Reconciliation Week 2022
Narrabri Shire Council will mark National Reconciliation Week 2022 from 27 May to 3 June with a free native grains demonstration and afternoon tea for the community presented by Kerrie Saunders and Angela Pattison.
The theme for this year is "Be Brave. Make Change" and represents a time to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how everyone can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
The event is a collaboration between Narrabri Shire Council, the University of Sydney, Narrabri & District Community Aid Service Inc, Agrifutures and the Indigenous community and will be held at the Narrabri Aquatic Centre multi-purpose room between 12.30pm and 3.00pm on Wednesday, 1 June 2022. Two sessions are available - 12.30pm to 1.30pm and 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
Book your place at the demonstration using this link.
2022/2026 Integrated Planning and Reporting Suite
Following the Ordinary Local Government Elections in December 2021, Narrabri Shire Council is required to develop, publicly exhibit and adopt the new Integrated Planning and Reporting documents prior to 30 June 2022.
The Resourcing Strategy outlines how Council will deliver core services, including implementation of strategies outlined in the 2022/2032 Community Strategic Plan. The Delivery Program is Council's commitment to undertake all plans, projects, activities and funding allocations directly linking to the 2022/2032 Community Strategic Plan.
Supporting the Delivery Program is the annual Operational Plan outlining the individual projects and actions that will be undertaken in the incoming financial year to achieve the commitments made in the Delivery Program.
Members of the public are invited to make comments on the following document suite until 5.00pm on Tuesday 14 June 2022:
1.1. 2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy - Appendix A Workforce Management Plan
3.1. 2022/2023 Operational Plan - Appendix A Revenue Policy
Submissions are to be posted to the General Manager, Narrabri Shire Council, PO Box 261, Narrabri, NSW, 2390 or emailed to the General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Draft 2022/2026 Disability Inclusion Action Plan
Disability inclusion planning is one way to reduce barriers for people living with disability and create a more accessible and inclusive community. Narrabri Shire Council's draft 2022/2026 Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) was developed following 2021/22 community engagement in accordance with the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 (NSW) and outlines actions that will create a more accessible and inclusive Narrabri Shire.
Narrabri Shire childcare needs analysis survey
Narrabri Shire Council is undertaking widespread community consultation to examine the accessibility of childcare for children aged birth to 14 years within the region.
Draft 2022/2032 Community Strategic Plan
The draft Narrabri Shire 2022/2032 Community Strategic Plan is now on public exhibition online and at the Shire Libraries at Wee Waa, Narrabri and Boggabri.
Draft Risk Management Policy and Procedure
Narrabri Shire Council advises that the Draft Risk Management Policy and Procedure were endorsed by Council at the April Ordinary Council meeting to be placed on public exhibition for a period of at least 28 days and can be viewed online and at the Shire Libraries at Wee Waa, Narrabri and Boggabri. Feedback can be received via submission prior to adoption.
The risk management policy and procedure will enable:
To have your say, please review the Draft Risk Management Policy and Procedure and send comments to the General Manager via:
The public exhibition period will conclude close of business on Friday, 27 May 2022.
Community Grants Fund
Narrabri Shire Council’s Community Grants Fund is now open for applications, assisting community groups from across the region.
Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates
Applications for the 2022/2023 Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates opened on Monday, 11 April 2022.
Sporting Wall of Fame nominations
Nominations for the Narrabri Shire Sporting Wall of Fame will be open from 1 March to 30 June 2022 in recognition of athletes who have successfully represented their sport at national, world or Olympic championships. Nominees must be able to show residency of the Shire and representation in their chosen sport including affiliation with a local sporting association. The sport must also be recognised in the Australian Sports Directory.
OPERATION CAT - Discounted Desexing, Vaccination and Microchipping
Narrabri Shire Council is pleased to be partnering with the Cat Protection Society of NSW to offer a subsidised cat desexing program to eligible cat owners. From 1 November, eligible Narrabri Shire residents can have their cat or kitten desexed, vaccinated and microchipped for $40 as part of “Operation Cat”. Eligible Narrabri Shire residents include those who are Australian Health Care and Pension card holders.
Bookings can be made by contacting the Cat Protection Society of NSW on 02 9519 7201 between 10.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Cat owners will need to confirm their eligibility when completing the registration application.
Places are limited to 60 cats and applicants are advised that a referral needs to be received before making the veterinary appointment.
Application for appointment of Board Members - Boggabri Showground And Public Recreation Land Manager
Ever wondered who is responsible for keeping Crown reserves operating?
Countless facilities like showgrounds, local halls and parks are run by Statutory Land Manager Boards, made up of people just like you. People who understand the need and have a desire to manage public land and assets for the benefit of the entire community.
Council response to COVID-19
Narrabri Shire Council is continuing to review the advice provided by the Australian Government and NSW Health surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Council is committed to meet prescribed guidelines for community safety.
Council’s services remain uninterrupted at this point in time, with relevant NSW Government restrictions in place. We are aiming to ensure services are able to be maintained at current levels. Any changes to Council services will be communicated via our website and social media.
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 please visit NSW Health or the Federal Government websites:
For more information including updates and resources, please refer to Our Community – COVID-19 page.
|Narrabri Shire Council
46-48 Maitland Street
PO Box 261
Narrabri NSW 2390