Media releases

22 Oct 2020   SUMMER IS HERE! TAKE A HOLIDAY TO MAGIC BEACH BEFORE IT SELLS OUT
Based on the book, Magic Beach, by popular children’s author Alison Lester OAM and adapted for the stage by award-winning playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer, CDP Kids return to Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC) to bring to life on stage this classic story of an everyday family’s beach holiday.
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19 Oct 2020   Dubbo Regional Council Recognises National Water Week
Residents are being urged to ‘Be Wise With Our Water’ during National Water Week, observed throughout Australia between 19 – 25 October.
16 Oct 2020   DRAFT TOWN CENTRE PLAN PUBLIC EXHIBITION PERIOD EXTENDED
Wellington locals now have until 20 November to submit their feedback for the draft Wellington Town Centre Plan (WTCP), after the public exhibition period was extended.
15 Oct 2020   FIRST Q&A PANEL, AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) hosted the first of three Question and Answer (Q&A) Panels last night, in a bid to secure funding in the upcoming NSW Government budget announcement, for a residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation centre in the Dubbo region.
12 Oct 2020   REPATRIATION OF CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT TREES ONE STEP CLOSER
The Wiradjuri Technical Advisory Panel (WTAP) has been working alongside the Australian Museum’s Repatriation Officer Phil Gordon to return culturally significant carved trees to Wiradjuri country, as part of Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC), Destination Dubbo project and development of the Wiradjuri Tourism Centre. Now, the application to bring the sacred carved trees back home to country has been submitted, and the ceremonial planning to transport the trees back to Dubbo can commence with community.
7 Oct 2020   LOCAL SEARCH HAS REGIONAL REACH! LATEST INSTALLMENT OF CLUB LOCAL COMING SOON
Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre (DRTCC) has connected with Songwriters and Original Musicians Association Dubbo Inc. (SOMAD) to help raise the profile of original music artists in the region, to develop the support base for the original music scene and its artists, and to provide a performance space.
6 Oct 2020   SUCCESSFUL TRIAL USHERS EXTENSION OF DUBBO-BALLINA FLIGHTS
Following the success of a trial between Dubbo Regional Council (DRC), Ballina Shire Council, and Fly Pelican, the popular Dubbo-Ballina flight route will be extended until 31 January 2021, with additional flights also added to the schedule. The original trial period was due to expire on Friday 20 November 2020.
2 Oct 2020   RECORDS BROKEN AS DUBBO REGION IS BOOKED OUT FOR HOLIDAYS
Dubbo Regional Council’s (DRC’s) Old Dubbo Gaol has recorded its second-highest number of visitors in a single day, with nearly 700 people coming through the gates on the third day of school holidays! Meanwhile, more than 600 people are walking through the gates at the Old Dubbo Gaol every day, making it the busiest school holiday period on record. Staff are now preparing for an even busier long weekend.
30 Sep 2020   Minister’s Support Drug and Alcohol Detox-Rehabilitation facility for Dubbo
The members of the Dubbo Christians Minister’s Association (DCMA) are united in their support of the Dubbo Regional Council to establish a Drug and Alcohol Detox-Rehabilitation facility in Dubbo.
29 Sep 2020   CHALK WALK TO GET CREATIVE MINDS TURNING PAVEMENT TO PIGMENT
For the first time, Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will host a Chalk Walk, encouraging the public to get out of the house and do something with their family and friends in a COVIDSafe way.

Last Edited: 22 Oct 2020

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