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  • Construction Underway on the Biniguy Potable Water Project

    Access to a safe and secure supply of town water is soon to be a reality for the residents of the small village of Biniguy, with construction well underway on Biniguy Potable Water Project.

    The $3.96 million Moree Plains Shire Council project - which has been fully funded under the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Water Security for Regions program – will see water piped 11.5km from the existing Pallamallawa reservoir

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  • Heber and Auburn Street Intersection Works

    Council has been successful in securing grant funding from the RMS to install a roundabout at the intersection of Heber and Auburn Streets. This upgrade will create a safer intersection for vehicles and pedestrians alike. It will also assist in traffic calming through our CBD.

    The second stage of works will involve the installation of a rubber roundabout and the approach islands being marked with sandbags to test driver

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  • Mehi River Corridor’s Shared Pathways Taking Shape

    Moree Plains Shire Council Urban Crew members Michael Johnson, Warren Sampson, James Duncan, Darren Colbran, Craig Mount and Peter Duncan constructing a new shared pathway behind the Moree Showgrounds. With warmer temperatures hitting the northwest, there’s no time like the present to take a

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  • Christmas Light Competition

    Christmas Lights Competition 2018

    The Moree Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Facebook page will again be hosting the Christmas Lights Competition.

    Be sure to cast your vote through the 'Moree Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down' Facebook page.

     

    Get voting when you see a house that

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  • Christmas at Twilight

    Friday 14 December - 5pm – 9pm

    Community Groups and Stall Holders

    Council wishes to invite ALL local businesses, groups and stall holders to be involved, by setting up a stall on Ron Harborne Oval for our Christmas at Twilight event.

    Please confirm your participation by completing the...

  • Public Notice - Presentation of Financial Statements

    as per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act.

    In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Moree Plains Shire Council
    advise that the Ordinary Council Meeting commencing at 4pm to be held on 22/11/18 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Reports for the year ending 30/6/2018.

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    Generating sales Opportunities For Local Suppliers

    Moree Plains Shire Council is continuing to introduce eProcurement processes, designed to boost the local economy and drive business to local suppliers.

    Council’s Finance Officer Karolyn Andrews explained the eProcurement system is an opportunity for small business owners to have their goods and services seen by a new audience.

    “The best thing about eProcurement is suppliers get better access to opportunities with

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  • Inland Rail: Narrabri to North Star $13 Million Contract Awarded

    The Hon Darren Chester MP Minister for Infrastructure and Transport recently announced almost $30 million in design contracts for Inland Rail, including a $13 million contract awarded for feasibility and detailed design for the Narrabri to North Star section of the Inland Rail project.

    Moree Plains Shire Council’s Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries explained that “the contracts will see detailed information in terms

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  • Coles Trolley Management App

    Coles takes its trolley management responsibilities very seriously and invests significant time and effort into ensuring our shopping trolleys are kept off the streets and in our stores for customers to use.

    We are pleased to advise that we have been working on a new method of reporting abandoned Coles shopping trolleys and that the new solution is now live and ready to be used.

    What's changing?

    The current app, 'Trolley

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  • Show Your Appreciation For A Volunteer

    Moree Plains Shire Council and Moree Lion’s Club are looking to showcase locals who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the Moree Plains community at the 2018 Australia Day awards.

    President of the Moree Lion’s Club Barrie Brooks hopes to receive a number of submissions for the awards now that nominations are open.

    “There will be one Citizen of the Year Award and one Young Citizen of the Year Award to recognise

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  • Council commences legal action in relation to MAAC

    Moree Plains Shire Council has commenced legal proceedings in the NSW Supreme Court against the builder of the Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre, Swimplex Aquatics. Please see the below media release for further information.

    No further comment will be provided by Council regarding this matter at this time.

     

  • Council commences legal action in relation to MAAC

    Moree Plains Shire Council has commenced legal proceedings in the NSW Supreme Court against the builder of the Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre, Swimplex Aquatics. Please see the below media release for further information.

    No further comment will be provided by Council regarding this matter at this time.

     

    Council commences legal action in relation to MAAC

    Moree Plains Shire Council

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  • Inland Rail EIS On Display For Moree Plains Community

    The next stage of the transformational Inland Rail project between Brisbane and Melbourne is underway with the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narrabri to North Star section released for public display and comment.

    Moree Plains Shire Council Mayor Katrina Humphries said the high-capacity freight rail line between Melbourne and Brisbane would benefit the State through improved reliability for freight

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  • Community Vandalism Tackled on Graffiti Day

    Almost twenty volunteers spent last Sunday morning removing graffiti from Doctor Geoffrey Hunter Bridge, the Tourist Information Centre, Bypass and Railway bridge walkway and the walls near Moree’s skate park.

    Graffiti Day 2017Council’s Environment and Compliance Manager, Dane Graham was impressed

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  • Level Crossing Upgrade Tycannah Street Moree NSW December 2016

    Improving the Country Rail Network

    Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) is undertaking rail line renewal works and upgrading the level crossing at Tycannah Street, Moree as part of the NSW Government’s Fixing Country Rail program across the state.

    Works are being completed by TfNSW’s contractor, John Holland Rail (JHR). JHR operate and maintain the Country Regional Network across NSW under a ten year

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  • Moree Plains Shire Council Generating Sales for Local Businesses

    Moree Plains Shire Council is introducing a new eProcurement process designed to boost the local economy and drive business to local suppliers.

    Director of Corporate Services Mitchell Johnson said “Local Councils in Australia spend $20 billion a year on products and services and we want to make sure that as much of that as possible goes to our local traders. VendorPanel Marketplace will help make that

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  • 2016 Excellence in Service

    Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries presented Moree Plains Shire Council’s annual Excellence in Service Awards at a ceremony on Saturday 19 November 2016 and acknowledged the devotion and service that those who were nominated portrayed to their colleagues and community.

    Congratulations to the following Council staff who were honoured for their outstanding achievements.

    Internal Customer Service Brendon Simmons, Elisha Bridge and

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  • 2016 Council Recognition of Service

    On Saturday 19 November 2016, the Council Recognition of Service ceremony acknowledged 17 staff who have devoted a significant number of years working for Moree Plains Shire. The ceremony recognises the dedication and loyalty of Council staff and the contribution they have made to the community.

    Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries said elected Councillors often get the kudos but it is the staff who are the backbone of the

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  • Pet Parents – You are Responsible for Your Dogs Behaviour

    Moree Plains Shire Council is calling on pet parents to put greater effort into making sure yards keep canine family members contained and dogs are leashed when walking, after an increase in reports of dog attacks.

    Director of Planning and Community Development Angus Witherby explained that just this year there have been 147 cases of menacing behaviour from dogs and 69 cases of actual dog attacks that

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  • Moree Plains Waste Calendars to be Re-Issued

    Moree Plains Shire Council has apologised to residents who received bin collection calendars containing incorrect information.

    Council’s Water and Waste Group Manager David Wolfenden explained Council’s contractors Cleanaway designed and distributed the 2016-2017 waste calendars, before Council discovered a mistake with the coloured legend for recycling Week A and B.

    “Council has spoken to Cleanaway and they are in the

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