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Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to place on exhibition the Policy – Medical Professionals Accommodation Support. Council urges members of the community with an interest in the policy to review the document which can be viewed here. Written submissions will be received by the undersigned until 4:00pm on 11 February 2021. For further information contact Council’s Customer Service Team on 02 6740 2100. Eric Groth GENERAL MANAGER
January 13, 2021 There is still time to have your say in a survey to help shape Gunnedah Shire’s economic future. Council has commissioned consultants SC Lennon & Associations to prepare the Gunnedah Shire Economic Development Strategy 2021-25. People throughout the community and from all businesses and industries who would like to help shape this new vision and framework for economic development have been invited to fill in a survey – and go into the…
RECYCLING COLLECTION - GUNNEDAH   Tuesday, 26 January 2021 Collection will be on Wednesday, 27 January 2021. Residents are requested to place their recycling bins out on Tuesday evening as collection will begin early on Wednesday. Should you have any enquiries regarding the recycling collection please contact RECYCLIT on (02) 6742 1522. THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES TO THE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND GREENWASTE COLLECTION Please ensure bins are placed out the night before collection date,…
22 December 2020 Upcoming investigation works have been planned at Rangari Road. Geotechnical Investigations will be obtained on the unsealed section of Rangari Road in the Tamworth and Gunnedah Local Government Areas. Investigation works are scheduled for the week commencing Monday, 18 January 2021 and will take approximately one week to complete. The commencement of the works will be approximately 3.8kms east of the Gunnedah / Tamworth LGA boundary and will continue for the full…
December 22, 2020 School’s out for summer and Gunnedah Shire Council has released a school holiday program for the 2020-2021 break packed with fun activities for young people. The program will run from Monday, January 11 until Friday, January 22 with a range of activities to entertain school-aged children. Featured activities include a careers workshop, creative makerspace, crafty creations at the library and cartooning and still life workshops. Sporting options include physical culture, gymnastics and…
December 22, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council is inviting students embarking on tertiary studies in 2021 to apply for the Gunnedah Community Scholarship Fund. The fund is open to local students under 25 wanting to further their training and education at university, TAFE, or an accredited training organisation. Since the fund’s inception in 2002, more than 370 scholarships have been awarded, with over $350,000 raised and distributed to local students. Gunnedah Shire Councillor Gae Swain has…
December 17, 2020 Following the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions in NSW, Gunnedah’s Civic Cinema has increased capacity allowing more cinema-goers to catch new releases. The cinema can now host up to 100 patrons at each screening, helping facilitate more group bookings. The easing of restrictions has also improved capacity at the Gunnedah Cultural Precinct’s other venues. The news comes as Council voted at the December Ordinary Council Meeting to limit the number of screenings following…
December 18, 2020 Gunnedah Shire Council’s Annual Report for 2019-20 has been released, documenting a year of strength despite the considerable challenges of drought and COVID-19. Gunnedah Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the Annual Report showed a year the Gunnedah community could be proud of.“Our community has survived through what seemed like a never-ending drought, only to be hit by COVID-19,” Cr Chaffey said. “Gunnedah has once again shown its true resilience in a year with…
17 December 2020

Council in brief

December 17, 2020 Funding secured for Local Housing Strategy Gunnedah Shire Council has endorsed a plan to fund the development of a Local Housing Strategy, with $73,180.80 allocated to the project from proceeds of the sale of a Council owned property. The wide ranging strategy will identify key priorities, objectives and initiatives for the delivery of affordable housing within the Gunnedah Shire. Gunnedah Shire Council Director of Planning and Environmental Services Andrew Johns said that…
17 December, 2020 Twelve businesses and organisations have been approved for funding under the latest round of Gunnedah Shire Council’s Business Partner Program focussing on larger projects. Round two of the 2020-21 Business Partner Program aimed to further projects that will grow the economy and create more local employment opportunities. Business Partner Program Advisory Group chair Cr Ann Luke said Council had endorsed a total allocation of $127,550 for the 12 projects. “Gunnedah Shire Council…