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PANDEMIC OF PPE LITTER IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

10 February 2022
Unmasking the environmental impacts of single use PPE (which incidentally is made from fossil fuels) is the focus of a "Citizen Science" project included in this year's Clean Up Australia Day agenda. The data collecting project is open to all participants who register for the Sunday, 6 March 2022 event.
Organisers say that In 2020, more than three billion single-use masks were...

"OOSH" NEEDS YOUR PUSH

9 February 2022
Council’s OOSH service (Out of School Hours Service) is conducting a trial run for the whole of the month of February 2022 and extending into the whole of Term One in order to determine what our community requires for BEFORE school care which is deliverable by Council’s Children and Family Services (known as CAFS).
The OOSH Service is available before school, during school terms...

PAYING YOUR RATES BY e-notices

8 February 2022

There has been a technical issue with the e-notices link on Council's rate payment information on this website. 

This link is now operational: https://gisc.enotices.com.au/login

For information about how to pay rates please go to the rates link under Quicklinks on the right of this Home...

WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION

7 February 2022

Council wishes to advise that emergency hydrant repairs are underway and supply will be disrupted to properties in the following locations;

- Bourke Street (Between Hunter Street and Elizabeth Street); and

- Hunter Street (between Bourke Street and Meade Street).

Staff are working to complete repairs as soon as possible and it is expected that supply will be restored by 1....

GLEN INNES LANDFILL WEIGHBRIDGE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

7 February 2022
Council advises that work is currently being undertaken on the Glen Innes Landfill WEIGHBRIDGE. Notice will be given once the work is completed and the weighbridge is reopened.

CAN YOU HELP THE SPEND?

4 February 2022
White Rock Wind Farm Community Fund Committee are seeking new community representatives to join the committee to serve for a period of two (2) years. As a committee member you will have input into the allocation of the grant funding which provides financial support to not for profit and community based organisations to assist them with their initiatives and projects whilst enriching and...

WHAT'S ON IN FEBRUARY AT LIFE CHOICES?

4 February 2022

INFORMATION DAY AT LIFE CHOICES

4 February 2022

IN A NUTSHELL

2 February 2022

After each Council meeting Council has been distributing a MINUTES SUMMARY of the key points/determinations to media, to staff and to Councillors. 

The Minutes Summary can also be viewed by the general public. For more information about each meeting please go to the Business Paper and the Minutes of meeting on Council's website under Quicklinks on the Home page.

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COMMENTARY ON FACEBOOK POSTS

2 February 2022
Council welcomes commentary on Council's Facebook page and requests that the commentators respect that the page is Council's Facebook page and not their own. Council’s social media is an important platform for information to be communicated from Council to residents. It is an effective platform for Council to communicate quickly and informally with the community. It is important that...

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