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Moree community to be consulted about new NSW Water Sharing Plan for the Great Artesian Basin

Moree community to be consulted about new NSW Water Sharing Plan for the Great Artesian Basin

The Moree community is encouraged to have their say on the NSW government’s Water Sharing Plan for the Great Artesian Basin, which is currently on public exhibition. The water sharing plan prescribes how water is sustainably managed to support economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes, including the limit of water that can be extracted. “Over […]

Newell Beach boat ramp revelaed

Newell Beach boat ramp revelaed

The Newell Beach boat ramp is one step closer after planning designs were released this week. The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) now moves into the community consultation stage of the process of the $3.2 million project. The Member for Cook, Cynthia Lui, is encouraging all residents to take the opportunity to have […]

New Chinchilla Dog Park

Dogs will soon have their day in Chinchilla, with Western Downs Regional Council today endorsing an amendment to the local law to allow a new off-leash dog park in the community. The endorsement follows community consultation undertaken in November and December on the proposed location of the new facility and its features. Western Downs Regional […]

Community meetings to discuss placemaking ideas

Community meetings will take place in Jindivick, Labertouche, Noojee, Darnum and Willow Grove to discuss ideas and seek community input for the next round of the Placemaking Program. The Placemaking Program grants $200,000 annually (approximately $50,000 in each town) to smaller communities to deliver projects that are at the top of the community’s wish list. […]

Council adopts Green Wedge Management Plan

Council adopts Green Wedge Management Plan

Following extensive community consultation, Council has adopted the Green Wedge Management Plan (GWMP) at tonight’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. The new plan will provide direction for the management of the green wedge over the next decade. It includes a vision, principles, goals, objectives and key actions. Preparation of the plan has been informed by extensive […]

Community shapes Coffs Harbour Bypass

Community feedback has shaped key changes to the design of the Coffs Harbour Bypass which will improve safety and traffic flow at key interchanges along the route. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the changes were in response to the feedback received as part of the community […]

Chance for community to have say about dust issues and air quality

Chance for community to have say about dust issues and air quality

Several community consultation sessions are set to be held in Port Hedland next week, ahead of a State Government decision on the town’s air quality monitoring network. Representatives from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will be basing themselves at the Colin Matheson Pavilion from next Thursday to address concerns about Port Hedland’s Dust […]

Armidale Regional Council invites youth to have their say on library’s future

Armidale Regional Council invites youth to have their say on library’s future

Our libraries provides access to free resources from books and online material to the Guyra Library’s 3-D printer. What, Armidale Regional Council wants to know, should the library of the future include? Council is asking 12- to 24-year-olds to complete a survey, as part of their 21st Century Libraries Strategy to modernise the Armidale and […]

Leichhardt’s ‘Little Italy’ at Norton Street Italian Festa open for consultation

Leichhardt’s ‘Little Italy’ at Norton Street Italian Festa open for consultation

Following the formal vote made by the Inner West Council (IWC) to name a precinct of Leichhardt Little Italy, this Sunday, October 27, will see the idea put to the vote of the local community. IWC will host a stand at the iconic Norton Street Italian Festa, which will be strategically placed next to the […]