2015 NAIDOC Week celebrations will be complemented by Gunnedah Shire Council’s next exciting new exhibition to feature at the Creative Arts Gallery. ‘Muddy Feet’, an exhibition by local Kamilaroi artist Ronald Long is a reflection of the Artists’ life journey and his personal connection to Country. “The Artist has used mixed medium and incorporated a blend of stone and wood sculptures and paintings on canvas and bark in order to present an exhibition that is both stirring and poignant.
At last night’s Extraordinary Council meeting, Councillor’s unanimously endorsed Council’s ‘Fit for the Future’ (FFTF) submission and approved its submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for assessment. “Gunnedah Shire Council is ‘Fit for the Future’. We meet all the indicators for a ‘fit’ council under the reform criteria and have a Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) that will allow Council to continue to meet the benchmarks into the year 2020 and beyond. We understand that only a small number of council’s in the state would have been able...
Department of Planning and Environment staff members, Alison Frame and Alex O'Mara, together with Department of Premier and Cabinet officer, Laura Christie, visited Gunnedah on Wednesday, 3 June and Thursday, 4 June in order to look at current mining operations in the area.
At last night’s extraordinary meeting, Council endorsed the ‘Option 3 ‘Preferred Concept Design’ recommended by the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Working Group, as the approved Concept Design for the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Renewal Project. The preferred concept design was developed taking into consideration a number of factors including community consultation through survey, stakeholder engagement and feedback, required filtration, design, health and safety standards, budget, and needs of the community into the future.
This week, the Gunnedah Saleyards showcased record breaking cattle prices, reinforcing its position as one of the top auction markets in NSW and the Eastern Seaboard.At Tuesday’s sale, the average price per head reached the record high of $1044.08 – which is significantly higher than previous records and is an accurate reflection of extremely healthy prices and conditions over the last few months, leading up to this point. This is the first time the $1000 mark has been broken.
Submissions are invited from the community in respect of the Draft Gunnedah Urban Land Use Strategy.The Draft Strategy sets out a framework for the urban development of Gunnedah over the next 20 years and provides support for the amendment of the Gunnedah Local Environmental Plan 2012 when and if required.
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