News

SALAD SANDWICHES ON THE MENU AGAIN

15 July 2020

A grant for new refrigerators at the Glen Innes Showground Tea Rooms has been announced. Please see information at this link: 

Media Release - Refrigerators for Tea Rooms

TAKING UP THE WHISTLE

15 July 2020

$2,000 grants for netball umpire development are available. Please see information at this link: 

MEDIA RELEASE - netball umpire development

HERITAGE GRANTS ANNOUNCED

13 July 2020

A Local Heritage Assistance Fund has been established by Glen Innes Severn Council with the aid of a grant from the NSW Heritage Office. Owners of heritage properties are now invited to apply for funding under the Heritage Assistance Fund. Applications close Friday 25 September 2020.

Eligible projects are those which involve the repair, maintenance or reinstatement of...

GUIDING THE WAY

13 July 2020

The old Girl Guides Hall (known as the Land of the Beardies Hall) located at East Avenue in Glen Innes is seeking committee members to manage it as a Crown Land Board. 

A Crown Land Board acts like a compan's board of directors. It can be made up of community volunteers, local government councillors or other people appointed by the Minister. Board members are empowered to make decisions...

"REZZING" IT UP

10 July 2020
Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall and Minister for Energy and Environment Matt Kean today announced an $80 million investment by the NSW State Government to establish the 8,000 MW New England Renewable Energy Zone (REZ).
The revolutionary New England REZ is expected to attract $12.7 billion investment for new local renewable energy infrastructure...

LATEST BORDER CLOSURE INFORMATION

8 July 2020

Closures

Due to COVID-19, the NSW Government has announced the decision to close the border with Victoria from 12:01am Wednesday 8 July, to protect the health of the NSW community. The NSW Government would like to work directly with stakeholders, recognising the significant impacts on people in NSW, particularly on people living and working near the southern border....

GIFT CARD TO HELP LOCAL ECONOMY

8 July 2020

Glen Innes Severn Council is proud to announce the launch of the Glen Innes Highlands local gift card program.

Thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s Bushfire Recovery Agency, each household in the Glen Innes Severn Council Local Government Area will receive a $25 gift card to spend locally at participating businesses.

A full list of participating...

COMMENTARY ON FACEBOOK POSTS

7 July 2020

Council’s Facebook page is an important platform for information to be communicated from Council to residents. Council advises that any commentary posted on Facebook posts which does not relate to the subject of the post will be removed. The reason for this is so that the information in the post is not confused by unrelated commentary.
Council also advises that any...

COMMUNITY SATISFACTION SURVEY

2 July 2020

Council has engaged Micromex Research to conduct a Customer Satisfaction Survey via telephone. Similar surveys were conducted in 2016 and 2018. If you receive a call it will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Your contribution and feedback if contacted is appreciated. PLEASE NOTE THE SURVEY WILL COMMENCE BY PHONE FROM SATURDAY, 4 JULY 2020. PLEASE ASLO NOTE THAT MORE DETAILED...

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