Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle.
Service NSW resumes functions
It's not all about the cool colours all the time!
Tie dyeing proved popular this week, with children from Coonamble and Gulargambone enjoying two tie dye workshops as part of the free School Holiday Program provided by Coonamble Shire Council.
But cool colours are so last week! Next week it's all about movement—Zumba to be precise! Zumba classes will be held at Quambone Memorial Hall from 10am to noon on Tuesday, 19 January, with Aqua Zumba classes at Coonamble Pool from 2pm to 4pm on the same day.
Zumba will also be held at the pavilion at Coonamble Showground from 10am to noon on Wednesday, 20 January, and Aqua Zumba will be offered at Gulargambone Pool from 2pm to 4pm.
For those not into all that fun and movement, there will be craft-making at the pavilion at Coonamble Showground from 10am to noon.
Please register here to be sure you're part of the fun.
Please restrict use of fixed hoses and sprinklers to evenings only!
Restrictions on the use of fixed hoses and sprinklers between 7pm and 7am remain in place for Coonamble.
Council is required to impose restrictions on fixed hoses and sprinklers to ensure sufficient treated water remains in water towers for more essential household use during periods of high demand.
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting periods of hot weather throughout the summer. Council is mindful of the need to continue meeting residents’ water demands without overextending the capacity of bores that feed the water treatment plant.
Council officers continue to monitor the situation and to investigate and impose fines in instances of obvious excessive water use.
Under the Local Government Act 1993 the maximum penalty that Council can apply for a breach of imposed water restrictions is $2,200 for corporations and $220 for individuals.
Council thanks all residents for their understanding and co-operation while these arrangements are in place.
Submissions for the Inland Rail inquiry close 5 Feb
The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Inland Rail Project and Regional NSW is accepting submissions from businesses, industries, regional communities, and the public. Submissions close 5 February. To review the Inquiry's Terms of Reference and to make a submission, click here.
Tourism-related positions now open
Council is currently advertising two tourism-related positions:
1. Visitor Information Officer, and
2. Tourism and Events Officer (maternity relief)
Position descriptions are available here.
Download the Service NSW app if going to the pool, please!
Council's COVID-safe plan for Coonamble Pool and Gulargambone Pool require visitors to register their attendance to enable contract tracing. The easiest way to do this is to use the Service NSW app and scan the QR code available at each pool. You can also use it for all other venues you attend. Links to download the app for either Apple or Android users are available here.
Calls for the design and installation of the exhibition and display for the new Visitor Information CentreCouncil is calling for proposals and quotations from appropriately qualified and creative suppliers for the design and installation of exhibition and display (including furnishings and an interpretative installation) at the new Coonamble Visitor Information Centre. Full details are available here.
Donations Program open for applications
Council's Donations Program is open for applications.
Local, not-for-profit community groups can apply for a small donation under the program. Full details of the policy governing the Donations Program are available here. The application form is part of the policy document. Applications close on Monday, 22 February, 2021.
Annual Report 2019 - 2020 available for reviewYour Council's Annual Report 2019-2020 is now available for review. You can access a copy here. Please note that it is a substantial document, so consider the environment before printing it as a hard copy.
Book now for holiday fun!
Check out full details of the holiday program here. It's important you book so that sufficient staff can be arranged for each activity. A bus will run from Quambone and Gulargambone to the activities in Coonamble on 6, 12 and 27 January if enough people register to attend. Register here.
B ounded on one side by the Warrumbungle National Park, and on the other by the Western Plains and Macquarie Marshes, our area offers the perfect combination of a rich history and country living. The shire is part of the NSW State electorate of BARWON and the Federal electorate of PARKES.
Part of the Orana region the shire comprises the towns of Coonamble and Gulargambone with the village of Quambone. Less than two hours drive by road from Dubbo and six hours from Sydney. There is also a daily service with Countrylink.
Click here for local street maps.
To find out details on local events and activities in Coonamble Shire visit the "What's On" section of our website.
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