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22 Oct 2021   RESCISSION MOTION UNSUCCESSFUL
Dubbo Regional Councillors met for an Extraordinary Meeting on Thursday 21 October 2021, 2pm.
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8 Oct 2021   COUNCIL RETURNS TO THE CHAMBERS
As the restrictions ease for the entire state, Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will return to the Council chambers for the last two scheduled meetings of the Council term. This Monday, 11 October 2021, the Standing Committees will see vaccinated Councillors and staff meet in person for the first time in two months. The public gallery will also be open to 15 members of the double vaccinated public with preference given to those who are pre-registered to make a presentation.
8 Oct 2021   RE-OPENING THE REGION WILL BE A ‘ONE TEAM’ EFFORT
The roadmap for regional NSW, and indeed the Dubbo Region, to re-open is well-advanced after the state reached its vaccination goal and everyone is looking forward to a return to some familiar ‘normalities’. While the finish line to the current extended lockdowns and stay at home orders is in sight, the roadmap everyone will need to work to requires a ‘one team’ effort to make it a true success.
8 Oct 2021   INTERNATIONAL PANEL EXPLORES FUTURE OF WETLANDS THROUGH ART
Six natural resource managers, scientists, academics, and cultural consultants from Australia and the United Kingdom (UK) will come together next month to discuss an issue at the heart of international arts project, Mosses and Marshes — the future of important wetlands and the place they have in our communities.
30 Sep 2021   MURRAY WOOD APPOINTED AS COUNCIL’S PERMANENT CEO
Murray Wood has been appointed permanent CEO of Dubbo Regional Council (DRC), effective from Monday 4 October, 2021. Mr Wood has been acting in the role of interim CEO since June 2021. On 10 August 2021 Council resolved to progress the permanent CEO recruitment, engaging Local Government Management Solutions to facilitate a competitive process.
28 Sep 2021   SEPTEMBER ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OUTCOMES
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) met via Teams, for the September Ordinary Council meeting, with the following outcomes.
21 Sep 2021   GAME-CHANGING UPGRADES FOR KENNARD PARK WELLINGTON
Wellington’s Kennard Park will have a new look when the football season kicks off next year. The most recent Kennard Park renewal project will further support Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC) commitment to improving sporting infrastructure in the Dubbo region.
17 Sep 2021   VOUCHERS UP FOR GRABS IN COVIDSAFE SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
While the DREAM Festival has been put on hold for another year, the Regional Events Team from Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) have busily been working behind-the-scenes to come up with some other COVIDSafe activities that families and the community can enjoy in the coming weeks.
17 Sep 2021   DUBBO AND WELLINGTON LEAD THE WAY IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) has been named as a finalist at the Economic Development Australia Excellence Awards in two categories. The Buy Local or Bye Local initiative, run by Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) in Wellington has been recognised on the national stage, along with the Council driven initiative with Ballina Byron Bay and Pelican Airlines to start a new flight route between Dubbo and Ballina Airport.
15 Sep 2021   TENDER AWARDED FOR WIRADJURI TOURISM CENTRE
Planning for the construction of the long-awaited Wiradjuri Tourism Centre has reached a significant milestone, with Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) awarding the successful tender to Peter Stutchbury Architecture.

Last Edited: 22 Oct 2021

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