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

News

ROAD CLOSURES - ANZAC DAY 2019

15 April 2019

Photograph by TONY GRANT NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR ANZAC DAY MARCHES ON WEDNESDAY 25...

ROAD CLOSURES - 2019 CELTIC FESTIVAL

15 April 2019

  NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR AUSTRALIAN CELTIC FESTIVAL 2019 Notice is hereby given that...

SMOKE-FREE POLICY REVIEWED

10 April 2019

SMOKE-FREE OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT POLICY REVIEWED Council advises that the Smoke-Free Outdoor...

WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR GLEN INNES

10 April 2019

***LEVEL ONE WATER RESTRICTIONS AT GLEN INNES  Due to ongoing drought conditions, Level One water...

APRIL COUNCIL MEETING

9 April 2019

APRIL COUNCIL MEETING Due to ANZAC Day falling on Thursday, 25 April, the next Council Meeting will...

PUBLIC NOTICES

APPLICATIONS FOR WHITE ROCK WIND FARM COMMUNITY FUND GRANTS

Applications are now open for the year 2019/20 Community Fund Grants.  Interested local community groups and organisations within 50km of the wind farm seeking project funding are welcome to apply.  There are two (2) grant categories being: Minor grants UNDER $5,000 and Major grants OVER $5,000. Please ensure you read the Application Guidelines before submitting the written application.  ...

 

***PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF GLEN INNES SEVERN COUNCIL CODE OF MEETING PRACTICE***

Council invites written submissions on the Draft Glen Innes Severn Council Code of Meeting Practice which is on public exhibition until 4.30pm on Friday, 5 April 2019.  A copy of this document and submission forms are also available at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street offices and the Library/Learning Centre, as well as the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe.

Kindly note that submissions regarding the abovementioned Draft Glen Innes Severn Council Code of Meeting Practice close at 4.30pm on Thursday, 18 April 2019.

Draft Code of Meeting Practice

Public Comments Form

***PUBLIC NOTICE - PRESENTATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AS PER SECTION 418 (3) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993, Glen Innes Severn Council advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting held on Thursday, 22 November 2018 included the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports for the financial year ending 30 June 2018.
 
 

***AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION***

Roads and Drainage: Telephone Number: 0409 817 242

Rangers: Telephone Number: 0417 890 889

Water and Waste Water: Telephone Number: 0418 162 794

This information is also available on this website by going to "Emergency Services" under the "Quicklinks" heading at the top right-hand position on the Home page. 

 

***GLEN INNES AQUATIC CENTRE OPENING FOR SUMMER SEASON***

Due to delays experienced with the use of a surface sealant, the opening of Glen Innes Aquatic Centre will be on Sunday 16 September and not as previoulsy advertised, (as Saturday 15 September). Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to residents. 

The Glen Innes Aquatic Centre will open daily from 10.30am to 6.00pm, and for an early morning swim session from 6.30am to 8.00am on weekdays for lap swimmers. The Centre provides a number of activities:

  • Aqua Aerobics will be available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8.30am to 9.30am starting on  25 September;
  • Stroke correction class will be on Sundays at 10.00am; 
  • Redfins Swim Club meets each Monday night at 6.00pm during the season commencing 24 September;
  • Squad training for all ages will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6.30am;
  • Wheelchair access to the main pool is available via a ramp.

Please call the Centre on 6730 2440 for ticket prices and further information.

The Emmaville pool will open during October. Information regarding the opening dates, hours of opening and activities at the pool will be available in this advertisement and on Council’s website and Facebook page once confirmed.

 

 

***SATISFACTION AND PRIORITIES SURVEY REGARDING COUNCIL-MANAGED FACILITIES AND SERVICES***

The Satisfaction and Priorities Survey Report 2018 was included as an Annexure to the Business Paper for the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 28 June 2018.  Mr James Parker from Jetty Research gave a PowerPoint Presentation at the meeting regarding the Survey.

 

***ALCOHOL FREE ZONE and ALCOHOL PROHIBITED AREAS***

Council has declared, in the township of Glen Innes, as an Alcohol Free Zone, the whole of Grey Street between Taylor Street and Oliver Street; including those streets, public places and car parks intersecting and adjacent to Grey Street from the eastern side of East Avenue and the western side of Church Street.

Council has declared the following locations within Glen Innes as Alcohol Prohibited Areas (Alcohol Consumption by Permit Only):  Coronation Park (Skate Park), Lions Park, Veness Park, Anzac Park, King Edward Park, King George Oval and Park, Wilson Park, Quinton Park and O’Shea Park.