Welcome to Glen Innes Severn Council

Glen Innes Severn Council covers an area of 5,487 sq. km, and is located in the beautiful New England area of N.S.W., servicing the town of Glen Innes and villages of Deepwater, Emmaville, Glencoe and Red Range.

The Glen Innes Severn area is known as Glen Innes Highlands (Celtic Country), and is the home of the Australian Standing Stones, where the Australian Celtic Festival is celebrated annually in May.

A piper walks through a stone circle

DRAFT 2017 - 2027 COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN

The new Draft 2017 – 2027 Community Strategic Plan is now available online to the communityPrinted copies are available for reading at the Church Street and Town Hall offices, the Library/Learning Centre and the village Post Offices of Deepwater, Emmaville, and Glencoe.  The community is encouraged to read the Draft Plan and provide feedback when it is formally adopted at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Thursday, 27 April for public exhibition and submissions.  

News

MINUTES SUMMARY: COUNCIL MEETING 23 MARCH 2017

27 March 2017

ESMART LIBRARIES AND CCTV AT THE LIBRARY AND LEARNING CENTRE

27 March 2017

The Glen Innes Severn Public Library is participating in the eSmart Libraries initiative which currently has sixty-five percent of Australian public libraries as members.  The eSmart Libraries software system includes a framework for Library staff to use in education programs for library users...

YOUTH WEEK 2017 - GET INVOLVED, BE HEARD, MAKE A DIFFERENCE

27 March 2017

Council’s Youth Week 2017 is looking very exciting with a range of activities that involve youth connecting with the whole community. 

General Manager, Hein Basson, believes the events happening from Friday, 31 March to Friday 7 April will cater for many interests and attract lots of our...

Public Notice

**PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF DRAFT LOCAL ORDERS POLICY

The Draft Local Orders Policy is currently on public exhibition until Friday, 31 March.  The Draft Policy can be viewed at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, and at the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe.   Council invites written submissions on the Draft Local Orders Policy.  Submission forms are available at Council offices and online at this link.  Kindly note that submissions close at 4.30pm on Friday, 14 April. 

***PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT FOR COMMUNITY LAND

Council has prepared a Draft Plan of Management for Community Land at 100 Lambeth Street in Glen Innes, comprising Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Deposited Plan 270710.  It is proposed to categorise the land as ‘General Community Use’.  A key objective for the land is to establish a professional Fire Control Centre and related facilities for the Northern Tablelands team of the Rural Fire Service. 

The Draft Plan of Management is currently on public exhibition until Friday, 21 April and may be inspected at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe.  Council invites submissions on the Draft Plan of Management, which close at 4:30pm on Friday, 5 MaySubmission forms are available at Council offices and online at this link.  A public hearing is planned for Tuesday, 9 May.  Details on the hearing venue and time will be notified at a later date.  Enquiries may be directed to Jai Brummell on 6730 2371. 

****PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF DRAFT LOCAL APPROVALS POLICY 

Council has prepared a Draft Local Approvals Policy.  The Draft Policy is currently on public exhibition until Friday, 21 April and may be inspected at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe.    Council invites submissions on the Draft Policy, which close at 4:30pm on Friday, 5 MaySubmission forms are available at Council offices and online at this link.