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31 October 2018 In accordance with Section 418(3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Gunnedah Shire Council advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held on 21/11/2018 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Reports for the financial year ending 30/06/2018. In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act, 1993, any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Council’s Audited Financial…
30 October 2018 More than 40 local business owners and interested community members were able to learn from a business industry legend at the Small Business Month event, ‘Lunch with Lisa Messenger’ on Friday, 23 October. Held over lunch at the Gunnedah Band Hall, Australian entrepreneur and author Lisa Messenger spoke openly to the attendees that sometimes all it takes is a good idea and an eye for picking skilled people to succeed. Gunnedah Shire…
Good With Maps - Live Theatre6.30pm Thursday, 15 November 2018 Gunnedah Civic Theatre Tickets: $25 at the door or online at www.thecivic.com.au Gunnedah Civic Theatre and Arts On Tour are proud to bring the live theatre performance of ‘Good with Maps’ to Gunnedah. The solo performance is a reflective story of the unknowns. When the world map was full of gaps, the Amazon topped the list of places unknown to western explorers. In 2018 are…
26 October 2018 October is Small Business Month and a number of events have been co-ordinated across the Gunnedah Shire to provide practical information and ideas, as well as networking opportunities to help businesses start-up and grow. Local businesses have already benefited from a workshop held by Business Connect via Nortec, designed to inspire and “germinate” new business ideas to grow. The workshop was a combination of information and ideas formation, and concluded with an…
26 October 2018 The Donnelly Fields flood lights were switched on for their first official use at the start of touch football season on Wednesday, 24 October 2018. The $770,000 lighting project was 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 Masterplan. Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the lights have made a significant improvement to the fields…
22 October 2018 St Mary’s College student and Gunnedah Youth Council (GYC) member, Hugh Hunter, is representing the Tamworth electorate at the Children’s Week Parliament in Sydney today (Monday, 22 October). Children’s Week Parliament brings together 93 children across the state in years 7 to 10 and provides a platform for them to share their passions and experiences in a parliamentary format. Hugh is presenting a short speech on young people having a voice in…
19 October 2018 The Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program has made available up to $1 million to Gunnedah Shire Council to deliver infrastructure and other community projects as part of a drought relief package. The package aims to stimulate local spending, provide employment and use local businesses and suppliers in delivering projects that will have a long-lasting benefit to rural communities. At Wednesday night’s Ordinary Council Meeting, Councillors voted to lodge an application to install…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council has agreed to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Tongyu Heavy Industry to research the potential of establishing a cogeneration power station in the region that will use cotton plant, post-harvest, for bio energy, and coal for high efficiency and low emissions power generation. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said there was an opportunity for bio-energy to be developed in the area due to Gunnedah’s “unique…
18 October 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is collaborating with Optus and Channel Nine to bring the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert to Kitchener Park on a big screen, with the gold coin entry donation going directly to Buy A Bale. John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, The Veronicas and more big names are headlining the Hay Mate Drought Relief Concert, and you can watch them right here in Gunnedah. Optus’ Territory Manager for North West NSW Chris…
17 September 2018 Gunnedah Shire businesses are encouraged to take part in a month-long celebration of small business in October, joining a multitude of events across the state. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said NSW Small Business Month (1-31 October) is a fantastic opportunity for local firms and entrepreneurs to come together to celebrate the contribution of small businesses to the economy and to learn from each other. “Small Business Month is an opportunity for…