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  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

    Community Update 14

    As of Friday 1 May 2020, certain COVID-19 restrictions will be eased across New South Wales allowing two (2) adults and their dependent children to travel and visit another household. We will all need to continue to practise social distancing and good personal hygiene and take extra care when visiting vulnerable people.

    Given the slight ease in restrictions announced by the NSW Government, Moree Plains Shire Council anticipates seeing a small increase in local residents traveling through the community’s public spaces.

  • Keeping Connected in our Digital World Proving Challenging?

    Share your Experience with Us

    At a time when we have found ourselves suddenly separated, keeping connected has never been more important.

    COVID-19 is having significant social, financial and personal impacts, not the least of which is the reliance on internet connectivity for our work, to help educate our children and to entertain us.

  • Programs Delivered to your Door!

    Term 2 Moree Community Library programs are now being delivered directly to your doorstep!

    Following the huge success of the Easter holiday activity packs, Moree Community Library has decided to deliver their term 2 programs through a series of program packs which will be posted to a member on request to be completed at home.

  • Trace your Family Tree this ANZAC weekend

    What want to learn more about your family history?

    For a limited time only, Big Sky Libraries members can access Ancestry for free beyond Library walls from the comfort of their homes.

  • Council Services and Facilities Opening Hours - ANZAC Weekend 

    This ANZAC Day residents across the Moree Plains are encouraged to stay at home and participate in an at-home dawn service dubbed ‘Light up the Dawn’ toacknowledge Australian service men and women while abiding by social distancing restrictions.

    For ANZAC Day (Saturday 25 April 2020), the following changes to services and facilities should be noted: 

  • Acknowledge Veterans - Light up the Dawn

    The world is battling the intrusion of a global health crisis; an enemy we can’t see; countries, cities, towns and households are asked to restrict their movements and arm themselves with social distancing measures and high standards of hygiene.

    Across Australia, RSL branches have made the decision to cancel public ANZAC Day services and commemorations.

  • Storytime Anytime - Welcome Story Box Library into your Home

    For families to connect, engage, inspire and educate children, Story Box Library is the best place to watch celebrated stories read aloud by your favourite storytellers.

    And it has been added to the Big Sky Libraries resource list for members to access for free!

  • Water Notice

    Extension for Payment until 6 May 2020

    Last week, water notices for water consumption over the summer period arrived in the mailboxes of households across the Shire.

  • Stay Up-To-Date with Newsbank

    Discover a range of online newspapers, free with your library membership for a limited time, with NewsBank.

    Newsbank is a bustling platform of comprehensive news coverage proving local, regional, national and international perspectives on current issues and events from regional and national media outlets Australia wide.

  • NSW Small Business COVID-19 Grants - For Highly Impacted Small Businesses

    To ease the pressure on thousands of small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSW Government has announced the $10,000 COVID-19 Small Business Support Grant as part of the NSW Government Small Business Support Fund. 

  • Happy Easter Moree Plains

    A message from Mayor Katrina Humphries

    Happy Easter to you all.

    While times have been tough on everyone and we are all a little frazzled, I would like to tell you all that I have never been so proud of the community which is the Moree Plains.

  • My Moree Makeover Challenge

    While many of us stuff our faces full of chocolate and binge on Netflix this Easter, doing the right thing by #stayingathome means those long-overlooked projects around the house and garden are just a little more obvious.

    We’re talking about that weed filled garden bed. Or that entryway that just needs a little ‘restyling’.

  • Council Helping Businesses to Go-Digital with Masterclass for Affected Businesses

    Businesses across the Moree Plains affected by COVID-19 will be able to receive some much needed assistance with transitioning their business to the online marketplace, thanks to the rollout of a free Go-Digital Masterclass by Council.

  • Council Services and Facilities Opening Hours

    Easter Public Holidays

    Easter is rapidly approaching and although celebrating together is not currently an option, the Easter public holidays are a perfect opportunity to enjoy a relaxing time at home in the Moree Plains.
    For the Easter long weekend (beginning Friday 10 April 2020 to Monday 13 April 2020), the following changes to services and facilities should be noted:
    Unless otherwise set out below, Council’s services and facilities will operate as usual.

  • Back to sprinklers

    Easing water restrictions to level 2

    Boggabilla and Mungindi from Friday 3 April 2020

    Boggabilla and Mungindi water restrictions will ease to Level 2 water restrictions from today, Friday 3 April 2020.

    For some time, water restrictions have been imposed under Council’s Water Supply Schemes Drought Management Plan.  Due to recent rainfall across the Shire and river flows, Council has re-evaluated the water restrictions in place in Boggabilla and Mungindi.

  • Big Sky Libraries - Online Resources and Holiday Activity Packs for all Ages

    Big Sky LibrariesThe world has quickly adapting to deliver online alternatives to all things sports, arts, education and work-related.

    Big Sky Libraries has always been one step ahead when it comes to delivering online resources, offering members free mobile apps where they can access ebooks, emagazines, eaudio, stream movies, use research databases and online newspapers; all without leaving their house.