Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle.
Funding opportunities available
Primary Producers can access up to $75,000 following the Natural Disaster Declaration of Coonamble Local Government Area, in relation to the storm and flooding event of late March 2021. Conditions apply.
Meanwhile, the current round of the Inland Rail’s Community Sponsorships and Donations program closes this Saturday, 31 July.
See Council's Grant Opportunities listing for details on all funding sources here.
Invitation to a community consultation
- waste education
- attitudes to waste
- barriers to change
- improving waste practices, and
- being a part of a region that makes a difference.
Webinars to build capacity in our Not-For-Profits
Natural Disaster Declaration for Coonamble
All roads open. Please drive cautiously
- Some causeways may still be covered with water and represent a hazard.
- Repairs to damaged roads are not usually possible until the roads and gravel stockpiles dry out.
- Council prioritises repairs, with higher trafficked roads usually receiving attention first.
Madame Flute cabaret in Coonamble
Legendary flutist Jane Rutter plays six different types of flute (including an 1887 Louis Lot – the Stradivarius of the flute world). She will be accompanied by virtuoso accordionist/jazz pianist Marcello Maio in an 'up-close and personal' evening of great French music: Cabaret, Chansons and Classical favourites.
A Cash Bar will be available.
Those attending will be seated at tables of 10 for the duration of the dinner and concert. If attending with friends, please list their names in the comment section when booking. Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get your party of 10 together now and make the booking!
Any special dietary requirements? Please send an email to email@example.com so we can cater to your needs.
Tickets @ $80. Please book online here.
Mobile phone signal 'black spot' survey
Please complete the survey here.
The survey will give solid data for Council to use when approaching service providers to address this issue.
COVID-19 health guidance for Regional NSW
* Do not travel to Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour during the lockdown period.
* Wear a mask at all times in indoor, non-residential settings, even if just popping into a local store for two minutes.
* Stay informed about case locations and follow NSW Health advice. Check the live map here.
* If you feel unwell or have even mild symptoms, call ahead to Coonamble Multi-Purpose Health Services (02) 6822 9300 or your doctor for the procedure to be followed to be tested without possibly infecting others.
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
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.
Proposed quarry development on public exhibition until 30 July
Plans and supporting documentation relating to this development proposal can be viewed below or inspected as hard copies at the Coonamble Shire Administration Centre, 80 Castlereagh Street, Coonamble between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, for the period 14 July to 30 July 2021.
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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 Mr Hein Basson, General Manager, Coonamble Shire Council, PO Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829. Emailed submissions should be addressed to the Mr Hein Basson, General Manager, and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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