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$3,000 For New Starting Blocks at Bingara Pool

$3,000 For New Starting Blocks at Bingara Pool  RACING off the blocks at Bingara’s town pool will be a lot less hazardous after the Bingara Swimming Club secured a $3,000 grant from the State Government to replace the rusting, slippery 1960s-vintage blocks now in use....
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Public Notice – Classification of Public Land

In accordance with Sections 31 and 34 of the Local Government Act 1993, public notice of a resolution, dated 26 May 2016, to classify Lot 380 DP 727877 as ‘Operational Land’ is hereby given. The terms of the resolution are: “FURTHER that upon purchase, Lot 380 DP...
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EOI to Operate Warialda Pool Complex

Expressions of Interest for lease to operate the Warialda Pool Complex  Gwydir Shire has a population of 5,790 and covers an area of 9,121.70 square kilometres. The two main centres are Bingara and Warialda. Council seeks expressions of interest from suitably...
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Intentional Release (DIR) of genetically modified organisms

Summary of Licence Application DIR 145 Introduction An application has been made under the Gene Technology Act 2000 (the Act) for Dealings involving the Intentional Release (DIR) of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the Australian environment. The proposed...
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Bingara Fun Run

  Help raise money for the 24/7 Gwydir Fitness Centres In honour of Bingara’s Greek history the 2016 Fun Run will go Greek! A toga fancy dress competition has been included for the `Not so Serious’ competitors and prizes will be awarded to the Best...
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Orange Festival Goes Greek

The trees lined street of Bingara are a unique feature of the town however, it is the fact that they have become a symbol of community pride that has attracted international interest. During the year, all Bingara residents leave the oranges untouched, even the school...
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Roxy Theatre Turns 80

The Grand Old Dame turns 80 The year was 1936, Joseph Lyons was Prime Minister, Australia competed in the Berlin Summer Olympics with 32 competitors, 28 men and just 4 women, and the last known Tasmanian tiger died at Hobart Zoo. In rural NSW, Greek immigration was on...
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"Living the Gwydir Good Life "

by local artist Jamie Flegerbein.

About the Gwydir Shire

The Gwydir Shire is in the centre of the ‘Fossickers Way’, a route which offers the traveller a relaxing alternative to the New England or Newell Highways.

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