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2021 Council Election – Pre-election Candidate Briefing Workshops
19 Apr 2021
To help those interested in becoming a councillor to gain a better understanding of the role and responsibilities as an elected member of council the Warrumbungle Shire Council is running two Pre-election Candidate Briefing Workshops.
Expression Of Interest Grazing Agreement
19 Apr 2021
Submissions will be received until 12 noon Monday 24 May 2021 for a livestock grazing agreement on Council owned and Council controlled Crown Land listed below. An agreement will commence 1 June 2021 and expire 1 January 2022. Further agreements will ...
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Have your say on Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2021/22
16 Apr 2021
Council has placed its Draft Operation Plan for 2021/22 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
Council’s Draft Operational Plan For 2021/2022
15 Apr 2021
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 2020/2024 Delivery Program, incorporating the draft 2021/2022 Operational Plan. The draft Operat ...
Water Mains Flushing
Water Mains Flushing Program
13 Apr 2021
To help ensure a good quality water supply a water main flushing program is undertaken by Warrumbungle Shire Council across the local government area.
Household Chemical Cleanout is back!
12 Apr 2021
Households across the Warrumbungle Shire are being encouraged to take part in the upcoming Household Chemical Cleanout 2021.
Let Us Promote Your Community Events
26 Mar 2021
Let us help you advertise and promote your next incredible community event for free.
Warrumbungle Community Care needs your help
25 Mar 2021
Interested in giving back to the community, making a difference and meeting new people? Sign up now to volunteer with Warrumbungle Community Care.
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Responsible dog ownership
25 Mar 2021
With several recent dog attacks across the Warrumbungle Shire area, Council is seeking help from the community to ensure dogs are appropriately secured.
Health and Hospital Services in the Warrumbungle Shire
23 Mar 2021
Warrumbungle Council has resolved to take action following the health meeting held in Dunedoo.
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Increased Security for Coonabarabran’s Water Supply
23 Mar 2021
Coonabarabran’s water supply has become more secure with tenders for a new 8km long groundwater pipeline being accepted by Warrumbungle Shire Council.
Congratulations to our new School-Based Traineeships
19 Mar 2021
Three (3) new school-based trainees have been welcomed into Warrumbungle Council’s team to undertake traineeships in Horticulture and Automotive Technology.
Wings N Things
17 Mar 2021
An exciting new community event, Wings N Things, will be held at the Coonabarabran Aerodrome on Saturday 17 April 2021.
Community Consultation Meetings 2021 - Round 1
15 Mar 2021
Residents are encouraged to take the opportunity to discuss the issues affecting their local communities and meet with councillors and senior Council staff at the next round of Community Consultation Meetings.
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New support for local businesses
11 Mar 2021
A new Business Use of Footpaths Policy has been adopted by Warrumbungle Shire Council to support local businesses. Applications for these approvals will be free of charge until 30 June 2022.
2021 Council Election – Becoming a Councillor
2 Mar 2021
Are you passionate about what happens in your local community? Take the opportunity to have an impact on your community by standing to become a councillor.
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Have Your Say on Council’s Customer Service Charter
2 Mar 2021
The draft Customer Service Charter is now on display and we want to know your thoughts on the service standards set out in the Charter.
Inland Rail N2N – EIS Submission
2 Mar 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council made a submission on the Inland Rail N2N Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
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Service NSW Visit – Regional Seniors Travel Card
2 Mar 2021
To assist seniors living in the Warrumbungle Shire area with meeting the costs of travel, Service NSW is bringing a mobile support service to Coonabarabran.
Community Meeting on Health
25 Feb 2021
In recognition of a number of health concerns being raised by members of the Warrumbungle community, Council will be holding a community meeting in Dunedoo on the evening of Monday 8 March 2021.
Action to control feral and stray cats
24 Feb 2021
Action is being taken to reduce the numbers of feral and stray cats across the Warrumbungle Shire and Council is asking for help from the community.
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Dine and Discover NSW – Businesses Register now!
24 Feb 2021
To help support dining and tourism industries across the Warrumbungle Shire businesses are encouraged to register now to be a part of the Dine and Discover NSW initiative.
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It’s Show Time!
17 Feb 2021
With the local shows back in town it is time to get out and support the local events and a jam-packed day out!
Project Postponed – Building our Warrumbungle Communities
15 Feb 2021
The Building our Warrumbungle Communities project has been postponed due to sudden COVID-19 restrictions.
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Dalgarno Street, Coonabarabran pavement improvements
11 Feb 2021
The proposal to widen the Dalgarno Street footpath in Coonabarabran is now on display, and Council is asking for community feedback on the proposal.
Newell Highway Upgrade Coonabarabran Submission
10 Feb 2021
The New South Wales Government is providing $11.5 million for planning of an upgrade of the Newell Highway at Coonabarabran.
Robertson Oval Committee Meeting
New Amenities for Robertson Oval is one Step Closer
3 Feb 2021
With tenders to be called in the coming weeks construction of the new amenities building for Robertson Oval, Dunedoo is one step closer to the construction.
Designs for the Development of a Pump Track for Coonabarabran
2 Feb 2021
Plans are well underway for the Coonabarabran community to build its first pump track.
Warrumbungle Citizen of the Year - Jim Larkin
Australia Day Awards 2021
27 Jan 2021
On Australia Day 2021 communities across Warrumbungle Shire came together to celebrate what’s great about our country, our local communities and some outstanding local achievers.
Australia Day Activities 2021
21 Jan 2021
Events and activities to celebrate Australia Day are set to be held in each of the six towns across the Warrumbungle Shire area on Tuesday 26 January 2021.
Health Outcomes and Access to Health and Hospital Services
19 Jan 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council made a submission into the NSW Parliament Inquiry regarding Health to report on health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote New South Wales. This article has a copy of the submis ...
Warrumbungle Australia Day Closures 2021
18 Jan 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council Services on the Australia Day Public Holiday 2021
We are COVID Safe
Help our communities stay COVID Safe
15 Jan 2021
Help us stay COVID Safe by scanning the Service NSW QR Codes when entering Council venues, including local halls and swimming pools.
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Bitumen Reseal Program for Mendooran and Coolah
14 Jan 2021
Road resurfacing works are scheduled for various streets in the town of Coolah and Mendooran on Friday, 15 January 2021.
Native Fish Stocking Program
11 Jan 2021
Golden Perch fingerlings are being released into the Castlereagh River this week under a native fish stocking program.
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Security of Water Supply for Coonabarabran
11 Jan 2021
Following the most recent drought, Coonabarabran is now sitting in a much stronger position that ever before in relation to its water security.
Water Meter Replacement Program Continues - Coonabarabran and Mendooran
5 Jan 2021
The rollout of new water meters across the Warrumbungle Shire local government area will continue in Coonabarabran and Mendooran over the coming months.
Vale Roy Cameron OAM
5 Jan 2021
Christmas Day saw the passing of long-time resident Roy Cameron OAM at age 95.
Current Water Situation in the Warrumbungle Shire
4 Jan 2021
Despite being the middle of summer there are no water restrictions in place for any of the towns across the Warrumbungle Shire.
Swimming Pool Safety
17 Dec 2020
With the holiday season and the hot weather approaching, now is a great time to check that your barrier fencing for your swimming pool is compliant.
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Be a responsible animal owner over the holiday season
15 Dec 2020
The holiday season is a busy time for everyone but we must not forget about our pets and livestock.
Australia Day Ambassadors 2021
15 Dec 2020
Two extraordinary Australians will be visiting the Warrumbungle Shire as part of the 2021 Australia Day celebrations and Ambassador Program.
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Get Ready for Summer: prepare and plan early for seasonal hazards
11 Dec 2020
Families, friends and neighbours are encouraged to use the start of summer as the start of a conversation about being aware of and prepared for seasonal hazards.
Inland Rail Local Business Opportunities – Narrabri to North Star
11 Dec 2020
Local businesses will have some great new opportunities with the Inland Rail project progressing.
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Buy Local this Holiday Season
10 Dec 2020
Christmas is rapidly drawing closer and is the most important time of the year for most retailers. Now more than ever is a time to shop local.
Changes to Council Services - 18 December 2020
7 Dec 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council administration offices and Service NSW Agencies in Coonabarabran and Coolah will close early, at 11:00am on Friday, 18 December 2020, due to a staff function.
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Mayor encourages residents to speak up on the Newell Highway Upgrade at Coonabarabran
3 Dec 2020
Transport for NSW have now released the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) report on the Newell Highway Upgrade at Coonabarabran and residents are being encouraged to have their say on the project.
New Infrastructure ensuring Water Security for Mendooran
25 Nov 2020
Additional water supplies for the Mendooran Township have been secured by upgrading and connecting the Old River Pump Station in Mendooran.
Baradine Sewer System Failure
24 Nov 2020
The Baradine Sewer System has now been resolved. A major underground valve failure is causing a buildup of sewer pots in Baradine.
Advertising Opportunity for Local Businesses
24 Nov 2020
Do you own a local business and want more advertising contact with locals and visitors? This is a perfect opportunity for you.
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School Based Traineeships commencing in 2021
18 Nov 2020
Looking to gain work experience and get paid while at school? Applications for School Based Traineeships are now open.
National Asbestos Awareness Week 23 – 29 November 2020
16 Nov 2020
It is easy to forget that asbestos is still present in millions of Australian homes, but it is a fact that if a house was built or renovated before 1990, there is a good chance it has some asbestos.
Grazing Agreements - Expressions of Interest
13 Nov 2020
Submissions will be received up until 12.00pm on Friday, 27 November 2020 for livestock grazing agreements on Council owned and Council controlled Crown Lands listed below.
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Cleaning up our waste
3 Nov 2020
Waste depots in the Warrumbungle Shire area are clearing out their scrap metal stockpiles in a bid to ensure improvements and growth in Warrumbungle Waste.
Building Our Warrumbungle Communities
30 Oct 2020
Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say on the future direction of the communities of the Warrumbungle Shire at an upcoming series of planning sessions.
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Closing Down Sale - Warrumbungle Quarry, Coonabarabran
29 Oct 2020
Warrumbungle Quarry will open for exbin sales only on Saturday, 7 November between 7.00am and 3.00pm and Sunday, 8 November between 7.00am and 12.00pm.
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Container Deposit Scheme
27 Oct 2020
The Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) depots in the Warrumbungle Shire Council region are ranked second in NSW for the number of returned containers.
NSW Small Business Month urges: ‘Get Ready’ for stressors and disruptors
23 Oct 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to prepare for emergencies and disasters in five simple steps by downloading the free Get Ready Business toolkit from Resilience NSW as part of Small Business Month, October 2020.
Changes to Ulamambri Transfer Station
20 Oct 2020
From Saturday 31 October 2020 Ulamambri Transfer station will be able to take general household waste and recycling 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
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Warrumbungle Community Care receive Innovation Award 2020
19 Oct 2020
NSW Meals on Wheels have awarded Warrumbungle Community Care the Innovation Award 2020 for their incredible Food Partnership Program throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community - Media Statement
16 Oct 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council continues to work through the issues surrounding the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project in Dunedoo following the termination of the contractor, Boulus Constructions Pty Ltd in August 2018.
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Your Communities, Your Call
16 Oct 2020
It is up to you to report a crime in order to keep our communities safe, just make the call.
Community Consultation Meetings – October 2020
7 Oct 2020
Community Consultations Meetings are fast approaching and this year the meetings will be ran a little bit differently, due to COVID-19 regulations.
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Swimming Pool Season 2020/21
29 Sep 2020
Swimming pool season is here and there are some changes to the town pools to make for an enjoyable summer.
StarFest 2020 is set to go virtual!
29 Sep 2020
StarFest 2020 is set to be out of this world with a line up of events and activities that will be running with a slight twist on previous years.
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Coolah reaps benefits of local roads cash injection
28 Sep 2020
A project to construct new pedestrian kerb access ramps in Coolah is just one of many in the Warrumbungle Shire being funded by the Federal Government’s new Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.
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Eat Out to Help Out
25 Sep 2020
It’s time to get behind our locals and join in on the new campaign, Eat Out to Help Out, encouraging locals and travellers to stop and shop locally.
NSW Small Business Month – October 2020
25 Sep 2020
NSW Small Business Month will be celebrated throughout October 2020.
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayoral elections
17 Sep 2020
The Warrumbungle Shire Council’s Mayoral elections have concluded with Councillor Ambrose Doolan elected Mayor and Councillor Iannuzzi elected Deputy Mayor.
Operation of Pool Kiosks at Coonabarabran, Baradine, Coolah, Dunedoo & Binnaway Swimming Pools
17 Sep 2020
Council invites applications for the lease of individual kiosks at Coonabarabran, Baradine, Coolah, Dunedoo, and Binnaway Swimming Pools for the 2020/2021 swimming pool season
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Mullaley Recreation Ground upgrades
17 Sep 2020
The Mullaley Recreation Ground is set to undergo a major improvement over the coming year with the building of new amenities.
Council assistance for those suffering hardship
16 Sep 2020
To assist community members and small businesses facing financial challenges Warrumbungle Council has developed a Debt Recovery and Hardship Policy.
Fish Stocking Program Golden Perch Filgerling Release
Native Fish Stocking Program
15 Sep 2020
Great news for our Castlereagh River with funding being secured for fish restocking.
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Skills for the Warrumbungle Shire Drought-Affected Community
9 Sep 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council is collaborating with TAFE NSW and Training Services NSW to offer the fee-free Warrumbungle Drought-Relief Program, supporting those who have been impacted by the recent drought.
It’s no waste of time to recycle!
8 Sep 2020
Choosing to reuse, recycle or throw your waste into landfill may have a bigger impact than you think.
Free I’M ALERT Food Safety Training
7 Sep 2020
Is your small business ALERT to Food Safety? A new free training resource is now available to ensure everyone in the food industry is ALERT to the importance of Food Safety.
Have a Get Ready Weekend with family, friends and neighbours
3 Sep 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend (19-20 September 2020) to prepare for bushfire season and start a broader conversation about being aware of and prepa ...
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Access for all – Warrumbungle Community Care Transport Program
3 Sep 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have put constraints on our communities, but one thing that has not stopped is Warrumbungle Community Care Transport.
COVID-19 restrictions changes to our local industries
1 Sep 2020
Our local hospitality industry is really feeling the full force of COVID-19 restrictions with recent changes to the Public Health Order for these businesses.
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Watch this Space for Capture the Cosmos 2020
27 Aug 2020
The amazing astrophotography competition, Capture the Cosmos, is back for 2020 and this year it will be out of this world!
Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Coonabarabran
26 Aug 2020
The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) drive-through COVID-19 testing will be visiting Coonabarabran on Thursday 27 August from 10.00am to 2.00pm.
Warrumbungle Shire remembers the Battle of Long Tan
17 Aug 2020
Tuesday 18 August 2020 will recognise the 54th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Warrumbungle Shire Mayor urges people to remember the sacrifices and courage of the troops who fought in the Vietnam War.
The Community e-Newsletter turns one
14 Aug 2020
Council’s Community e-Newsletter has celebrated its first birthday!
Local Government Week: A Time to Recognise a Busy Year for Warrumbungle Shire Council
7 Aug 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council is using Local Government Week (3-9 August 2020) as an opportunity to reflect on a busy year, with council workers and the communities facing down unprecedented challenges.
Did You Know: Surprising Range of Services Provided by Council
5 Aug 2020
It is Local Government Week 2020, and Warrumbungle Shire Council is using the event to highlight the broad range of services it offers the community, including some surprising and little-known services.
Local Government Highlights Integral Role Warrumbungle Shire Council Plays in the Community
3 Aug 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council has welcomed Local Government Week (3-9 August 2020) as an opportunity to highlight the integral role it plays in the life of the Warrumbungle Region.
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$3.4M Funding Boost to Fix Local Roads
30 Jul 2020
Warrumbungle Shire will receive almost $3.4 million to fix local roads through funding recently announced under the Fixing Local Roads Program.
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$900,000 for the Warrumbungle Shire
30 Jul 2020
In terrific news for residents of the Warrumbungle Shire, a further $900,000 is set to be received for community facilities under the NSW State Government’s Drought Stimulus Program.
Community Financial Assistance Donations Round One 2020/21
27 Jul 2020
Applications for the 2020/21 Community Financial Assistance Donations Round One will open Friday 31 July 2020.
Free COVID-19 awareness for food service training
15 Jul 2020
A free online training course is now available for local food industry workers to improve their knowledge on new procedures in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Warrumbungle Community Care postpones large events for 2020
9 Jul 2020
Regrettably, due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Warrumbungle Community Care (WCC) has postponed several large events for 2020.
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Works on Baradine’s Sewer Reticulation System
9 Jul 2020
Major maintenance works on Baradine’s Sewer Reticulation System have now been completed.
‘Becoming Tender Ready’ Free Small Business Workshop
8 Jul 2020
A free webinar is being held for small businesses to discuss the steps required to prepare their business for tendering opportunities.
Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Coonabarabran and Baradine
7 Jul 2020
Coonabarabran and Baradine will be the next locations in the Western NSW Local Health District to be part of a new drive-through COVID-19 testing service, with the mobile service available on Wednesday 15 July 2020.
Native Fish Stocking Program
3 Jul 2020
An application has been lodged by Council to take part in the Dollar for Dollar Native Fish Stocking Program, organised through the Department of Primary Industries (DPI).
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Dredging Coonabarabran Water Sources
3 Jul 2020
Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed.
Council’s Operational Plan for 2020/21 Adopted
2 Jul 2020
The Operational Plan for 2020/2021 has now been adopted by Council and is available to view on Council’s website.
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Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre Temporary Relocation
1 Jul 2020
The Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre has temporarily been relocated to 2/48 Dalgarno Street, Coonabarabran, allowing the original building to undergo renovations.
Annual Donations 2020/21
30 Jun 2020
Twenty local community groups are set to benefit from Council’s annual donations for the 2020/21 financial year.
Application for Appointment of Board Members - Ulamambri Public Hall Land Manager
30 Jun 2020
Ever wondered who is responsible for keeping Crown reserves operating?

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2021