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  • Is your house in a flood area?

    Applications for the voluntary house raising scheme now open

    The Voluntary House Raising Scheme has a round of funding every two years.  The next round is 2020-2022 and Council is preparing an application to the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH). 

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

    Community Update 13

    Moree Plains Shire Council would like to update all residents on the Council services and facilities that are currently operating within the community.

  • Council Operations

    Community update 12

    With confirmed cases of COVID-19 at our doorstep, we would like to reassure community members that Council is working hard to ensure we can continue to deliver essential services.
    Our General Manager is in close contact with his counterparts across the state, which has reassured us that our approach is in step with the NSW local government sector generally.
    We are still open and accessible by:

  • Extraordinary Council Meeting

    Community Update 11

    This morning, an Extraordinary Council Meeting was convened at 8am.

    The meeting took place with 7 Councillors present in the Council Chambers, with the only staff member in attendance being the General Manager, Lester Rodgers. Social distancing requirements were strictly observed.

  • A message from the Mayor

    Let’s all heed the Message - Stay at Home

    The Federal and State Government have asked us all to stay at home unless we are delivering essential services to our community.

  • Border Passes For Queensland Border
    Boggabilla Tafe

    Friday 27 March 10am-Noon & 1pm-2.30pm
    Community Update 10

    If you are having trouble accessing computers/internet to arrange a border pass, you can visit TAFE Boggabilla tomorrow, Friday 27 March 2020 and Karlene Duncan (TAFE Services Coordinator) will complete online forms and print permits for those in need.

  • ❎ Closure Of Camping Grounds❎
    ❎ Gum Flat ❎

    Community Update 9

    The cessation of all camping from Thursday 26 March is a decision made by the NSW Government. There is a compulsory Public Health Order which we are required to follow. As such, no camping or caravans are permitted at the camping ground at Gum Flat.

  • Closure Of Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds

    Community Update 8

    The NSW Government has issued a Public Health Order to close certain facilities from today, Thursday 26 March 2020 until 23 June 2020.

  • Closure of Queensland Border Community - GET YOUR BORDER PASS

    Community -  Update 7

    Last night, the Queensland Government issued its Order in relation to border restrictions applying at the Queensland border.

    A person who arrives in Queensland from NSW must self-quarantine for a period of 14 days, unless they are an exempt person.

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information - Council Meetings

    Community Update 5 

    Council’s next Ordinary Meeting was scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday 26 March 2020. (Our Finance and Governance Committee meeting was also scheduled for tomorrow.

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

    Community Update 6

    Last night Prime Minister Scott Morrison provided an update to the list of prohibited activities and venues which will apply from midnight tonight, Wednesday 25 March 2020.

    Due to this announcement, the following Council services will be affected:

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

    Community Update 4

    Late yesterday, our General Manager, Lester Rodgers, participated in a briefing for NSW councils from the State Emergency Operations Centre. About 200 people including mayors and general managers across the State participated during which they received a briefing from NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard and NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant on the latest COVID-19 developments.

  • Close Of Queensland Border - Scheduled Midnight Wednesday 25 March

    Community Update 3

    Queensland will follow the lead of South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory by imposing border restrictions.

  • MAAC Closes its Doors, effective Monday 23 March 2020

    Following the updated advice of the Federal Government last night and as confirmed by the NSW Premier this morning, the Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre (MAAC) will be closed from today until further notice.

  • Times for Delivery of Food and Essential Supplies now 24/7

    Community Update 2 

    Moree Plains Shire Council announced today that any applicable time restrictions preventing stores from restocking food and essential supplies and operating their loading docks outside of business hours have been suspended until further notice, to allow such establishments to replenish food (at local supermarkets) and essential supplies (including pharmaceutical goods).

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

    Community Update 1

    Moree Plains Shire Council receives regular updates from the NSW and Federal governments and will respond as required or directed by appropriate health authorities.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Latest Information

    As the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Australian community continues to evolve, Moree Plains Shire Council is taking further steps to protect the safety of our staff, customers and our community. 

  • A Message from Mayor Katrina Humphries

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    As the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Australian community continues to evolve, Moree Plains Shire Council is taking further steps to protect the safety of our staff, customers and our community.

  • MAAC Board - Nominate Now

    Nominate Now to become a Director of MAAC

    Closing 5pm Wednesday 8 April 2020

  • Easing Water Restrictions in Mungindi - Returning to Level 3 Water Restrictions - From Friday 13 March 2020

    With recent heavy rainfall across the Shire and the Border River systems, Council has been evaluating the water restrictions in place for Mungindi, currently on Level 4 Water Restrictions.

    Council is pleased to confirm that Mungindi’s water restrictions will be returned to Level 3 Water Restrictions from Friday 13 March 2020. (Details of these restrictions are included at the end of this Media Release.)

  • Nominations Open for 2020 Senior Citizen of the Year

    Nominations are now open for Moree Plains Shire’s 2020 Senior Citizen of the year award.

  • A Night with an Astrophysicist

    Join the Moree Community Library on Wednesday 11 March from 5.30pm for their ‘A Night with an Astrophysicist’, exploring the spectacular photographs of the night sky captured in the David Malin Awards: Winning Sky Photos 2019 exhibition and a presentation from astrophysicist Karlie Noon.

  • Library Lovers Announced

    The Library Lovers results are in!