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May 22, 2023 The deadline for applications under Gunnedah Shire Council’s annual Section 356 (Community and Sports) Small Grants Program and Section 356 (Arts and Cultural) Small Grants Program has been extended. Eligible groups now have until 5pm on Monday, June 5 to get their applications in for the 2023-24 Small Grants Program. The grants are open to not-for-profit, charitable, community, sporting, arts and cultural groups for projects that support the long-term sustainability of the…
18 May, 2023 Gunnedah Shire Council’s blueprint for the year ahead is now on public exhibition and the community is invited to comment. The Gunnedah Shire Council Draft Operational Plan for 2023-24 contains the draft budget including proposed capital works program, revenue policy and schedule of fees and charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the document detailed a practical way forward to continue the Shire’s vision for a prosperous, caring and proud community. “The…
15 May, 2023 Harvest Gunnedah is fast approaching and promises a fun, family-friendly day out. The free community event that urges people to eat good food and discover and celebrate our region, will be held on Sunday, May 21 from 10am to 2pm at the Gunnedah and District Kennel Club grounds on South Street. Harvest is supported by the NSW Reconnecting Regional Communities Fund and will feature delicious food, handmade and handcrafted wares from around…
28 April, 2023 What exhibitions would you like to see in Gunnedah’s Bicentennial Creative Arts Centre? Gunnedah Shire Council is looking for new and exciting exhibitions to bring to the region and is seeking expressions of interest both from people who would like to participate or hold an exhibition, and those who have a great idea. Gunnedah Shire Council Cultural Precinct Team Leader Michael Cornford said community input would help with forward planning for the…
27 April, 2023 A royal delegation from Gunnedah Shire’s Sister City of Kolomotu’a is planning a return visit to Gunnedah in July, featuring the Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce’s Gala Business House Dinner as a highlight. Gunnedah Shire and Kolomotu’a, Tonga, signed a Sister City Agreement when Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho, the High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Tonga to the Commonwealth of Australia, visited in June 2022. The visit is being organised…
27 April, 2023 Work will begin in May on the complete refurbishment of the Gunnedah Airport tarmac. The tarmac is nearing the end of its serviceable life, and is being upgraded to enable larger aircraft to use the facility.  Gunnedah Shire Council Director Infrastructure Services Jeremy Bartlett said work would begin in early May. Work is being completed in two phases, with phase 1 being the pavement works between May and June, and phase 2…
22 May, 2023 UPDATE: Closing date extended to COB on Monday, 5 June 2023. 24 April, 2023 Arts and cultural groups can submit applications for Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2023-24 Section 356 (Arts and Cultural) Small Grants Fund from now until Monday, 22 May 2023. The annual fund aims to assist in the continuation of existing local projects or to support new projects and initiatives that help meet the needs of the growing community, while strengthening…
22 May, 2023 UPDATE: Closing date extended to COB on Monday, 5 June 2023. 24 April, 2023   Gunnedah Shire Council’s annual Section 356 Community and Sports Small Grants Program is now open to help groups strengthen their valuable contribution to the community. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the 2023-24 round would provide opportunities for local clubs and groups to add to the many recreational opportunities available in the region. “This grants program has…
ANZAC DAY SERVICES Gunnedah: Dawn service: 5.30am at the Cenotaph, Conadilly Street. Mid-morning march and service: march from 10.30am from Marquis Street. Official service starts at 10.45am at the Cenotaph. Breeza: 8.30am at the Cenotaph, Kamilaroi Highway. Curlewis: Dawn service 5.15am at the Cenotaph, Hamilton Park, cnr of Goran and Pike streets. Mid-morning march and service: meet at Commercial Hotel Curlewis at 8.30am for 8.45am march. Official service starts at 9am at the Cenotaph. Tambar…
20 April, 2023 Four local businesses will receive a financial boost under round three of Gunnedah Shire Council’s long-running Business Partner Program. Council this week approved four applications recommended by the Business Partner Program Advisory Group: $5000 for a fuel tank upgrade and soil contamination testing at Carroll Store; $4806 for The Croft Fine Dining and Catering towards business promotions and set-up; $3000 for The Hen House’s business expansion and advertising; and $1000 for Gunnedah…