Media releases

18 Oct 2017   Batonbearers prepare to share the dream of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the 18 local batonbearers from Dubbo and Wellington who will carry the Queen’s Baton during the 100-day countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
16 Oct 2017   Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets recognised for Excellence in Work, Healthy and Safety
Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets (DRLM) has been recognised for demonstrating outstanding excellence in Work, Health and Safety at the 2017 Regional Australia Bank Rhino Awards held by the Dubbo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. on Friday, 13 October 2017.
13 Oct 2017   Council Committees ready to get down to business
The newly elected Dubbo Regional Councillors are getting on with business with the first meeting of the Standing Committees to be held on Monday 16 October.
12 Oct 2017   Nominations closing soon for Dubbo Day Awards
Dubbo Regional Council Mayor Ben Shields has urged the people of Dubbo to nominate a citizen who makes an outstanding contribution to the community for a Dubbo Day Award.
11 Oct 2017   No.1 Oval to host exciting cricket match
The SCG XI Trust has chosen Dubbo once again to host an exciting contest as City take on Country.
11 Oct 2017   Council continues to reach out to the whole Local Government Area
Dubbo Regional Council has scheduled the March 2018 and July 2018 monthly Council meeting in Wellington to help ensure residents, businesses and ratepayers in and around Wellington have access to formal Council meetings.
10 Oct 2017   October Extraordinary Meeting Outcomes
Dubbo Regional Council held an extraordinary Council meeting on Monday 9 October 2017. The meeting, chaired by Mayor Ben Shields, made resolutions in respect of the following matter:
10 Oct 2017   Special event to celebrate Shoyoen Japanese Garden anniversary
A special event is being held at the Shoyoen Japanese Gardens this weekend as part of the garden’s 15th Anniversary celebrations.
5 Oct 2017   Draft 2040 Community Strategic Plan taking shape
Dubbo Regional Council has produced a short video, available on the Council website, to help explain the process of preparing the draft 2040 Community Strategic Plan for the Dubbo Regional Local Government Area.
3 Oct 2017   Redevelopment to improve infrastructure in Wingewarra Street
Dubbo Regional Council is significantly redeveloping Wingewarra Street between Darling and Gipps streets to renew aging infrastructure and improve public amenities.
29 Sep 2017   Dubbo Ignite to shine light on Breast Cancer
Dubbo Regional Council’s Ignite program is lighting up the CBD pink to support community lead efforts to raise funds for the McGrath Foundation.
29 Sep 2017   Dubbo Regional Council elects Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Councillor Ben Shields has been elected as Mayor of Dubbo Regional Council for the next two years following an open ballot of Councillors conducted at an Extraordinary Meeting held today (Thursday, 28 September 2017).
27 Sep 2017   Reminder on rates payments – Two quarterly instalments due 30 November
The first quarterly rate instalment payment for 2017/2018 would normally have been payable on 31 August, 2017.
26 Sep 2017   Community and Council work together for inclusive playground
Accessibility advocate Tracy Hanna has presented Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp with a cheque which will go towards making a new Dubbo playground inclusive and accessible.
25 Sep 2017   Dubbo Regional Councillors swear oath at official ceremony
Dubbo Regional Councillors took the oath/affirmation of office today in an official ceremony that was attended by Member for Dubbo Troy Grant, Dubbo Regional Council Administrator, council staff and family and friends of the newly elected councillors.
25 Sep 2017   Tap turned on in Elston Park in time for long weekend
With warm temperatures expected to continue in Dubbo this long weekend, Dubbo Regional Council will turn the tap on at the Elston Park Water Park for families to again start enjoying the popular playground.
22 Sep 2017   Wellington destination brand important for growth of the town
The development of the first stand-alone brand for Wellington is the start of an exciting process in building a platform for destination marketing for the township and surrounds.
21 Sep 2017   Nominations now open for Dubbo Sports Awards
The Dubbo Sports Council, the Federal Member for Parkes, Mr Mark Coulton MP, and the Federal Member for Calare, Mr Andrew Gee MP are joining forces to recognise the sports people of Dubbo and Wellington through its annual Sports Awards night.
20 Sep 2017   Dubbo Regional Council and businesses working together in Destination Partnership Program
Dubbo Regional Council is inviting business across the Local Government Area to join a collaborative program that promotes the region as a great place for visitors, events and new residents.
15 Sep 2017   Dubbo Regional Councillors welcomed
Dubbo Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp has welcomed the 10 new Councillors elected for the new Council.

Last Edited: 18 Oct 2017

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