Media releases

22 Feb 2018   Airport Project lights the way for future growth
The Runway Strengthening and Lighting Upgrades at the Dubbo Regional Airport are nearing completion with the new lighting to be formally commissioned this week.
22 Feb 2018   Council supports life saving devices in public spaces
The Australian Red Cross in Dubbo should be congratulated for advocating for more defibrillators to be made available in public spaces to make Dubbo a ‘Heart Safe City’, according to Mayor of the Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields.
15 Feb 2018   Live Stream throws chamber doors wide open
Live streaming of Council Meetings will be starting next week and Mayor of the Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields said that this is yet another example of Council delivering promises to the community.
14 Feb 2018   Gundy Creek Bridge replacement
Dubbo Regional Council’s Director of Operations, Chris Devitt, announced that work has now started on the Gundy Creek replacement project.
6 Feb 2018   Social Justice and Crime Prevention Committee gets serious
Council’s Social Justice and Crime Prevention Committee held its inaugural meeting on Wednesday 31st January where Mayor of Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields was elected as Chair.
5 Feb 2018   Upgrade delivers international standard playing field
Mayor of Dubbo Region, Councillor Ben Shields, said that a recent upgrade to Pioneer Park Hockey field is yet another facility that can be considered a great asset to the region’s sporting community due to a recently completed upgrade.
1 Feb 2018   Extraordinary Council Meeting Outcomes – 31 January 2018
Dubbo Regional Council held an Extraordinary Council meeting on Wednesday 31st January, 2018 in Dubbo.
31 Jan 2018   Cycle club on track to seek funding
A new Working Party which has been formed to oversee the development of the new cycling facility met for the first time Monday night and Mayor of Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields is adamant that funding be sought to support the Club’s goals.
31 Jan 2018   MyDubbo card secures local dollars
An initiative of Dubbo Regional Council’s Ignite program, the myDubbo shopping card has once again built the profile of our local retailers within the community.
29 Jan 2018   Masterplan gets kick start from NSWRL Hogs
Dubbo Regional Council’s Manager of Recreation and Open Space Ian McAlister said that the Kennard Park Masterplan, adopted by Council last year, got a much welcome head start thanks to the support of the NSWRL Hogs for the Homeless initiative.
25 Jan 2018   Audit plants seed of opportunity for street tree improvements
Dubbo Regional Council’s Manager of Recreation and Open Space Ian McAlister said that an audit of street trees, conducted as part of Council’s Street Tree Strategy, has presented an opportunity to not only improve the tree canopy, but also employ a planting and watering strategy that will ensure the long-term sustainability of the new trees.
22 Jan 2018   Mayor puts pen to paper to change ward system
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields has written to the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP in an effort to reverse the ward system that was introduced as part of the State Government’s changes to local government in 2016 which saw the former Wellington and Dubbo City council’s merged.
19 Jan 2018   Extraordinary Council Meeting Outcomes – January 2018
Dubbo Regional Council held an Extraordinary Council meeting on Friday 19 January, 2018 in Dubbo
18 Jan 2018   Australia Day 2018 program encourages region to celebrate as one
Dubbo Regional Council will host events in Dubbo and Wellington for Australia Day on Friday, 26 January 2018.
17 Jan 2018   Erskine Street Pump Station project comes to an end
Dubbo Regional Council’s Manager of Water Supply and Sewerage Stephen Carter has reported that the upgrades to the Erskine Street Pump Station are all but complete and the road closure which was expected to be in effect until January 24 is no longer required.
12 Jan 2018   Boundary Road extension works get underway
The extension of Boundary Road to service the growth of east Dubbo is now underway with Stage 1 of the project scheduled for completion by July 2018.
8 Jan 2018   Media releases
All media releases and news articles issued by Dubbo Regional Council in 2018.
8 Jan 2018   Funding offered to community organisations in Dubbo Regional Council area
Dubbo Regional Council invites eligible community organisations to take advantage of its Financial Assistance Program and apply for a share in $15,000 with applications open from Monday 8 January.
5 Jan 2018   Council calls on Telstra to review maintenance of iconic building
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields has written to Telstra with concerns about the upkeep the city’s most iconic building and grandiose clock tower. The building is owned by Telstra.
4 Jan 2018   Council encourages public to do the right thing while recycling
Dubbo Regional Council is encouraging users of the new Return and Earn reverse vending machine (RVM) at Victoria Park to only bring eligible containers to be recycled and carry items in re-usable containers to keep the area around the machine free of litter.
4 Jan 2018   Local events secure Council funding to boost economic returns
Thirteen not-for-profit events from across the Dubbo Region Local Government Area have been selected to share $69,700 of financial and in-kind funding from Council.

Last Edited: 22 Feb 2018

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