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Keep your neighborhood safe – report overgrown blocks
20 Oct 2021
Now in spring and with warmer weather heading our way, it is the time to ensure blocks are cleared and well-maintained to minimise risks.
2021 Council Election – Nominations opening soon
19 Oct 2021
Nominations to stand as a councillor at the local government election open soon and are a great opportunity for passionate locals to have an impact on their community.
Animal Emergency Plan
18 Oct 2021
Its imperative that you have an emergency plan for you and your family, but do you have an emergency plan for your animals?
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Australia Day Award Nominations 2022 Closing Soon
15 Oct 2021
Is there someone you know or a community group or event that deserves the recognition of an Australia Day Award 2022? Now it the time to nominate them.
Water Meter Replacement Program Shire Wide
14 Oct 2021
To help reduce water wastage, the water meter replacement program is continuing across the Warrumbungle local government area.
Dunedoo Silo
Proposed Changes of Dunedoo Waste Facility opening hours
13 Oct 2021
It’s time to have your say on proposed changes to increase the opening hours of the Dunedoo Waste Transfer Station.
Community Consultation Meetings 2021 - Round 2
12 Oct 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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Warrumbungle Free Micro-Chipping Days
6 Oct 2021
Are all your cats and dogs micro-chipped? If not head down to the free micro-chipping days that are coming to you.
Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) re-opening in Warrumbungle Shire
6 Oct 2021
The Warrumbungle Shire Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) will re-open operations on Monday 11 October 2021.
Coborrah Street Dunedoo Water
Improving Water Supplies in Dunedoo
6 Oct 2021
Installation of a new section of water main in Cobborah Street, is set to improve the water supply for residents in Dunedoo.
Local Government Areas with Stay at Home Orders
5 Oct 2021
Following the announcement of multiple positive cases in some neighbouring and nearby shires NSW Health have announced that those Local Government Areas are returning to or having their lockdowns extended.
Changes to Services and Office Closures - October 2021
1 Oct 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council administration offices in Coolah and Coonabarabran will be closed on Labour Day, Monday 4 October 2021 and on Friday 8 October 2021 for the annual Union Picnic Day.
Namoi Street Water Main Works Completed
29 Sep 2021
The installation of a new water main in Namoi Street, Baradine has now been completed with these works set to improve the water supply system.
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COVID-19 QR Check-in Cards
27 Sep 2021
If you don’t have a smartphone or are unable to scan a QR code to enter and exit indoor premises, be sure to get a COVID-19 QR Check-in Card.
Planned Hazard Reduction - Rocky Glen Village
27 Sep 2021
The Castlereagh Zone Rural Fire Service will be conducting a hazard reduction burn starting on Monday 27 August – 30 September 2021
Australia Day Award Nominations 2022
24 Sep 2021
Nominations are now open for the 2022 Australia Day Awards.
Swimming Pool Season 2021/22
24 Sep 2021
The swimming pool season is here, with longer days upon us and warmer temperatures just around the corner, it is time to think about getting active in your local pool.
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Right to Know Week NSW 2021
24 Sep 2021
Right to Know Week aims to encourage both public sector agencies and citizens to improve applied knowledge of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act), and to raise awareness of a person’s right to access government held informa ...
Improvement works for Mendooran Water
23 Sep 2021
The installation of a new section of water main pipe is set to improve the water reticulation and quality for Mendooran residents.
Robertson Oval Old Amenities Building
Making way for the new amenities building at Robertson Oval, Dunedoo
23 Sep 2021
Onsite works have now commenced at Robertson Oval, Dunedoo, making way for the construction of a new amenities building.
Warrumbungle Region Day Tours
22 Sep 2021
Locally designed day tours have been created for residents to explore and discover hidden treasures around the Warrumbungle Region.
Clock Tower Coonabarabran
Progress on the Newell Highway Upgrade at Coonabarabran
21 Sep 2021
After receiving community submissions on the initial concept design of the Newell Highway upgrade at Coonabarabran, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) have now released a project update.
Operating Hours for Waste Facilities Across the Warrumbungle LGA
20 Sep 2021
Waste Facilities across the Warrumbungle Shire Local Government Area (LGA) have returned to normal operating hours.
Driver Reviver
Coonabarabran Driver Reviver set to undergo upgrades
20 Sep 2021
The wheels are turning on upgrades for the Coonabarabran Driver Reviver, ensuring drivers stop, revive and survive.
MEDIA STATEMENT - Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
20 Sep 2021
Warrumbungle Shire Council continues to work through legal matters surrounding the Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project in Dunedoo following the termination of the contractor, Boulus Constructions, in August 2018.
Proposed Hazard Reductions Monday 20 September - Friday 8 October
19 Sep 2021
Click here to view the proposed Hazard Reduction Burn notifications from the RFS
Neilrex Road sealing
Sealing the missing link
16 Sep 2021
Works are underway to seal the last unsealed section of Neilrex Road.
‘Rosi’ Future For Key Warrumbungle Shire Road
15 Sep 2021
The Australian Government has unlocked $2.4 million to upgrade a strategically important road in the Warrumbungle Shire, with construction due to get underway by the end of the year
VIC Community Update - Covid 19
Changes to Council Services due to COVID-19 restrictions
11 Sep 2021
The Warrumbungle Local Government Area (LGA) will emerge from stay-at-home orders at 12.01am on Saturday, 11 September 2021. While restrictions have eased for the Warrumbungle LGA, NSW Health continues to advise people to stay within their own LGA un ...
Make sure your Swimming Pool is Safe
10 Sep 2021
With the weather warming up, now is a great time to check that your home swimming pool is compliant before the holiday season starts.
Helping Small Businesses to REWiRE
Helping our small businesses REWiRE
6 Sep 2021
Small business owners have access to a dedicated Business Coach, providing free support across the Warrumbungle local government area through the REWiRE program.
Reduced hours for waste facilities
3 Sep 2021
Due to the Stay at Home Restrictions and COVID-19 Public Health Order restricting movement of resident’s waste facilities across the Warrumbungle Shire will be open under new reduced hours.
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Vaccination clinics on their way for the Warrumbungle Shire
30 Aug 2021
Vaccination clinics are to be held in the Warrumbungle Shire over the next couple of weeks.
Sewerage Sampling for COVID-19 in the Warrumbungle Shire
27 Aug 2021
After lobbying from Council, sewage sampling for COVID-19 is underway in the Warrumbungle local government area (LGA) with support from NSW Health.
Ongoing improvements for the Coonabarabran Water Treatment Plant
27 Aug 2021
To ensure ongoing high-quality water supply at Coonabarabran, works have commenced to replace the filters at the Coonabarabran Water Treatment Plant.
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Sewer mains re-lining works across the Shire
26 Aug 2021
Improvements are set for sections of the sewer mains infrastructure in Coonabarabran, Coolah and Dunedoo.
COVID-19 Vaccinations
25 Aug 2021
Free transport will be available for all Warrumbungle Shire community members wanting to make the trip to their closest COVID-19 vaccination clinics coming in September.
Changes To Council Business Operations Due To COVID-19
24 Aug 2021
Due to the Stay at Home health order for all of NSW, the Council customer service desks at Coolah and Coonabarabran are now closed for face-to-face transactions.
Fluoridation for potable water supplies
24 Aug 2021
Upgrading of the water fluoridation plants across the Warrumbungle Shire is continuing with support from NSW Health.
Mullaley Recreational Building is one step closer
23 Aug 2021
Excitement is building for the Mullaley community, with the Mullaley Recreational Building within the recreation grounds one step closer to completion.
Developer Contributions Plan S7.12
20 Aug 2021
Take the opportunity to have your say on proposed changes for the Developer Contributions Plan Section 7.12.
More vaccination clinics on their way for the Warrumbungle Shire
20 Aug 2021
Mayor Ambrose Doolan has welcomed the announcement that more vaccination clinics are to be held in the Warrumbungle Shire.
Capture the Cosmos 2021
Watch this Space for Capture the Cosmos 2021
18 Aug 2021
The amazing astrophotography competition, Capture the Cosmos, is back and this year it is expected to attract some out of this world entries!
COVID-19 assistance and support now available
17 Aug 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions impacting our communities directly, Council is urging people to access the assistance and support that is available for individuals and small businesses.
Main Street Coonabarabran
Council Services During Stay At Home Orders
16 Aug 2021
Council services including water and waste remain open and operating as normal under the stay at home orders in place for all of NSW.
Mayors Update – COVID-19
11 Aug 2021
With COVID-19 now present in regional areas, an update has been provided from Warrumbungle Shire Council’s Mayor, Councillor Ambrose Doolan and Deputy Mayor, Councill Aniello Iannuzzi.
Temporary Road Closure – Little Timor Street
11 Aug 2021
Construction of a shared space (Plaza) on Little Timor Street from John Street to 35m west will commence on 16 August 2021.
Coolah View from the top
Photography Competition, Pandora Art Gallery
9 Aug 2021
The public is being urged to enter photos in the Pandora Art Gallery Photography Competition which is now open.
Developer Contributions S7.12 Plan
5 Aug 2021
The draft Development Contributions Plan July 2021, pursuant to the Environment Planning and Assessment Action 1979, will be on public exhibition until Monday 13 September 2021.
Local Government Week 2021: Warrumbungle Shire Council calls for support to help drive a locally led recovery
5 Aug 2021
It is Local Government Week, and Council is using this occasion to call on the State and Federal governments to provide the financial support necessary to enable it to continue to lead the region’s economic recovery and create new jobs in the process ...
Community Financial Assistance Donations Now Open
3 Aug 2021
The first round of Community Financial Assistance Donations for 2021/22 is now open for applications.
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.
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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.
Baradine Water Main Namoi Street
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.
Little Timor Street After Photo
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.
Meals on Wheels donation
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.

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2021