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2017 Mayoral Dinner – “Bringing the Community Together”

Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey together with the Gunnedah Ministers Fraternal invites members of the community to save the date for the 2017 Mayoral Dinner.

This year, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of New South Wales, has accepted an invitation to be a guest at the event and will speak on his life as a Christian in his current role.

For the past 20 years, an Annual Mayoral Breakfast was held for community leaders, however, to welcome the Governor of NSW to the community and to share this rare opportunity, a Mayoral Dinner is behind held at the Gunnedah Town Hall.

“The Mayoral Dinner aims to bring the whole community together, to build relationships, enjoy fellowship and enhance community spirit,” Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor Jamie Chaffey said.

“We are very honoured the 38th Governor of NSW has accepted our invitation and we would like to give everyone in the community the opportunity to attend and to hear His Excellency speak.

“Prior to his appointment as Governor in 2014, His Excellency served for 42 years in the Australian Army, with time as Chief of the Defence Force – his life experience will be a welcome addition to our evening,” he concluded.

Former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson will perform the Master of Ceremonies at the event, to be held on Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 from 6:30pm.

Tickets are $30 per head and include a two-course meal. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Gunnedah Shire Council Administration Office or the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre. Ticket sales close at 5:00pm on Friday, 1 September, 2017.

For more information or enquiries please phone (02) 6740 2100.

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Media Contact: Ashley Gardner 6740 2100.