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20 December 2017 A Development Application (DA) to expand Carroll Cotton Gin’s production to 100,000 tonnes per year of raw cotton product has been approved by Gunnedah Shire Council at its December Ordinary Meeting. Development approval was granted in 1999 for the production of 11,350 tonnes of processed lint cotton per year (28,375 tonnes of raw cotton product), which resulted in the addition of the gin’s fourth stand. A DA was lodged with Council in…
19 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council will seek to make a decision regarding its current Shade Sail Installation Program at the December Ordinary Meeting (20 December), with proposals to fast track implementation to meet the needs of the community. Council has allocated $30,000 in its Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) over the next four years (2017/18 – 2020/21) for the installation of shade sails over playground equipment in the Gunnedah Shire. As part of the…
13 November 2017 Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton will officially open Simson Bridge at Breeza on December 19 after major upgrade works have been completed. Simson Bridge is located approximately 2.9 kilometres north of Breeza, over the Mooki River on Clifton Road. The bridge was a wooden/concrete composite, single lane structure linking Carroll and Breeza, and was well towards the end of its serviceable life. Gunnedah Shire Council’s…
13 November 2017 Sporting groups in Gunnedah will soon have the option to play under lights at Donnelly Fields after Gunnedah Shire Council awarded the contract for the supply and installation of lighting to REES Electrical Pty Ltd at the Extraordinary Council Meeting on December 7. The $770,000 project will be fully-funded by Gunnedah Shire Council after the need for lighting at Donnelly Fields was identified in Council’s Community Strategic Plan and the Riverine Landscape…
12 December 2017 The Contract for the design and construction of a four (4) megalitre reservoir to be built off Apex Road adjacent to the existing reservoir in Bottlebrush Park was awarded to Hornicks Constructions at the Extraordinary Council Meeting on December 7. The new reservoir is required to address current water security issues and to cater for the predicted population growth within the town of Gunnedah. The project cost is $2.5 million and will…
11 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council has been recognised with a Community Engagement Award for its part in promoting waste education as part of the national Garage Sale Trail. Gunnedah Shire Council joined the Trail for the third year in a row this year, with a one-day mega garage sale held at the Gunnedah Showground. Now in its seventh year, the event broke all preceding records, with over 379,959 Australians choosing to reuse by participating…
11 December 2017 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. The announcement was made at the Spirit of Christmas Fair on Friday night, where six houses (13, 15, 17, 40, 42 and 44) were awarded a winners plaque and a $100 gift voucher, sponsored by Gunnedah Shire Council. The 2017 Christmas Lights Competition’s major sponsor was Gunnedah…
WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES Please be advised that the following facilities will be closed on Christmas & New Year’s Day: Gunnedah Waste Management Facility RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 25 December 2017 Collection will be on Wednesday 27 December 2017. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday. Tuesday 26 December 2017 Collection will be on Wednesday 27 December 2017. Residents are requested to place…
Trains can take up to 14 rugby fields to stop at a level crossing. Which means even if they can see you, they can’t stop. Always take care at level crossings. Look for approaching trains and obey the road rules, or you not only risk a fine of $439 and three demerit points, but your next crossing could be your last. Be aware police are now targeting level crossings in the Gunnedah and Curlewis areas…
6 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council in collaboration with the Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group is reviewing its Crime Prevention Plan. As part of the review, Council is encouraging the community to have their say in a new community safety survey. In 2014, Council conducted a community safety survey to determine what local residents thought about crime and community safety in the Gunnedah Shire. “Over 300 residents completed the survey and the feedback helped in…

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20 December 2017 A Development Application (DA) to expand Carroll Cotton Gin’s production to 100,000 tonnes per year of raw cotton product has been approved by Gunnedah Shire Council at its December Ordinary Meeting. Development approval was granted in 1999 for the production of 11,350 tonnes of processed lint cotton per year (28,375 tonnes of raw cotton product), which resulted in the addition of the gin’s fourth stand. A DA was lodged with Council in…
19 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council will seek to make a decision regarding its current Shade Sail Installation Program at the December Ordinary Meeting (20 December), with proposals to fast track implementation to meet the needs of the community. Council has allocated $30,000 in its Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) over the next four years (2017/18 – 2020/21) for the installation of shade sails over playground equipment in the Gunnedah Shire. As part of the…
13 November 2017 Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton will officially open Simson Bridge at Breeza on December 19 after major upgrade works have been completed. Simson Bridge is located approximately 2.9 kilometres north of Breeza, over the Mooki River on Clifton Road. The bridge was a wooden/concrete composite, single lane structure linking Carroll and Breeza, and was well towards the end of its serviceable life. Gunnedah Shire Council’s…
13 November 2017 Sporting groups in Gunnedah will soon have the option to play under lights at Donnelly Fields after Gunnedah Shire Council awarded the contract for the supply and installation of lighting to REES Electrical Pty Ltd at the Extraordinary Council Meeting on December 7. The $770,000 project will be fully-funded by Gunnedah Shire Council after the need for lighting at Donnelly Fields was identified in Council’s Community Strategic Plan and the Riverine Landscape…
12 December 2017 The Contract for the design and construction of a four (4) megalitre reservoir to be built off Apex Road adjacent to the existing reservoir in Bottlebrush Park was awarded to Hornicks Constructions at the Extraordinary Council Meeting on December 7. The new reservoir is required to address current water security issues and to cater for the predicted population growth within the town of Gunnedah. The project cost is $2.5 million and will…
11 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council has been recognised with a Community Engagement Award for its part in promoting waste education as part of the national Garage Sale Trail. Gunnedah Shire Council joined the Trail for the third year in a row this year, with a one-day mega garage sale held at the Gunnedah Showground. Now in its seventh year, the event broke all preceding records, with over 379,959 Australians choosing to reuse by participating…
11 December 2017 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. The announcement was made at the Spirit of Christmas Fair on Friday night, where six houses (13, 15, 17, 40, 42 and 44) were awarded a winners plaque and a $100 gift voucher, sponsored by Gunnedah Shire Council. The 2017 Christmas Lights Competition’s major sponsor was Gunnedah…
WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES Please be advised that the following facilities will be closed on Christmas & New Year’s Day: Gunnedah Waste Management Facility RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 25 December 2017 Collection will be on Wednesday 27 December 2017. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday. Tuesday 26 December 2017 Collection will be on Wednesday 27 December 2017. Residents are requested to place…
Trains can take up to 14 rugby fields to stop at a level crossing. Which means even if they can see you, they can’t stop. Always take care at level crossings. Look for approaching trains and obey the road rules, or you not only risk a fine of $439 and three demerit points, but your next crossing could be your last. Be aware police are now targeting level crossings in the Gunnedah and Curlewis areas…
6 December 2017 Gunnedah Shire Council in collaboration with the Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group is reviewing its Crime Prevention Plan. As part of the review, Council is encouraging the community to have their say in a new community safety survey. In 2014, Council conducted a community safety survey to determine what local residents thought about crime and community safety in the Gunnedah Shire. “Over 300 residents completed the survey and the feedback helped in…