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16 January 2019 With the mercury set to climb over Australia Day weekend, Gunnedah Shire has a lineup of festivities ready to help beat the heat and celebrate everything Aussie. The jam-packed weekend kicks off on Friday, 25 January, with the Australia Day Awards Dinner starting at 7.00pm at the Gunnedah Town Hall. Two-time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be attending the dinner and other Australia Day festivities as Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador. The…
8 January 2019 Two time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be joining Gunnedah for 2019 Australia Day celebrations as the Shire’s official Ambassador. Warwick grew up in a small country town and learnt to ride motorcycles in his backyard. From there his passion for the sport and desire to be the world champion drove him to his current success, with two endurance world champion titles under his belt (2000 and 2002). He was also…
The NSW Government is delivering the new rail bridge in Gunnedah to improve road safety and freight connectivity. Roads and Maritime Services has contracted Daracon Group to deliver this project. Upcoming work includes rebuilding Warrabungle Street between Little Barber and New Streets and relocation of major services on Warrabungle Street near the location of the new bridge.Work will start on Monday 14 January 2019, weather permitting and is expected to take up to 12 months…
Welcome to the Summer 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council School Holiday Program!There is plenty to do these holidays... So download the program and book your place early! Head over to Seat Advisor to pick up tickets for our School Holiday Program events! For more information, please contact Sewa Emojong, Youth Development Officer, Gunnedah Shire Council, on 6740 2100 or 0427 103 415.
20 December 2018 The coveted Santa Street crown has returned to Kamilaroi Road again this year, with residents working hard on their winning Christmas lights displays for weeks in the lead up to the 2018 Christmas Lights Competition, hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council. The announcement was made at Council on Thursday, where seven houses (13, 15, 17, 19, 40, 42 and 44) were awarded the Santa Street winners plaque and a $100 gift voucher, sponsored…
18 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomes the news that TAFE will be reinstating some apprenticeship courses in Gunnedah next year. Redevelopment of TAFE facilities and the reinstatement of apprenticeship courses are on the priority list for Gunnedah in the lead up to the 2019 state elections. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said Council and Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have been advocating strongly for apprenticeship courses to be returned to Gunnedah for quite…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Wednesday 30 January 2019. 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…
17 December 2018 More than 3000 people descended on the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex as it reopened to the public on the weekend after significant upgrades. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey declared the pool open to the public, following a Welcome to Country and Indigenous dance performance. “I am proud to have been a part of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open this amazing community asset and see the happiness on our residents and visitors faces…
11 December 2018 Excursions, skills workshops, cheap movies and a pool party; the January 2019 School Holiday Program is packed with great activities for young people. Gunnedah Shire Council Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said the three week program, which begins on Monday, 7 January 2019, has plenty to offer for kids of all ages. “Favourites, such as Story Telling for Children and Crafty Creations will be running again at the Library, as well as…
Conducting an election is a major public event. During major election events some 5 million electors vote across NSW. The NSW Electoral Commission offer opportunities to work at state and local government elections. Work is available on election day and throughout the election period, the weeks before and after election day. Working at an election is a great opportunity to learn new skills and meet people, while you also play a valuable part in contributing…

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16 January 2019 With the mercury set to climb over Australia Day weekend, Gunnedah Shire has a lineup of festivities ready to help beat the heat and celebrate everything Aussie. The jam-packed weekend kicks off on Friday, 25 January, with the Australia Day Awards Dinner starting at 7.00pm at the Gunnedah Town Hall. Two-time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be attending the dinner and other Australia Day festivities as Gunnedah’s Australia Day Ambassador. The…
8 January 2019 Two time world superbike champion Warwick Nowland will be joining Gunnedah for 2019 Australia Day celebrations as the Shire’s official Ambassador. Warwick grew up in a small country town and learnt to ride motorcycles in his backyard. From there his passion for the sport and desire to be the world champion drove him to his current success, with two endurance world champion titles under his belt (2000 and 2002). He was also…
The NSW Government is delivering the new rail bridge in Gunnedah to improve road safety and freight connectivity. Roads and Maritime Services has contracted Daracon Group to deliver this project. Upcoming work includes rebuilding Warrabungle Street between Little Barber and New Streets and relocation of major services on Warrabungle Street near the location of the new bridge.Work will start on Monday 14 January 2019, weather permitting and is expected to take up to 12 months…
Welcome to the Summer 2019 Gunnedah Shire Council School Holiday Program!There is plenty to do these holidays... So download the program and book your place early! Head over to Seat Advisor to pick up tickets for our School Holiday Program events! For more information, please contact Sewa Emojong, Youth Development Officer, Gunnedah Shire Council, on 6740 2100 or 0427 103 415.
20 December 2018 The coveted Santa Street crown has returned to Kamilaroi Road again this year, with residents working hard on their winning Christmas lights displays for weeks in the lead up to the 2018 Christmas Lights Competition, hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council. The announcement was made at Council on Thursday, where seven houses (13, 15, 17, 19, 40, 42 and 44) were awarded the Santa Street winners plaque and a $100 gift voucher, sponsored…
18 December 2018 Gunnedah Shire Council welcomes the news that TAFE will be reinstating some apprenticeship courses in Gunnedah next year. Redevelopment of TAFE facilities and the reinstatement of apprenticeship courses are on the priority list for Gunnedah in the lead up to the 2019 state elections. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said Council and Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have been advocating strongly for apprenticeship courses to be returned to Gunnedah for quite…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 28 January 2019Collection will be on Wednesday 30 January 2019. 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…
17 December 2018 More than 3000 people descended on the Gunnedah Memorial Pool Complex as it reopened to the public on the weekend after significant upgrades. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey declared the pool open to the public, following a Welcome to Country and Indigenous dance performance. “I am proud to have been a part of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open this amazing community asset and see the happiness on our residents and visitors faces…
11 December 2018 Excursions, skills workshops, cheap movies and a pool party; the January 2019 School Holiday Program is packed with great activities for young people. Gunnedah Shire Council Youth Development Officer Sewa Emojong said the three week program, which begins on Monday, 7 January 2019, has plenty to offer for kids of all ages. “Favourites, such as Story Telling for Children and Crafty Creations will be running again at the Library, as well as…
Conducting an election is a major public event. During major election events some 5 million electors vote across NSW. The NSW Electoral Commission offer opportunities to work at state and local government elections. Work is available on election day and throughout the election period, the weeks before and after election day. Working at an election is a great opportunity to learn new skills and meet people, while you also play a valuable part in contributing…