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  • Council Proactively Assessing the Sewer Conditions

    Moree Plains Shire Council is continuing with inspections, risk assessment and maintenance of the sewer manholes throughout Moree to assess the condition of these assets.

    The sewer assessments are being done as part of Council’s asset management strategy to better understand the overall condition of the sewerage mains. It allows Council, through the use of closed circuit television (CCTV), to identify issues and

  • Career Head Start for High School Students

    Moree Plains Shire Council offers a number of fantastic career opportunities for youth (and beyond!) with school based traineeships and apprenticeships and welcomed three new recruits.

    Emily Cosgrove, Shauntahlee Wade and Willow Johnson-Priester attended their contract sign-up with representatives from Apprenticeship Support Australia, TAFE, Moree Secondary College and Council recently.

    The sign-up signifies the

  • Moree-Sydney Air Service Route – Proposed Deregulation

    Deregulation of the Moree-Sydney Air Service is on the agenda for Transport for NSW (TfNSW).

    At its meeting of 23 February 2017, Moree Plains Shire Council resolved:


    That Council endorses the Moree-Sydney Air Service route to remain a regulated air route and submit feedback to the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, confirming this

  • Let's Break the Ice in Our Community

    Empowering communities to come together and talk about practical solutions to issues with crystalline methamphetamines (‘ice’).

    Treatment and Support is available.  You can find out more information about the Breaking the ice in our community project

  • Grant Funding Chased for Cinema

    At last week’s Council meeting, Councillors resolved (by a 5:2 majority) to pursue grant funding through the Federal Government’s National Stronger Regions Funding program (NSRF) to redevelop the Moree Memorial Hall to include retractable seating and digital cinema equipment.

    This matter was considered following recent consultation with the community where Council sought to better understand the community’s current usage of the Moree Town

  • Moree on Track to Capitalise on Improved Freight Movements

    Moree Plains Shire Council (“MPSC”) recently hosted a meeting of key local agriculture and transport industry leaders to provide a coordinated response to the NSW Regional Intermodal Taskforce. The meeting included representatives from grain handlers, road transport businesses and growers.

    The meeting reached some clear positions on the need for all levels of government to develop integrated logistics

  • Guest Judges 2016 at the Harvey Norman Moree Superstar

    X Factor Australia finalists, Jess Dunbar and Matt Price will be the guest judges at this year’s Harvey Norman Superstar.

    The Grand Final will be held on Saturday 9 April 2016 at Moree Town Hall, Balo Street Moree commencing at 1pm.

    Tickets on sale soon!

    Auditions for Superstar will be held in Inverell and Moree this coming weekend, come along and show

  • Council and Industry Working Together to Improve Heavy Vehicle Permit Process

    Moree Plains Shire Council has embraced a heavy vehicle permit process that is benefiting local economy and freight businesses and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has developed a video capturing council’s outstanding work.

    NHVR CEO, Sal Petroccitto said Moree Plains Shire Council’s approach to access permit requests and their commitment to engagement with the heavy vehicle sector is a

  • New Courtesy Speed Monitor Throughout Moree Plains

    Moree Plains Shire Council has taken possession of a new courtesy speed monitor to address speeding concerns and promote safer driving.

    Courtesy Speed MonitorThe courtesy speed monitor, which has been retro-fitted to a trailer, has an electronic display board connected to a radar unit