Gunnedah Shire Council’s ANZAC Working Group has big plans for its principle commemorative event with a Cabaret Concert to be held on Remembrance Day, November 11 directed by the Gunnedah Conservatorium. Three shows are planned featuring songs that pinpoint time periods and capture the emotions and ethos of wartime Australia from WWI to the present day. “Planning is well in hand for the event with the Conservatorium team preparing a large group of talented local performers for the Cabaret Concert which will be entitled ‘The Music of War and Peace’ ”, Gunnedah...
The Gunnedah community can look forward to a very full program of ANZAC Centenary Commemoration events beginning this weekend. The Gunnedah RSL Branch will be running two services on ANZAC day, Monday 25th April. The Dawn Service will commence at 5:30am, at the Cenotaph on the corner of Conadilly Elgin Streets, Gunnedah. The Morning Service will follow, with the march assembling on the roadside opposite the Mitre 10 in Marquis Street at 10:30am and the service starting at 11:00am at the Cenotaph. All former service personnel, Gunnedah Schools and...
Submissions are invited from the community in respect of the Gunnedah Shire Destination Management Plan (DMP). The purpose of the Gunnedah Shire Destination Management Plan is to provide the direction and framework for tourism and community based initiatives for the shire over the next five years. The primary goal of this plan is to guide the development of experiences, infrastructure and services that will drive tourism and lifestyle opportunities for the local community whilst triggering visitor interest in our shire with resultant economic expenditure in the area.
Over the past ten years 1,000 children have required hospital admission as a result of an immersion in a backyard swimming pool. Tragically, 60 children have drowned with an additional 70 children suffering permanent neurological damage. With figures like these and over 300,000 backyard swimming pools in NSW, swimming pool safety is a serious issue that affects the whole community.
The Mullaley Hall is now cooler and lighter and ready for use all year round thanks to the installation of new fans and upgraded lighting. This was achieved with funds awarded from the Southern Phone Community Grants program, to the value of $5,000. Gunnedah Shire Council also assisted with the installation of the fans, kicking in $1,430 to offset electrical costs.
Namoi Councils Chairperson and Mayor of Tamworth Regional Council said that today’s meeting in Sydney with the NSW Premier, Mike Baird, and Minister for Planning and Environment, Rob Stokes, to discuss development of the Shenhua Watermark Coal at Breeza was most productive.
A twenty-four carved pole installation by local Gunnedah Gomeroi artist, Warwick Keen, featured at last Friday night’s “Artists of Mosman” Exhibition opening held at the Mosman Art Gallery. “The evening was an outstanding event with over two hundred people attending and it was terrific to see Warwick’s outstanding works featured in pride of place at the front of the gallery, a former church building in central Mosman” Gunnedah Mayor Owen Hasler said.
You’re invited to attend the opening of Strength and Diversity, a Women’s Exhibition and International Women's Day event, featuring works created by women with a connection to the Gunnedah community. The exhibition will open at 6.00pm on Tuesday, March 8 2016 at The Creative Arts Centre in Chandos Street.