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24 September 2018 This year commemorates the Centenary of Anzac and preparations are well underway for a Remembrance Day Concert and Ceremony to be held at the historic Tambar Springs Cenotaph.The event will commence at 10.00am on Sunday, 11 November 2018.Centenary of Anzac Working Group Chairperson, Cr Owen Hasler, said the event will be an important occasion in the Shire’s calendar.“The Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tambar Springs recognises the Tambar Cenotaph’s 100-year anniversary in 2018,…
 21 September 2018 The GCSF is an initiative of the local community and provides financial support for local youth choosing to further their studies in tertiary education. Gunnedah’s Kustiani Tuckerman received a scholarship in 2018 and is most appreciative to the community for the funds that helped with the start-up costs of her engineering degree. “I haven’t seen anything else like the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund, and neither have any of the students I attend…
20 September 2018 Councillor Jamie Chaffey was re-elected as Mayor of Gunnedah Shire for his second term in a vote at last night’s Ordinary Council Meeting (19 September).Cr Chaffey will be supported by Cr Rob Hooke, after he was elected as the new Deputy Mayor for the two-year term. The election was attended by community members, family of the Councillors and several dignitaries, including Walcha Shire Mayor Eric Noakes, Liverpool Plains Shire Mayor Andrew Hope…
Gunnedah Shire is in drought and many people are either wanting to help or wanting to access help. If you know of more organisations or assistance, please give Gunnedah Shire Council a call and we can add it to the list. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE Drought Hub NSW DroughtHub provides a one-stop online destination for information on a vast range of services and support available to primary producers, their families and communities…
18 September 2018 From tennis and library activities, to trampolines and marsupials, there is plenty on offer to entertain young people in the spring school holidays. Gunnedah Shire Council has launched its Spring School Holiday Program, with bookings now open. Gunnedah Shire Library is hosting Story Time for children up to age seven and Crafty Creations for young people up to age 12. Check out the full program online for dates and times. It’s cheap…
19 September 2018 The publication of Gunnedah’s first Youth Zine has been a great success and is now available for collection. During Youth Week 2018 (13-22 April) Gunnedah Youth Council, supported by APEX Club of Gunnedah, held a magazine making workshop with professional artist Daniel Stanley. Mr Stanley collated the submissions into a collection of art, poetry and essays from some of the young minds of Gunnedah. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said the…
18 September 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomed three new citizens yesterday at a special ceremony held on Australian Citizenship Day (September 17). Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Gae Swain performed the ceremony, welcoming Karen Crumbley, of United Kingdom, Jill Fulwood, of Britain and Lesley Idzerda, of Britain. Cr Chaffey outlined the duties and responsibilities of the new citizens as they took a pledge to uphold Australian values. “I am proud to be authorised…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 1 October 2018Collection will be on Tuesday 2 October 2018. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 1 October 2018Collection will be on Wednesday 3 October 2018. 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…
6 September 2018 It is your childhood story but not like you remember. Gunnedah Shire Council, Arts North West and Windmill Theatre Co have teamed up to bring Gunnedah a very special children’s live theatre performance of ‘Big Bad Wolf – the most misunderstood character in fairy tale history’. Described as a bit of a loner, the Big Bad Wolf has no friends, but then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his…
4 September 2018 As part of the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade, the Eric Arnold Heated Pool will be closed from Monday, September 10 to Friday, October 5, 2018, while works are undertaken for the refurbishment and maintenance at the indoor facility. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said the closure dates will assist the contractor, Hines Constructions Pty Ltd, and Council staff to carry out the necessary works. “During the closure…

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24 September 2018 This year commemorates the Centenary of Anzac and preparations are well underway for a Remembrance Day Concert and Ceremony to be held at the historic Tambar Springs Cenotaph.The event will commence at 10.00am on Sunday, 11 November 2018.Centenary of Anzac Working Group Chairperson, Cr Owen Hasler, said the event will be an important occasion in the Shire’s calendar.“The Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tambar Springs recognises the Tambar Cenotaph’s 100-year anniversary in 2018,…
 21 September 2018 The GCSF is an initiative of the local community and provides financial support for local youth choosing to further their studies in tertiary education. Gunnedah’s Kustiani Tuckerman received a scholarship in 2018 and is most appreciative to the community for the funds that helped with the start-up costs of her engineering degree. “I haven’t seen anything else like the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund, and neither have any of the students I attend…
20 September 2018 Councillor Jamie Chaffey was re-elected as Mayor of Gunnedah Shire for his second term in a vote at last night’s Ordinary Council Meeting (19 September).Cr Chaffey will be supported by Cr Rob Hooke, after he was elected as the new Deputy Mayor for the two-year term. The election was attended by community members, family of the Councillors and several dignitaries, including Walcha Shire Mayor Eric Noakes, Liverpool Plains Shire Mayor Andrew Hope…
Gunnedah Shire is in drought and many people are either wanting to help or wanting to access help. If you know of more organisations or assistance, please give Gunnedah Shire Council a call and we can add it to the list. INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE Drought Hub NSW DroughtHub provides a one-stop online destination for information on a vast range of services and support available to primary producers, their families and communities…
18 September 2018 From tennis and library activities, to trampolines and marsupials, there is plenty on offer to entertain young people in the spring school holidays. Gunnedah Shire Council has launched its Spring School Holiday Program, with bookings now open. Gunnedah Shire Library is hosting Story Time for children up to age seven and Crafty Creations for young people up to age 12. Check out the full program online for dates and times. It’s cheap…
19 September 2018 The publication of Gunnedah’s first Youth Zine has been a great success and is now available for collection. During Youth Week 2018 (13-22 April) Gunnedah Youth Council, supported by APEX Club of Gunnedah, held a magazine making workshop with professional artist Daniel Stanley. Mr Stanley collated the submissions into a collection of art, poetry and essays from some of the young minds of Gunnedah. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said the…
18 September 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomed three new citizens yesterday at a special ceremony held on Australian Citizenship Day (September 17). Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey and Deputy Mayor Gae Swain performed the ceremony, welcoming Karen Crumbley, of United Kingdom, Jill Fulwood, of Britain and Lesley Idzerda, of Britain. Cr Chaffey outlined the duties and responsibilities of the new citizens as they took a pledge to uphold Australian values. “I am proud to be authorised…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 1 October 2018Collection will be on Tuesday 2 October 2018. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 1 October 2018Collection will be on Wednesday 3 October 2018. 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…
6 September 2018 It is your childhood story but not like you remember. Gunnedah Shire Council, Arts North West and Windmill Theatre Co have teamed up to bring Gunnedah a very special children’s live theatre performance of ‘Big Bad Wolf – the most misunderstood character in fairy tale history’. Described as a bit of a loner, the Big Bad Wolf has no friends, but then he does have incredibly sharp teeth, yellow eyes and his…
4 September 2018 As part of the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex Upgrade, the Eric Arnold Heated Pool will be closed from Monday, September 10 to Friday, October 5, 2018, while works are undertaken for the refurbishment and maintenance at the indoor facility. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Acting Director Infrastructure Services Daniel Noble said the closure dates will assist the contractor, Hines Constructions Pty Ltd, and Council staff to carry out the necessary works. “During the closure…