Media releases

20 Mar 2017   Redevelopment of Lunar Park moving ahead
The old will make way for the new at Lunar Park when the existing play equipment is removed so the new playground can be installed in April.
Staff from participating Councils and primary producers at the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre for the Regional Platters Guide 2017 launch.
10 Mar 2017   Regional Platters connecting agriculture and tourism for unique visitor experience
A new and exciting initiative aimed at capitalising on agritourism and linking local producers from across the region with visitors was launched today to a packed audience who were treated to samples of regional produce and products featured in the guide.
Daphne Park Playground Design Concept by Super Playgrounds
7 Mar 2017   Community asked to pick design for Daphne Park play equipment
Dubbo Regional Council is inviting the community to help choose the new play equipment at Daphne Park from one of two possible designs.
6 Mar 2017   Dubbo and Wellington to welcome Queen’s Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Dubbo and Wellington as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.
Dubbo Roos Rugby Club practice training drills
2 Mar 2017   Consultation process with sporting user groups not complete
Dubbo Regional Council is in the process of consulting with sporting ground user groups in an effort to deliver the best level of service according to needs and affordability.
28 Feb 2017   Council Meeting Outcomes – February 2017
Adoption of Environmental Control Policies Review; Restart NSW Funding Deed - Gundy Creek upgrade; Rural Reserves Biodiversity Report.
Ladies drinking coffee at cafe in Wellington NSW
24 Feb 2017   Free Cuppa for the Driver Launch
Twelve businesses in Dubbo and Wellington have signed up to take part in this year’s Free Cuppa for the Driver scheme.
Dubbo Council staff participating in Clean Up Australia Day 2014
23 Feb 2017   Volunteers needed to clean up Australia
Help keep Australia beautiful on Sunday 5 March by registering for the annual Clean Up Australia Day and join residents, families and community groups from across Dubbo to play a part in Australia’s largest community based environmental event.
QantasLink and JetGo aircraft on runway at Dubbo City Regional Airport
22 Feb 2017   Council Committee Meeting Outcomes – February 2017
Proposed Rezoning and Alteration to Minimum Lot Size at Benolong Road, Restart NSW Funding for Gundy Creek Bridge Upgrade, 2016/2017 Operational Plan – December 2016 Quarterly Review, and Dubbo City Regional Airport Pay for Use and 2017/2018 Landing Fees.
WestView Drive In 2017 - Saturday Night Movie - Grease Dirty Dancing
20 Feb 2017   Classic line-up revealed for weekend at the drive-in
Excitement continues to build around the reopening of the West View Drive-in for one weekend in April with tickets to soon go on sale for the program of classic movies.
Traffic flow in Namina Street, Wellington, NSW on a sunny September day
20 Feb 2017   First stage of Wellington CBD works to begin
Stage one of construction work for the Wellington CBD beautification project will begin on Monday 20 February.
Men and women at a round table business meeting
15 Feb 2017   Exciting events during Back to Business Week
Council’s Manager City Development and Communications Natasha Comber said there is exciting news for local businesses with two events to be held as part of an initiative that celebrates and promotes their role in the community.
Namina Street, Wellington NSW
13 Feb 2017   New construction works to start on further Wellington CBD beautification
New construction work on the Wellington CBD beautification project will begin in late February 2017 to renew and improve the streetscape in Nanima Crescent adjacent to Cameron Park.
Girl performs long jump at Barden Park Centre of Excellence for Athletics at Dubbo
7 Feb 2017   Dubbo welcomes major sporting events
Dubbo has once again proven it has the capacity to host high level event with another major sporting events happening this weekend with more to come.
7 Feb 2017   New data communications link commissioned to unify Council’s IT networks
Providing consistent services to all parts of the Dubbo Regional Council area will now be easier for staff based in any of Council’s offices or locations following the commissioning of a new data communications link between Dubbo and Wellington.
Acting Manager Dubbo City Regional Airport Natalie Nissen, Council’s Director of Corporate Services Ken Rogers and a FlyPelican Pilot stand in front of a FlyPelican aircraft at the Dubbo Regional City Airport on 1 February 2017, the day that flights between Dubbo and Canberra were introduced.
2 Feb 2017   FlyPelican takes off to our nation’s capital
Dubbo Regional Council has welcomed the introduction of flights between Dubbo and Canberra which took off yesterday, 1st February 2017.
Australia Day 2017 Dubbo Citizen of the Year Mick O'Neill accepting his award from Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michale Kneipp.
1 Feb 2017   Nominate an inspiring senior citizen for the 2017 Dubbo Senior Citizen of the Year award
Dubbo Regional Council is encouraging residents to acknowledge a hard-working Dubbo senior citizen who tirelessly contributes to the community for the 2017 Dubbo Senior Citizen of the Year award.
Men playing soccer and football kick off on sporting oval
1 Feb 2017   New Dubbo Regional Sports Council to hold Annual General Meeting
The new Dubbo Regional Sports Council will hold its first AGM on Tuesday 7 February at 6.30pm at Caltex Park.
Dubbo Australia Day 2017 Award Winners, Australia Day Ambassador Amanda Reid, and Council's Administrator Michael Kneipp cutting the Australia Day cake at the official celebrations in Victoria Park.
26 Jan 2017   Dubbo’s Citizens of the Year honoured at Australia Day Presentation
Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp said the 2017 Australia Day award winners were outstanding, high-achievers committed to the community, some representing Dubbo at the highest level.
Australia Day 2017 Wellington Award Winners, Australia Day Ambassador Amanda Reid, and Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Micahel Kneipp cutting the cake at official celebrations in Cameron Park
26 Jan 2017   Wellington’s Citizens of the Year honoured at Australia Day Presentation
Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp said the 2017 Australia Day award winners were outstanding, high-achievers committed to the community, some representing Wellington at the highest level.
Old movie regalia at the WestView Drive In at Dubbo
25 Jan 2017   Drive-in dream is now a reality
The vision of the Dubbo City Youth Council to bring the West View Drive-in back to life has officially be given the go ahead with the approval of the development application to reopen the Drive-in for one weekend in April.
A car drops off unwanted household items at the Community Recycling Centre, located at Dubbo Regional Council's Whylandra Waste and Recycling Centre.
24 Jan 2017   Tenders open for collection and processing of organic waste
Tenders are now open for the provision of waste services ranging from kerbside collection of mixed waste, recyclables and food and garden organics; and the design, construction and operation of a regional composting plant.
Smiling boy splashing in a pool
18 Jan 2017   Cool off on Australia Day with free entry to pool
Dubbo Regional Council has just the thing for residents who want to cool off during the Australia Day public holiday.
18 Jan 2017   Fire assistance delays maintenance schedule
Normal maintenance activity in the Wellington area has been interrupted due to Council staff involvement fighting the Wuuluman fire last week.
Dubbo Regional Council's Economic Development Officers Jacki Parish and Liz Rich at Wellington
13 Jan 2017   Positive steps towards growing the Wellington economy
The economic development of Wellington has been a focus of the new Council since the merger and the results are starting to show.
Australia Day 2017 Ambassador for Dubbo Regional Council, Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid
13 Jan 2017   Inspiring athlete Amanda Reid named as Region’s 2017 Australia Day Ambassador
Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid has been named as the 2017 Australia Day Ambassador for the Dubbo Regional Council Local Government Area.
Transforce Managing Director Steve Fieldus standing in front of one of the company's fleet vehicles that promotes Dubbo as
12 Jan 2017   Award-winning company to carry City’s message
Dubbo Regional Council has partnered with award-winning business, Transforce, to promote Dubbo to key markets.
Jacki Keenan from the Australian Breastfeeding Association (Dubbo) accepts a checque from Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp through Council's 2016 Financial Assistance Program 2016
10 Jan 2017   Funding offered to community organisations in the Dubbo Regional Council area
Eligible community organisations invited to apply for the opportunity to share in $15,000 in the second round of Council's Financial Assistance Program.
Drive In Movie Theatre - Dubbo City Youth Council
9 Jan 2017   Youth Council drives old icon into the present
The vision of a member of Youth Council is about to come to life through a partnership with Dubbo Regional Council which will see the projector flicked on at the Westview Drive-In Theatre for the first time since 1984.
Old Dubbo Gaol - children playing with character
6 Jan 2017   Treat visiting friends and relatives to a great holiday experience
City Information Services Supervisor Kristie Hallford has encouraged all residents who have friends and relatives visiting these holidays to show them the wonderful sights the region has to offer.
Girl performs long jump at Barden Park Centre of Excellence for Athletics at Dubbo
5 Jan 2017   Region to host major events in January and February
The New Year is off to a tremendous start with Dubbo and Wellington hosting five events of state significance in January and February spanning the sports of athletics, cricket, swimming and cycling.
Wellington NSW Australia Olympic Pool
3 Jan 2017   Swimming NSW to hold Country Regional meet in Wellington
Wellington Aquatic Centre will see swimmers from all over country NSW make the journey to compete at the 2017 Swimming NSW Country Regional Meet on the 28th - 29th January 2017.

Last Edited: 20 Mar 2017

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