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27 June, 2023 Gunnedah Shire’s 2023 Citizens of the Year and new Australia Day Working Group Chairperson are encouraging residents to start thinking about who they can nominate for the 2024 Australia Day Awards. Councillor Juliana McArthur has taken over the reins of the working group from former Chairperson Cr Rob Hooke and is looking forward to seeing plenty of award nominations. “It’s never too early to start thinking about those in our Shire who…
26 June, 2023 Gunnedah Shire residents will be able to take advantage of a number of free veterinary services on Wednesday, 5 July from 9am to 1pm. The Animal Welfare League NSW’s Mobile Vet Truck (MVT) will be rolling into the Gunnedah Showground on Wednesday, 5 July, offering free health checks and microchipping, and free dog C3 vaccinations and cat F3 vaccinations. Gunnedah Shire Council’s Manager of Community Safety Wade Berryman said Council had partnered…
June 26, 2023 Gunnedah Shire is the home of a rich Aboriginal heritage, and NAIDOC Week is the time to acknowledge the huge part this ancient culture plays in our region. Almost 16% of our population identify as being of Aboriginal origin, according to the 2021 Census, and the area is home to a wealth of stories and legends. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said NAIDOC Week, which runs from Sunday, July 2 to Saturday,…
23 June, 2023 Gunnedah Shire Council has adopted the 2023-24 Operational Plan and Fees and Charges following consideration of community submissions. Each year, Council sets out its blueprint for the year ahead, with a budget that includes the capital works program, revenue policy and schedule of fees and charges. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the Operational Plan was Council’s guide to a financially responsible year, balancing the costs of services and infrastructure against the…
22 June, 2023 Council to invite royal patron Gunnedah Shire will invite Her Royal Highness, Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho of the Kingdom of Tonga, to be the Royal Patron of the Sister City Relationship between Kolomotu'a and Gunnedah Shire. Kolomotu’a and Gunnedah Shire signed a Sister City Agreement during a visit to Gunnedah by a Tongan delegation led by Her Royal Highness in June last year. The agreement to work together for the benefit of…
13 June, 2023 Gunnedah Shire Council is calling for submissions for the annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition. The exhibition will open at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery on Friday, 7 July during NAIDOC Week (July 2-9), headlining this year’s theme – “For our Elders”. Artists, hobbyists, schools, organisations and individuals are encouraged to come together and explore the theme and exhibit their artworks in a professional gallery space. Council’s Cultural Precinct Team Leader Michael…
7 June, 2023 The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is celebrating 25 years and is on its way to Gunnedah. On Wednesday, 5 July, comics David Quirk, Blake Freeman and Jennifer Wong will entertain the crowds at Gunnedah Town Hall from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The line-up will be heralded by comedian and emcee Daniel Connell – a festival regular known for his dry observational humour. Connell will be joined on stage by Melbourne comic Blake…
31 May, 2023 More than 800 people have responded to a recent Gunnedah Shire Council Air Travel Survey about interest in flights to and from Gunnedah. The Air Travel Survey drew 820 responses, allowing the Shire to have a high level of confidence in the results. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said the strong response showed the community felt strongly about air travel in their local area. “This survey has given us a very good…
24 May, 2023 Locals and visitors came together to enjoy a day in the sunshine at Harvest Gunnedah on Sunday. The autumn-themed event featured live music, free children’s activities, and stalls of food and handmade and handcrafted wares from around the region. Gunnedah Shire Mayor Jamie Chaffey said it was wonderful to see families setting up picnic rugs or gathering on hay bales and making the most of the day. “Locals weren’t deterred by the…
22 May, 2023 Gunnedah Shire businesses have the opportunity to apply for funding to help fuel their new and creative ideas through round one of Gunnedah Shire Council’s 2023-2024 Business Partner Program. The latest round will open on Friday, 26 May and promotes economic activity in the Shire by encouraging business growth and innovation, and supporting employment. The Business Partner Program has helped hundreds of local businesses over the years and Business Partner Advisory Group…