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Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program now open

25 July 2017

The Essential Energy 2017 Community Support Program opens on Tuesday, 1 August for applications from community groups that look after local regional halls in New South Wales.

Through this program, eligible committees will receive a $200 donation (GST exclusive) from Essential Energy’s fund to put towards general maintenance costs for the hall they...

WELCOME PACKS FOR NEW RESIDENTS

13 July 2017

New residents can pick up information packs which have details about local health care services, agricultural and Landcare contacts, Council services (including Library and child care services), the mobility and access map for people with disabilities, and local tourism highlights and events.   Get your pack from the Visitor Information Centre, Council’s Town Hall and Life Choices – Support...

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NAIDOC WEEK 2017

9 July 2017

The 2017 theme for NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week - Our Languages Matter - emphasised and celebrated the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song....

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY INTRODUCTION DEFERRED

9 June 2017

The State Government has deferred the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL).

The FESL was to replace the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) which has been collected through insurance policy premiumsCouncils across the state were to collect the FESL on behalf of the State Government through a new line item on rates notices from 1 July 2017. ...

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK 2017

31 May 2017

The Glen Innes Severn community celebrated National Reconciliation Week with a special event at the Town Hall, Glen Innes today (31 May). 

Enjoy a collage of photos from the luncheon.
 

Life Choices - Support Services Biggest Morning Tea May 2017

30 May 2017

The Life Choices - Support Services Biggest Morning Tea  on 30 May was determined to be a huge success, friendship and support shared by many residents in our community (see photos).

 

QUARRY PURCHASE BENEFITS ROADS

30 May 2017

What started as a Council initiative to drought proof Glen Innes has grown to produce significant benefits in unexpected ways for our community. 

The purchase of the Glen Innes quarry in 2011 and the establishment of the Off Stream Water Storage there in 2015 was a visionary resolution of Council.  The quarry continues to supply aggregates to road authorities, residents, and the region’...

AUSTRALIAN STANDING STONES FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

24 April 2017

The Official Flag raising to celebrate the installation of the new flag poles at the Australian Standing Stones on 24 April 2017. A Welcome to Country was given by Ngoorabul elder Uncle John Kirk and the opening was officiated by Mayor Steve Toms and Chief Guardian of the Australian Standing Stones, Judy Toms Chair of the Australian Standing Stones Management Board and the Hon. Adam Marshall...

YOUTH WEEK 2017 SUCCESS

19 April 2017

Our youth got involved, made a difference, and were heard during the diversity of activities provided by Council and its network of agencies and sponsors for Youth Week 2017. 

General Manager, Hein Basson, is assured the high level of engagement and positive feedback from participating youth, during the week means Council is on track to building functional networks within our community...

ESMART LIBRARIES AND CCTV AT THE LIBRARY AND LEARNING CENTRE

27 March 2017

The Glen Innes Severn Public Library is participating in the eSmart Libraries initiative which currently has sixty-five percent of Australian public libraries as members.  The eSmart Libraries software system includes a framework for Library staff to use in education programs for library users about how to be safe in the online world, and links to resources for libraries to improve their...

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