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Council helps to drive a locally led recovery
2 Aug 2021
Warrumbungle Shire is kicking goals in the wake of 18 months of natural disasters, with the hard work of the community and leadership of Council restoring financial stability and helping to create new local jobs.
Improvements for Dunedoo water supply
30 Jul 2021
Improvements to the water supply at Dunedoo are set to get underway with works to replace the rising main commencing in August.
Warrumbungles in Dusk
Warrumbungle Region Set To Become Part Of A Tourism Hub
30 Jul 2021
Coonamble, Gilgandra and Warrumbungle Shire Councils are actively working together to develop a tourism hub across these three amazing regions.
Tree Pruning set for John Street, Coonabarabran
28 Jul 2021
The 24 Chanticleer Pear trees in the middle of John Street, Coonabarabran will be getting a trim on Sunday 15 August 2021. Part of the street will be closed to traffic while works are taking place.
Completed Pump Track Coonabarabran
Coonabarabran Bike Pump Track is ready to ride
26 Jul 2021
BMX and skateboard riders will be delighted with the completion of the new Coonabarabran Pump Track, which is now open to the community.
Community Banner Poles
26 Jul 2021
Are you a not-for-profit or community group looking for another way to advertise your events? The community banner poles are available for hire to fly community event advertising.
Hertiage Home Coonabarabran
Small Heritage Grants 2021 – Applications Now Open
21 Jul 2021
Do you own one of the many heritage listed items or buildings within the Warrumbungle Shire? Now is the time to apply for funding to repair or restore these wonderful pieces of heritage.
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Improvements continue to the Namoi Street water main, Baradine
20 Jul 2021
The improvements to the water supply system in Baradine continue with the next stage of the main replacement in Namoi Street set to commence August 2021.
SCADA and Telemetry Network Upgrade for Warrumbungle Water
16 Jul 2021
Further improvements are about to get underway for the Warrumbungle Water Supply with the approval of work for the SCADA and telemetry network.
2021 Council Election – Nominations opening soon
16 Jul 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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Stay Alert - Straying Stock
5 Jul 2021
With an increase in road incidents involving wandering livestock Council is urging road users and stock owners to stay alert.
COVID-19 Toolkit for Small Businesses
2 Jul 2021
To help small businesses navigate their way around the current COVID situation they are being encouraged to download and use the resources from the NSW Government COVID-19 Toolkit.
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Little Timor Street Plaza, Coonabarabran
2 Jul 2021
The transformation of Little Timor Street, Coonabarabran has entered the next stage with the appointment of contractors to undertake the project.
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Changes to Business Use of Footpath policy
24 Jun 2021
To support community and not-for-profit groups to utilise footpath space, amendments have been made to the Business Use of Footpath Policy.
Securing future water supplies - Groundwater Pipeline Coonabarabran
24 Jun 2021
Works will soon be commencing on a key project which will help improve the security of water supplies for Coonabarabran.
Robertson Oval new amenities building
23 Jun 2021
Construction on the new amenities building at Robertson Oval is set to commence in September 2021, following the 2021 football season.
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Coolah Rising Water Main
22 Jun 2021
The water supply system in Coolah has been improved with the installation of a new section of dedicated rising main now complete.
Free Online Planning Portal Workshops
21 Jun 2021
Free workshops are being held on the online NSW Planning Portal to give residents and building professionals alike an understanding of the new process for lodging development applications with Council.
Passionate about promoting the Warrumbungle Region?
18 Jun 2021
Are you passionate about the Warrumbungle Region and want the opportunity to provide support and information to our visitors? Sign up now to become a volunteer at the Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre.
Media Statement - Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
17 Jun 2021
Following the termination of the contractor, Boulus Constructions in August 2018, Warrumbungle Shire Council continues to work through the issues surrounding the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project in Dunedoo.
Free Agri-Tourism Workshops
10 Jun 2021
Are you thinking about exploring and developing an Agri-Tourism product or experience to take advantage of the domestic travel boom? Register now for the free workshops coming to the Shire.
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Coming together to support our communities
28 May 2021
Warrumbungle Community Care has welcomed the donation of Hygiene Packs to help its vulnerable clients keep their homes clean and hygienic.
Mullaley Recreation Ground is taking shape
27 May 2021
The new multipurpose recreational building at the Mullaley Recreation Ground is progressing well and starting to take shape.
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Improved water supply for Baradine
26 May 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council has improved the water supply system in Baradine with the installation of a new water main.
Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate
21 May 2021
Are you a sole trader, the owner of a small business of a not-for-profit organisation? If you are, you may now be eligible for a small business fees and charges rebate of $1500.
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Water Meter Replacement Program – Baradine and Binnaway
20 May 2021
The last stage of a water meter replacement program will be undertaken in Baradine and Binnaway over the coming few weeks.
Dine and Discover NSW – Support Local Businesses!
19 May 2021
Time is running out to spend the NSW Dine and Discover vouchers make sure you have received your vouchers and start spending locally.
Coonabarabran Oval Number 3
Projects Under Phase 2 of LRCIP Confirmed
18 May 2021
In great news for residents of the Warrumbungle Shire the application for funding for nearly $1.3M under Phase 2 of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (LRCIP) has been approved.
Mayor’s Update on Health Issues
17 May 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council has been invited to provide information to the NSW upper house inquiry into rural and regional health.
Pre-election Candidate Briefing Workshops
17 May 2021
Interested in becoming a councillor? This is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the role and responsibilities as an elected member.
Online platform launches for lodgement of DAs
11 May 2021
In keeping with the changing digital age a new improved way to lodge residential planning applications is now available through the NSW Online Planning Portal.
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Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2021-2025
11 May 2021
It is time to review and redevelop Warrumbungle Shire’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan and Council is seeking your input.
We want to hear from you
11 May 2021
Our local communities mean a lot to us, that why a customer satisfaction survey will be conducted throughout the Warrumbungle local government area to gain your opinions.
A new interactive attraction – Geo Trails
6 May 2021
The Geo Trails app is a new interactive experience for visitors and residents to use when exploring the Warrumbungle National Park.
Council General Rates to Increase by 2%
3 May 2021
In response to the misleading article by the Coonabarabran Times Warrumbungle Shire Council is clarifying that General Rates are to increase by 2%, Water charges are to increase by 15% and Sewer charges are to increase by 5%.
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Council’s 2021/22 Draft Budget and Fees and Charges
30 Apr 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council has placed its Draft Operational Plan for 2021/22 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
Have your say on Council’s 2021/22 Draft Budget and Fees & Charges
21 Apr 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council has placed its Draft Operational Plan for 2021/22 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
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.
72-2021 Dog Attacks
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.
Customer Services
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.
Show Time
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.
Mendooran Main Road
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.
Timor Dam
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.
Buy Local Banner for Christmas
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.
Scrap Metal Contractor
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.
WCC Innovation Award 2020 Presentation
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.

Last Updated: 02 Aug 2021