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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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190222 Baradine Lighting funding announcment
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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Office Closures and Changes to Services – Australia Day Public Holiday
22 Jan 2019
Residents are advised that the Coonabarabran and Coolah Offices, including Service NSW, will be closed on Monday, 28 January 2019, due to the Australia Day Public Holiday.
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Warrumbungle Shire announces 2019 Australia Day Ambassadors
22 Jan 2019
With Warrumbungle Shire Council once again participating in the Australia Day Ambassador Program, Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd, has said he is looking forward to welcoming the Australia Day Ambassadors to Warrumbungle Shire.
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Strength assessment of Namoi Street weir
21 Jan 2019
Strength testing of the weir over the Castlereagh River in Namoi Street, Coonabarabran is currently being undertaken by Warrumbungle Shire Council.
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Coonabarabran Water Report - 21 Janauary 2019
21 Jan 2019
On Friday, 18 January 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 19.4% of dam capacity.
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Baradine goes onto Level 1 Water Restrictions
20 Jan 2019
Due to ongoing dry conditions and significantly increased demand Baradine is being placed on Level 1 water restrictions immediately.
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Media Statement - Coolah Boil Water Alert Update 19 January 2019
19 Jan 2019
On Thursday 17 January 2019 a Boil Water Alert was issued for residents of Coolah connected to the town water supply, advising that E. coli bacteria had been detected. This Alert will continue to remain in effect while further action is taken to improve the supply and conduct additional sampling of the supply.
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Media Statement - Coolah Boil Water Alert – E. coli bacteria contamination
18 Jan 2019
Earlier this evening residents of Coolah were advised that E. coli bacteria has been detected in the town water supply.
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Boil Water Alert – E. coli bacteria contamination
17 Jan 2019
Residents of Coolah are advised that E. coli bacteria has been detected in the town water supply.
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Warrumbungle Shire ready to celebrate Australia Day 2019
17 Jan 2019
Towns across Warrumbungle Shire are getting ready to celebrate Australia Day 2019.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community (TRRRC) building defects by Boulus Constructions being fixed
16 Jan 2019
Since the termination of the contract with the builder, Boulus Constructions, Warrumbungle Shire Council has been undertaking works at the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community (TRRRC) site to protect and weatherproof the structures.
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Media Statement - Castlereagh Family Day Care
15 Jan 2019
At the Extra Ordinary Council Meeting held on Friday, 4 January 2019, Warrumbungle Shire Council resolved to make an application to suspend the Service Approval for Castlereagh Family Day Care for up to 12 months.
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Coonabarabran Water Report - 14 January 2019
14 Jan 2019
On Friday, 11 January 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 19.7% of dam capacity.
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Footpath extension Bandulla Street Mendooran
14 Jan 2019
Work is underway on the construction of a new concrete footpath in Bandulla Street, Mendooran.
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Mendooran placed on Level 5 water restrictions
11 Jan 2019
Due to ongoing dry conditions and a sudden drop in river and bore levels Mendooran is being placed on level 5 water restrictions immediately.
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Coonabarabran residents urged to comply with water restrictions
11 Jan 2019
As a result of three new bores coming on-line in Coonabarabran, water restrictions have been eased to level 5 for the town.
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Kerb and Guttering program completed in Binnaway
11 Jan 2019
There was considerable activity in Bullinda Street, Binnaway in the lead up to Christmas with the staff from Warrumbungle Shire Council constructing kerb and guttering for a section of the street.
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Internal Audit Committee Independent Members
8 Jan 2019
Expressions of interest are currently being sought from suitably qualified people to be a member of Council's Internal Audit Committee.
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Coonabarabran Recycling Collection
21 Dec 2018
Council had previously advised that there would be changes to recycling collections due to the upcoming Public Holidays.
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Baradine Recycling Collection
21 Dec 2018
Council had previously advised that there would be changes to recycling collections due to the upcoming Public Holidays.
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Water restrictions increased for Binnaway, Dunedoo and Mendooran
20 Dec 2018
With the ongoing dry conditions and dropping water supplies Warrumbungle Shire Council has announced new water restrictions for Binnaway, Dunedoo and Mendooran.
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Water restrictions eased in Coonabarabran
19 Dec 2018
With three new bores coming on line Warrumbungle Shire Council made the decision to ease water restrictions in Coonabarabran.
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Stormwater Pipeline Proposed for Dunedoo
19 Dec 2018
Plans are being prepared for a proposed stormwater drainage project in Dunedoo.
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Plan B Win a Swag Competition Targeting Christmas Silly Season
18 Dec 2018
Local Police, pubs and sporting clubs throughout the Warrumbungle Shire area will be participating in the ‘Plan B Win a Swag competition’ initiative throughout December.
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Council nominates Drought Communities Programme projects
17 Dec 2018
At the December Council Meeting, Warrumbungle Shire Council decided on projects worth $1 million to be put forward under the Drought Communities Programme –Extension.
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Christmas Closure Information and Changes to Services 2018
17 Dec 2018
Closure Information and Changes to Services - December and January 2018
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Guideline for School Bus Routes and Bus Stop
13 Dec 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for submissions on the Warrumbungle Shire Council Draft Guideline for School Bus Routes and Bus Stops.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 12 November 2018
12 Dec 2018
On Friday, 7 December 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.35% of dam capacity.
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Safer Play for Preschoolers in Coonabarabran
11 Dec 2018
Yuluwirri Kids Preschool in Coonabarabran is leading the way in safer play opportunities for their children, thanks to a $15,000 grant from the NSW Government to install a soft-fall space in the playground.
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Native Grove Cemetery in Coonabarabran undergoing upgrades
7 Dec 2018
To accommodate the future need at Coonabarabran’s Native Grove Cemetery and improve facilities for visitors, Warrumbungle Shire has recently carried out a number of upgrades and other maintenance works.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 5 December 2018
5 Dec 2018
On Friday, 30 November 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.44% of dam capacity.
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Australia Day Awards 2019
3 Dec 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for nominations for the 2019 Australia Day Awards. The Warrumbungle Shire Council Australia Day Awards are run in conjunction with the NSW Local Citizen of the Year Awards. Each year residents of Warrumbungle Shire are invited to nominate fellow citizens for the Warrumbungle Shire Council Australia Day Awards.
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Casual Plant Hire – Tender Invitation
30 Nov 2018
Council is inviting tender submissions from Contractors and Plant Hire Companies for the supply of hire plant on a casual basis.
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End of Year Sale – Warrumbungle Quarry, Coonabarabran
29 Nov 2018
Warrumbungle Quarry is running an end of year special on Blue Metal Dust.
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Auction of Stock
27 Nov 2018
The following stock will be auctioned on Monday 3 December at 8:30am at Council’s Stock Pound in Namoi Street, Coonabarabran.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 27 November 2018
27 Nov 2018
On Friday, 23 November 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21% of dam capacity
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Annual Household Chemical Cleanout
21 Nov 2018
Households across the Shire are being encouraged to take part in the upcoming Household Chemical Cleanout. This annual event is an opportunity for people across the Shire to safely dispose of potentially hazardous chemicals around their homes.
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Coonabarabran Water Report - 19 November 2018
19 Nov 2018
On Friday, 16 November 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.05% of dam capacity.
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School Based Traineeships being recruited
17 Nov 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is now recruiting for current school students to participate in a School Based Traineeships program commencing in 2019.
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All levels of Government celebrate opening of Allison Bridge
16 Nov 2018
On Friday, 16 November 2018, Federal Member for the Electorate of Parkes, Mark Coulton, joined Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd, to officially open Allison Bridge on the Black Stump Way at Coolah after extensive upgrade works.
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Community Financial Assistance Donations – Round One 2018/19
16 Nov 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for applications for Round One of the 2018/19 Community Financial Assistance Donations.
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Community Based Heritage Study
15 Nov 2018
In exciting news for local residents, Warrumbungle Shire Council has announced that a Community Based Heritage Study will soon be taking place across the Shire.
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Fluoride in Warrumbungle Shire water supply
12 Nov 2018
Due to ongoing technical issues towns throughout the Warrumbungle local government area are not having fluoride added to their supply.
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Goddard Street Footpath takes another step towards completion
11 Nov 2018
Works on the next stage of the Goddard Street Shared Path Project is nearing completion.
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Funding for Binnaway Oval Lighting
9 Nov 2018
In welcome news for the Binnaway community, funding for the upgrading of the lighting at Binnaway Oval has been announced.
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Public Notice - Presentation of Financial Statements
8 Nov 2018
Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1993, Warrumbungle Shire Council gives notice that on Thursday, 15 November 2018, the business of the Ordinary Council Meeting will include the presentation of the audited financial statements and the Auditor’s Report.
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Coolah Roof Replacement
8 Nov 2018
The Warrumbungle Council administration building in Binnia Street, Coolah, will be receiving some much needed structural updates over the coming weeks.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 8 November 2018
8 Nov 2018
On Friday, 2 November 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.35% of dam capacity.
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Have Your Say: Drought Communities Programme – Community Survey
1 Nov 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is seeking input from the community about how funding being provided under the Drought Communities Programme should be spent in Warrumbungle Shire.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 1 November 2018
1 Nov 2018
On Friday, 26 October 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.56% of dam capacity.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 24 October 2018
24 Oct 2018
On Friday, 19 October 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.56% of dam capacity.
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Community Consultation Meetings
22 Oct 2018
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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Coonabarabran Water Update - 16 October 2018
16 Oct 2018
On Friday, 12 October 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.4% of dam capacity.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 11 October 2018
11 Oct 2018
On Friday, 5 October 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.5% of dam capacity.
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Drought Communities Programme - Community Forums
8 Oct 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling on members of local communities to let us know your ideas for projects to be funded under the Drought Communities Programme.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 28 September 2018
4 Oct 2018
On Friday, 28 September 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.6% of dam capacity.
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Free Digital Bootcamp for Small Business in Warrumbungle Shire
4 Oct 2018
A comprehensive program to deliver awareness and deep insights of what’s required to succeed in the digital world is coming to Coonabarabran. If you’re a small business owner, start-up entrepreneur or intending to start your own business, this is one event you should attend.
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Council Office Closure - Friday 5 October 2018
3 Oct 2018
The Warrumbungle Shire Council administration offices in Coonabarabran and Coolah will be closed on Friday 5 October 2018 for the Union Picnic Day.
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Alteration to Garbage Services over Labour Day Holiday
27 Sep 2018
Warrumbungle Shire Council wishes to advise residents that the following arrangements have been made for the provision of garbage and recycling services for the Labour Day Holiday
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 21 September 2018
27 Sep 2018
On Friday, 21 September 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 21.9% of dam capacity.
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Warrumbungle residents are doing the right thing!
24 Sep 2018
With the introduction of recycling bins and the “Return and Earn” container refund scheme, there are more recyclables than ever not being put into landfill.
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Update on Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
21 Sep 2018
Active construction of the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community is expected to recommence shortly.
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Coonabarabran Emergency Water Supply – Bart Bok bore is now online
20 Sep 2018
In positive news for the Coonabarabran community the Bart Bok emergency water supply bore is now online and available to provide water into the system.
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Bike Week 2018 Celebrations in Warrumbungle Shire
19 Sep 2018
New South Wales will be celebrating Bike Week 2018 from 22 to 30 September 2018, by holding a wide range of fun activities to get the community cycling.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 19 September 2018
19 Sep 2018
On Friday, 14 September 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 22% of dam capacity.
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Tender - Quotation 2019-02 - Structural Assessment of Namoi Street Weir
18 Sep 2018
Quotations are invited from appropriately qualified Consultants to assess and report on the structural capacity of the Namoi Street weir in Coonabarabran.
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Yuluwirri Kids join in with Australian National Flag Day
13 Sep 2018
Monday 3 September 2018 is Australian National Flag Day and marks the day the Australian national flag was first used in 1901. Yuluwirri Kids participated in a day full of activities and celebrations along with their families, community members and Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Peter Shinton.
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Getting the pools ready for the new season
13 Sep 2018
With less than four weeks to go before the pools re-open, Council staff have been busy preparing the swimming pools across Warrumbungle Shire for the new season.
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Coonabarabran Water Update - 12 September 2018
12 Sep 2018
On Friday, 7 September 2018, the water level at Timor Dam was 22% of dam capacity.
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Newell Highway Task Force meets in Coonabarabran to discuss planned improvements
12 Sep 2018
Coonabarabran was the location for the recent triannual meeting of the Newell Highway Task Force. The meeting was full of good news including the announcement of the Newell Highway Overtaking Lane Alliance Program and further drought support from the NSW Government.
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Last Updated: 22 Mar 2019

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