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Residents, commercial users, school buses and the travelling public are advised that Bulunbulun Road (at causeway crossing 10.9km from Kamilaroi Highway, Breeza) will be closed to ALL traffic from 29 January until 23 February, 2024 (weather dependent). The damaged concrete causeway 10.9km east of the Kamilaroi Highway at Breeza/16.4 km west of Currabubula will be removed and a new concrete causeway installed. During construction, there will be no vehicle access for any type of vehicle.…
January 9, 2024 Checklist for young people heading off on their tertiary education adventure in 2024:  Study hard Find a course and successfully enrol Apply for a Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund scholarship Set off on the first step of the rest of your life. As Gunnedah Shire’s young people pack their bags for university or TAFE, there are still a few days left to apply for a helping hand through the Gunnedah Community Scholarship…
Once again, Gunnedah Shire’s Christmas enthusiasts have taken the judges of the Gunnedah Shire Council Christmas Lights Competition to twinkletown with dazzling displays. Gunnedah Shire Council Manager Economy and Growth Susan Frater said from Christmas trees to dancing reindeers, and snowmen to nativity scenes, the Shire switched on the festive fever. “It is wonderful to see so many people lighting up their homes and businesses with displays that celebrate the season,” Ms Frater said. “The…
December 18, 2023 Gunnedah Shire Council’s administration building will be closed for the Christmas-New Year period from Friday, December 22 at 12pm and will reopen on Monday, January 8 at 9am. GoCo and the Gunnedah Shire Library will also be closed during this time (the Library will open at the regular time of 9.30am on January 8). Your general waste, recycling and green waste pick-up days will remain the same over Christmas and New Year.…
Seven businesses have been successful in their applications for funding through the latest round of the Business Partner Program. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Business Partner Program encourages new businesses or expanding businesses with financial support towards new initiatives. Business Partner Program Advisory Group chair Cr Colleen Fuller said $31,538.25 had been approved across seven local businesses and organisations. “Each year, Council helps our economy grow through this program that encourages business expansion and targets new businesses…
As we hurtle quickly towards Christmas, it’s time to dive into the world of fun that is Gunnedah Shire Council’s Summer School Holiday Program for 2023-24. The School Holiday Program includes a diverse range of activities to appeal to young people whatever their hobbies and interests might be. Gunnedah Shire Council Manager Economy and Growth Susan Frater said there was plenty to keep young people amused over the Christmas-New Year holidays. “From free movies to…
The Gunnedah Shire Council is calling on the local community to exercise better care with recycling after 24KG of fibro sheeting suspected to contain asbestos was found within material from residents’ kerbside recycling collection in one of the bunkers and on the conveyor belt used for hand sorting at the Material Recycling Facility (MRF). As a result of the discovery, the MRF was immediately shut down and all workers were removed from the area. The…
December 8, 2023 Work to upgrade the Gunnedah Airport tarmac has now been completed. The $8.35 million project included complete refurbishment of the tarmac, taxiway and apron to bring it into line with Australian Civil Aviation Regulation requirements for certified facilities. Gunnedah Shire Deputy Mayor Rob Hooke said it was good to see this important project reach completion. “Airports are critical infrastructure for the community,” Cr Hooke said. “They are important in times of emergency,…
December 6, 2023 The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a forecast for an unusually warm summer for the season ahead, with an increased risk of extreme heat, heatwaves and bushfire weather. Gunnedah Shire Council, together with the NSW Government, is providing a number of free P2/N95 masks to include in home safety and bushfire emergency kits to be used in the event of fire.Gunnedah Shire Council Manager Community Safety Wade Berryman said the P2/N95 masks…
Gunnedah Shire residents are being asked to help shape the future of some of the Shire’s best-loved open spaces. Gunnedah Shire Council is developing master plans for key sporting and recreation precincts, and is seeking the input of the community to make the best possible use of the spaces into the future. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the master plans were the next logical step following the Gunnedah Shire Open Space Strategy, and would…