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  • Council encourages community to support campaign for new hospital

    Moree Plains Shire Council has welcomed the launch of a campaign by the Hon. Adam Marshall MP, Member for Northern Tablelands to secure funding for crucial upgrades at Moree Hospital, making the petition available at its Council offices. 

    Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries demonstrated her strong support for Minister Marshall’s petition by being the first signatory on the petition and encouraged all community

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  • Weekend Warriors Clean Up Graffiti

    2018 Graffiti Day WarriorsWith paint brushes in hand, a small, but dedicated team of volunteers gathered over the weekend for Graffiti Removal Day targeting the fence on the east side of Cooee Park, (located between Cooee Street and Jones Avenue) on Sunday 21 October 2018.

    Moree Plains Shire Council joined

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  • Education excellence, closer than you think

    The Moree Plains community is invited to attend the launch of the Moree Secondary Parents and Citizens’ (P&C) Association’s new promotional video showcasing Moree’s own local high school as a place of educational excellence at 5pm, Tuesday 30 October 2018 at the Albert Street Campus.

    Moree Plains Shire Council, through its financial assistance program contributed $3000 to assist with the school with a

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  • Hundreds Of Items Saved From Entering Landfill

    Garage Sale TrailLocal residents shared the reuse and recycle message at the inaugural Moree Second-Hand Market and Car-Boot Sale at Jellicoe Park last Saturday which was hosted by Moree Plains Shire Council.

    More than 30 individuals registered for the local event as part of the National Garage Sale Trail – a

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  • Let’s activate Moree’s main street – Pop-Up Shop space available

    Moree Plains Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from organisations, not-for-profits and individuals who would like to utilise the vacant shop spaces in the Moree Max Centre for a pop-up shop or short-term occupation.

    Economic and Community Development Manager Mark Connolly explained the initiative forms part of a program which aims to help activate the main street by filling empty shop

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  • Bargains Galore For Savvy Shoppers

    Over 20 stall holders will be at the inaugural Moree Second-Hand Market and Car-Boot Sale at Jellicoe Park from 10am-2pm on Saturday, 20 October 2018.

    There will be bargains galore for savvy shoppers from the nearly new to gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for women, men and children, along with toys, knick-knacks and other things you didn’t know you needed until you’ve seen them!

    Biggest Garage Sale ever at Jellicoe Park

    Garage sale 2 weeks to go

    There is less than two weeks to go until Moree’s biggest garage sale will be held at Jellicoe Park on Saturday 20 October 2018 from 10am-2pm.

    Moree Plain Shire Council will be hosting the Second-Hand Market and Car-Boot Sale to encourage the community to reduce

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  • Apprenticeship and Traineeships available at Council

    Moree Plains Shire Council has a range of traineeships and an apprenticeship opportunity that are opening this month, some which are aimed at youth and other opportunities for those wishing to gain new skills or career change.

    Human Resources Officer Jessica Johnstone explained Moree Plains Shire Council supports initiatives that create opportunities for young people in our community and our involvement has shown to be a

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  • Weekend Warriors Clean Up Graffiti

    Join the fight against graffiti and become a Graffiti Warrior to make a real difference to the appearance of our local community – Let’s Love Where We Live by taking part in Graffiti Removal Day on Sunday 21 October 2018.

    Along with the Graffiti Warriors, Moree Plains Shire Council will join forces with the NSW Government, Rotary Down Under, Scouts Australia NSW, Girl Guides NSW & ACT and the Australian Air

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  • National Garage Sale Trail - Powered by Council 

    Moree Plains Shire Council is pleased to announce it is hosting a giant community garage sale this year on Saturday 20 October at Jellicoe Park, in participation with the National Garage Sale Trail campaign.

    Garage Sale Trail 3 weeks to goCouncil’s Waste Support Officer

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  • Ron Harborne's Cricket Ground - Batting Above the Average

    In September, works were undertaken at Ron Harborne Oval for the construction of a traditional white picket fence for the turf wicket cricket oval ahead of this year’s summer season. Last weekend, this great new ground hosted its maiden innings with the Vic Vikings taking on the Stallions.

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    Australia Day Awards

    Show your appreciation for an individual or group who has made a significant voluntary contribution to the Moree Plains community by acknowledging their efforts with a nomination to the Moree Plains Lion’s Australia Day Awards.

    CATEGORIES:

    • Citizen of the Year
    • Young Citizen of the Year
    • Community Event/Group of the Year
    • Sports Person of the Year
    • Volunteer of the Year
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  • Pedestrian Safety Works

    Council wishes to advise that in the coming weeks, subject to staff availability and weather conditions, that we will be removing one (1) of the two (2) Benjamina Ficus trees at the corner of Auburn and Albert Streets, Moree.

    These works are being carried out in the interest of pedestrian safety.

    If you have any queries regarding this matter, please contact Council’s Project and Development Manager, Lila Fisher on (02) 6757

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  • Critical Step Forward for Moree Plains’ Inland Rail Intermodal

    Moree Plains Shire Council Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries, in conjunction with Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, is delighted to announce that Council has been successful in securing grant funding to undertake a comprehensive transport study for the Moree Plains Shire.

    The total project value is $425,000; comprising some funding and in-kind contributions by Council, with the lion’s share being made available

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  • Emergency Exercises Staged At Moree Regional Airport

    Earlier this month, the Moree Regional Airport (MRA) ran a mock emergency exercise to evaluate interagency response at the airport to a simulated aircraft crash, fire and injured passengers.

    MRA Manager Fiona McClymont explained the aim of these exercises is to give the emergency procedures a work-out, testing roles and responsibilities, and making sure the airport and agencies are well-equipped to work

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  • Operation Fortia - Cover Your Load

    Moree Plains Shire Council and the Barwon Highway Patrol - Traffic and Highway Patrol Command are working together on “Operation Fortia” to target load restraint issues for both light and heavy vehicles and related trailers, focusing, in particular, on unsecured and uncovered waste loads.

    “Operation Fortia” is in operation now until 31 December 2017.

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  • Weekend Warriors Clean Up Graffiti

    Join the fight against graffiti and become a Graffiti Warrior to make a real difference to the appearance of our local community – It’s time to Love Where We Live by taking part in Graffiti Removal Day targeting Doctor Geoffrey Hunter Bridge, the Tourist Information Centre, Bypass walkway and the walls near Moree’s skate park.

    Along with the Graffiti Warriors, Moree Plains Shire Council will join forces with the NSW Government, Rotary

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  • Ratepayers Foot the Bill for Clean Up

    Ratepayers will be left to pick up the bill after unscrupulous people dumped rubbish between Manildra Grain and the Halls Creek crossing last Thursday (5 October 2017).

    Illegal dumping in Moree PlainsMoree Plains Shire Council’s Environment and Compliance Manager Dane Graham explained Moree Plains Shire

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  • Skilled Migration Vital For Moree Engineering Business

    The 6th Regional Development Australia Northern Inland (RDANI) skilled migration case study video has just gone online and it is important viewing, according to RDANI Chair Russell Stewart.

    “This case study shows how critical skilled migration has been for the growth of DD’s Engineering & Fabrication in Moree. It also shows why some skilled migrants settle in and contribute to our communities long-term,” he

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  • Waste Calendars

    Council’s contractors Cleanaway have recently posted out the new waste calendars for 2016-2017.

    Council would like to advise residents that there are in corrections with the calendar and the newly amended calendars will be reissued.

    We apologise for the inconvenience.

    Council would like to advise that this week is recycling week. (:

  • Moree Community Library Local History Photo Collection

    The Moree Community Library and is keen to develop a Local History Moree Photo collection. If you have photographs of the Moree region that you think might be suitable for the Local History Moree Photo collection we would love to hear from you.

    History iconHistory imageDonation of original

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  • Financially Assisting Our Community

    At last week’s Council meeting, Councillors considered the applications for financial assistance made by community groups for the October 2016 to December 2016 financial quarter.

    For this quarter, $10,000 was available for distribution amongst applicants.

    The following applications were approved:

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  • $11.2 Million to Modernise Moree Plains Shire's Water Supplies

    MOREE Plains Shire Council will receive $11.21 million under the NSW Government’s Regional Water and Waste Water Program to upgrade Moree’s water supply system and provide potable reticulated water to the villages for Ashley and Biniguy, for the very first time.

    Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced the unprecedented amount of funding today, saying it would help clear a backlog of council projects

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