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DROUGHT PSYCHOLOGIST AVAILABLE

27 August 2021

The Drought Psychologist, based in Armidale, offers free support to individuals, couples and families impacted by drought throughout Rural Hunter New England. Stress, loss and uncertainty can make it difficult to cope, and talking these things through can often help. Fully confidential discussions can be undertaken by phone, Skype, or by a visit to home or farm.

Contact Julian on 6776...

BREAKING NEWS ON LOCKDOWN

26 August 2021
REGIONAL NSW LOCKDOWN EXTENDED (up-dated Thursday, 26 August 2021)
Please be advised that the current regional lockdown has been extended to midnight, Friday, 10 September 2021. This now includes ALL NSW LGA’s.

YOU CAN STILL PAY COUNCIL WITH CASH AT AUSTRALIA POST

26 August 2021
Council is pleased that residents are reading the current mailed Resident Newsletter about the proposal that Council's Town Hall office go cashless. Council is also pleased with residents giving feedback on this proposal.
We'd like to clarify that if the Town Hall office goes cashless, you will still be able to use this form of payment when paying Council rates and water rates, at...

THUMBS UP FROM TRAVELLERS!

24 August 2021
Council is proud to announce the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre (VIC) has been awarded Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice 2021.
What a fantastic achievement recognising the excellent customer service given at the VIC with staff striving to share local knowledge making our visitor's experiences in Glen Innes Highlands memorable. Well done team!
Travellers' Choice (...

FEEDBACK ON PROPOSAL: GOING CASHLESS AT TOWN HALL

24 August 2021
Council is proposing going cashless for payments to Council at the Town Hall office. Please read the linked information (Resident Newsletter). Council seeks your feedback with submissions closing on Friday, 17 September 2021. The submissions form is also linked.

GREEN LIGHT FOR IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE PROJECT

23 August 2021

Three local government areas (LGAs) in north-western NSW have been selected to participate in a research project to address their long-standing health workforce shortages. Glen Innes, Gwydir Shire and Narrabri LGAs will work with a research team headed by Dr Cath Cosgrave to establish, fund and manage a Health Workforce Recruiter & Connector (HWRC)...

CANCELLATION: ADDITIONAL RAIL TRAIL DROP-IN SESSIONS

23 August 2021

Council advises that due to the current lockdown, the additional rail trail drop-in sessions (as were scheduled - see below - for this Wednesday, 25 August 2021) have been postponed. These sessions will be rescheduled with information to be posted on website News, Council's FB and the local media as well as on the Glen Innes Highlands website. For more information please contact the...

IS THE LANDFILL OPEN???

17 August 2021
Council would like to advise residents that the Glen Innes and Village Landfills are open during normal trading hours for essential services (i.e - the disposal of waste for health and safety reasons).
Please ensure that users sign in via QR Codes and follow all staff and signage instructions regarding safe hygiene and social distancing.
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GARBAGE COLLECTION AND WASTE FACILITY SERVICES DURING CURRENT STAY AT HOME ORDERS (LOCKDOWN)

17 August 2021
During the COVID-19 lockdown period, kerbside garbage and recycling collection services will continue as normal. Please continue to place your bins out for collection before your nominated collection day.
All Landfills will be closed on Saturday 21 August 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Any landfill enquires can be directed to (02)...

POUND SERVICES DURING STAY AT HOME (LOCKDOWN) ORDERS

17 August 2021
Council advises that the pound is closed to members of the public. However, if you wish to surrender a pet or collect a seized animal, please call our Rangers on 0417 890 889 in the first instance.
Ranger services continue and are available on call after hours for EMERGENCIES ONLY on 0417 890 889.

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