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7 September 2020 Now Featured on VendorPanel – EOI’s for Preferred Supplier Panels for the delivery of maintenance and repair for Air Conditioning Services, Building and Carpentry Services and Plumbing Services. Gunnedah Shire Council is inviting trade qualified and licensed suppliers to participate on the panels. Once established, suppliers on the panel will be consulted for future opportunities over a two year period, with the opportunity to extend for a further year. Applications should be…
September 1 , 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council has welcomed an announcement by the NSW Government it will contribute $14 million towards a saleyards precinct upgrade that will position Gunnedah as a national leader in the protein industry. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the announcement today by Deputy Premier John Barilaro that the NSW Government would partner with Gunnedah Shire Council to make the Gunnedah Saleyards Master Plan a reality was powerful news for the…
August 31, 2020 It’s almost spring, and Gunnedah Shire Council is asking people to celebrate with their own creation for a new exhibition. Artists and budding artists, schools, community groups, hobbyists and just about anyone who would like to create something with a Spring into September theme is asked to get busy on their contribution. Gunnedah Shire Council Cultural Precinct Team Leader Lauren Mackley said the broad but beautiful theme could encompass everything from birds…
28 August, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Councillors have voted to allocate up to an additional $1.5 million to help fund the $17.55 million Gunnedah Saleyards Master Plan Project as part of the Council’s commitment to investing in the local economy. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the decision could take Council’s contribution to the project to up to $3.55 million. “The State Government has advised Council that to give this project the best chance of securing…
August 27, 2020 The 50m Gunnedah Memorial Swimming Pool is undergoing final repair works and testing to be open in time for the hot weather. Gunnedah Shire Council General Manager Eric Groth said it was expected the pool would open in October. “Over the next month, people might notice the pool is being drained at contractors are at work,” Mr Groth said. “This is part of the planned schedule of works put together by the…
August 21, 2020 Three new community projects 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. “The community came to us with some important projects we were able to progress through to the Federal Government for consideration,”…
August 20, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council have been involved in a number of discussions with DMMS ahead of the society’s lease and funding agreements, renewal – including a recent meeting with the Mayor, General Manager, Staff and members of the society. The Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society is a valued organisation in Gunnedah and beyond, and is the recipient of one of the most significant financial contributions awarded to an arts organisation in the Gunnedah Shire.…
August 18, 2020 This week is traditionally AgQuip week, and while COVID-19 has put the event on hold for a year, Gunnedah can still celebrate the field days that bring so many people to our Shire. Gunnedah Shire Council Manager Economic Development Charlotte Hoddle said there were inventive ways people could mark the occasion without actually going to the event. “AgQuip has been a huge part of the Gunnedah calendar for 45 years,” Ms Hoddle…
17 August, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council has announced a new round of the Business Partner Program targeted at street beautification and activation. The additional round is part of the second phase of Council’s Community Resilience Business Recovery Package - Invigorate Gunnedah. Invigorate Gunnedah saw a boosted allocation of $200,000 towards the Business Partner Program and the addition of the new round, supporting local businesses wanting to improve the appearance of their premises to apply for…
August 13, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council and Hunter New England Health have joined forces to hold a Community Information Day on August 22 to link the community with the health and support services available to them. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said when things happen in people’s lives and they are faced with a stressful situation that causes a need for help, it could be challenging to know where to turn. “Our community has been…