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  • Council Services and Facilities Operational Hours - Labour Day Long Weekend

    Moree Plains Shire Council wishes to advise all residents of the following changes to services and facilities during the Labour Day long weekend beginning Saturday, 3 October 2020 until Tuesday, 6 October 2020.

    Please read the following information carefully as each service and facility has different hours of operation:

  • Commencement of Deconstruction

    MAAC Olympic Pool

    Deconstruction of the Olympic Pool at the Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre (MAAC) will commence shortly.

    For several years, Council and the MAAC Board have obtained and relied on professional advice at regular intervals from a structural engineer in relation to the continued use of the Olympic Pool. It was on the basis of the most recent assessment undertaken that the Olympic Pool was drained earlier this year and some decommissioning works were completed, with the Olympic Pool assessed as no longer fit for use.

  • Cr Humphries Re-elected as Mayor

    Councillors Katrina Humphries and Greg Smith have been re-elected into their official positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Moree Plains Shire Council following mayoral elections at yesterday’s Council Meeting.

    During yesterday’s Ordinary Council Meeting, an election for the office of the Mayor was held for the 2020/21 term. Voting in this election was carried out by open voting with Cr Humphries retaining her seat as Mayor for the next 12 months.

  • Request for Tender – RFT19-08

    Vendor Panel Reference – VP203320

    Council Building and Amenity Cleaning Contract

    Moree Plains Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified cleaning contractors to provide cleaning services tomultiple Council facilities in Moree and Mungindi for a term of 5 years from 1 January 2021.

  • Mungindi Residents Encouraged to Shop Local - New Temporary Store Opened

    Mungindi’s new temporary supermarket opened its doors to the public on Monday.

    The temporary store, set up in the town’s RSL Club building, will restore a sense of normality to the town enabling residents to shop locally for groceries following the devastating fires which claimed three essential stores in the main street two weeks ago.

    Moree Plains Shire Council’s General Manager, Lester Rodgers, says the community has been overawed by the support of individuals and community groups from far and wide, sending gifts and donations to help the town of Mungindi get back on their feet again.

  • Funding awarded to preserve the Past - 2020 Community Enhancement Fund

    The Old Lands Building at 40 Frome Street, Moree is set to enjoy a facelift with the Moree and District Historical Society securing $12,700 from Council’s 2020 Community Enhancement Fund to replace carpet within the building.

    The funding will ensure the Moree and District Historical Society has an area fit to host a new Museum on local history.

  • Have your Say - Location of the Rage Cage

    In 2003, as part of an initiative designed to support young people ‘let off steam’ in a safe manner, a rage cage was erected in south west Moree on No 1 Birrawee Place. The intention was to provide a contained area to practice various ball sports in the one structure, including a basketball hoop, netball ring, cricket nets, soccer goal and a back board for hand ball and other ball and bat/racquet games.
    The structure is not on Council-owned land but Council is responsible for its maintenance.

  • Moree Civic Precinct Redevelopment Project Reference Group

    EOI Extended

    Expressions of Interest from local community members to join the Moree Civic Precinct Redevelopment Project Reference Group has been extended to Thursday, 17 September 2020.

    Council has two positions vacant for community members to be a part of the Reference Group who will be asked to provide input, advice and expertise to the Project Team about the range of upgrades to the facility being key arts and cultural infrastructure elements required for an effective multi-use facility.

  • Fire Ravages Mungindi Main Street Businesses

    Mayor Katrina Humphries says "there isn't much left" of a number of shops and businesses on the NSW side of the Mungindi main street, with a devastating fire sweeping through overnight.

    “This is so sad, what else can our beautiful communities have to deal with?” said Mayor Humphries.

    Last night saw community members rallying together to extinguish flames and salvage stock and goods from a number of businesses in the line of fire. Affected businesses include the SPAR Supermarket, Red’s Quality Meats and PJ’s Country Wares.

  • Moree Plains Shire Council Open Public Forum September 2020

    Moree Plains Shire Council (Council) is inviting community members to be part of Council’s next open public forum on Thursday 10 September at 4pm.

    The public forum provides an opportunity for community members to address Councillors on any issues or topics of interest or concern, relevant to the Moree Plains Shire.

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