Media releases

19 Jun 2017   Weekly immunisation clinics to start next month
Residents will soon have access to a weekly immunisation clinic, as Dubbo Regional Council prepares to transfer the service to Western NSW Local Health District (LHD) as of June 30.
19 Jun 2017   Improvements to Geurie Pool continue with installation of new tiles
The redevelopment and improvement of the Geurie pool will continue this week with the next stage of works at the facility to begin.
13 Jun 2017   Dubbo welcomes Destination tourism office
Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp has welcomed the announcement that Dubbo will host the new office of Destination Country and Outback NSW, one of six Destination Networks formed under Destination NSW.
9 Jun 2017   Community’s fresh ideas wanted for new draft plan
Dubbo Regional Council will be asking the community to put forward their ideas about their long-term priorities for the region to be incorporated in the new draft 2040 Community Strategic Plan.
6 Jun 2017   Upgrades at Oasis Valley include new seating and plantings
The development of the overall master plan for Elizabeth Park is continuing with work recently completed at Oasis Valley within the Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden.
5 Jun 2017   Public choose design for new Daphne Park playground
Dubbo Regional Council wishes to thank everybody who voted on their favourite playground design to be installed at Daphne Park.
2 Jun 2017   New Dubbo Bridge strikes a balance between highway use and efficient access to City Centre
Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp has commended the State Government following the announcement today by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian that River Street is the preferred location for Dubbo’s third bridge crossing the Macquarie River.
31 May 2017   Introduction of Fire and Emergency Services Levy deferred
There will be no Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) added to residents’ rate notices come July 2017 following the announcement by the State Government to defer the introduction of the levy.
30 May 2017   Funding proposed for operation of Macquarie Regional Library
The Draft 2017/2018 Operational Plan and Budget has allocated $1,000,668 to the operation of the Macquarie Regional Library as Council continues its contribution to an important regional facility.
22 May 2017   Stronger Communities funding still open
Community groups and not-for-profit organisations still have time to submit an application in Round 2 of Council’s Stronger Communities Fund Community Grants Program.
19 May 2017   Exhibitors sought for Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival
Exhibitors are currently being sought for the upcoming 2017 Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival to be held on Saturday, 2 September 2017 from 10am to 2pm at the Western Plains Cultural Centre.
19 May 2017   New residents to be welcomed at popular event
Dubbo Regional Council will welcome new comers to the city at the popular Dubbo New Residents Night to be held Thursday 25 May, at the Western Plains Cultural Centre from 6pm.
Lunar Park Open Day
18 May 2017   Open day to celebrate Lunar Park redevelopment
The redevelopment of Lunar Park has been completed
Wellington pool consultation
16 May 2017   Plenty of ways for community to have say on future of Wellington Pool
Dubbo Regional Council Director Parks and Landcare Services Ian McAlister was thrilled with the turnout at two community meetings held to discuss the future of Wellington Pool and has reminded the community that consultation on the project has only just begun.
16 May 2017   Council Committee Meeting Outcomes – May 2017
Dubbo Regional Council held meetings of the Works and Services Committee, Finance and Policy Committee and Planning and Development Committee on Monday 15 May 2017 in Dubbo. The Committees were chaired by Administrator Michael Kneipp.
12 May 2017   Learner driver workshop to be held in Wellington
A free workshop for parents and supervisors of learner drivers is being held by Dubbo Regional Council in conjunction with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS).
Great Business Program workshop
12 May 2017   Regional businesses embrace collaboration not competition
Registration numbers for the Great Business Program have skyrocketed, with 135 businesses across Wellington and Dubbo participating in the program.
12 May 2017   Cameron Park rotunda to be refurbished
The rotunda at Cameron Park, Wellington will be refurbished with works to begin soon.
5 May 2017   New technology embraced for war on starlings
Dubbo Regional Council is investigating broad scale technological solutions to address starlings in the CBD.
5 May 2017   Council to undertake community consultation for Wellington Pool redevelopment
Dubbo Regional Council wants to hear from the community as it creates a master plan for the Wellington Pool redevelopment.

Last Edited: 19 Jun 2017

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