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24 July 2019 It’s time to have a say about Gunnedah Shire Council’s school holiday program – did your children enjoy it? What else would you like to see? The July school holiday program featured activities including cartooning, self-defence, tennis, storytime and art workshops. Now is your chance to talk about what worked and what didn’t – and what activities you would be supportive of next school holidays. To open the survey, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PFMFH6H Gunnedah…
September 23, 2020 All Signs Lead to Gunnedah   A double-sided electronic event sign will be installed at the Oxley Highway east of Gunnedah, following approval at the September Gunnedah Shire Council Meeting. The digital noticeboard offers an additional platform of communication with both residents and visitors and uses colourful imagery to welcome visitors and promote sporting, cultural and business events. The sign will be approximately 8 metres high and over 2 metres wide, visible…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAHMonday 5 October 2020Collection will be on Tuesday 6 October 2020. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWISMonday 5 October 2020Collection will be on Wednesday 7 October 2020. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday. Should you have any enquiries regarding the recycling collection…
September 23, 2020 Gunnedah is getting ready for a big NSW Small Business Month, with a full program of activities to help the Shire’s small businesses grow. The program culminates with a special event – Friday Night with Mia Freedman via Zoom on Friday, October 30, in a presentation available only to businesses in Gunnedah Shire. Mia is the co-founder and chief creative officer of the very successful Mamamia Women’s Media company, with an audience…
September 17, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council has voted to return its leadership team of Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Rob Hooke for the final year of this Council’s term. The election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor was held by ballot in the Gunnedah Shire Council chambers this afternoon. NSW local government elections had been scheduled to take place this month but, due to COVID-19, have been delayed until September 2021. Council votes every…
September 17, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council this week voted to allocate funds to plant the first eucalypt plantation for Gunnedah’s new Koala Park. As the need for the drought-driven Farmer Army declines, Council has decided to reallocate $60,000 from Farmer Army projects to get a eucalypt plantation underway and ensure a food supply for the park’s koalas. Gunnedah Shire Council Chief Engineer Dan Noble said following advice from an environmental consultant, two locations had been…
September 16, 2020 Gunnedah cinema-goers have a lot to look forward to when curtains open at the Civic Cinema on Thursday, September 17. Following closure of the complex due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Civic has undergone a full refurbishment, with fresh carpeting and seats, updated LED lighting, a new candy bar counter and the installation of a hearing loop for the Cinema and Live Theatre. A photo-montage memory wall featuring over 350 Gunnedah faces now…
September 10, 2020 Residents of the Yallambee Gunnedah Homes for the Aged will have a greener future thanks to funding through the federal Drought Communities Program. Gunnedah Shire Deputy Mayor Cr Rob Hooke said Gunnedah Shire had seen 15 projects benefit from the program after putting out a call to the community late last year. “Gunnedah Shire Council helped progress a number of projects through to the Federal Government for consideration, and we have already…
September 9, 2020 Two sporting bodies are among the initiatives included in funding following Gunnedah Shire Council’s call for new community resilience projects late last year. Gunnedah Shire Deputy Mayor Cr Rob Hooke said Gunnedah Shire Council had worked with the Federal Government to deliver great results through the federal Drought Communities Program. “Gunnedah Shire Council was able to progress through a number of projects to the Federal Government for consideration,” Cr Hooke said. “Among…
8 September, 2020 Following the successful launch of Gunnedah Shire Council’s new local purchasing and procurement platform VendorPanel, there are four new preferred supplier opportunities now open for applications. VendorPanel gives businesses direct access to Council tenders and allows Council staff to use geolocation to search for local services to work with. There are currently opportunities to join Council’s preferred supplier panels for the following services: Trade qualified and licenced builders and carpenters, Air conditioning…