News and updates


Boundary Road Extension Update

Works are continuing on the Boundary Road Extension, with a roundabout to be constructed at the Wheelers Lane intersection over the coming weeks.


The Royal Visit - What you need to know

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be visiting the Dubbo Region during their travels to Australia in October. Find out what you need to know ahead of their much anticipated arrival.


Dubbo Pets Month

Dubbo Regional Council’s Pet Month initiative will officially kick off on 1 September 2018 in a bid to educate residents about their responsibilities as pet owners.


Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre now open

Due to public demand, the Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre will re-open on Monday the 3rd of September and will include upgrades to facilities and a new Splash pad for kids.


Dubbo Regional Sports Awards Nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 16th annual Dubbo Regional Sports Awards to recognise the most talented sports people and celebrate the important people behind the scenes.


Fly Corporate service begins

Fly Corporate's inaugural flight from Brisbane touched down in Dubbo at 10am on Tuesday August 7. The airline will commence flights between Melbourne and Dubbo from September 28.


Fitness Equipment to be installed at Tom Culkin Oval

After community consultation, the winning design has been selected for a new fitness area to be installed at the Tom Culkin Oval Precinct in Geurie this October.


Riverside picnic area to be developed in South Dubbo

View the plans for a new picnic space that Dubbo Regional Council will develop at the juncture of the Riverside, Tracker Riley and Regand Park walking trails.


Wellington Memorial Pool Closure

Dubbo Regional Council would like your feedback on the proposed alternative arrangements that have been put forward while the Wellington Memorial Pool undergoes a major redevelopment.


Applications now open for Community Services Fund

Council are inviting community organisations, who are seeking an annual donation to help deliver services to the community, to apply now for a share in the $155,000 Community Services Fund for 2018/19.


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.

Last Edited: 14 Sep 2018

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