Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle.
Noise on Thursday evening from saleyards
Coonamble residents can expect a bit of noise from the saleyards on Thurday evening, with a large yarding of more than 1000 head for sale.
The sale will continue until mid-evening.
Council appreciates the patience of residents affected by the operation of the saleyard and hopes the whole community appreciates the noise as a sign of further return to prosperity following the drought.
Service NSW - closed, Friday, 25 June
The Service NSW agency in Castlereagh Street, Coonamble, will be closed on Friday, 25 June, 2021, due to other operational needs.
Council regrets this inconvenience and thanks all for their patience. Those with computers or mobile phones will be able to access most services for routine matters online at www.service.nsw.gov.au.
The agency will return to its regular hours of operation from Monday, 28 June: 9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm.
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Unsealed roads open. Drivers please be cautious.
Coonamble Shire Council advises the travelling public that all unsealed roads within the Local Government Area are open to all traffic, advising drivers to exercise caution and drive to conditions at all times.
- They may be liable for any damage that they cause to the road that is closed to their vehicle type, and their vehicle insurance may be voided.
- Travelling on roads covered with water is extremely dangerous and should be avoided.
- Road conditions can change without warning and, if roads are open, drivers should travel with caution.
- Unsealed roads damage very easily when they are wet.
- Repairs to damaged roads are not usually possible until the roads and gravel stockpiles begin to dry out.
- Council prioritises repairs, with higher trafficked roads usually receiving attention first.
- Emergency vehicles are exempt from this directive, in the course of responding to legitimate emergencies.
Council urges drivers to take care on all roads throughout the Local Government Area and to drive to conditions.
Council staff periodically inspect roads during and after rain events and issue updated road bulletins as conditions change.
Dine & Discover extended to 31 July
Mouse Bait Rebates from July
The Mouse Bait Rebate Program will be available online from early July. To claim the rebate, you’ll need a MyServiceNSW account, two proof of identity documents, receipts for baits, traps or cleaning products (bought from 1 February 2021 onwards, and your banking details for the payment.
Further details are available here.
Households will be eligible to claim up to $500, while small businesses—including primary producers and sole traders—will be eligible to claim up to $1,000. Only one rebate per address can be claimed.
To be eligible, your mouse baits, traps or cleaning materials must have been bought on or after Monday, 1 February 2021.
Broadacre crop farmers will have access to the free treatment of grain for use as mouse bait around the outside of their paddocks. This will be available through the Central West Local Land Services facility at 12 Buckley Drive, Coonamble; phone (02) 6822 6500. Further information is available here.
Tooraweenah Road Survey and Proposed Design
Free Candidate Briefing
Free workshop on the NSW Planning PortalPeople who plan to renovate, extend or build will use a new, State-wide system to manage the process from 1 July, 2021.
The NSW Government has mandated that all Development Applications be completed using the Planning Portal.
The workshop, hosted by Coonamble Shire Council, aims to familiarise people with the Planning Portal, its processes and steps.
Venue: Coonamble Shire Council Administration Office,
Committee Room, 80 Castlereagh St, Coonamble
The same workshop is offered three times; twice in June and again in July.
Inquiries: (02) 6827 1900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you love where you live?
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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To find out details on local events and activities in Coonamble Shire visit the "What's On" section of our website. Search for local organisations and services using the Community Directory or Business Listings. For statistical and profile information about Coonamble Shire and surrounding area click here.
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Draft policies on public exhibition until 16 July 2021
Tooraweenah Road Project - survey and design documentationThe survey and design for the proposed widening, reconstruction and sealing of Tooraweenah Road from Coonamble township to the southern border of the Local Government Area is now on exhibition for public comment.
Submissions should be made to Coonamble Shire Council by 5pm on Tuesday, 31 August 2021.
Submissions should be addressed to the General Manager, Mr Hein Basson, Coonamble Shire Council, PO Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829, or by email to email@example.com.
Coonamble Shire Council acknowledges the Kamilaroi and Weilwan people as the traditional custodians of the land on which it meets and operates, respecting Elders past, present and emerging. Council and staff seek at all times to show respect to all people and cultures whose privilege they have to serve within the Local Government Area.
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