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Featuring some fresh faces after the recent Council election, the Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group met on Tuesday evening, to discuss initiatives to enhance community safety and reduce crime in the Gunnedah Shire. Councillors attending were Colleen Fuller, John Campbell, David Moses and Murray O’Keefe. With the re-election of Councillor Fuller as Chair, the Working Group was quick to get down to business, with in-depth discussion taking place on topics ranging from crime prevention through…
In honour of National Police Remembrance Day, Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey was in Walcha last week to pay his respects to police officers and staff who paid the ultimate price in their service. Mayor Chaffey was moved by the service and by remembering those who had given their lives whilst carrying out their duties. “It’s humbling to remember those who gave their lives to protect the people of NSW,” Mayor Chaffey said. “It’s very important…
Gunnedah Shire Council ANZAC Working Group has launched ticket sales for the major musical event 100 Years Commemoration of ANZAC: The Music of War and Peace Time at the Gunnedah Town Hall on November 11 and 12 2016. The major musical event has been funded through the Australian Government ANZAC Centenary Arts and Culture Fund and will commemorate the sacrifice of Australian men and women during wartime. The show will tell part of the story…
We are proud to announce that Gunnedah’s GoCo has been nominated as a semi-finalist in the 1st Choice Rentals Volunteering category for the 2016 NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. GoCo received the nomination for the work of two outstanding GoCo volunteers Jill Woodhead and Hope Cahill, who made an amazing community contribution by spending time comforting a dying man who was without family in his final days. Out of the kindness of their hearts,…
At Gunnedah Shire Council’s Ordinary meeting held last night, Councillor Jamie Chaffey was announced as Mayor for the ensuring 2 year term with long term serving Councillor, Gae Swain elected as Deputy Mayor. “I’m honoured and humbled to be offered an opportunity to represent my community as Mayor, and I look forward to leading the Council for the next two years,” Mayor Chaffey said. “It is my vision to lead a dynamic council with a…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH Collection will be on Tuesday 4 October 2016.Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday. RECYCLING COLLECTION – CURLEWIS Collection will be on Wednesday 5 October 2016.Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday.THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES TO THE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND GREENWASTE COLLECTION Please ensure bins are…
Final counting in the 2016 Gunnedah Shire Council Local Government Election has been completed. The following candidates have been elected: HOOKE Rob, CAMPBELL John R, O'KEEFE Murray, HASLER Owen, MOSES David, FULLER Colleen, LUKE Ann, CHAFFEY Jamie, SWAIN Gae, Declaration of the poll will be on Friday, 16th September 2016 at 11am in the Gunnedah Shire Council Chambers. View a copy of the Gunnedah Shire Council Election 2016 - Final Count results here.
Final Check Count of first preferences is now complete. Therefore the quota will be 719 and as a result 4 candidates have been elected. Counting will recommence on Tuesday.
Draft Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan and Draft Bike Plan Project: HAVE OUR SAY!We’re excited to let you know that the Draft Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP) and Draft Bike Plan is now on public exhibition. We invite you to review and provide comment on the proposals and actions identified in the planning documents. WHAT IS IT?The purpose of the Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP) and Draft Bike Plan is to provide greater…
Budding young poets from all over the nation attended the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards Presentation Ceremony last Friday in Gunnedah, celebrating the crème de la crème of modern poetry and prose. Over 11,7666 entries from young Australian poets were received this year with competition judges Sophie Mason and Stephen Whiteside set the difficult task of selecting the 2016 winning submission for each of the eight categories. The presentation ceremony was held at The Civic in…