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Applications now open for Community Services Fund

Council under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993 may contribute money or otherwise grant financial assistance to persons for the purpose of exercising its functions.


Free Water Available for Eligible Rural Customers

Dubbo Regional Council will grant access to free water from standpipes for eligible drought affected residents across the region.


Apply Now for Event Funding

Not-for-profit events held in the Local Government Area between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019 are eligible to apply for funding.


Expansion of Domestic Waste Service now underway

The new bin service has started in the Dubbo region, providing residents with the three options when disposing of their waste.


Wahroonga Park Playground Renewal

Under Dubbo Regional Councils asset renewal program, the existing playground at Wahroonga Park has been identified for renewal and we want the community to help choose a new design.


Host Families wanted for students from Chinese Sister City

We are looking for host families for students from Dubbo's Chinese Sister City in Wujiang. Find out how you can be involved in this fantastic cultural exchange opportunity.


Bodangora Community Benefit Fund - Now Open

Applications are now open for Round 2 of the Bodangora Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund to support projects that benefit the Wellington community.

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Community will be kept informed of changes to bin service

Council’s Manager of Solid Waste Mark Giebel said that residents will receive plenty of information on the expansion of the Domestic Waste Service before it commences in July.


Wingewarra Street Redevelopment Update

Dubbo Regional Council has commenced pavement stabilisation works as part of the Wingewarra Street Redevelopment Project.


Dubbo CBD parking campaign underway

Mayor Ben Shields and chamber president Matt Wright are appealing to employees and businesses to park in untimed zones in the Dubbo CBD.

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Dubbo Airport upgrades for the future

Dubbo City Regional Airport is undergoing multi-million dollar upgrades funded by the NSW government.

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Bultje Street Tree Replacement Project

An audit of street trees, conducted as part of Council’s Street Tree Strategy, has presented an opportunity to not only improve the tree canopy, but also employ a planting and watering strategy that will ensure the long-term sustainability of the new tree.


Regional Organics Processing Plant

View a live feed of the construction of the regional organics processing plant which will take all food and garden organics collected in the 'three bin' service diverting this waste from landfill.

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Domestic Waste Management

What you need to know about the expansion of Council’s Domestic Waste Management service, commonly referred to as the two bin and three bin service.

Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre childrens pool

2017/2018 swimming season

Find out the new opening times, ticket entry details and more for the Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre, Wellington Pool and Geurie Memorial Pool.

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A draft 2040 Community Strategic Plan is taking shape with community ideas and long-term priorities for the region to be incorporated in the new draft 2040 Community Strategic Plan

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Major Project Funding

Dubbo Regional Council received a major boost with millions of dollars in funding from the State Government announced on 7 August by Dubbo MP Troy Grant.

Know your rates

Know Your Rates

All the answers you need for the who, what, when, where and why of General Rate charges.

Constructions of the rock ramp and fishway at the South Dubbo Weir, 5 July 2016

South Dubbo Weir Rock Ramp and Fishway

This is a major community safety project that will also benefit native fish stock between Dubbo and Burrendong Dam.

Last Edited: 09 Jul 2018

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