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22 Jan 2021   OFFICIAL FIGURES CONFIRM THE DUBBO REGION GROWS IN POPULARITY
Sales of the Great Big Adventure Pass are up more than 126% compared to last Christmas holidays, and accommodation providers and tourism operators are feeling the flow-on effects of positive regional marketing and the school holiday buzz.
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21 Jan 2021   CEO CALLS IT A DAY AFTER 40 YEARS’ SERVICE TO NSW COMMUNITIES
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) CEO Michael McMahon will round off a 47 year working career -- 40 in local government -- on a ‘high’ when he officially retires on 1 April, 2021. Mr McMahon, who started his local government public service career in Sydney after working in logistics, has been with DRC for over three years, initially as acting CEO before being appointed CEO in 2018.
18 Jan 2021   REFLECT, RESPECT AND CELEBRATE THIS AUSTRALIA DAY
On January 26, Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will invite members of the Dubbo region to come together to reflect, respect and celebrate – because we’re all part of the story.
13 Jan 2021   LOCAL ARTISTS INVITED TO ATTEND KINETIC ART COMPETITION WORKSHOP
Expressions of interest (EOI) for the Kinetic Art competition for the Old Dubbo Gaol Heritage Plaza project are still open, and local artists are being invited to attend a workshop that will allow them to gain a greater understanding of what is required for artists interested in submitting an EOI.
12 Jan 2021   AIRPORT ATTENDEES ASKED TO FOLLOW HEALTH ADVICE
Following the recent decision made by National Cabinet making masks mandatory within airport terminals from Tuesday 12 January, 2021, staff at the Dubbo City Regional Airport (DCRA) have implemented changes. All passengers and staff at the airport terminal are now required to wear facemasks, regardless of whether they are catching a flight or not.
23 Dec 2020   COUNCIL FACILITIES READY FOR COVID-SAFE HOLIDAY PERIOD
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) is asking visitors, and residents, to be mindful of COVIDSafe requirements, when visiting its facilities during the holiday period.
22 Dec 2020   BACK TO THE FUTURE: DEVELOPING A SMART CITIES STRATEGY
Imagine this: it’s the year 2025, someone has just arrived in town after accessing real-time information on multiple transport options, while someone else is remotely monitoring their driverless tractor and resource and water consumption on their farm. Both people are getting directions to a shop via the electronic information board located near the Cyrill Flood Rotunda.
17 Dec 2020   SMART WATER METER ROLLOUT CONTINUES
With the significant easing of national COVID-19 restrictions, the Smart Water Meter rollout has recommenced in Dubbo with the support of local contractors – Inland Plumbing and Gas.
17 Dec 2020   STATE’S BEST YOUNG CRICKETERS CONVERGE ON THE DUBBO REGION
From this Friday 18 December, more than 600 young cricketers will converge on the Dubbo region, to play some of the best cricket you’ll see at a junior level. For five nights, the region will host the Cricket NSW Youth Championships, cementing its reputation as the epicentre for events, as we continue our recovery from the effects of COVID-19.
16 Dec 2020   DUBBO DAY AWARDS RECOGNISE SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY WORK
This year’s Dubbo Day award recipients have been revealed at a special evening ceremony at the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC) on Tuesday 15 December, 2020. The awards recognise volunteers who have, and will continue to be, building blocks of the community. Dubbo Day marks the anniversary of Dubbo’s gazettal as a village on 23 November, 1849.

Last Edited: 22 Jan 2021

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