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May 26, 2021 Experienced tourism manager Nikki Robertson has joined the Gunnedah Shire Council team to help bring Gunnedah to the rest of the world. As one of her first tasks in the role, Nikki has been invited to speak about Agritourism and the pilot project between the Liverpool Plains and the Office of the Small Business Commissioner at the Local Government Destination and Visitor Economy Conference this week. Nikki brings a lot of experience…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH  Monday 14 June 2021 Collection will be on Tuesday 15 June 2021. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Monday evening as collection will begin early on Tuesday.   RECYCLING COLLECTION - CURLEWIS Monday 14 June 2021 Collection will be on Wednesday 16 June 2021. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday.   Should you have…
May 21, 2021 Gunnedah Shire Council is urging landholders to be on the lookout for Parthenium on properties, following recent discoveries of the invasive weed in the North West. Currently found mostly in Central and South East Queensland, Parthenium weed is a prohibited species in NSW. The highly invasive weed poses a significant risk to livestock and reduces crop and land values. Contact with plants or pollen can also cause serious respiratory and allergic reactions…
May 20, 2021 Three major arts and culture programs will get a helping hand through Gunnedah Shire Council’s Arts and Cultural Grants Funding Program. Council last night endorsed the Arts and Cultural Grants Panel’s recommendation to award funding to three applicants – Arts Gunnedah, Gunnedah Conservatorium and Two Rivers Arts Council. Panel chair Cr Ann Luke said Council was one of the few local government bodies in New South Wales that offered funding for arts…
18 May, 2021 Gunnedah’s newest festival is proud to announce Paul West of the popular television series A River Cottage Australia as the 2021 festival ambassador for Harvest Gunnedah. Harvest Gunnedah Committee Chair Cr Colleen Fuller said Mr West, who is known for his cooking with farm-fresh food, would be an important part of the celebrations on October 2. “Having chef Paul West here for Harvest Gunnedah is wonderful news,” Cr Fuller said. “Our Shire…
May 13, 2021 The latest round of the Business Partner Program has now opened for 2021, providing an opportunity for existing or new businesses to start a fresh adventure. The Business Partner Program has assisted many Gunnedah Shire businesses and organisations to expand or start new initiatives, and meets up to 75 per cent of project costs for eligible applications. Some of the 10 recipients of the previous round of the program were congratulated by…
May 13, 2021 Gunnedah’s business community is invited to attend a free workshop focussed on building resilience and positive mindsets. Mindset Reset for Business will be run by Chelsea Pottenger, founder of educational platform EQ Minds. Attendees will learn about routines for success, creating a positive mindset and a connected culture in the workplace and home. The workshop is part of Gunnedah Shire Council’s Community Resilience Business Recovery Package - Invigorate Gunnedah, supporting recovery in…
May 13, 2021 A new 10 year contract for Gunnedah Shire’s waste, recycling and garden organics kerbside collection service has been announced, with JR Richards & Sons to continue their current kerbside collections and take on residential and commercial recycling collections. Local business Gunnedah Workshop Enterprises will continue to process recycling at Recyclit, located within the Gunnedah Waste Management Facility. The new service will be rolled out from July and residents will see some changes…
12 May, 2021 Gunnedah will be seeing spots when Disney’s Cruella - prequel to the 101 Dalmatian’s franchise - premieres at the Civic Theatre on Thursday May 27 at 5:30pm. Residents are invited to attend the premiere screening to help raise funds for the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund, a program which helps Gunnedah Shire youth on their journey to tertiary education. The live action film stars Emma Stone as the legendary Cruella de Vil, exploring…
5 May, 2021 If you need a good laugh, Gunnedah is about to host Australia’s favourite comedy convoy – the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. On June 17, five comedians will bring their stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song to Gunnedah Town Hall. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival tours from Mandurah to Mackay, Devonport to Darwin, and 80 destinations in between. This year’s line-up features Ben Knight as MC, and comedians Alex Ward, Nikki Britton, Sam…