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Public Holiday Closure - Australia Day 2020
24 Jan 2020
Council offices will be closed on Monday, 27 January 2020 for the Australia Day public holiday.
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Australia Day Activities 2020
23 Jan 2020
Events and activities to celebrate Australia Day are set to be held in each of the six towns across the Warrumbungle Shire area.
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Current Water Restrictions January 2020
18 Jan 2020
With the continued dry weather residents are reminded that water restrictions remain in place across the Warrumbungle Shire. Residents are requested to remain vigilant about water usage through these hot summer conditions.
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Increased Pool Activities
17 Jan 2020
Patrons of the public swimming pools in the Warrumbungle Shire area are set to benefit from increased hours and activities for the remainder of the summer holidays as part of a new funding program.
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Australia Day Awards 2020
7 Jan 2020
Planning for Australia Day is well underway for celebrations to be held in each of the six towns across the Warrumbungle Shire.
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Billboard advertising opportunity
6 Jan 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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Warrumbungle Shire announces 2020 Australia Day Ambassadors
3 Jan 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council is once again participating in the Australia Day Ambassador Program, with Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd, looking forward to welcoming the Australia Day Ambassadors to the area.
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Keeping pets safe this holiday season
22 Dec 2019
Its holiday time and in the excitement about festivities and fun it may be easy to forget the effect holidays can have on our pets.
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Runway Resurfacing at Coonabarabran Aerodrome
20 Dec 2019
Resurfacing of the bitumen runway and aprons at the Coonabarabran Aerodrome has now been completed, extending the aerodrome’s life for future users.
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Section 430 Investigation Final Report
19 Dec 2019
Under Section 430 of the Local Government Act, the Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government (OLG) has the power to investigate the operations of a Council. In February 2018, the Minister for Local Government issued terms of reference for the investigation of Council. The investigation was centred around processes and decisions made by Council in relation to waste services, water supply and water quality.
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Central Lane, Coolah
18 Dec 2019
Notice is hereby given that Warrumbungle Shire Council will be changing the traffic flow conditions in Central Lane, Coolah.
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Get ready to join Macquarie Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club Challenge
17 Dec 2019
The Summer Reading Club will return to Macquarie Regional Library and more than a thousand public libraries across the country for another fun-filled season from 1 December 2019.
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Council Offices will close early on Friday, 20 December 2019
16 Dec 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council administration offices in Coonabarabran and Coolah will close early, at 12:00pm on Friday, 20 December 2019, due to a staff function.
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WATER
Water education packages
16 Dec 2019
With continued level 4 water restrictions in place at Coonabarabran, Council and Smart Approved Watermark have joined forces to deliver education packages to the local community to help businesses, residents and visitors make further positive changes to water use.
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Festive Feast Food Preparations
16 Dec 2019
A spike in food poisoning and food related illnesses is traditionally seen in the warmer months due to the combination of hotter weather and incorrect storage of leftovers. This has prompted the NSW Food Authority to prepare tips to help people prepare and store food safely over the festive season.
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Construction and Demolition Waste
11 Dec 2019
The illegal dumping of waste has been a problem right across the State and this has prompted the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to publish a toolkit to help the construction and demolition industries dispose of waste properly.
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CCTV in Coonabarabran and Coolah
9 Dec 2019
CCTV cameras are being installed in various locations of the central business district areas of Coonabarabran and Coolah.
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Avoid Overdue Library Fines By Donating Non-Perishable Food
6 Dec 2019
Overdue fines will be wiped with no questions asked when overdue items are returned to any branch of Macquarie Regional Library from 18 November to 15 December 2019.
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Proudly awarded Small Business Friendly Council
6 Dec 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council has been awarded the title of a Small Business Friendly Council by the NSW Office of Small Business Commissioner and NSW Business Chamber.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Warrumbungle Christmas Closures
4 Dec 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council's services will have changed service hours throughout the Christmas Holiday Period.
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Free Community Calendar
3 Dec 2019
The Warrumbungle Region Community Calendar is a great way to keep track of events happening around the Warrumbungle Shire area. The Calendar is free for all members of the community to list their public events.
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Emergency Services urge the Warrumbungle Local Government Area to Get Ready for Summer
29 Nov 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the start of summer as the start of a conversation about being aware of and prepared for seasonal hazards.
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Have Your Say – Drought Communities Programme - Extension
28 Nov 2019
Another round of Drought Communities Programme - Extension grants worth $1million has been allocated to Warrumbungle Shire Council. Council is calling for the community to have their say on these projects.
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Notice of Proposed Drainage Works in Dunedoo
25 Nov 2019
Council is planning to undertake construction works in Dunedoo to improve drainage in the vicinity of the Tennis Club, Sports Club and Showground. Works are scheduled to commence in December 2019.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community - November 2019
20 Nov 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council continues to work through the issues surrounding the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project following the termination of the contractor, Boulus Constructions Pty Ltd on 2 August 2018.
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Christmas Kerbside Hard Waste Collection
18 Nov 2019
A hard waste kerbside collection will commence in December, giving residents the opportunity to clean out items that are too bulky for household bins.
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“Retail Rejuvenation” for Small Businesses Workshop
18 Nov 2019
Looking to rejuvenate your retail space allowing you to become successful and reach full potential?
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Nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards
15 Nov 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council is calling for nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards. The Warrumbungle Shire Council Australia Day Awards are run in conjunction with the NSW Local Citizen of the Year Awards.
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Aerodrome Renewal Works
14 Nov 2019
Works on improving the aerodromes in the local government area are well underway.
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ArtSpace, Coonabarabran
8 Nov 2019
Did you know that the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre (VIC) has a great art gallery named ArtSpace?
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Mulching of green waste at Waste Facilities
7 Nov 2019
Reducing landfill and reusing waste products is an important function of Council’s waste facilities, particularly in an effort to reduce the fire risk of green waste stock piles.
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Napier Lane Locality
4 Nov 2019
Notice is hereby given that Council proposes to abolish the locality of Napier Lane.
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Installation of Bore at Coonabarabran Showground
31 Oct 2019
The Coonabarabran Showground Bore project has now been finalised with drilling and equipping of the new bore complete.
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Council welcomes the release of Investigation Report
28 Oct 2019
Warrumbungle Shire Council has welcomed the release of the Section 430 Investigation Report by the Office of Local Government into the conduct of the Council.
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Warrumbungle Community Services Expo 2019
25 Oct 2019
The annual Community Services Expo is on again! This year it will be held at the Coonabarabran Town Hall on Wednesday, 13 November 2019 at 10.00am till 2.30pm.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community - October 2019
23 Oct 2019
Since moving a resolution in August 2019 to support an option to demolish and rebuild elements of the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project (TRRRC Project), Council is continuing to negotiate with funding bodies and address legal matters relating to the termination of the contract for the project with Boulus Constructions.
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Free Wi-Fi in Warrumbungle Shire
18 Oct 2019
Free Wi-Fi across the central business districts of the six major towns in the Warrumbungle Shire area has now launched.
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Water Meter Replacement Program
1 Oct 2019
A new water meter replacement program is being rolled out across the Warrumbungle Shire that will improve the monitoring and measurement of water usage throughout.
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Swimming Pool Season 2019-2020
New Opening Hours for Swimming across the shire
27 Sep 2019
Preparations are being made for the commencement of the 2019-20 swimming season including new operating hours.
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Annual Household Chemical Cleanout
26 Sep 2019
Households across the Warrumbungle Shire are being encouraged to take part in the upcoming Household Chemical Cleanout.
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Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
25 Sep 2019
Since moving a resolution in August 2019 to support an option to demolish and rebuild elements of the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project (TRRRC Project), Council is continuing to negotiate with funding bodies and address legal matters relating to the termination of the contract for the project with Boulus Constructions.
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Baradine Swimming Pool
25 Sep 2019
In preparation for the 2019/20 swimming pool season, Council is undertaking maintenance of the Baradine Pool.
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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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