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17 January 2020

NATURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE GUIDE FOR PRIMARY PRODUCERS

Please go to the information linked for the latest summary from the DPI. 

DPI...

NEWS

8 January 2020

ASSISTANCE FOR FIRE AFFECTED LANDHOLDERS

The NSW Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services are providing assistance to fire affected landholders with emergency fodder and water, animal care, livestock or animal assessment, and where necessary euthanasia and burial.

Producers can report stock losses and infrastructure damage, or request animal...

NEWS

7 January 2020

IS IT OK TO USE WATER FROM RAINWATER TANKS DURING LEVEL FOUR (4) AND LEVEL FIVE (5) WATER RESTRICTIONS?

Yes it is. Rainfall captured in water tanks can be used at the owner's discretion. Of course, in the current extended drought conditions Council would recommend that tank water be used judiciously. However, when, for what purpose and to what extent owners of rainwater tanks use the...

NEWS

19 December 2019

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO FARMERS

Comprehensive information on Rural Aid assistance to farmers affected by the drought and bush fires is available at the link below. Assistance is available for fodder, water, counselling, volunteer help on the farm and financial assistance. 

Please note if you're a farming family in need of help please register at:...

NEWS

19 December 2019

LLS BUSHFIRE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS

The LLS Agriculture and Animal Services Hotline for farmers affected by bushfires who are requiring support for animal welfare needs is 1800 814 647. 

Eligible farmers who have been impacted by the bushfires can apply for grants of up to $15,000 to assist with clean-up and the replacement of infrastructure  including...

NEWS

18 December 2019

SENIORS WEEK 2020 MAYORAL AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Nominations are now open for the Seniors Week 2020 Mayoral Award. Nominations will close on Monday, 3 February 2020 at 4.30pm and late nominations will not be accepted. The presentation of awards will be held on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 at 10.00am at Life Choices - Support Services. Nomination forms are available on...

NEWS

18 December 2019

WOULD CASUAL WORK HELP YOU DURING THE DROUGHT? 

Council welcomes applications for casual positions from residents who are adversely affected by the current seasonal conditions such as drought and bush fires. This includes local farmers and small business people and their family members. Casual positions at Council may offer some flexibility, where possible, with working...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRADING

18 December 2019

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRADING

The Mayor, Councillors, General Manager and staff at Glen Innes Severn Council wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

Council wishes to advise that the following worksites will be closed from 2.00pm on Tuesday, 24 December 2019 until 8.30am on Wednesday, 2 January 2020:

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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - POLHILL ROAD

16 December 2019

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON POLHILL ROAD

Council wishes to advise that a temporary road closure will apply from Monday 6 January 2020 on Polhill Road in order for bridge replacement works to be undertaken. The estimated completion date for the project is 20 March 2020.
 
Local access will be permitted...

MINERAMA 2020: CALLOUT FOR VOLUNTEERS

12 December 2019

MINERAMA 2020: CALLOUT FOR VOLUNTEERS
Minerama is a popular fossicking, gem and jewellery show held annually in Glen Innes which will be held on 13, 14, 15 March 2020. Minerama is calling out for anyone with interest in tourism and doing good deeds locally, to join in the organising of Minerama 2020. There will be two meetings during January - the first is an informal get together on...

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