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16 April 2018 Council is seeking written applications from Gunnedah Shire residents to fill the following positions on its Crime Prevention Working Group. 2 Community Representatives and 1 Youth Representative Nominees must over 18, a resident of the Gunnedah Shire with strong community links and have a demonstrated commitment to, and/or understanding of, crime prevention and community safety The Crime Prevention Working Group takes a collaborative approach to crime prevention, focusing on causes of crime…
16 April 2018 Members of the Centenary of ANZAC Working Group have been busy preparing for next Sunday’s Centenary of ANZAC Concert to be held on Pensioners Hill. "We are very pleased to have the reigning Australian National Junior A Grade Champions, Gunnedah Shire Junior Band, teaming with Gunnedah Conservatorium students, Gunnedah High School senior drama students and community members in order to present a moving tribute to Australian Service personnel who have served Australia…
13 April 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is working with Showground user groups to apply for sporting and community infrastructure grants in order to progress the completion of upgrades and enhancements to the Gunnedah Showground. Due to the project criteria and eligibility guidelines of the grant, it is proposed that the application focuses on new and upgraded infrastructure within the Showground including a new accessible amenities block, shaded picnic sets, increased lighting for safety of users…
5 April 2018 Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to advocating strongly for regional interests after being elected to the interim Chairperson role of Namoi Unlimited. An official election will be held in June calling for positions for the newly formed Joint Organisation of Councils, Namoi Unlimited; however, in the interim Cr Chaffey will assume the role. “I would like to thank outgoing Chair Andrew Hope, Liverpool Plains Shire Mayor, for his commitment and dedication…
4 April 2018 An interactive travelling display program for drug and alcohol information will pop up at the Gunnedah Shire Library and The Civic throughout the month of April. The Drug and Alcohol Hub was developed by the State Library, in conjunction with NSW Health, and uses several different ways to provide people with up-to-date accessible information about drugs and alcohol. It also identifies support networks and agencies within the local community. The Hub consists…
4 April 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre will be hosting after school art classes for kids with local artist Sheryl Oliver. Ms Oliver held art classes and private tutorials throughout Queensland before moving to Gunnedah in recent years. She will work with up to 10 children, aged six to fourteen years, in a group setting in the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio, focusing on developing the artistic journey of a body of work…
4 April 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will play host to an exhibition from the Tamworth Regional Art Collective, titled Threads and Brushes. The official opening of the exhibition will be held at the gallery on Friday, 20 April 2018 from 6.00pm. Tamworth Regional Art Collective is made up of accomplished regional artists, including Joanne Stead, Karen Balsar, Jodie Herden, Jody Blackwell, Leah Dryden and Emma Stilts. The group has been integral in the…
4 April 2018 Motorists and residents are advised of temporary road closures within Gunnedah Shire associated with Anzac Day Parades on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 as follows: GUNNEDAH: 5.00am–6.00am Elgin Street from McDonalds’ Driveway to the carpark adjacent to the Council offices Conadilly Street from Abbott Street to the mid-block pedestrian crossing in Conadilly Street between Elgin and Marquis Streets CURLEWIS: 5.00am–6.00am Part intersection of Pike and Goran Streets, Curlewis Northern (top) side of Goran…
28 March 2018 Dementia risk reduction and its impacts will be at the forefront of a ‘Healthy Brain Ageing’ information session to be held at the Gunnedah Shire Library. The workshop will be hosted by Dementia Australia on Thursday, 5 April from 12.00pm to 1.30pm and aims to address the myths surrounding dementia and provides information relating to normal ageing and memory loss. Topics include: The nature of dementia; the impact of dementia on the…
29 March 2018 Gunnedah has further strengthened its ties with direct links to China after a successful trade and investment mission earlier this month. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Gunnedah Shire Council’s General Manager Eric Groth joined a delegation of representatives from Namoi Unlimited on the 15-day trade and investment tour of China. St Mary’s College Principal Max Quirk joined the Council representatives to discuss student and teacher exchange opportunities with Gunnedah’s Sister City,…

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16 April 2018 Council is seeking written applications from Gunnedah Shire residents to fill the following positions on its Crime Prevention Working Group. 2 Community Representatives and 1 Youth Representative Nominees must over 18, a resident of the Gunnedah Shire with strong community links and have a demonstrated commitment to, and/or understanding of, crime prevention and community safety The Crime Prevention Working Group takes a collaborative approach to crime prevention, focusing on causes of crime…
16 April 2018 Members of the Centenary of ANZAC Working Group have been busy preparing for next Sunday’s Centenary of ANZAC Concert to be held on Pensioners Hill. "We are very pleased to have the reigning Australian National Junior A Grade Champions, Gunnedah Shire Junior Band, teaming with Gunnedah Conservatorium students, Gunnedah High School senior drama students and community members in order to present a moving tribute to Australian Service personnel who have served Australia…
13 April 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is working with Showground user groups to apply for sporting and community infrastructure grants in order to progress the completion of upgrades and enhancements to the Gunnedah Showground. Due to the project criteria and eligibility guidelines of the grant, it is proposed that the application focuses on new and upgraded infrastructure within the Showground including a new accessible amenities block, shaded picnic sets, increased lighting for safety of users…
5 April 2018 Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey looks forward to advocating strongly for regional interests after being elected to the interim Chairperson role of Namoi Unlimited. An official election will be held in June calling for positions for the newly formed Joint Organisation of Councils, Namoi Unlimited; however, in the interim Cr Chaffey will assume the role. “I would like to thank outgoing Chair Andrew Hope, Liverpool Plains Shire Mayor, for his commitment and dedication…
4 April 2018 An interactive travelling display program for drug and alcohol information will pop up at the Gunnedah Shire Library and The Civic throughout the month of April. The Drug and Alcohol Hub was developed by the State Library, in conjunction with NSW Health, and uses several different ways to provide people with up-to-date accessible information about drugs and alcohol. It also identifies support networks and agencies within the local community. The Hub consists…
4 April 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre will be hosting after school art classes for kids with local artist Sheryl Oliver. Ms Oliver held art classes and private tutorials throughout Queensland before moving to Gunnedah in recent years. She will work with up to 10 children, aged six to fourteen years, in a group setting in the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre Studio, focusing on developing the artistic journey of a body of work…
4 April 2018 Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery will play host to an exhibition from the Tamworth Regional Art Collective, titled Threads and Brushes. The official opening of the exhibition will be held at the gallery on Friday, 20 April 2018 from 6.00pm. Tamworth Regional Art Collective is made up of accomplished regional artists, including Joanne Stead, Karen Balsar, Jodie Herden, Jody Blackwell, Leah Dryden and Emma Stilts. The group has been integral in the…
4 April 2018 Motorists and residents are advised of temporary road closures within Gunnedah Shire associated with Anzac Day Parades on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 as follows: GUNNEDAH: 5.00am–6.00am Elgin Street from McDonalds’ Driveway to the carpark adjacent to the Council offices Conadilly Street from Abbott Street to the mid-block pedestrian crossing in Conadilly Street between Elgin and Marquis Streets CURLEWIS: 5.00am–6.00am Part intersection of Pike and Goran Streets, Curlewis Northern (top) side of Goran…
28 March 2018 Dementia risk reduction and its impacts will be at the forefront of a ‘Healthy Brain Ageing’ information session to be held at the Gunnedah Shire Library. The workshop will be hosted by Dementia Australia on Thursday, 5 April from 12.00pm to 1.30pm and aims to address the myths surrounding dementia and provides information relating to normal ageing and memory loss. Topics include: The nature of dementia; the impact of dementia on the…
29 March 2018 Gunnedah has further strengthened its ties with direct links to China after a successful trade and investment mission earlier this month. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Gunnedah Shire Council’s General Manager Eric Groth joined a delegation of representatives from Namoi Unlimited on the 15-day trade and investment tour of China. St Mary’s College Principal Max Quirk joined the Council representatives to discuss student and teacher exchange opportunities with Gunnedah’s Sister City,…