Media releases

23 Jul 2021   CROSS CITY PIPELINE PROJECT ALMOST COMPLETE
A significant project for Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) under the region’s Water for the Future Strategy is in its final stages of construction. The 19km non-potable water main pipeline will take ground water from the city’s established recreational bores to the John Gilbert Water Treatment Plant in times of severe drought. The dual pipeline will also allow treated recycled water from the Dubbo Sewage Treatment Plant to replace non-potable groundwater.
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16 Jul 2021   NEW PLAYGROUND FOR MACQUARIE LIONS PARK, DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will continue its successful Playground Improvement Program by installing a new inclusive playground in Macquarie Lions Park, Dubbo. The new and improved play space will replace the existing equipment that has reached its end of useful life.
16 Jul 2021   COMMUNITY COLLABORATION DELIVERS HISTORICAL EXHIBITION
The name Wallace & McGee might not be familiar to many people, but for an older generation, the construction company was an integral part of building Dubbo and Western New South Wales, and their legacy lives on in the lives they shaped and the generations of builders they trained. The latest exhibition at Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC’s) Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC) shines a light on this important business, through Building Community: Wallace & McGee, Walmac and the Construction of the West exhibition.
13 Jul 2021   JULY COMMITTEE MEETING OUTCOMES
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) met via Teams, for the July Committee Meetings, with the following outcomes:
5 Jul 2021   APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR EVENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, ROUND 1
Event organisers who are new to hosting events in the Dubbo Region are invited to apply for the first round of the Event Assistance Program for this financial year.
30 Jun 2021   CHANGES TO BUDGET REFLECT IMPORTANCE OF PROVIDING FEEDBACK
A number of changes have been made to the Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) draft Budget and Operational Plan as a result of the public exhibition period, showing how important it is for the community to review draft documents and provide feedback.
30 Jun 2021   JUNE ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) met for the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Monday 28 June 2021 at 5:30pm and made the following resolutions.
29 Jun 2021   PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ORDER
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) is in receipt of a formal Performance Improvement Order (PIO), effective 29 June 2021, issued by the Minister for Local Government. This follows the issuing of the order in draft form on 1 June 2021.
29 Jun 2021   BUSINESSES SUFFERING HUGE LOSSES SAY YOU’RE #SAFEWITHUS
Owner of Dubbo’s Church Street Café (CSC) Errin Williamson said she lost 70% of her regular revenue, when her businesses was listed as a COVID-19 exposure site, when two COVID-positive people who had ignored lock-down order from Melbourne stopped in for a meal. Errin’s team has been extremely proactive throughout the pandemic, with COVIDSafe ‘queens’ ensuring customers have a safe experience in her café.
29 Jun 2021   APPLICATION LODGEMENT GOES DIGITAL, MAKING SUBMISSIONS EASIER
Staff at Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) are busily working behind the scenes to help builders, developers and the community understand how to use the NSW Government’s Online Planning Portal, with a 2019 Premier’s Mandate requiring all NSW councils to be using the ePlanning digital services by 1 July 2021.

Last Edited: 23 Jul 2021

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