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  • BEST Employment In Mungindi

    Best Employment will be attending the Mungindi Office of Moree Plains Shire Council on Thursday 2nd of August 2018.

    They will be attending to assist people seeking employment to apply for positions in the community.

    This will include the current labourer position available with Council.

    To book in or ask questions anyone can call the Best Employment site office or Employer Specialist Sarah Densley on 0436699678 or via

  • Inland Rail progressing - Design Contract Awarded

    Moree Plains Shire Council has welcomed the announcement by Mark Coulton MP, Federal Member for Parkes that a $13.5 million contract has been awarded by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for feasibility design work on the Inland Rail project between Narromine and Narrabri.

    Council’s Executive Projects Manager John Carleton explained that the contract represented a significant progression in the rollout of the

  • Draft Cemetery Master Plan Concept Layout

    Moree Plains Shire Council, in conjunction with Gardner Wetherill & Associates and Matthew Higginson Landscaping, have prepared a Master Plan for the existing Moree Cemetery and the southern extension.  Council is seeking valuable feedback from the community regarding the concept

  • Moree Plains Celebrates 'Christmas in July' with a Donation from Sutherland Shire 

    The streets in Moree won’t be a dull affair this Christmas after receiving a half shipping container load of commercial Christmas decorations from Sutherland Shire Council.

  • Freight Trains Crossing on Tycannah Street

    Railway Stop Tycannah Street“Watch out! Watch out! There are trains about!”

    Moree Plains Shire Council is reminding drivers that freight trains are crossing the upgraded Tycannah Street level crossing as they use the Moree-Inverell rail line to Broadbent Grain to haul freight.

  • Moree to Benefit with New Academy

    Moree Plains Shire Council welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement that funding of $2.1 million under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy will support the Moree Sports, Health, Arts and Education Academy to be located in Moree.

    Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries was thrilled to receive news of the funding for the Academy. She said “it will provide a safe, after school learning space for young people, that will help improve social and

  • New Lights Shine Bright at the South Moree Sports Ground 

    Moree Plains Shire Council is in the process of finalising Stage One of the South Moree Sports Project with a successful testing last week with state of the art light-emitting diode (LED) sports field lights.

    The LED sport field lights are capable of providing competition-standard lighting with the bonus of reduced running costs that will further enhance the use of the complex and allow extended use of the

  • EIS Released For Parkes-Narromine Section of Inland Rail

    Moree Plains Shire Council welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement that next stage of the transformational Inland Rail project between Brisbane and Melbourne is underway with the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Parkes to Narromine section released to the public.

    The EIS provides an assessment of the environmental and socio-economic impacts the track upgrades are expected to have during

  • Grant to Upgrade Boggabilla Sports and Community Facilities

    Moree Plains Shire Council welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement that funding of $236,000 under the Remote Australian Strategies Program will support the Boggabilla Sport and Community Facilities project.

    Mayor Cr Katrina Humphries was thrilled to receive news of the funding which will be used to improve the facilities at the Boggabilla Sports Ground.

    “The improvements to the Ground’s

  • New Entry to Moree Regional Airport

    After months of construction work at the Moree Gateway, the public now have access to the Moree Regional Airport via a new street, Airport Drive, which is accessed from the roundabout on Blueberry Road, off the Newell Highway, south of Moree.

    The Moree Regional Airport car parking area was upgraded as part of the Moree Gateway project and the final improvements are being staged to allow direct public access from the car parking area to

  • Report Anti-Social Behaviour and Crime to Police


    Moree Plains Shire Council and NSW Police Force are urging residents to report all crime including anti-social behaviour in Moree Plains directly to the Barwon Local Area Command or through to the NSW Community Portal so incidents are documented and appropriate resources can be allocated to prevent future crime.

  • Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL)

    The NSW Government will defer the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) and will move immediately to reintroduce the insurance-based Emergency Services Levy.

    Questions and Answers

    What’s happening with the FESL?

    The introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) will be deferred. The existing Emergency Services Levy will remain on insurance policies.

    What does this mean

  • Fresh New Format For Youth Council

    The Moree Youth Council is relaunching, with a new focus on civic engagement and jobs skills for young people.

    Youth CouncilMoree Plains Shire Council’s Assistant Community Projects Officer, Jacqui Moore is a long-term co-ordinator of the Youth Council and is very excited about its new-look and refocused identity.

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    Local Government Act 1993 (Section 713 - 726)

    NOTICE is hereby given that, to the person named hereunder that, as per section 715(1), of the Local Government Act the Moree Plains Shire Council has resolved in pursuance of section 713 of the Local Government Act 1993, to sell the land described hereunder of which the persons named appear to be the owners or in which case they appear to have interest and on which the amount of rates stated in each

  • Six of Moree Plains Best Recognised at Training Awards


    Moree Plains Shire Council advocates internal training and succession planning and nominated four staff for the NSW Training Awards conducted by the NSW Department of Education and Training (DET). The Awards recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training sector and honour and reward the achievements

  • Federal Minsiter Impressed By Freight Initiatives

    Australian Rural Roads Group (ARRG) representatives met with Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, the Hon. Darren Chester, last week to discuss the importance of freight routes in rural and regional areas.

    “With on farm storage and just in time contracts, all year round transport is a vital part of keeping our rural and regional economies going,” said Cr Price.


  • The Road Ahead For Moree Plains Shire

    It was a big night at last Thursday’s Council meeting, with Councillors endorsing a number of important strategic plans for the future of the Shire.

    Under NSW Government legislation, following their election, every council is required to revisit the 10 Year Plan for its community’s future. Since their election last September, Councillors have endorsed a Community Engagement Strategy and over the course of the last few months,

  • Moree Now Well Connected

    Fly Corporate will launch a regular passenger service between Moree and Brisbane after being granted approval by Moree Plains Shire Council at its Council meeting on 29 July 2016.

    The service will mean that, once again, Moree and District will be connected to two state capitals. Council is delighted to welcome Fly Corporate to the Shire and looks forward to a productive relationship with the company.

    Acting Mayor, Cr Sue Price congratulated

  • Moree Cemetery

    Council acknowledges that the appearance of the Moree Cemetery has not been of the standard expected by our community over the past few weeks. We sincerely apologise for this.

    This has been due to a combination of factors, including staff resources and a higher than usual demand for services at the Moree Cemetery. Whilst efforts have been made to address these factors, Council has taken steps today to reallocate additional staffing to the Moree Cemetery to

  • Call for Public Submissions on Code of Meeting Practice

    Moree Plains Shire Council has released its draft “Code of Meeting Practice” for a 28 day public

  • No Charge on Domestic Waste – Free Disposal

    Residents in Moree will now be able to dispose of domestic waste free of charge at the Moree Waste Management Facility.

    Council’s Water and Waste Manager David Wolfenden explained that people illegally dump rubbish because they think waste disposal at the landfill is too expensive but there is no excuse now – household rubbish is free to dispose of!

    "A lot of people think the costs are higher than they are; but now

  • Pet Registry

    From Monday 18 July 2016, the NSW public will be able to access a new public website known as the NSW Pet Registry.

    What does this mean:

    Approved Persons and Authorised Users will continue to:

    . Access the NSW Companion Animals Register

    . Process Permanent Identification forms from Veterinarians, Authorised Identifiers and the public;


  • Celebrating 60 Years of the Regional Library

    2016 marks 60 years of proudly serving three local government areas – Brewarrina Shire, Walgett Shire and Moree Plains Shire with a cooperative library service, functioning today as Big Sky Libraries; and a significant year for two of the most celebrated writers the world has known.

    Big Sky Libraries Cooperative Library Manager, Sally Walters explained the Moree Community Library is revelling in the momentous occasion

  • A Visit to Big Sky Libraries (Moree Community Library)


    Late yesterday, an enthusiastic group of community members enjoyed an afternoon at the Moree Community Library with author Jenn J McLeod.

    Author Visit Jen McLeodThe afternoon unfolded into an interactive discussion of Jenn’s novels

  • Celebrating Big Sky Libraries Upcoming 60th Birthday

    I’ve got a Golden Ticket!

    To celebrate Big Sky Libraries upcoming 60th birthday and Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday, there are 500 hidden golden tickets for library goers to find when they borrow items.

    Lucky finders of a ticket will need to fill out their details on the ticket and hand back to staff to go into the draw to win a prize.

    There are prizes available in five age categories: Adult, Young

  • The Correct Way to Pay Your Bills


    Paying Your Rates or Water Bill Online

    Ratepayers are asked to be mindful when paying their Rates or Water Bill online that they record their assessment number as the ‘reference’ when making their online payment.

    The assessment number allows the accounts department to assign the payment against your account. Failure to record your assessment number as the reference may result in your payment being