Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle.


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.

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Community consultation on the proposed
artesian bath experience

Consultation on the look and feel of an artesian bath experience in Coonamble continues, with all residents invited to complete a survey online here or the hard copy survey that they'll receive with their Community Connect newsletter, arriving in the mail in April.

Completing the survey gives consultants a better perspective on the considerations that the community would like taken into account in preparing the business case for a feasible artestian bath experience.

While you can complete the survey in 5 to 10 minutes, there are some questions asking for your reasoning that you might prefer to take longer to explain in more detail.

You can complete the survey anonymously or add your contact details to be kept informed of developments at each stage.


Hard copy surveys can be lodged at Council's Administration Office during business hours, Monday to Friday, before 5pm, Friday, 30 April.

Completing the survey online sends the completed survey direct to the consultants that Council has engaged to develop the business case.

Complete the survey here:

Coonamble Artesian Bath Experience
Community Survey




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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