News and updates


Beat The Heat

A statewide heat wave has been declared across NSW and is expected to last until at least Saturday. Check out some of the services Council provide for you to cool off and beat the heat.


Free Water Available for Eligible Rural Customers

A reminder that eligible drought-affected rural residents across the region can still apply for access to water from standpipes.


Wahroonga Park Playground Renewal Complete

The Wahroonga Park Playground renewal is now complete and open for the community to enjoy. Find out more about the key features of the new playground.

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Australia Day Awards Nominations Open

Nominations are hereby called for the 2019 Australia Day Awards. The awards will be presented during Council’s Australia Day events, in Victoria Park Dubbo and Cameron Park Wellington on Saturday 26 January 2019.


Make A Plan B – Apply for Free Christmas Party Taxi Vouchers

Council, in partnership with Roads & Maritime Services and Dubbo Radio Cabs, want you to make a Plan B and get home safely this Christmas and New Year's Eve.


Annual Kerbside Clean-Up Service

Council's Annual Kerbside Clean-up service will be commencing on Monday 22 October 2018 and run until Friday 14 December 2018. Find out what zone you are in and when to place your bulky rubbish on the footpath.


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.


The Royal Visit - Thank You

Council wishes to thank the community and everyone involved in making the Royal Visit such an historic event for the Dubbo Region. Recap the day that was.


Tracker Riley Lighting Project

Work on the Tracker Riley Lighting Project has commenced, with 32 lights currently being installed along the cycleway in an effort to improve night safety.


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.


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.


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.

Last Edited: 16 Jan 2019

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