Media releases

12 Feb 2019   Council Committee Meeting Outcomes – February 2019
Dubbo Regional Council held meetings of the Planning, Development and Environment Committee, and the Infrastructure, Community and Recreation Committee on Monday 11 February 2019. The meetings were chaired by Councillor Lawrence.
11 Feb 2019   Claret Ash to be replaced at Wellington Memorial Pool
Dubbo Regional Council has made the tough decision during its Infrastructure Community and Recreation Committee Meeting to approve the removal of the Claret Ash tree at the Wellington Memorial Pool.
8 Feb 2019   Community paying a high price for vandalism
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields has slammed a small group of vandals that cost the city tens of thousands of dollars in repairs and cleaning every year.
7 Feb 2019   Council approaches Masterplan with open mind
Dubbo Regional Council is calling for feedback on the draft Open Space Masterplan which is currently on public exhibition.
6 Feb 2019   New Lighting Systems installed at sporting facilities across Dubbo and Wellington
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields is looking forward to flicking the switch on energy efficient lights across some of the regions sporting fields.
5 Feb 2019   Primary School Sustainability Program Launch
Primary school children across the Dubbo Regional, Narromine Shire and Mid-Western Regional Council areas will be learning about their environmental responsibilities through a series of sustainability education workshops focused on organic waste recycling and reducing packaging.
1 Feb 2019   Grow your business with Dubbo Regional Council’s Great Business Program
Dubbo Regional Council is calling all local businesses to sign up for a unique business development program providing invaluable help and resources to grow and enhance their profile plus be awarded a share of $20,000 in grants and prizes.
30 Jan 2019   Dubbo airport’s $17.5 million upgrades officially opened
The incredible growth at Dubbo City Regional Airport will continue into the future because of a $17.5 million upgrade officially opened on Tuesday.
26 Jan 2019   Australia Day 2019 Award Winners
Seventeen deserving residents of Dubbo and Wellington have been recognised for their contribution to their community at Australia Day celebrations.
23 Jan 2019   Mayor welcomes Hospital car park commitment
Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields has welcomed a commitment by Nationals candidate for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders to build a $30 million car park for Dubbo Hospital if elected.
23 Jan 2019   Back to school safely
As we commence the first term of the NSW school year, Dubbo Regional Council is issuing a timely reminder to drivers to slow down and look out for children around schools during school hours from Tuesday 29 January 2019.
22 Jan 2019   Council to invest $1 million for playground shade
Dubbo Regional Council has unveiled a plan to increase the amount of shade and trees around the city’s playgrounds. Over the next two years $1 million of Council funds will be invested to the project, which will enhance 10 parks around Dubbo.
17 Jan 2019   Council will ensure a community celebration continues
Following the announcement made by Dubbo Fireworks Committee that it will not continue, Mayor of the Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields would like to extend his appreciation to the committee.
16 Jan 2019   Dubbo recognised as a top Aussie Town
Dubbo’s place in the top 10 of the Wotif Aussie Town of the Year Awards for 2019 is fitting recognition for the city, Mayor of the Dubbo Region Ben Shields has said.
10 Jan 2019   Dubbo ideally located for Coles Automated Distribution Centre
Dubbo Regional Council has taken a proactive approach to attracting new businesses to Dubbo, encouraging Coles to consider the city as a location for a new automated distribution centre.
10 Jan 2019   Nominate an outstanding citizen for Australia Day Awards 2019
Dubbo Regional Council is seeking nominations from the community of outstanding citizens to be recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Awards for Dubbo and Wellington.

Last Edited: 12 Feb 2019

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