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April 9, 2020 Many of us might be isolated at home at what is a very uncertain time, but our creativity and connections can help turn this challenge around. Gunnedah Shire Council is asking all our people who are using their time to create something new, to share their creations. Council Cultural Precinct Team Leader Lauren Mackley said #Gunnedahcreates was a new initiative to not only keep our existing artists and creatives inspired, but to…
9 April, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey is reminding people that home is a good place to be this Easter break. “It might be mandatory to stay at home this Easter, but that can be a very good thing,” Cr Chaffey said. “This is a wonderful time to spend with your family, have an Easter egg hunt, enjoy a special meal together and think of the many things we have to be thankful for.…
8 April 2020 Notice is hereby given of a Voluntary Planning Agreement that is proposed to be entered into between Council, Vickery Coal Pty Ltd and Whitehaven Coal Limited, pursuant to S7.4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, in connection with the following proposed development. Proposed Development: The Independent Planning Commission is presently considering SSD-7480 for the “Extension of the approved Vickery Coal Mine, including a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP), train…
6 April, 2020 Most of you would now be aware that a case of Coronavirus has been confirmed within Gunnedah Shire. I know we had all hoped we would escape this threat without a single case, and that this news is hard to hear. We all have loved ones and friends we are anxious to keep safe. We are also, of course, concerned for the health of the person who has contracted the virus. What…
3 April, 2020 While community groups have been left unable to carry out many of their regular activities, this could be a good time to plan for improved programs and new projects in better times to come. Council’s annual Section 356 Community and Sports Small Grants Program is now open and eligible groups are invited and encouraged to apply. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said 2020 was proving to be a difficult year for everyone…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Friday 10 April 2020Collection will be on Thursday 9 April 2020. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Wednesday evening as collection will begin early on Thursday. Monday 13 April 2020Collection will be on Tuesday 14 April 2020. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CARROLL Friday 10 April 2020Collection will be on…
March 25, 2020 While the doors might be closed, Gunnedah Library has a few surprises in its toolkit for people who are shop or housebound during the Coronavirus epidemic. The library has an award-winning Housebound/Shopbound program that delivers books to your door once a fortnight for library members. If you are a member and would like to join the program, give the library a ring on 6740 2190. Gunnedah Shire Library is also making books…
19 March, 2020 Fourteen Gunnedah Shire businesses will be able to explore new opportunities with the help of the latest round of the Business Partner Program. Gunnedah Shire Council has approved $25,750 in funding for the 14 businesses which will include everything from new business establishment to machinery upgrades. Gunnedah Business Partner Program advisory group chair Cr Ann Luke said there had been a large number of strong applications for this round of funding from…
March 30, 2020 Gunnedah Shire residents have been urged to follow increased Australian Government measures to halt the spread of Coronavirus. As uncertain times continue, Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said now was the time people could help make a difference to the trajectory of the virus. “The message is clear – if you can stay home, stay home,” Cr Chaffey said. “This is a really tough time for our people and our businesses. I…
12 March 2020 Update March 17: This event has now been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.   The sixth annual Youth Expo Gunnedah will be held on Thursday, April 2 with a range of stalls and events to help support students on their life path. The Youth Expo is a free event for people aged between 12 and 25 and will this year be held at Gunnedah High School. Gunnedah Shire Council Youth Development Officer…