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News in brief from Gunnedah Shire Council's July meeting

July 22, 2021

Council continues cultural groups’ support

Gunnedah Shire Council will extend its support of the Gunnedah Shire Band for another five years.

Council resolved to extend the lease and financial arrangements with the band for a further five years at this month’s ordinary council meeting.

Council also resolved to continue its financial contribution to the Dorothea Mackellar Society for the next five years.

Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the organisations were an important part of the Shire’s cultural fabric, and Council was proud to continue to support both Gunnedah Shire Band and the Dorothea Mackellar Society.

Council a bronze sponsor for Amazing Enviro Race

Gunnedah Shire Council has thrown it support behind The Amazing Enviro Race to be held in August.

At least two Gunnedah schools are taking part in the Sustainable North West event on August 26 that promotes sustainability through both a virtual and in-school challenge in line with COVID-safe guidelines.

Council will provide $1000 to become a Bronze Sponsor of the event that targets 13-19-year-olds to: educate and inspire; engage students in a unique and challenging way and to show how changes in their behaviour will reduce their carbon, water and waste footprint; and learn about new technologies.

The Mackellar Centre – home to the Dorothea Mackellar Society.


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