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  • Have your say - Alcohol-Free Zones – Moree, Boggabilla and Mungindi

    Moree Plains Shire Council proposes to re-establish existing Alcohol-Free Zones (Zones) in Moree, Boggabilla and Mungindi for a period of four (4) years ending in July 2024. 

  • Have your Say - Draft Operational Plan and Budget 2020-2021

    Council’s draft Operational Plan and Budget 2020-2021 is now on public exhibition for 28 days and open for comment until 5pm Wednesday 22July 2020.

  • A Brand New Band

    The Moree and District Band (The Band) will grow and change in 2020 after successfully securing a grant from quarter four of the public donations fund.

    The funding will be used to purchase new instruments and lessons for members to help the band restructure from a brass band to a semi-concert band, the restructure will make it financially easier to join the band and learn an instrument.

  • Moree Waste Management Facility - Request for Tender 20/02

    Moree Plains Shire Council is calling for tenders for the second stage of construction of the landfill cell (Cell 1 Stage 2) of the Moree Waste Management Facility.

  • NOW OPEN In the Moree Plains - COVID-19 - Community Update 19

    From Monday 22 June 2020, more public areas and council services will be open across the Moree Plains to the public with increased cleaning and social distancing measures in place. 

  • Moree Regional Airport and QANTASLINK Service

    This evening, we welcome the return of QantasLink to the Moree Plains, with evening flights resuming between Sydney and Moree each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from the Moree Regional Airport.

  • Moree Regional Airport and Qantaslink Service

    This evening, we welcome the return of QantasLink to the Moree Plains, with evening flights resuming between Sydney and Moree each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from the Moree Regional Airport.

    Moree Plains Shire Council has been working with QantasLink and M&G Travel to implement the Qantas Group’s Fly Well program for customers and QantasLink team members in readiness for the return of our Sydney flight service. This has included a number of measures to protect the safety of on-site staff, customers and community members, including increasing cleaning measures and ensuring social distancing requirements in the Moree Regional Airport are satisfied.

    In accordance with the Fly Well program requirements, the Moree Regional Airport and terminal are open with a few changes to the facilities and services:

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    On arrival to the terminal, please limit the number of persons alighting and entering the terminal building. Social distancing measures, including the 1 person per 4 square metre rule, apply while inside the terminal so ensure that passengers have priority access to the terminal.

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    Please use the hand sanitiser provided on arrival.

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    Patrons are asked to abide by the 1.5m rule, including when approaching the service desk in the terminal (for QantasLink and hire cars) and while collecting their luggage from the pick point when they depart the terminal.

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    Please take note of the floor and seat markers, required to support social distancing.

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    Increased cleaning is being undertaken throughout the terminal.

    Council’s Acting Director of Engineering Services, Alan Lawrance confirmed, “Preparations at Moree Regional Airport have been completed for the return of our service to Sydney with QantasLink.

    “We have been working with QantasLink and M&G Travel to ensure this invaluable service can resume seamlessly and in accordance with the Fly Well program required by the Qantas Group. These measures are vital to ensure the safe operation of the air service and to provide confidence to the travelling public.”

    Please see the Qantas website for the updated flight services: https://www.qantas.com/au/en.html

  • My Moree Makeover Winners Announced 

    Residents of the Moree Plains have been busy taking their indoor and outdoor spaces from drab to fab during COVID isolation over April and May, with an array of entrants in the My Moree Makeover challenge.

    The challenge was launched in April and provided an opportunity for renovators to make the most of being required to #stayathome and support local businesses at the same time, explained Council’s Acting Economic Development/Grants Manager Susannah Pearse.

  • Public Donations

    Successful Applicants Of Quarter Four 2019-2020

    Yesterday, Councillors considered the applications for financial assistance from community groups for April – June 2020.

    For this quarter, $17,000 was available for distribution amongst applicants.

  • Annual Fee Introduced From 1 July

    Non-Desexed Cats, Dangerous Dogs And Restricted Breeds

    From 1 July 2020, the NSW State Government is introducing new fees for cats which are not desexed, dangerous dogs and restricted dog breeds as part of its commitment to promote responsible pet ownership and improve animal welfare standards.

  • New Headquarters For Moree SES Unit

    Construction of the New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSWSES) headquarters has commenced in Moree.

    NSWSES staff and volunteers have waited close to six years for the new building project to get underway, creating a permanent headquarters in the process, so it was all smiles as local tradies started work last week.

  • Council Services and Facilities Opening Hours

    Queens birthday long WEEKEND

    Over the upcoming long weekend residents across the Moree Plains are encouraged to stay safe and reminded to abide by social distancing measures while enjoying the public holiday. 

    On the Queen’s Birthday public holiday (Monday 8 June 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 over the weekend of Saturday 6 June and Sunday 7 June with usual services resuming on Tuesday 9 June.

    CUSTOMER SERVICE

    As previously advised, Council’s Moree Customer Service has stopped all face-to-face services. All enquiries can be addressed over the phone by calling (02) 6757 3222 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Over the long weekend, community members can continue to contact Council 24 hours a day on (02) 6757 3222 for our after hours’ telephone service.

    WASTE SERVICES

    Kerbside Garbage, Recycling and Organics Collection

    Residents are advised that kerbside garbage, recycling and organics collections will operate as usual.

    Landfill (Biniguy, Boggabilla, Boomi, Garah, Mungindi, Terry Hie Hie and Moree Waste Management Facility)

    The Shire’s landfill facilities will operate as detailed below:

    Long Weekend

    PUBLIC TOILETS

    The following public toilets will remain open; all other public toilets are closed, until further notice.

    ✅ Balo Street Public Toilet
    ✅ Jellicoe Park, Warialda Street Public Toilet
    ✅ Webb Avenue Public Toilets
    ✅ Kirkby Park (Rocket Park) Public Toilets
    ✅ Apex Park Public Toilet
    ✅ Mungindi Public Toilets
    ✅ Garah Public Toilets

    COMMUNITY SERVICES

    Tourism Moree

    Tourism Moree visitor centre is closed this weekend but will be open from 9am to 1pm Saturdays from 13 June 2020 but remain closed on Sundays.

    Water Filling Station, Moree Depot, Tycannah Street

    Council’s Depot, including the Water Filling Station will reopen on Tuesday 9 June. 

    Ranger Services

    Please contact our after hours’ service on (02) 6757 3222 to access Ranger Services or the Moree Pound.

    Moree Regional Airport

    Moree Regional Airport will operate as usual.

    Bank Art Museum Moree

    The Bank Art Museum Moree is open on Saturday 6 June and closed on Monday 8 June. 

    Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre | Boomi Pool | Mungindi Pool

    All Shire Pools are closed until further notice.

    Library Services and Dhiiyaan Aboriginal Centre

    The Mungindi CTC and Dhiiyaan Aboriginal Centre are closed until further notice.  The Moree Community Library is closed over the long weekend, and will re-open Tuesday 9th June.

     

     

  • Moree Community Library Reopening Tuesday 9 June

    The Moree Community Library will reopen to members on Tuesday 9 June 2020, following the NSW Government's announcement last Wednesday to ease restrictions for cultural institutions and libraries.

  • Safety for students beyond the classroom

    Motorists reminded of road safety around schools

    This week, as school returns, motorists are urged to pay extra attention while driving with more buses and cyclists on the roads and young pedestrians crossing the streets.

  • Moree Community Library - Getting Ready to Welcome Members 

    From today, libraries across NSW are now able to open.

    The Moree Community Library will be opening in coming days, which will include providing access to a small number of our public PC stations, subject to time limits, physical distancing and an increased cleaning regime.

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