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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?
Support for our local small businesses
22 Jun 2020
Small businesses may be eligible for Council support under relief measures to assist them with getting back on track after the recent challenging times.
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New Sports Amenities for Robertson Oval, Dunedoo
5 Jun 2020
In very welcome news, Warrumbungle Shire Council is set to receive $1.3M in funding to build a new sports amenity building for Robertson Oval, Dunedoo.
Enrol Now for Vacation Care
4 Jun 2020
Enrolments are now open for Vacation care throughout the July school holidays.
How Important is Rural Addressing?
29 May 2020
Having a properly marked and identifiable rural address helps travellers, service providers and emergency services locate rural properties.
Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre is reopening
28 May 2020
“With the NSW Government easing COVID-19 travel restrictions from 1 June 2020, the VIC will reopen to provide support to the local tourism industry and welcome those who are travelling throughout our region,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Co ...
Dwelling Entitlement
27 May 2020
For most people buying a property is a very significant decision and it is particularly important to ensure that purchasers can use the property the way in which they wish to use it, especially to find out whether a dwelling house can be built on the ...
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2020 NSW Training Awards
26 May 2020
Congratulations to outstanding Yuluwirri Kids staff member Marshandra Naden for progressing to the finals of the 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year Awards for the New England Region.
Dredging works at ‘Poundyard Weir’
26 May 2020
The weir at Namoi Street, Coonabarabran is set to receive a clean up with dredging works due to commence this week.
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Outdoor Equipment and Skate Parks Reopened
21 May 2020
Outdoor playground and exercise equipment and skate parks have reopened in response to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
Changes to Construction Sites Hours during COVID-19
20 May 2020
Construction sites can now operate on weekends and public holidays under new rules introduced by the NSW Government to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winter Warmers Appeal
Rescue Resource NSW Winter Warmers Appeal
14 May 2020
Animals in the pound at Coonabarabran received the benefit of donations from Rescue Resource NSW Winter Warmers Appeal, helping to keep animals in pounds and shelters warm over winter.
NSW Government Planning Portal now in place
11 May 2020
Residents seeking Council approval for a local development or wanting to keep up to date with local building matters can now do it all online anywhere, anytime, with the NSW Government’s new Planning Portal.
Extension - Have your say on the Draft Operational Plan 2020/21
8 May 2020
The public exhibition period of the draft Operational Plan for 2020/21 has been extended, allowing more time for community members to have their say.
Council continues to provide essential transport to vulnerable residents
5 May 2020
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Warrumbungle Shire Council, through its Community Care service, is still able to provide reliable transport for essential appointments for those in need.
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Additional support for Meals on Wheels
30 Apr 2020
During the COVID-19 Pandemic crisis Warrumbungle Shire Council, through the Meals on Wheels Program, is providing additional support for affected community members.
Small Heritage Grant Program 2020
30 Apr 2020
Applications for Small Heritage Grants to encourage and support owners of local heritage items across the Shire will reopen in June 2020.
Child Care Fees Waived
23 Apr 2020
Child care services are now being provided at no cost to the parents and carers across the Warrumbungle Shire area, thanks to a support package from the Federal and State Governments.
Have your say on Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2020/21
22 Apr 2020
The draft Operational Plan for 2020/21 is on public exhibition and submissions from the community are now sought.
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Water Restrictions Lifted Shire Wide
16 Apr 2020
Water restrictions in all towns across the Warrumbungle Shire area will be lifted from Monday 20 April 2020.
Proposed Road Closing Under Section 38B Roads Act 1993 - Morrissey’s Road, Bugaldie
14 Apr 2020
In pursuance of the provisions of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given that Warrumbungle Shire Council proposes to close the council public road listed in Schedule 1. The unconstructed public road off Morrissey’s Road, Bugaldie, NSW, 2357 (adjo ...
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Warrumbungle Shire To Receive $598,116 For Council Projects
14 Apr 2020
Nationals Upper House MP, Sam Farraway today announced over $590,000 from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF) to local community groups and the Warrumbungle Shire Council.
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Easter Long Weekend and ANZAC Day Public Holiday’s
8 Apr 2020
Office Closures and Changes to Services – Easter Long Weekend and ANZAC Day Public Holiday’s
Emergency Services Responding to COVID 19
1 Apr 2020
Through the coordination of Warrumbungle Shire Council, local emergency service agencies are meeting to coordinate against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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Support Local Small Business and Eateries
1 Apr 2020
The current situation with COVID-19 is impacting our local business community but there are still opportunities to support them and local residents are being urged to show their support.
Changes to Council Services in response to Covid-19
31 Mar 2020
Further precautions have been released from the Federal and State Governments in response to the evolving coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Council is monitoring developments related to Covid-19 daily and assessing any potential impacts on our region’ ...
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Closure Coonabarabran Customer Service Office - 27 March 2020
27 Mar 2020
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Warrumbungle Shire Council’s Customer Service office at John Street Coonabarabran will be closed today, Friday 27 March 2020, for face to face services, including Service NSW.
COVID-19 Pandemic: Updated Changes to Council Services
25 Mar 2020
With the ever evolving closures which are being released from the Federal and State Government Warrumbungle Shire Council will continue to take precautions in response to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
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COVID-19 Pandemic: Changes To Council Services And Operating Hours
25 Mar 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council continues to take precautions in response to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
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Construction of a New Shared Path, Coonabarabran
19 Mar 2020
Warrumbungle Shire Council has received funding from the Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) under the Active Transport Program to construct a new shared path on parts of Cowper Street and Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran.
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
18 Mar 2020
We have heard lots about this virus and the news about this virus continues to develop on a daily and sometimes hourly basis.
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Baradine Skate Park Construction Project
18 Mar 2020
Construction of the Baradine Skate Park commenced on 3 March 2020 and as at Friday 13 March 2020 the contractor has prepared the platform for the concrete slab and started placing concrete
Baradine Oval Lighting Upgrade
17 Mar 2020
Installation of the new field lighting at Baradine Oval is now complete.
Billy Kings Creek Bridges Construction Project
17 Mar 2020
Work has advanced well on site this week at Billy Kings Creek on Purlewaugh Road, Coonabarabran.
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Coonabarabran Oval Fence
16 Mar 2020
Installation of the new boundary fence at Coonabarabran’s Number 1 Oval is now complete.
Council Welcomes School Based Trainees 2020
13 Mar 2020
Continuing with its commitment to provide opportunities for youth within the Shire, Council recently welcomed two new school based trainees into the fields of Business Administration and Community Services.
Re-opening of Purlewaugh Road Coonabarabran
13 Mar 2020
Repairs to the bridge bypass at Billy Kings Creek on Purlewaugh Road, Coonabarabran have been completed and bitumen sealed.
Service NSW Mobile Service Centre Visits
11 Mar 2020
The Service NSW Mobile Service Centre (‘the SNSW Bus’) will again be visiting Baradine and Dunedoo in the coming months.
Water Restrictions Easing in Coonabarabran
11 Mar 2020
As a result of a significant amount of water flowing into Timor Dam and favourable weather conditions going into autumn, water restrictions in Coonabarabran will be eased.
Bitumen Reseals for Town Streets 10-20 March 2020
10 Mar 2020
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.
Annual Donations 2020/21
5 Mar 2020
Council is calling for Annual Donations requests as part of Councils’ Donations Policy.
Timor Dam Set to Pump again
Timor Dam is set to start pumping again
5 Mar 2020
With the recent favourable weather conditions the Coonabarabran water supply will return to being sourced from Timor Dam.
NRMA Fast Charging Coonabarabran
5 Mar 2020
MONDAY 9 March 2020: THE NRMA continues to expand its network of electric vehicle fast charging stations in its Centenary year with the installation of a charger at Coonabarabran, paving the way for the next generation of motoring tourists to the War ...
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Local Rural Roads Impacted by Recent Storms
4 Mar 2020
Recent storms and floods, particularly the weather event on 18 February 2020 caused disruption and damage to some rural roads, drainage structures and bridges across the Shire.
Dark Sky Awakens Festival - 8 May till 10 May 2020
3 Mar 2020
The Dark Sky Awakens Festival is set to be the Coonabarabran event of 2020!
Nows The Time To Love NSW hashtag
‘Share the Love’ to ‘Show the Love’
27 Feb 2020
NSW has been put through its paces over the last few months and its time to come together and show NSW the love it deserves.
Bitumen Reseal Program- Coolah Town Streets
27 Feb 2020
Road resurfacing works are scheduled for various streets in Coolah from the 3-6 March 2020.
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Free Cuppa for the Driver 2020
27 Feb 2020
The 'Free Cuppa for the Driver' scheme is celebrating 10 years in 2020 and 4 local businesses have put their hands up to help fight driver fatigue and reduce our road toll by offering free cuppas to tired drivers.
National Youth Week 2020
26 Feb 2020
Organisations and community groups across Warrumbungle Shire, including Warrumbungle Shire Council, will once again be celebrating National Youth Week in 2020. National Youth Week 2020 will run from Wednesday 1 April till Thursday 9 April 2020 and th ...
Be a responsible pet owner – Barking Dogs
24 Feb 2020
It is important for dog owners to be mindful of the impact that their pets may have on others in the community.
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Road Safety Renewal Works on Forest Road, Mendooran
13 Feb 2020
Roadworks are underway to rebuild the road shoulders on a 1.5km section on Forest Road, Mendooran.
Inland Rail Networking Opportunities – Narrabri to North Star
13 Feb 2020
Businesses interested in contract work on the Inland Rail project are encouraged to keep an eye out for information and upcoming workshops with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) – Inland Rail on the Narrabri to North Star project.
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Baradine Skate Park Construction
7 Feb 2020
Work on the Baradine skate park project will be commencing in March 2020 and is expected to be completed by June 2020.
Dunedoo Drainage Project
7 Feb 2020
Drainage in Dunedoo is currently undergoing an improvement with works in the central business district well underway.
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Planning for an Emergency
6 Feb 2020
The recent bushfire activity devastating many communities across NSW is a timely reminder of the importance of having an emergency plan in place.
Electric car charging station
5 Feb 2020
In a first for this region, an electronic car charging station has been installed in the carpark at the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre. The station will be officially opened in March 2020.
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Bowen Oval And Robertson Oval
4 Feb 2020
In preparation for the winter sports season, Bowen Oval at Coolah and Robertson Oval at Dunedoo will soon have the grounds re-seeded. This maintenance work is scheduled to take place from 9 March 2020 to 3 April 2020 and is subject to weather conditi ...
Be part of our planning future
31 Jan 2020
Residents are encouraged to take part in shaping the long term planning vision for Warrumbungle Shire through the Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS).
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Australia Day Award Winners 2020
30 Jan 2020
On Australia Day 2020 people across the Warrumbungle Shire came together to celebrate what’s great about our country, our Shire and our local communities.
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.
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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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.
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.

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2020