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14 July, 2020 A new collection is on the way to Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery, with internationally renowned bronze and sculpture artist Kerry Cannon showcasing his exhibition Los Caprichos. Los Caprichos is inspired by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya’s collection of the same name, which explored the nuances of 18th century Spanish culture through a series of etchings. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Cultural Precinct Team Leader Lauren Mackley said while Cannon draws inspiration from de…
14 July, 2020 It is with disappointment I confirm ACM Rural Events have advised of the cancellation of the 2020 AgQuip field days due to the changing and widespread impacts of COVID-19. Despite their very best efforts and consideration of all options, organisers have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 event to ensure the health and safety of the entire AgQuip community. I am disappointed for everyone involved. AgQuip is a landmark event…
14 July, 2020 Following the recent tragedy that has occurred in Gunnedah, Whitehaven Coal has announced a free psychological support service available to everyone in the community. Whitehaven is temporarily expanding its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to help all members of the Gunnedah community access free, confidential psychology services over the next fortnight. A confidential consulting space has been set up in the Creative Arts Meeting room of The Civic, at 83 Chandos Street Gunnedah.…
July 8, 2020 It is with great sadness we’re hearing breaking news about the tragedy that has occurred in Gunnedah. Police are currently investigating. Please contact them for further information. Our thoughts are prayers are with the family. We are a strong and tightknit community - and together we will support the family and our community through this event. If you are in need of assistance – please contact the below services Police/emergency services“Triple Zero…
7 July, 2020 Gunnedah cinema goers will be treated to an enhanced cinematic experience when curtains are planned to reopen at The Civic next month, following extensive refurbishments at the venue. The Civic is currently undergoing renovations including new carpet, seats, curtains and overhead lighting, as well as a new look candy bar. A commemorative photo montage will also be installed on the back wall behind the candy bar, featuring images provided by the community…
6 July, 2020 Art enthusiasts have until Wednesday July 15 to view Cat Long and Abby Jerrett’s collaborative exhibition Divine Voyeurism at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery. Both originally from Gunnedah, Long and Jerrett’s interdisciplinary body of work explores their joint interest in the empowerment of women through the female form. Long’s work utilises stippling, a technical process that begins and ends with a dot. Through the arrangement and repetition of thousands of these…
1 July, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council is undertaking a new project to enhance and beautify the islands on Stock Road. Several new garden beds will be established along the footpath of the Stock Road islands, between Links Road and Apex Road. Native vegetation and drought tolerant species will be used to develop biodiversity and brighten the streetscape. Tree planting will also be conducted to create a succession for ageing trees along the islands. Numerous native…
26 June, 2020 Dog and cat owners in the Gunnedah Shire are being urged to check new de-sexing and registration requirements, with changes to the Companion Animal Act coming into effect next month. From 1 July 2020 the NSW Government will introduce annual permits for owners of non-desexed cats, restricted dog breeds, and dogs declared to be dangerous. Under the changes, owners of cats not desexed by four months of age will be required to…
18 June, 2020 Eight Gunnedah Shire community groups will benefit from a total of more than $20,000 in grants in the latest round of Gunnedah Shire Council Arts and Cultural Grants Fund. Gunnedah Shire Council this week approved funding for projects as diverse as a jazz afternoon, to workshops and resources for a youth choir. Chair of the Arts and Cultural Grants Fund selection panel Councillor Owen Hasler said Council was pleased to be able…
23 June, 2020 Gunnedah’s tourism industry has received a boost with a concept plan for a new Recreational Vehicle Park close to the CBD supported at last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting. The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) plans to erect a Recreational Vehicle Park by the river at 107-109 Chandos Street and 65-67 Maitland Street. The park will form part of a network of low-cost commercial RV parks across Australia, available to members…