Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle.


Coonamble By-Election 2019

The Coonamble By-Election will be held on Saturday 29 June 2019 to elect two Councillors. 

Coonamble By-Election - Calendar June 2019 Coonamble By-Election - Calendar June 2019 (73 KB)

Voting in Local Government Elections is compulsory for all electors included on the residential roll.

Posted 24-May-2019

RV Camping Area - Temporary Closure

Posted 24-May-2019

Public Holiday - Show Day

Posted 22-May-2019

No Restrictions on Water Use

Posted 15-May-2019

Public Meeting - Presentation of the 2019/20 Draft Operational Plan

Posted 14-May-2019

Policies on Public Exhibition - 2019

In accordance with Section 405 of the Local Government Act 1992, public notice is now given of Council's draft Operational Plan and Revenue Policy. The documents, including the Proposed Fees and Charges for 2019-2020, will be on public exhibition for 28 days.

Council invites written submission or comment relating to the draft plan to reach the General Manager by 5PM Wednesday 5 June 2019. At the expiration period Council, at a meeting scheduled for Wednesday 12 June 2019, will consider submissions received and the Operational Plan will be adopted 

Operational Plan 2019-2020 - FRONT PAGE Operational Plan 2019-2020 - FRONT PAGE (54 KB)

Operational Plan 2019-2020 - DRAFT Operational Plan 2019-2020 - DRAFT (1700 KB)

Fees and Charges 2019-2020 - DRAFT Fees and Charges 2019-2020 - DRAFT (1649 KB)

Council resolved at its Ordinary Meeting held on 8 may 2019 to place the following documents on public exhibition:

Policies on Public Exhibition - FRONT PAGE Policies on Public Exhibition - FRONT PAGE (78 KB)

Code of Conduct 2019 - DRAFT Code of Conduct 2019 - DRAFT (826 KB)

Code of Meeting Practice 2019 - DRAFT Code of Meeting Practice 2019 - DRAFT (984 KB)

Gifts and Benefits Policy 2019 - DRAFT Gifts and Benefits Policy 2019 - DRAFT (720 KB)

Procedures for the Administration of the Model Code of Conduct-YEAR 2019-DRAFT Procedures for the Administration of the Model Code of Conduct-YEAR 2019-DRAFT (595 KB)

Written consideration from the public concerning these documents in invited and will be received by the General Manager, Post Office Box 249, Coonamble, 2829 until 5PM Wednesday 5 June 2019. 

All documents on public exhibition will be at the following locations; 
Coonamble Shire Council Administration Centre
Coonamble Shire Library
Gulargambone Library
Gulargambone Rural Transaction Centre
Quambone Store

Posted 09-May-2019

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.
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What's On

01-Jun-2019 to 01-Jun-2019 Gulargambone Annual Show 2019
07-Jun-2019 to 10-Jun-2019 Coonamble Rodeo & Campdraft 2019
18-Jun-2019 to 16-Jul-2019 NDIS Drop In Centre - Quambone

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$ Rates instalments are due on the 31 August 2018, 30 November 2018, 28 February 2019 and 31 May 2019 . You can pay your rates in full or by quarterly instalments.  Payment methods include paying in person, BPAY, Direct Deposit or by mail.

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