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15 June, 2020 A reproduction artwork from the successful Back to Burra Bee Dee exhibition now has a permanent home at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery thanks to a donation by the artist. Gunnedah Gomeroi artist Warwick Keen has donated a digital photographic print on archival rag paper to the Gunnedah Community Collection. Mr Keen worked at The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Art & Design campus during 2014 to create the body…
Request for Quotation Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan   Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and licenced company to develop a comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan for 2020 – 2024. The strategy should seek to nurture an innovative, vibrant and diverse economy and grow the capacity and resilience of the Gunnedah Shire. Quotation submissions will be received until 5pm, Friday June 19. Quotation documentation can be found on council’s…
June 5, 2020 Roads projects are powering ahead in the Gunnedah Shire, despite the challenges of COVID-19. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said Gunnedah was continuing to make inroads into providing a significantly improved road network for the post Corona-virus period and well beyond. “While this time has presented challenges, Gunnedah Shire has managed to not only ensure major projects are on track, but to keep the pedal to the metal on providing a road network…
June 5, 2020 Changes to the pedestrian zone in Gunnedah will not only improve safety, but allow the town centre to develop as a community hub, Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey says. Gunnedah Shire Council was successful in securing $106,000 from Transport NSW’s Centre for Road Safety to extend the town’s high pedestrian activity zone and make a number of safety changes. “Our community had expressed concern after a number of near misses in the…
3 June, 2020 It’s now easier to keep old electronics out of landfill with Gunnedah Shire Council’s new E-Waste drop off. New electronic waste bins have been placed at the Gunnedah Shire Waste Management facility, allowing Shire residents to deposit unwanted electronic items free of charge. E-Waste refers to any item that needs a battery, power cord or a plug that is no longer wanted or working. These items contain potentially toxic metal elements and…
2 June, 2020 Gunnedah Shire businesses have until the end of the month to apply for funding through round one of the Business Partner Program. While the special additional COVID-19 round of the program has closed, applications remain open for round one – providing a great opportunity for new businesses and those that are exploring something new. Businesses can apply for funding for initiatives that will encourage local employment and help build the Shire’s strong…
June 2, 2020 A load limit is now in place for the Orange Grove Road bridge located 30km from the Kelvin Road turn-off and 6km from the Rushes Creek junction. The bridge now has a gross 20 tonne maximum limit to ensure safety for road users. The bridge includes a timber structure that is close to 100 years old, with a concrete deck added in the past two decades. Gunnedah Shire Council chief engineer Daniel…
26 May, 2020 Gunnedah residents have had their say and helped Gunnedah Shire Council develop a statement that sets out the community’s land use aspirations for the next 20 years. The Draft Future 2040 – Gunnedah Shire Local Strategic Planning Statement is now on public exhibition. Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the plan provided a vision and framework to guide detailed land use planning to help the shire grow in a vibrant, competitive and sustainable…
25 May 2020 In accordance with Schedule 1 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Gunnedah Shire Council hereby gives public notice of the exhibition of the draft Future 2040 – Gunnedah Shire Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS). The LSPS provides a long-term vision for the Gunnedah local government area and sets out planning priorities, principles and actions to accommodate future population growth; support economic development; and protect our important environmental and rural landscapes,…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAHMonday 8 June 2020Collection will be on Tuesday, 9 June 2020Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWISMonday 8 June 2020Collection will be on Wednesday, 10 June 2020Residents 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 over the long weekend…