Grazing on the Gwydir – STALL HOLDERS WANTED
March 3, 2023
Do you want to be a part of Grazing on the Gwydir? The organising committee is looking for stall holders for this wonderful community event. Stall holder sites will be free. However, all stalls must register to secure a place. To register your stall, please get in touch with the Bingara...
2023 BINGARA AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNERS
January 26, 2023
Congratulations to all of the 2023 Bingara Australia Day award winners. Event of the Year Bingara Jockey Club – Ball and Auction Event of the Year Highly Commended - Big Heart BBQ and Fundraiser Volunteer Group of the Year Friends of Touriandi Committee Young Citizen of the Year Brooke McKinnon Citizen of the Year Geoff Leech
Time is running out to “…join the conversation”
February 4, 2022
The Gwydir community is being invited to ‘Join the Conversation’ and have their say on the future of the Shire, as Council kicks off the review of its Community Strategic Plan. The Community Strategic Plan is Council’s ten-year plan which outlines the long-term vision and goals of the community. The...
Councillors sworn in and Mayor elected
January 20, 2022
Following from the Local Government elections, each of the nine Councillors for the Gwydir Shire, were sworn in at the first Council meeting of the year, held on January 11. Councillor John Coulton was elected as Mayor after being nominated for the position by fellow Councillors Tffany Galvin and Catherine...
🌳IT’S EASY BEING GREEN 🌳
January 16, 2022
There’s a popular Chinese proverb that says “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now”. Gwydir Shire Council are heeding these wise words and making the most of the wetter than usual summer, planting hundreds of trees with the aim of future...
SUMMER HOLIDAYS CALLING?
January 16, 2022
Still thinking of taking a summer holiday but want to avoid the crowds on the coast? Discover something different and head inland this summer and discover the Gwydir Shire. It’s a region rich in history and culture, and radiant in natural Australian beauty. When you’re passing through, stop. When you’re looking...
Bingara Australia Day plans set to bring community together
January 16, 2022
Bingara Special Events Committee would like to invite the community to join together with committee members and Australia Day Guest race caller extraordinaire, esteemed radio announcer Greg Kachel, in celebrating Australia Day 2022 at the local Awards Ceremony and community breakfast barbeque. Australia Day Guest, Greg Kachel, is no stranger...
THE NSW ELECTORAL COMMISSSION CONFIRMS COUNCILLORS AFTER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS
January 10, 2022
Gwydir Shire Councillors elected to serve the community have been declared after preference distribution was finalised following Local Government Elections held in December. Nine Councillors were elected from ten candidates to serve the next term, with two new faces joining seven returning representatives. The Gwydir Shire Councillors, as declared by...
UPPER HORTON BUCKS COVID WOES
January 4, 2022
Order has been restored in Upper Horton with the village hosting its rodeo and campdraft once again. After years of disruption due to drought and COVID-19, the event was held over the New Year’s weekend with over 1200 excited eventgoers supporting the much anticipated occasion. With an impressive number of...
Perfect conditions as Copeton Dam sits around 100% capacity
December 16, 2021
Reflections Holiday Park at Copeton Waters has enjoyed a fantastic reopening to visitors from far and wide since the reopening of NSW travel restrictions, with the dam reaching capacity over the last few weeks. Copeton Dam reached 100% on November 24 after heavy rainfall reached the...