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, in May, June and July.

Book here.

Inquiries: (02) 6827 1900 or

Posted 08-Apr-2021

Please use discretion and caution on roads

While all unsealed roads are open to light vehicles, drivers must use discretion and caution on some sections where vehicles are at risk of becoming bogged. There also remain some sections of road still covered by water at causeways. For a full report of road conditions in both the Coonamble Local Government Area and neighbouring areas, click here.

Posted 01-Apr-2021

Local Government elections - September 4

All the information needed by would-be candidates can be found on the NSW Electoral Commission website here.

Posted 09-Mar-2021

Download the Service NSW app if going to the pool, please!

Council's COVID-safe plan for Coonamble Pool and Gulargambone Pool require visitors to register their attendance to enable contract tracing. The easiest way to do this is to use the Service NSW app and scan the QR code available at each pool. You can also use it for all other venues you attend. Links to download the app for either Apple or Android users are available here.

Posted 07-Jan-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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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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What's On

08-May-2021 to 08-May-2021 Marthaguy Picnic Races

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