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Spring is here – Magpie Swooping Season
23 Sep 2022
Spring is here and along with the beautiful weather comes magpie swooping season.
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Do not drive into flood water
22 Sep 2022
With a number of roads across the Warrumbungle Local Government Area (LGA) and beyond affected by flooding, stormwater and rain damaged roads, this is a reminder to motorists to be cautious on local roads.
Natural Disaster Roads Update - September 2022
19 Sep 2022
A number of roads right across the Warrumbungle Local Government Area (LGA) were badly damaged by the Natural Disaster in November 2021 activating a Natural Disaster Funding claim to assist with the extensive repairs.
Timor Dam Upgrades
Timor Dam Safety Upgrades
16 Sep 2022
Soon to be commencing safety upgrades to Timor Dam will ensure that Timor Dam will be compliant with safety standards.
Let’s explore our own backyard
15 Sep 2022
Did you know some of the best bushwalks in NSW are right in your backyard?
Planning Proposal – Reclassification of Land
13 Sep 2022
Submissions are closing soon for the Planning Proposal relating to the reclassification of Council owned public land.
Martin Reserve, Coonabarabran
13 Sep 2022
The reserve on the corner of Gordon Street and Hill Street in Coonabarabran has officially been renamed as Martin Reserve.
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A new look for the Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre
8 Sep 2022
The Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre (VIC) has undergone a significant makeover and has given the interior a refreshing new look.
Significant water savings achieved
7 Sep 2022
The equivalent of 80 Olympic sized swimming pools annually is now being saved following a detection of water main leaks across the Warrumbungle Shire water mains.
Road Network Committee
Establishment of Warrumbungle Road Network Advisory Group
5 Sep 2022
Warrumbungle Shire Council has established a Road Network Advisory Committee to help provide advice on road priorities for its road network and now is seeking expressions of interest from the community to join the Committee.
CMA Skills Forum and Meeting
25 Aug 2022
At a recent meeting of the Country Mayors Association, the number one priority issue identified was 'Skills and Training'. This outcome resulted in a Skills Forum being hosted by the CMA.
Calling for Swimming Pool Attendants
24 Aug 2022
Council is calling for people to sign up to be part of the team, delivering quality aquatic services to our communities this spring and summer.
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Adopt a pet now
24 Aug 2022
If you would like to offer a cat or dog a loving home for the rest of its life, then you may want to considering adopting.
Come and see the wildflowers in the Warrumbungle Region
18 Aug 2022
Conditions are perfect for an early and expected abundant flush of wildflowers to appear in the Warrumbungle region, so now is the time to plan your next visit to take in the stunning sights.
Water Mains Replacement Continues - Baradine
Water Mains Replacement Program continues
4 Aug 2022
The water mains replacement program continues into the financial year 2022/23, with works set to improve the water supply system in towns across the Shire.
New Water Treatment Plant In The Pipeline For Baradine
27 Jul 2022
Baradine is one step closer to a new water treatment plant with the NSW Nationals in Government committing $375 000 from its Safe and Secure Water Program to help fund its concept design.
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Keep it simple to recycle right
22 Jul 2022
Are you putting the right thing in your recycling bins? Let’s keep it simple.
Warkton Bridge Replacement Project in full swing
21 Jul 2022
The last fully timber constructed bridge in the Warrumbungle Shire is on track to be replaced with contractors having commenced site works on the Warkton Bridge Replacement Project.
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Small Heritage Grants Round Two 2022
20 Jul 2022
Applications for Small Heritage Grants to encourage and support owners of local heritage items across the Shire will open in August 2022.
Responsible Dog Ownership
15 Jul 2022
With an increased number of dogs wandering off leash leading to dog attack incidents across the Warrumbungle Shire area, Council is seeking help from the community to ensure dogs are appropriately secured.
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Brighter Beginnings for Children in Warrumbungle Shire with the launch of the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program
5 Jul 2022
Warrumbungle Shire Council is delighted to announce the launch of an innovative book gifting project, The Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. The program is set to improve the literacy levels of young children in our Local Government Area (LG ...
Community Financial Assistance Donations are now open
27 Jun 2022
The first round of Community Financial Assistance Donations for 2022/23 are now open, so now is the time for community groups to plan for upcoming projects that may benefit from a donation.
Household Chemical Clean Out in Coonabarabran May 2022
Household Chemical Cleanout Wrap Up
17 Jun 2022
After this year’s successful Household Chemical Cleanout program, residents are being encouraged to store their chemical containers safely until the next cleanout to keep these containers out of landfill.
Regional Business Survey 2022 guiding growth in our local economy
16 Jun 2022
Local Businesses are encouraged to complete the Regional Business Survey, allowing insight into challenges to businesses across the region as well as business priorities for key local economic development.
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Water Mains Replacement Program
15 Jun 2022
The water mains replacement program is in full swing with these works set to improve the water supply system in towns across the Shire.
Rural Health Inquiry
8 Jun 2022
Following the tabling in Parliament of the Legislative Council Inquiry into Health Outcomes and Access to Health and Hospital Services in Rural, Regional and Remote NSW on 5 May 2022, the Country Mayors Association of NSW organised a Rural Health For ...
Monkey Room Funding
Yuluwirri Kids/Connect Five – Monkey Room
8 Jun 2022
Funding has been secured to extend funding for the Yuluwirri Kids/Connect Five – Monkey Room to continue operating for the financial year 2022/23.
Council’s Operational Plan for 2022/23 Adopted
7 Jun 2022
The Operational Plan for 2022/2023 has now been adopted by Council and is available to view on Council’s website.
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Light weight plastic bag banned from 1 June 2022
31 May 2022
From 1 June 2022 the supply of lightweight shopping bags will be banned by the NSW Government, impacting our local businesses and suppliers.
Pull Up a Stump, Coolah - Streets as Shared Spaces
27 May 2022
Exciting news, funding to improve walkability and connectivity in Coolah has recently been granted by the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces Program Round 2.
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Annual Free Microchipping Program
20 May 2022
Free Microchipping days across the Shire are returning in 2022, benefiting communities and pet owners.
Stage Two of the Purlewaugh Road Upgrade
18 May 2022
Works have now commenced on stage two of the Purlewaugh Road Upgrade project.
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Funding under Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program granted
17 May 2022
Over $3 million has been granted for various roads and community projects in towns across the Warrumbungle Shire that is set to improve infrastructure for community members.
Local Jobs Program for the Warrumbungle Region
13 May 2022
The Local Jobs Program has been expanded to the Far West Orana Region, including the Warrumbungle Shire, bringing expertise and resources to focus on employment for people across the region.
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Upgrade of Tooraweenah Road, Mendooran
5 May 2022
The last 3.4km of Tooraweenah Road within the Warrumbungle Shire will be sealed, improving the local road network safety and reliability of access.
North West Hudson Pear Taskforce
2 May 2022
Land owners and residents of the Warrumbungle are being urged to contact the Castlereagh Macquarie County Council and report any sittings of the invasive and damaging Hudson Pear.
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Watch Out for Straying Stock
29 Apr 2022
With an increase in road incidents involving wandering livestock Council is urging stock owners to stay alert and ensure stock is secured.
Community Heritage Strategy 2021-2024
28 Apr 2022
The new Community Heritage Strategy 2021-2024 to guide the strategic approach for the management of heritage has been adopted by the Warrumbungle Council.
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Number 1 in Lonely Planet’s Top 500 places to visit in NSW
28 Apr 2022
Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park has been named the number 1 place to visit in NSW according to Lonely Planet’s Top 500 places to visit in Australia.
Office Closures and Changes To Services - ANZAC Day Public Holiday
22 Apr 2022
Residents are advised that there will be a change to Council services on Monday 25 April 2022 due to the Anzac Day public holiday.
Opportunities to develop vacant land
14 Apr 2022
Recent growth in the number of people seeking to move to regional and rural areas means that now is an ideal time for landowners to consider taking opportunities to sell and develop vacant land across the region.
Office Closures and Changes To Services - Easter Long Weekend
13 Apr 2022
Changes to Council services during the Easter Long Weekend from Friday, 15 April 2022 till Monday, 18 April 2022, inclusive.
Household Chemical Cleanout Is Nearly Here!
12 Apr 2022
Households across the Warrumbungle Shire are being encouraged start preparing to take part in the upcoming Household Chemical Cleanout 2022.
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Responsible Animal Ownership – Barking Dogs
7 Apr 2022
Barking dogs can cause concern across the community, Council is seeking help from the community to ensure their dogs and animals are being responsibly cared for.
2022 Waste 2 Art
7 Apr 2022
Waste 2 Art is here again and all local artists are encouraged to get creative with materials that would normally be thrown out.
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Our Local Service is Looking for Local Support Workers
6 Apr 2022
Interested in working in and supporting our local communities? Warrumbungle Community Care is seeking casual support/respite workers to provide support to those in need.
Have your say on Council’s Draft Operational Plan for 2022/23
4 Apr 2022
Council has placed its Draft Operation Plan for 2022/23 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
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$5.6 Million Infrastructure Boost in Dunedoo
1 Apr 2022
Local feedback will help shape plans for new and improved infrastructure in Dunedoo, under a $5.6 million commitment announced today.
Have your say on Council’s 2022/23 Draft Budget and Fees & Charges
28 Mar 2022
Warrumbungle Shire Council has placed its Draft Operational Plan for 2022/23 on public exhibition and is seeking submissions from the community.
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Warkton Bridge Replacement Project
25 Mar 2022
The last fully timber constructed bridge in the Warrumbungle Shire is set to be replaced with the Warkton Bridge Replacement Project in full swing.
Stop and Play Park, Coonabarabran
25 Mar 2022
The Stop and Play Park Coonabarabran has been closed due to a safety issue that has been identified. Council alongside the Stop and Play Community Group (SPCC) are working together to rectify this matter.
Fluoridation for potable water supplies is progressing
23 Mar 2022
Funding has now been confirmed by NSW Health to reinstate a water fluoridation plant in Coolah and discussions continue on the funding for the other four (4) sites across the Shire.
Cassilis Street Main Replacement
Mains Replacement Works Completed - Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran
22 Mar 2022
The water main replacement works in Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran have now been completed.
Road Renaming - from Girragulang Road to Orana Road
22 Mar 2022
Council has resolved to name the full length of the road between Black Stump Way and Moorefield Road as Orana Road.
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Community and Council Plans on Exhibition
22 Mar 2022
Key planning documents looking ahead to the next 15 years are on display and community feedback is invited.
Reserve Naming Proposal - Coonabarabran
21 Mar 2022
Council has resolved to officially name the Crown Reserve No R86082 in Coonabarabran as Martin Reserve.
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Hop around the Shire this Easter
21 Mar 2022
There is a lot happening locally over the Easter period, residents are encouraged to get hopping and support these amazing events.
Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre upgrades
15 Mar 2022
The Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre (VIC) is undergoing a makeover over the coming weeks and the front doors will have to close during this time.
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Groundwater Pipeline Coonabarabran completed
15 Mar 2022
Works have now been completed on a key project which will help improve the security of water supplies for Coonabarabran.
Natural Disaster Recovery
14 Mar 2022
The task of repairing roads damaged in major storms continues following on from a natural disaster being declared in Warrumbungle Shire.
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New Opening Hours for the Dunedoo Transfer Station
7 Mar 2022
The Dunedoo Transfer Station opening hours have now increased allowing more opportunity for community members to dispose of household waste and recycling.
Community Consultation Meetings 2021/2022 - Round 2
4 Mar 2022
It is that time again, where 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.
Free Microchipping Days – Coolah and Binnaway
28 Feb 2022
Are all your cats and dogs microchipped? If not, then owners are encouraged to make the most of upcoming free microchipping days.
National Youth Week 2022
2022 National Youth Week – Small Grants Program
28 Feb 2022
Expressions of interest are invited for funding or non- cash support through the 2022 National Youth Week Small Grants Program.
Purlewaugh Road Widening Project – Tender Awarded
24 Feb 2022
The widening of Purlewaugh Road is in full swing with the tender being awarded for phase two of the project.
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Congratulations to our new School-Based Traineeships
23 Feb 2022
Three new school-based trainees have been welcomed into Warrumbungle Council’s School Based Traineeship program to undertake qualifications in Business Administration, Supply Chain Operations and Accounts Administration.
Mains Replacement works in Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran
23 Feb 2022
The replacement of the water main in Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran will commence next week with these works set to improve the water supply system.
Escape to the Warrumbungle Region
Top 22 Things to do in 2022 – Escape to Warrumbungle Region
22 Feb 2022
The ‘Top 22 things to do in 2022’ campaign will be released in the coming weeks! Keep an eye out and get exploring.
Cracking down on illegal dumping
21 Feb 2022
Illegal dumping across the Warrumbungle Shire local government area remains a problem and Council is asking the community to help put it to a stop.
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Warrumbungle Region blooming with events
18 Feb 2022
Keep your eyes peeled for event details and get set for great times as the Warrumbungle region hosts something for everyone almost every weekend.
General Purpose Financial Statements 2020/2021
11 Feb 2022
Pursuant to section 418(3) of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), Warrumbungle Shire Council advises that the ordinary Council meeting to be held on 17 February 2022 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's ...
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Bringing our Heritage into Focus
8 Feb 2022
Aiming to bring our heritage into focus, residents are encouraged to share inspiration and identify potential ideas, items and structures for a proposed heritage trail.
What is an eligible container for the Container Deposit Scheme
7 Feb 2022
The Container Deposit System is a great way to recycle for the environment and earn some dollars at the same time, but it is important to know which containers are eligible for refund on return.
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Water infrastructure upgrades for Coolah
1 Feb 2022
Coolah water infrastructure will be upgraded with the installation of new water treatment room that will treat the bore water at the town well site.
Small Business Month Scholarships 2022
Small Business Month Scholarships
31 Jan 2022
Local small businesses are encouraged to apply for fully funded mentoring scholarships through the Mentoring Advisory Panel (MAP) Institute.
Alfresco Dining Rebate for Small Businesses
31 Jan 2022
Warrumbungle Shire Council is encouraging local hospitality businesses to apply for the NSW Government’s Alfresco Restart Rebate.
Australia Day Awards 2022
27 Jan 2022
On Australia Day 2022 communities across the Warrumbungle local government area came together to “Reflect, Respect and Celebrate” what’s great about our country, our local communities and some outstanding local achievers.
Australia Day Activities 2022
24 Jan 2022
Events and activities to celebrate Australia Day are set to be held in each of the six towns across the Warrumbungle Shire area on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
2022/23 Budget Process
21 Jan 2022
The Council budget for 2022/2023 is currently in preparation, and there are a number of opportunities for the community to be involved in the process.
New Visitors Guide Out Now
New 2022 Warrumbungle Region Visitor Guide
21 Jan 2022
Warrumbungle Shire Council is very excited to launch the 2022 Warrumbungle Region Visitor Guide, a travel brochure highlighting the beauty and experiences to be found in our backyard.
Improvements for the Coonabarabran Water Treatment Plant
Improvements for the Coonabarabran Water Treatment Plant completed
19 Jan 2022
Filter replacement works at the Coonabarabran Water Treatment Plant have now been completed to ensure ongoing high-quality water supply.
New Australia Day 2022 Ambassadors for Warrumbungle Shire
19 Jan 2022
Two new Australia Day Ambassadors for Warrumbungle Shire have been announced, as the previous Ambassadors both withdrew due to COVID-19. Yianni Johns and Shaun Christie-David will now be joining the 2022 Australia Day events and activities.
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Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayoral Elections 2022
7 Jan 2022
The Warrumbungle Shire Council's Mayoral elections have concluded with Councillor Ambrose Doolan re-elected Mayor and Councillor Aniello Iannuzzi re-elected Deputy Mayor.
Draft Community Heritage Strategy 2021-2024
4 Jan 2022
It is time to have your say on the Community Heritage Strategy 2021-2024, to shape the strategies that will guide heritage management in the coming years.
Warrumbungle Shire Council Election Results Released
22 Dec 2021
Results have been released and confirmed by the NSW Electoral Commission for the nine (9) new Councillors that will make up Warrumbungle Shire Council’s Council for the next three (3) years.
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Purlewaugh Road Widening Project
22 Dec 2021
The Purlewaugh Road widening project has now commenced and is set to improve road safety, reliability and improve accessibility for communities.
Ronni Kahn and Diana Ryall announced as Warrumbungle Shire’s Australia Day 2022 Ambassador
21 Dec 2021
Join Australia Day Ambassador, Ronni Kahn AO and Ms Diana Ryall AM, at Warrumbungle Shire’s Australia Day events and activities.
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Holiday Here This Year – Warrumbungle Region
16 Dec 2021
Have you thought about holidaying here, in the Warrumbungle Region, this year?
Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community
6 Dec 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.
Recycle this Christmas
6 Dec 2021
Not only is Christmas time a time for us to get together and give gifts, it's often the time of year we generate the most waste and recycling. Council is encouraging residents to think about what can be recycled and what has to be placed into waste b ...
Christmas in the Warrumbungle Region
What’s on over the Holiday Season
2 Dec 2021
Have you seen what’s on locally this holiday season?
Sewer Mains Rehabilitation – Coolah, Coonabarabran and Dunedoo
1 Dec 2021
Sewer main rehabilitation works have been completed in Coolah, Coonabarabran and Dunedoo to improve the sewer systems.
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Be a responsible animal owner this holiday season
24 Nov 2021
It’s almost holiday time and in the excitement of the festivities it may be easy to forget the affect holidays can have on our pets.
Warrumbungle Road Network – Affected by high intensity rainfall
24 Nov 2021
The road network has experienced some extremely heavy rainfall this week and more is expected in the coming days, as a result of this a number of roads have been closed.
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Let’s do the right thing and recycle right
23 Nov 2021
Are you putting the right thing in your household recycling bins?
Changes To Council Business Operations Due To COVID-19
21 Nov 2021
Due to the recent COVID-19 detection in Coonabarabran, the Council customer service desk in Coonabarabran will be closed for face-to-face transactions on Monday, 22 November 2021.
Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre new digital sign
18 Nov 2021
Have you seen the brand-new digital sign at the Coonabarabran Visitors Information Centre?
Proposed 40kph Speed Zones for Coonabarabran and Dunedoo CBDs
17 Nov 2021
Have your say on a new proposal for 40km/h speed zones in the CBDs of Coonabarabran and Dunedoo.
Have your say in the 2022-2037 Warrumbungle Shire Community Strategic Plan
17 Nov 2021
It is time for you to have your say on the Community Strategic Plan, to shape the future of the Warrumbungle Shire.
COVID support for small businesses and residents
16 Nov 2021
Do you know what grants and opportunities are out there to support your small business? Residents can also get on board with incentives to boost our local economy.

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2022