the Best of Australian Short Films and the Best of Comedy Short Films. Best of Australian Short Films will be screened from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, with an intermission from 4.30pm to 5pm. Best of Comedy Short…
Gunnedah saw 27 local and regional legends be a part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) on January 31 as the baton made its way through the region. Nine local schools in the area got the chance to get up close and personal to local heroes and a sporting great, Olympic champion and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Sara Carrigan OAM. "I’m so excited to be back in…
17 January 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will be exhibiting the detailed and realistic works of four talented artists from Gunnedah, Tamworth and Narrabri. The four artists, Peter Stewart, Judy Nobilo, Daniel Stanley and Lauren Miller, have collaborated to bring ‘Reflecting on Realism (S)’ to the gallery. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Officer Lauren Mackley said each artist is at varying stages in their artistic development, however their technical ability is “extraordinary”. “This…
10 January 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to support eight local businesses and organisations after Round One allocations of the Business Partner Program were endorsed at the December Ordinary Council Meeting. More than $36,000 was allocated under the 2017/18 Business Partner Program across eight local businesses and organisations. Applications were considered by a panel and the following were awarded funding: Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc allocated $5000 for Gunnedah Skills Group Opportunities…
21 December 2017 The contract to design and construct Gunnedah Shire Council’s Curlewis Pipeline Project was awarded to TCM Civil Pty Ltd at last tonight’s Ordinary Council meeting. The $5.9 million project will improve water quality, storage capacity and water security for the village, and provide opportunities for economic growth, service improvements and wider social benefits for Curlewis. “The Curlewis Pipeline project has been a priority infrastructure project for Council since 2011, and we are…
20 December 2017 The Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund has turned to crowdfunding to raise additional funds to help support local students in their quest to further their education at university, TAFE or in a trade requiring a Certificate IV or higher. This is the first time the scholarship committee has considered crowdfunding as a source of funds, and are excited to kick-start the online campaign, just in time for Christmas. “For many young people growing…
20 December 2017 Gunnedah is set to join the vast majority of New South Wales, with Council voting to request approval from NSW Health to commence fluoridation of the Gunnedah water supply at tonight’s Ordinary Council meeting. The decision to add fluoride to Gunnedah’s town water supply is reflective of national practice and health policy, with 93% of the population of NSW connected to a fluoridated water supply. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey spoke in…