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Wednesday
Feb032016

Gwydir residents invited to take part in UTS survey

Residents of the Gwydir Shire have been invited to take part in an online survey conducted by the University of Technology Sydney Centre of Local Government.

To take part, residents will need to log onto www.futuregwydir.com.au

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Wednesday
Feb032016

RMS relocation questioned

Recent news that the local RMS office is to be relocated has sparked the interest of many residents, with much objection to the planned move.

The main issues raised by concerned individuals are the matters of taking business away from the central business district, and the expenses involved.

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Wednesday
Jan202016

WARIALDA TOY LIBRARY SECURES $17,985 TO AID EXPANSION

THE toy library in Warialda is already a bustling little centre for local families and now, thanks to $17,985 state government grant, the outside area is about to get a major overhaul, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced earlier this week.

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Wednesday
Jan202016

Bye, bye bats!

The southern banks of Reedy Creek, directly behind the Medical Centre sporadically become home to a colony of bats that has been increasing in size yearly. Whilst these migratory bats are important to the ecosystem for seed dispersion and as long range pollinators, there are significant health risks associated with these mammals in the natural environment that they inhabit. 

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Wednesday
Jan202016

Is a Circular Economy the answer for Gwydir Shire?

On Thursday 3rd December, a benchmark event was held in Bingara that has widespread, positive ramifications for Gwydir Shire and rural regional Australia.
The Roxy Theatre in Bingara was the venue for a well attended regional circular economy presentation and workshop hosted by Gwydir Shire Council.  The keynote speaker for the event was Professor Dr. Peter Heck.  Professor Heck is the managing director of the German based 'Institute for Applied Material Flow Management' (IfaS).

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