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Water Usage and Restrictions across the LGA
19 Sep 2019
With Spring here and the weather warming, and with minimal rainfall over the last few months, residents are reminded to be wise with their water consumption and make themselves aware of the current water restrictions throughout the LGA.
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Baradine Water Main Replacement
18 Sep 2019
Work on the replacement of a section of water main in Baradine is continuing over the coming weeks.
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Fluoride in Warrumbungle Shire water supply
18 Sep 2019
Due to ongoing technical issues the towns throughout the Warrumbungle local government area are not currently having fluoride added to their supplies.
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Community Consultation Meetings 2019
17 Sep 2019
Take the opportunity to meet with Councillors, Senior Council Staff and other members of your community to discuss the issues affecting your local community.
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Coolah Water Mains Extension – Supply Interruption
15 Sep 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is preparing the installation of a new dedicated rising main from the Town Wells to Martin Street reservoir. As part of this work, a mains extension will be installed in Hospital Street between Goddard and Martin Streets.
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Binnaway and Dunedoo Pool Upgrades
11 Sep 2019
Upgrades to Binnaway and Dunedoo swimming pools have been completed in time for the start of the swimming pool season.
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Grace Period for new companion animal annual permits
10 Sep 2019
The NSW Government has granted a 12-month grace period for the introduction of annual permits for owners of non-de-sexed cats and dangerous and restricted dogs to allow pet owners more time to prepare for this change.
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Upgrades to Bomera and Dunedoo Cemetery
9 Sep 2019
Upgrades to the cemeteries at Bomera and Dunedoo have recently been completed to meet the needs of these communities.
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Dob in a Dumper
9 Sep 2019
Illegal dumping across the Warrumbungle Shire Council area is a growing problem and thanks to a $20,000 grant from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Council will be undertaking a study into the problem.
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Swimming Pool Season 2019-2020
Changes to Town Pool Season Tickets and Entry Fees for the 2019/2020 Pool Season
3 Sep 2019
Council has introduced the town pool half season ticket option which will be available throughout the 2019/20 swimming season.
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Expressions of Interest – Purchase of Land/Effluent Reuse in the Coolah Area
3 Sep 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council invites expressions of interest for a purchase of land in the Coolah area and/or interest from the community for opportunities for the use of recycled water supplied from Coolah wastewater treatment works. The land size must be greater than 5Ha.
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Upgrades to Coonabarabran Town Hall
29 Aug 2019
The Coonabarabran Town Hall has recently undergone a well deserved upgrade with funding provided under the Drought Communities Programme – Extension.
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Flash Flooding Declared a Natural Disaster Event
28 Aug 2019
The advice that the flash flooding event on Friday, 29 March 2019 has been declared a natural disaster is welcome news for the Warrumbungle Shire Council and its residents.
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Local Heritage Places Grants
20 Aug 2019
Do you own a Heritage Listed property or a property within one of Council’s Heritage Conservation Areas? If you do, you could be eligible to apply for funding from Council to undertake conservation and restorations works to your property.
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Community Financial Assistance Donations – Round One
19 Aug 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for applications for Round One of the 2019/20 Community Financial Assistance Donations.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
19 Aug 2019
In August 2018, Council made the decision to terminate the construction contractor, Boulus Constructions Pty Limited, on the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project (TRRRC Project). Since that date Council has been progressively working through issues following the termination.
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Coonabarabran Skate Park upgraded in time for summer
9 Aug 2019
The Coonabarabran Skate Park has undergone a make over with upgraded amenities and a fresh look ahead of the onset of warmer months.
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Free Small Business Workshop – Digital and Social Marketing
1 Aug 2019
The Digital and Social Marketing Small Business Workshop is a great opportunity for all local business owners and community groups to expand their knowledge into the digital marketing world.
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New Bridges for Purlewaugh Road
30 Jul 2019
To overcome flooding issues along the Purlewaugh Road two new bridges will be constructed at Billy Kings Creek.
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My Community Project
23 Jul 2019
Voting is open on the NSW Government ‘My Community Project’ initiative. Community groups were invited to submit projects for consideration.
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Neilson Park Yarning Circle
22 Jul 2019
Yarning Circles are used throughout Australia as a designated area for harmonious, creative and collaborative communication. The aim is to encourage responsible, respectful and honest interactions between participants which build trusting relationships, foster accountability and provide a safe place to be heard and to respond.
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Expressions of Interest – Purchase of land in the Coolah
22 Jul 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council invites expressions of interest for a purchase of land in the Coolah area and/or interest from the community for opportunities for the use of recycled water supplied from Coolah wastewater treatment works. The land size must be greater than 5Ha.
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Baradine Memorial Hall Upgrades Underway
17 Jul 2019
Upgrade works to the Baradine Hall have now been completed and the facility is ready for use.
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Operation Of Pool Kiosks
17 Jul 2019
Council invites applications for the lease of individual kiosks at Coonabarabran, Baradine, Coolah, Dunedoo, and Binnaway Swimming Pools for the 2019/2020 swimming pool season.
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Road Renaming Notice - Cobbora
9 Jul 2019
Council has resolved to rename three streets roads in the village of Cobbora
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New banner poles for Warrumbungle communities
3 Jul 2019
Courtesy of the Drought Community Programme - Extension new banners are flying in towns across the Warrumbungle Shire.
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Mowrock Rural Fire Service Brigade Station Opening
2 Jul 2019
Brigade members of the Mowrock Rural Fire Service (RFS) welcomed the opening of the Brigade’s first Brigade Station opened on Saturday, 29 June 2019.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
1 Jul 2019
Council is continuing to review its options in relation to the future of the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community (TRRRC) project following the identification of a series of defects to the partly constructed buildings.
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Coonabarabran Emergency Water Supply – Timor Dam bore now online
27 Jun 2019
The final bore for the Coonabarabran Emergency Water supply is now online and providing water into the system.
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Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2019/20 Adopted
27 Jun 2019
The Operation Plan for 2019/20 for the Warrumbungle Shire has now been adopted by Council.
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Single Touch Payroll Workshop
18 Jun 2019
The Single Touch Payroll (STP) workshop was held last Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at the Warrumbungle Shire Council Chambers in Coonabarabran. This workshop was designed to assist small business stakeholders understanding the upcoming changes to the process in which superannuation and tax will need to be completed.
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Submissions on the Newell Highway Upgrade Closing
11 Jun 2019
Residents are reminded that the opportunity to make submissions on the options for the Newell Highway Upgrade at Coonabarabran will be closing on Thursday 13 June 2019.
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Binnaway Hall Stage Replacement Completed
11 Jun 2019
The Binnaway Town Hall stage upgrade is complete. The upgrade, completed under the Drought Communities Programme, provides the Binnaway community with a modern and versatile hall that will be enjoyed for many years to come.
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Small Business Workshop – Single Touch Payroll
11 Jun 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council has organised a Single Touch Payroll workshop for local small businesses.
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Office Closures and Changes to Services – June Long Weekend
5 Jun 2019
Council’s Coonabarabran and Coolah Offices, including Service NSW, will be closed on Monday, 10 June 2019, for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.
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Leadville Public Toilet Block – Temporary Closure to allow construction of new amenities
1 Jun 2019
Members of the public are advised that the Leadville Public Toilet Facility will be closed from Saturday, 1 June 2019 and is expected to reopen around the beginning of September 2019.
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Workshop – Holding a Special Event in Warrumbungle Shire
30 May 2019
Special Events Workshop is free for all event organisers, community groups, local organisations as well as community members interested in the process involved in holding an event within Warrumbungle Shire.
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Public Meeting on the Newell Highway Upgrade
29 May 2019
To ensure that residents are aware of the proposal to upgrade the Newell Highway, including a proposal to By-Pass Coonabarabran, Council will be holding a public meeting at the Coonabarabran Town Hall.
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Coonabarabran Water Supply
29 May 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is proposing in the annual Operational Plan for the 2019-20 period, to increase the charges for sewer by 15% and water by 18%.
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Creating a Greater Connection for the Warrumbungle region
24 May 2019
Exciting news for residents in the Warrumbungle Shire Area, with funding from the Federal Government residents in the shire area will soon be better connected.
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Increases in Water and Sewer Charges
23 May 2019
Currently Warrumbungle Shire Council is seeking submissions by the public on the annual Operational Plan for the 2019-20 period, within this Plan are proposals to increase the charges for sewer by 15% and water by 18%.
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Coonabarabran DPS Local and Family History Open at the Visitors Information Centre
22 May 2019
After 16 years the Coonabarabran DPS Local and Family History Group (DPS) have relocated from 69 John Street, Coonabarabran into the Visitor Information Centre in Coonabarabran.
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Time is running out to have your say on the draft budget
21 May 2019
Time is running out to have your say on the draft budget. Submissions from the community on the 2019-20 Council Operational Plan, including the budget, will be closing soon.
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Applauded for Supporting Small Business
21 May 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council has been commended for its leadership in making it easier for local businesses to start and grow at the inaugural Small Business Friendly Councils Conference in Sydney on 16-17 May 2019.
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Media Statement - Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
21 May 2019
The current position with the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community (TRRRC) project has been very disappointing for Council and the community. The project was originally developed using funds from the Restart NSW Fund to assist with overcoming some of the financial problems faced in the area and improve economic development following the decision not to proceed with the development of the Cobbora Coal Mine.
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Binnaway Campground – Reopening of Amenities to the Public
14 May 2019
In exciting news for the Binnaway Community the “Pumphouse Camping Ground” Amenities block is now open to the public for use and has a new Dump Ezy dump point for travelers.
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Recycling Right in the Warrumbungle Shire Area
13 May 2019
With the introduction of recycling bins and the “Return and Earn” container refund scheme, there are more recyclables than ever being kept out of landfill.
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Baradine Flood Levee Investigation and Design Project
10 May 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is moving forward with the Baradine Town Levee Project to better protect homes in Baradine.
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What will the Impact on Increased Water Charges be for you?
10 May 2019
The Draft Operational Plan for 2019/20 for Warrumbungle Shire Council is on public exhibition and is proposing that there be increases of up to 18% for water charges in the local government area.
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Softfall Upgrades for Council Playgrounds
7 May 2019
Work on upgrading two popular playgrounds in the Warrumbungle Local Government Area have commenced with modern softfall being installed.
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Increases in Water and Sewer Charges
6 May 2019
The Draft Operational Plan for 2019/20 for Warrumbungle Shire Council is on public exhibition and is proposing that there be increases of up to 18% for water charges and 15% for sewerage charges.
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Have your say on Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2019/20
2 May 2019
Council has placed its Draft Operation Plan for 2019/20 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
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Bitumen Reseal Program for Town Streets - May 2019
1 May 2019
Road resurfacing works are scheduled for various streets in towns across the Shire. Residents and motorists are advised that some disruption to access may occur during the works.
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Interest for a Coonabarabran Town Beautification Committee
1 May 2019
Representations have been made to Warrumbungle Shire Council to re-establish the Coonabarabran Town Committee and Councillor Kodi Brady has been charged with the task of determining the level of interest.
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Public Exhibition: Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2019/20
18 Apr 2019
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of sections 404–405 of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), that Council has developed its draft 1 year Operational Plan 2019/20.. The draft Operational Plan details the activities to be undertaken in the next financial year and includes the Revenue Policy and Fees and Charges.
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Road Renaming Notice – Goolhi
16 Apr 2019
Council has resolved to rename the road in the locality of Goolhi.
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Office Closures and Changes to Services - Easter Long Weekend and ANZAC Day
10 Apr 2019
Residents are advised that the Coonabarabran and Coolah Offices, including Service NSW, will be closed Easter Long Weekend and ANZAC Day Public Holiday’s.
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Mendooran Water Report - 5 April 2019
9 Apr 2019
On Friday, 5 April 2019, the river well level was 1.34 metres and the bore level was 8.25 metres. The supply source of water for the town water supply over the last week was Bore water.
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Coonabarabran Water Report - 5 April 2019
9 Apr 2019
On Friday, 5 April 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 20.26% of dam capacity. This is an increase of 2.46%, due to the recent rainfall fall.
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Forensic Audit Report
8 Apr 2019
The Forensic Audit Report July 2018, prepared by Moore Stephens (SA) has been released to the public.
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Upgrade Proposal for Coonabarabran Pool
4 Apr 2019
The Coonabarabran Memorial Swimming Pool Advisory Committee has prepared a concept plan with proposed upgrades.
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Council Meeting Notice – April
4 Apr 2019
Members of the community are invited to attend the April Council Meeting of Warrumbungle Shire Council. The meeting will be held at the Council Chambers, Coonabarabran, on Thursday, 18 April 2019, commencing at 8:30am.
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Council Welcomes School-Based Trainees
4 Apr 2019
In an exciting move, Council has recently welcomed four new school-based trainees into the fields of Horticulture, Tourism and Automotive Servicing.
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Easing of Water Restrictions
1 Apr 2019
Due to a number of factors Warrumbungle Shire Council has made the decision to ease water restriction levels in Baradine, Binnaway, Coolah, Dunedoo and Mendooran.
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Draft Code of Meeting Practice
1 Apr 2019
The draft Code of Meeting Practice for Warrumbungle Shire Council is currently on public exhibition.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Update
29 Mar 2019
Since termination of the building contractor, Boulus Constructions, due to breaches of Contract, Council has been progressing through the site matters relating to the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community (TRRRC) project at Dunedoo.
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Draft Code of Meeting Practice
26 Mar 2019
The draft Code of Meeting Practice will be on public exhibition from Monday, 25 March 2019 until Tuesday, 23 April 2019 and can be viewed at Council’s Offices in, Coonabarabran and Coolah and at local Council Libraries during normal business hours.
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New Business Ideas Workshop
26 Mar 2019
New Business Ideas Workshop is free for all local small businesses, contractors, service providers and community members who are interested in tapping into new industries adjacent to Warrumbungle Shire Council.
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Community Based Heritage Study
26 Mar 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council has been successful in obtaining funding from the Office of Environment and Heritage to undertake a review of Council’s heritage studies.
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Mendooran Water Report - 19 March 2019
19 Mar 2019
On Friday, 15 March 2019, the river well level was 1.30 metres and the bore level was 6.25 metres. The supply source of water for the town water supply over the last week was the river.
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Closure of Public Swimming Pools
19 Mar 2019
The public swimming pool season for the residents of the Warrumbungle Shire is drawing to a close.
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Council to receive funding of up to $1 million for Drought Communities Programme – Extension projects
13 Mar 2019
Funding of up to $1 million has been announced for employment and infrastructure projects that will provide employment for people whose work opportunities have been impacted by drought.
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Coonabarabran Water Report - 11 March 2019
12 Mar 2019
On Friday, 8 March 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 17.9% of dam capacity.
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Mendooran Water Report - 11 March 2019
12 Mar 2019
On Friday, 8 March 2019, the river well level was 1.40 metres and the bore level was 7.61 metres.
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Community Financial Assistance Donations – Round Two 2018/19
12 Mar 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for application for Round Two of the 2018/19 Community Financial Assistance Donations.
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Stormwater Pipes being installed in Belar Street, Coonabarabran
11 Mar 2019
Major works have recently been taking place in Belar Street and Merebeen Street in Coonabarabran with new stormwater pipes being installed.
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Baradine Road Guardrail Installation
11 Mar 2019
Upgrade works to the guardrail on Baradine Road near the Railway Crossing Bridge are currently being completed.
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Community Consultation Meetings 2019
5 Mar 2019
Take the opportunity to meet with Councillors, Senior Council Staff and other members of your community to discuss the issues affecting your local community.
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Community Financial Assistance Donations announced
25 Feb 2019
Thirty community groups from across Warrumbungle Shire will share in almost $15,000 worth of funding as part of Round One of Council’s Community Financial Assistance Donations.
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Funding announced for lighting upgrade at Baradine Oval
22 Feb 2019
In welcome news for the Baradine community, funding for the upgrade of lighting at the Baradine Sports Oval has been announced.
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Media Statement - Trial Operating Hours for Pools
22 Feb 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council operates six public swimming pool facilities within the Council area at Baradine, Binnaway, Coolah, Coonabarabran, Dunedoo and Mendooran.
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190222 Opening Coonabarabran Sport and Rec Centre
Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre celebrates official re-opening
22 Feb 2019
Members of the community joined Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries, to officially re-open the Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre following a series of upgrades completed with funding from the NSW Government Stronger Country Communities Fund.
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Notice of Public Meeting
20 Feb 2019
A public meeting of the NSW Local Government Grants Commission and Warrumbungle Shire Council will be held on Thursday, 28 February 2019 at the Coonabarabran Council Chambers.
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Safe and secure water funding announced for Coolah, Dunedoo & Mendooran
15 Feb 2019
Earlier this week Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair visited Warrumbungle Shire to announce funding for four (4) projects as part of the NSW Government Safe and Secure Water Program.
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Level 2 and 3 water restrictions and the odds & evens system
15 Feb 2019
In December 2018, Coolah, Binnaway and Dunedoo was placed on an updated Level 2 and 3 water restrictions. Changes to these water restrictions were as a result of the adoption by Council of a Drought Management Plan.
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Community Consultation Meeting
8 Feb 2019
Take the opportunity to meet with Councillors, Senior Council Staff and other members of your community to discuss the issues affecting your local community.
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Level 6 water restrictions and taking care of your pets
7 Feb 2019
Council is aware of concerns expressed by a number of residents in Mendooran in relation to the recently implemented Level 6 water restrictions.
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Repairs and upgrades to be completed at Binnaway Campground
5 Feb 2019
Works will soon commence on the installation and upgrade of the onsite sewerage management system at the Binnaway Campground.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 5 February 2019
5 Feb 2019
On Friday, 1 February 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 19.3% of dam capacity.
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External Budget Submissions – 2019/20 Budget
31 Jan 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for community input in to the 2019/20 budget.
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Annual Donations
31 Jan 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for requests for Annual Donations as part of Councils’ Donations Policy.
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Coonabarabran Watere Report - 30 January 2019
31 Jan 2019
On Friday, 25 January 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 19.5% of dam capacity.
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Mendooran Water Meets Drinking Water Standards
30 Jan 2019
A number of residents have today contacted Council in relation to concerns about the drinking water in Mendooran.
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Drivers reminded to be careful with schools returning this week
30 Jan 2019
The School Holidays are coming to an end and schools in Warrumbungle Shire will begin to return from this week with the school year starting on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 in the Eastern Division and Tuesday, 5 February 2019 in the Western Division.
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Mendooran moves to Level 6 Water Restrictions
29 Jan 2019
Due to ongoing dry conditions, dropping river and bore levels and ongoing issues with algae, Mendooran is being placed on Level 6 water restrictions effective immediately.
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Australia Day Awards
28 Jan 2019
On Australia Day 2019 people in towns across Warrumbungle Shire came together to celebrate what’s great about our country, our Shire and our local communities.
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Heavy Patching Works - Bolaro Street, Dunedoo
26 Jan 2019
In January and February 2019 Council will be undertaking heavy patching roadworks on Bolaro Street, Dunedoo. The roadworks are being undertaken to maintain and improve road quality and safety as part of Council’s roads maintenance contract with the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS).
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Media Statement - Coolah Boil Water Alert Lifted
24 Jan 2019
The Boil Water Alert issued on 17 January 2019 for residents of Coolah connected to the town water supply has now been lifted.
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Media Statement - Coolah Boil Water Alert Update - 23 January 2019
23 Jan 2019
Following the detection of E. coli a Boil Water Alert was issued on Thursday, 17 January 2019 for residents of Coolah connected to the town water supply. The Alert still remains in effect.
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Last Updated: 19 Sep 2019

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