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Council and Service NSW Agency closed Wednesday, 19 May

Both Council's Administration Office and the Service NSW Agency will be closed on Wednesday, 19 May, for the gazetted local public holiday to allow residents to attend and support the Coonamble Show.

Normal business hours will continue from Thursday, 20 May, 2021.

Posted 18-May-2021

Public comment sought on policies and plans

Members of the public are invited to comment on the several draft policies and the draft Operational Plan 2021-22, draft Fees and Charges 2021-22 and draft Budget 2021-22, currently on public display until 10 June, 2021.

A copy of each can be downloaded by clicking on the relevant link below.

Draft Operational Plan 2021-22
Draft Fees and Charges 2021-22
Draft Budget 2021-22

Hard copies of the documents are available for viewing at the Council Administration Office, Coonamble Library, Quambone Library, and the Gulargambone Library.

Submissions highlighting instances of concern or improvements should be addressed to the General Manager, Coonamble Shire Council, PO Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829. Email submissions should be addressed to the General Manager and sent to

Posted 17-May-2021

Free workshop on the NSW Planning Portal

People 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.

This workshop, and associated educational activities regarding the transition to the NSW Planning Portal, is funded through the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and the Environment.

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.

Book here.

Inquiries: (02) 6827 1900 or

Posted 08-Apr-2021

Do you love where you live?

Posted 19-Nov-2020

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. 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.

If you have any feedback please fill out the Contact Us Form.

Draft Operational Plan 2021-22 and supporting documents
- on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021

Draft Operational Plan 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 Draft Operational Plan 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 (2353 KB)

Draft Fees and Charges 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 Draft Fees and Charges 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 (2065 KB)

Draft Operational Budget 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 Draft Operational Budget 2021-22 - on Public Exhibition until 10 June 2021 (566 KB)



Acknowledgement of Country

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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