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In pursuance of the provisions of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given that Gunnedah Shire Council proposes to close the council public road listed in Schedule 1. Schedule 1: Kamilaroi Road (Part thereof) Upon closure of the road, council intends to sell the land to an adjoining land owner. All interested persons are hereby invited to make submissions concerning the proposal to the General Manager, Gunnedah Shire Council, 63 Elgin Street Gunnedah NSW,…
June 9, 2021 The community is invited to help Gunnedah Shire celebrate with artworks for the NAIDOC 2021 Heal Country exhibition. NAIDOC Week 2021 will be held from Sunday, July 4 to Sunday, July 11, 2021 with more events planned to commemorate the week including a community celebration, and a movie screening. Gunnedah Shire Council Cultural Precinct Team Leader Jacinta Cipolla said all community members were encouraged to get creative and come up with artworks…
June 9, 2021 The Animal Welfare League NSW’s Mobile Vet Truck (MVT) will be rolling into the Gunnedah Showground on June 22 and 23, offering free and discounted veterinary services to pensioners and concession card holders. Gunnedah Shire residents can bring their pet along for free microchipping and health checks, with vaccinations also available at a discounted rate of $20. Gunnedah Shire Council Coordinator of Regulatory Services Wade Berryman said Council had partnered with Animal…
Some Gunnedah Shire Council services will be closed or operating for reduced hours on Monday, June 14. Service changes include: Gunnedah Shire Council Elgin Street Administration Building - Closed, Gunnedah Shire Library – Closed, Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre – Open 10am to 3pm, Heated Pool – Open 9am to 6pm, Gunnedah Waste Management Facility – Open as normal. Gunnedah and Curlewis residents may be impacted by changes to the kerbside recycling collection on Monday, June…
June 1, 2021 Gunnedah Shire Council has launched a new campaign encouraging pet owners to protect their pooches and feline friends by completing the two-step registration process. The ‘register your bestie’ campaign features a competition to find Gunnedah’s cat and dog registration ambassadors and a visit from the NSW Animal Welfare League’s Mobile Veterinary Clinic. The registration reminder comes as local figures show an increasing gap in the number of animal’s microchipped but not registered,…
May 31, 2021 Gunnedah Shire Council is inviting community members considering nominating in the upcoming local government election to attend a free candidate briefing session. Facilitated by former Lismore City Council Mayor Jenny Dowell OAM, the session is open to any community member interested in learning about standing for Council and the role and responsibilities of elected Councillors. The session will be held at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery on Friday, June 18 from…
May 28, 2021 The winners of 2021 Waste Into Art competition have been announced, with 59 innovative entries across seven categories wowing judges. The biennial competition has been running regionally for more than 20 years, challenging schools, community groups and individuals to transform waste into art and design. Deputy Mayor of Gunnedah Shire Cr Rob Hooke opened the exhibition and was impressed by the diverse interpretations of the theme “Metal Reimagined.” “I was so impressed…
May 27, 2021 Gunnedah Shire Council is reminding motorists to be mindful when parking outside schools and in the CBD. Parking time limits ensure all community members and visitors have a reasonable chance of finding a park. It also makes the CBD more accessible for people who rely on parking close to public facilities. Council Coordinator of Regulatory Services Wade Berryman said parking regulations are state laws which are designed to maintain safety and turnover…
May 26, 2021 One of Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery’s most anticipated exhibitions – Waste Into Art 2021 – will open on Friday. Council Cultural Precinct Team Leader Jacinta Cipolla said entries had been rolling in for the exhibition, which is held in partnership with Northern Inland Regional Waste to promote the reduction of waste. “Entries include some absolutely amazing ventures into the imagination,” Ms Cipolla said. “People have taken everyday objects that would go…
May 26, 2021 Experienced tourism manager Nikki Robertson has joined the Gunnedah Shire Council team to help bring Gunnedah to the rest of the world. As one of her first tasks in the role, Nikki has been invited to speak about Agritourism and the pilot project between the Liverpool Plains and the Office of the Small Business Commissioner at the Local Government Destination and Visitor Economy Conference this week. Nikki brings a lot of experience…