Public Notices

10 May 2022   TEMPORARY CHANGES TO SERVICE
Due to unforeseen circumstances with a third party contractor, Dubbo Regional Council’s Whylandra Waste Depot is unable to receive hazardous materials.
28 Apr 2022   SITE INVESTIGATIONS TAKING PLACE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the community that the road between the boat ramp car park and the car park between Hans Claven Oval and Ollie Robbins Oval will be closed on Thursday 5 May 2022.
27 Apr 2022   ELSTON PARK SPLASH PAD TAPS TURN OFF FOR THE WINTER
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the community that the splash pad in Elston Park Dubbo will be switched off on Sunday night, 1 May 2022.
20 Apr 2022   TEMPORARY WATER OUTAGE - BANKSIA CRESCENT
Dubbo Regional Council wishes to advise residents of Banksia Crescent that they may experience a water outage between 10am and 2pm today, Wednesday 20 April 2022. Council will be conducting a water main shut down, and apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions please contact Council's Customer Experience team on 02 6801 4000.
19 Apr 2022   OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW ELSTON PARK AMENITIES
The installation of a new amenities unit in Elston Park, Dubbo has been completed. The new amenities unit includes 2 unisex ambulant toilets, 1 unisex accessible toilet, 1 changing space with disabled toilet which has an automatic sliding door.
2 Mar 2022   CAMERON PARK, WELLINGTON MAINTENANCE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise users of Cameron Park Playground in Wellington of maintenance work required to repair a portion of the soft fall surface. The work will take place from Wednesday 2 March 2022.
10 Feb 2022   CHANGES TO ANIMAL SHELTER OPENING HOURS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise of a change in opening hours at the Dubbo Animal Shelter.
4 Feb 2022   SOUTH DUBBO WEIR WARNING BUOYS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise all recreational river users such as boaters, canoeists and kayakers that due to high river flows currently being experienced along the Macquarie River, the warning buoys upstream of the South Dubbo Weir have detached from one side of the river.
3 Feb 2022   Roads and traffic update
The latest updates on local road closures and traffic conditions across the Dubbo Regional Council area.
28 Jan 2022   APHIDS AFFECTING MACQUARIE STREET, DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) would like to advise the community that due to aphids attacking a large number of trees along Macquarie Street in Dubbo’s CBD, the footpaths, seats and bins in the area have been left with a sticky residue. Following the rain this residue can become slippery so caution is urged while in the area.
28 Jan 2022   TREE REMOVAL AND PRUNING CAMERON PARK, WELLINGTON
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) would like to advise the community that arborists will be onsite at Cameron Park and Pioneer Ovals in Wellington, week commencing 31 January 2021.
24 Dec 2021   PRECAUTIONARY SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE OLLIE ROBBINS OVALS – UPDATE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) has received the final report confirming per-and- polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances, that exceed those recommended for public open space, have been identified in the surface soil at the northern section Ollie Robbins Oval, Dubbo.
23 Dec 2021   ELSTON PARK PLAYGROUND AND WATER PARK NOW ACCESSIBLE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community that construction will commence on the new amenities unit for Elston Park on Monday 6 December 2021.
23 Dec 2021   PLANNING PROPOSAL ON PUBLIC EXHIBITION
A planning proposal relating to the Wiradjuri Tourism Centre in Dubbo has gone on public exhibition.
21 Dec 2021   COVID TESTING OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the community of the amended operating hours of Dubbo and Wellington clinics over the Christmas and New Year break. The testing and vaccination clinic hours are listed below.
3 Dec 2021   ELSTON PARK AMENITIES TAKE SWING
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community that construction will commence on the new amenities unit for Elston Park on Monday 6 December 2021.
26 Nov 2021   WATER MAIN DAMAGED IN WELLINGTON
18 houses are currently without water due to damage to a water main near Mt Arthur.
26 Nov 2021   UNSEALED ROADS CLOSED ACROSS THE LGA
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises residents that all unsealed roads in the local government area (LGA) will be closed with the exception of light vehicle local traffic and school buses. Drivers are urged to assess road surfaces diligently and drive to the conditions with caution.
26 Nov 2021   WATER AND SEWER INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEY MAPPING
Dubbo Regional Council has contracted AGIS Australian Geographic Information Systems to undertake asset identification and part condition assessments of its existing Water and Sewer infrastructure in Wellington Mumbil and Geurie.
25 Nov 2021   FLASH FLOODING AND SEWER ISSUES
Large influx of rain in short period causes flash flood and sewer demand issues across the region.
24 Nov 2021   TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS - FITZROY ST DUBBO
Changed traffic conditions Fitzroy Street Dubbo
18 Nov 2021   ROAD RESEALING – MACQUARIE AND BLIGH STREET DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the community of road resealing works on Macquarie Street and Bligh Street, Dubbo, commencing Thursday 18 November 2021.
12 Nov 2021   BELL RIVER MINOR FLOOD WARNING
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community of a minor flood warning for the Bell River, Wellington.
5 Nov 2021   CAFÉ OPPORTUNITY – LICENCE TO OPERATE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise that the tender for the Licence Agreement to operate Creo Café is now open.
28 Oct 2021   SEWER MAIN REHABILITATION WORKS, WELLINGTON
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise residents of Wellington that contractors will be carrying out sewer main cleaning and investigation works, commencing November 2021 for a period of 6 weeks.
22 Oct 2021   WATER MAIN WORK - DUBBO
Water main work - East Dubbo
20 Oct 2021   Presentation of financial statements
Dubbo Regional Council advises that the Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held on 28 October 2021 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Reports for the year ending 30 June 2021.
19 Oct 2021   Hennessy Drive Shared Footpath/Cycleway Construction
Council wishes to advise that the Hennessy Drive Footpath/Cycleway construction, from Margaret Crescent to Wheelers Lane, Dubbo has been programmed to commence on 25 October 2021, weather permitting.
15 Oct 2021   VEGETATION REMOVAL, WEST DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will be removing the shrub vegetation along the railway line fence on Thompson Street in West Dubbo in the coming weeks. The vegetation was originally planted in the mid-1990s to help screen the railway line and beautify the area.
12 Oct 2021   Workshop - Helping Learner Drivers Become Safe Drivers
Transport for NSW are holding two free online workshops to provide information and practical advice to those helping learner drivers.
12 Oct 2021   Temporary Road Closure of Fitzroy Street
Dubbo Regional Council in pursuance of the Roads (General) Regulations 2018 hereby gives notice that: a temporary road closure will be in place on Fitzroy Street, from the Wingewarra Street roundabout to Short Street. The temporary closure is scheduled for Sunday 24 October 2021, between 7.00 am to 4.00 pm, weather permitting.
11 Oct 2021   DUNDULLIMAL MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL CLOSED
Dundullimal mountain bike trail is closed
8 Oct 2021   TRAFFIC SWITCH AT INTERSECTION ON COBRA AND FITZROY STREETS
To minimise impact on motorists, preparation work for this next stage will take place at night between 6pm and 7am on Sunday 10 October, weather permitting. We will let you know in advance if we need to do any work outside these times. Traffic will be moved onto the new travel lanes from 7am Monday 11 October, weather permitting.
22 Sep 2021   OLD MENDOORAN ROAD – STAGE 3
The construction of Stage 3 of the Old Mendooran Road Project commenced on 20 September 2021, with the entire project expected to be completed by March 2022, weather permitting.
13 Sep 2021   OLD MENDOORAN ROAD – STAGE 3
The construction of Stage 3 of the Old Mendooran Road project is programmed to commence on 20 September 2021, with the entire project expected to be completed by March 2022 (weather permitting).
24 Aug 2021   TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE OF TOORALE ROAD CULVERT AND ROAD RECONSTRUCTION
Council wishes to advise that the roadworks at Toorale Road have been delayed due to extremely wet weather and COVID-19 issues.
3 Aug 2021   FURNEY STREET, DUBBO TREE PLANTING
The community is advised that Furney Street Dubbo will be closed to all non-local traffic from Wednesday 4 August 2021 for approximately two weeks, to allow for work to install new street trees.
28 Jul 2021   INSTALLATION OF SPORTING FIELD BARRIERS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community of temporary disruptions to the traffic along Bligh Street Dubbo, between Macquarie Street and South Street, on Friday 30 July 2021.
28 Jul 2021   BOUNDARY ROAD BEAUTIFICATION WORKS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community of temporary disruptions to the footpath at the Boundary Road Shopping precinct, South Dubbo, from week commencing 26 July 2021. The work will include the installation of 13 lighting bollards. This work is expected to take approximately one week, weather permitting.
15 Jul 2021   WATER MAIN UPGRADE, WEST DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will be installing a new water main at the intersection of O’Donnell Street and Wattle Street, West Dubbo.
14 Jul 2021   WORKS TO WATER MAIN SUPPLY – SOUTH DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council advises the South Dubbo community that maintenance works at the water storage reservoir in South Dubbo is scheduled for Saturday 17 July 2021.
7 Jul 2021   CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS - SWIFT STREET AND ARTHUR STREET WELLINGTON, RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the Wellington community that changed traffic conditions at the intersection of Swift Street and Arthur Street will commence 5 July 2021 for approximately 3 weeks. These temporary traffic arrangements will allow work to progress on the Swift Street Reconstruction project. Pedestrian access will be maintained
6 Jul 2021   ROAD CLOSURE FITZROY ST DUBBO – TfNSW ROADWORKS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) advises the community that Fitzroy Street Dubbo, between Cobra and Bultje Street will be closed from 7pm, Tuesday 6 July 2021 until 5am, Wednesday 7 July 2021.
30 Jun 2021   MACQUARIE RIVER PONTOONS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will reinstate the pontoon in the Macquarie River at Ollie Robbins Ovals in Dubbo, by close of business Friday 2 July 2021. The pontoon was removed in March 2021 due to moderate flood warnings following a large inflow of runoff into Burrendong Dam following widespread rainfall.
30 Jun 2021   LOCAL SPORT CONTINUITY UNDER COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) would like to advise the public that community sport can continue to be played in the Dubbo region under the following guidelines as per the latest NSW Government COVID-19 Public Health Orders, enforceable from 6pm on Saturday 26 June 2021:
15 Jun 2021   WATER SUPPLY WORKS, OUTLOOK ESTATE WEST DUBBO
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will undertake works to the water supply within Outlook Estate, off Minore Road in Dubbo, on Wednesday 16 June 2021.
11 Jun 2021   DUBBO REGIONAL COUNCIL (DRC) SEWER REHABILITATION
The community are advised that Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will carry out sewer rehabilitation works along Erskine Street, Dubbo between Sunday 13 June 2021 and Friday 18 June 2021 - weather permitting.
7 Jun 2021   WATER SUPPLY WORKS, OUTLOOK ESTATE DUBBO.
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will undertake works to the water supply within Outlook Estate, off Minore Road in Dubbo, on Wednesday 9 June 2021.
21 May 2021   REGAND PARK WALKWAY DUBBO TEMPORARY CLOSURE
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise users of Regand Park Walkway, Dubbo that it will be temporarily closed due to the cross city pipeline construction works from the 24 May 2021 – 27 May 2021.
18 May 2021   DUNDULLIMAL MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) wishes to advise the public that the Dundullimal Reserve Mountain Bike Trail will be closed for approximately 3 weeks from Tuesday 18 May 2021. The trail is closed to ensure public safety during works relating to the cross city pipeline project.

Last Edited: 10 May 2022

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