DRC News

DRC News is Dubbo Regional Council’s very own news platform, produced by a team who each call the Dubbo region home.

We’re always on the look-out for yarns, so if you have a story with a connection to Council, or a yarn that simply benefits the local community or showcases our way of life in the Dubbo region, email: drctv@dubbo.nsw.gov.au

EPISODE 9: MAY 14, 2021

This episode, we go behind-the-scenes at the Dubbo Show, get infected with Rabbitohs fever at the Festival of Footy, speak with the NSW RFS about what to do if you're planning a burn, visit the wonderful volunteers at the Dubbo Wig Library, and wrap up all the wacky and wonderful events at last week's Dubbo Fringe Festival.


EPISODE 8: APRIL 30 2021

This episode, we commemorate the spirit of the ANZACs, remember a former unknown soldier from Stuart Town, tell you where you can dispose of household chemicals, meet the two musicians who will perform at the NRL in Dubbo, encourage more women to run for Council, and show you how to estimate your 2021/2022 rates.


EPISODE 7: APRIL 16 2021

This episode, we congratulate staff member Kerryann Stanley on winning a $5000 scholarship, get a tour of a mobile vet clinic visiting the region, cast an eye over the latest upgrades to the Old Dubbo Gaol, speak to the experts running the Boothenba Road upgrade, and tell you what the cities and towns across the region have planned for ANZAC Day.


EPISODE 6: 26 MARCH 2021

This episode, we bag a bargain at the biggest Salvos store in regional Australia, have a chat with outgoing CEO Michael McMahon, meet the nursing home residents who've won a 20 year fight for a set of traffic lights, and catch-up with some brave Dubbo locals shaving their head to support youth mental health.


EPISODE 5: 12 MARCH 2021

This episode, we wave goodbye to the crew of the NSW RFS’s large air tanker B166, spill the beans on when tickets for the Rabbitohs V Panthers match will be released, help take the trash out of the Macquarie River, celebrate International Women’s Day, give old abandoned cars a new purpose, and meet some of the doggos at the Dubbo City Animal Shelter.



This episode, we check out the competition where everyone in Wellington is a winner, celebrate 20 years of the RFDS base in Dubbo, speak to the experts about the mighty mice plague, explore the new ‘My DRC Water’ portal, and take a look at the best bus safety tips.



This episode, we take a look at the RAAF development, join original Yellow Wiggle Greg Page on his mission to improve access to defibrillators, fall back in love with our local library, step back in time as we dig up decades old time capsules, and kid-around at the first Dubbo goat sale of the year.



This episode, we recap the Dubbo and Wellington Australia Day celebrations, speak with a vital community service calling for more volunteers, get an update on the Cross City Water Pipeline, catch-up with the Dubbo Cycling Club in the lead up to the National Championships, and get our sweat on at the 250th Dubbo parkrun event.



This episode, we get amongst the Dubbo Boxing Day sales, speak to a chief meteorologist, and find out where we’re up to with the smart water meters installation. We also examine whether the region is COVID-19 ready, hear from the SES about what to do this storm season, and visit Burrendong Dam - to see the difference a year can make.

Last Edited: 14 May 2021

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