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4 September 2018 The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre "Golden Wattle" is visiting the Gunnedah Shire.When: Friday, 14 September, 9.00am to 12.30pmWhere: Near Mullaley Park, Nombi Street, Mullaley. The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre’s are travelling to rural and regional communities to provide community members with information and access to government services. They are currently visiting drought-affected communities delivering a range of human services including assistance through the expanded Farm Household Allowance measure. There are…
4 September 2018 Bush fire season was brought forward to the start of September, with dryer and hotter conditions contributing to the extended season. Until the end of the Bush Fire Danger Period, people wishing to light a fire in the open will require a permit, which are free and can be obtained from the Liverpool Range Zone Control Centre or NSW Fire and Rescue Gunnedah. NSW Rural Fire Service announced the early commencement of…
4 September 2018 As part of the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade, the Eric Arnold Heated Pool will be closed from Monday, September 10 to Friday, October 5, 2018, while works are undertaken for the refurbishment and maintenance at the indoor facility. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said the closure dates will assist the contractor, Hines Constructions Pty Ltd, and Council staff to carry out the necessary works. “During the closure…
31 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is currently in the process of upgrading the town water supply in Curlewis by installing a pipeline from Gunnedah to Curlewis. Construction is progressing well with approximately half the pipeline already installed. Contractors will commence the installation of the water main in Pike Street on or around 6 September 2018, weather permitting. Every effort will be made to limit interruptions wherever possible, however unavoidable interruptions to traffic flow and…
30 August 2018 Council will be holding an auction of abandoned motor vehicles to be held at Gunnedah Shire Depot, Bennett Road Gunnedah on Saturday, 22 September 2018. Viewing of the vehicles will begin at 9:30 am with the auction commencing at 10:30 am. All prospective buyers should register on site prior to the commencement of the auction and will be required to provide valid photo identification. Payment and removal of all vehicles is required…
29 August 2018 Emerge yourself in the vibrant and colourful artwork from Nemingha-based artist Shannon Woodward this September and October at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery. Shannon has been painting for more than 20 years and her 2018 collection of works ‘Siren Dance after Midnight’ boasts some of her most romanticised cubist styles, according to Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Supervisor Lauren Mackley. “The audience will be lingering in the juxtaposition of the motion…
28 August 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council is pleased to announce a $3.85 million boost from the Federal Government will go towards improving the 17.4 kilometre unsealed section of Grain Valley Road. The investment falls under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). With the total upgrade estimated at $8.2 million, Gunnedah Shire Council has also applied for further funding from the State Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program to complete the project. The road is…
28 August 2018 As thousands of visitors passed through the gates of the 2018 Commonwealth Bank AgQuip last week, Gunnedah celebrates another successful year of its premier event. The local community has seen AgQuip grow from humble beginnings on Gunnedah’s Riverside Racecourse in 1973 to the major showcase of agricultural equipment, lifestyle and innovation that it is today. This year has been one of the toughest years recorded for the agricultural industry; however Gunnedah Shire…
Parents, grandparents and carers are being offered a free child car seat safety check in Gunnedah on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. Roads and Maritime Services, in conjunction with Gunnedah Shire Council, will provide the safety checks at Kitchener Park, between 8.30am and 12.00pm. Common issues that the inspectors will be looking for and can fix include tightening straps and checking clips. Research shows two out of three child restraints are not being used properly and…
23 August 2018 The 2018 NAIDOC Week art exhibition with the theme ‘Because of her, we can’ celebrated the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made, and continue to make, to communities, families, and to the nation. Local Gunnedah artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals came together to explore the theme and exhibited their artworks in a professional gallery space. There were over 100 works in a variety of mediums, including…