PUBLIC NOTICE

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.

PUBLIC NOTICE

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.
At the Extraordinary Council Meeting on 16 May 2022, Council resolved to place the 2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy, 2022/2026 Delivery Program, and 2022/2023 Operational Plan on public exhibition for a minimum of 28 days.

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. 2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy

1.1.  2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy - Appendix A Workforce Management Plan
1.2.  2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy - Appendix B Long-Term Financial Plan
1.3.  2022/2026 Resourcing Strategy - Appendix C Asset Management Plans

2. 2022/2026 Delivery Program

3. 2022/2023 Operational Plan

3.1. 2022/2023 Operational Plan - Appendix A Revenue Policy
3.2  2022/2023 Operational Plan - Appendix B Fees and Charges
3.3  2022/2023 Operational Plan - Appendix C Operational Budget
3.4  2022/2023 Operational Plan - Appendix D Capital Works Program

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 council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au.

PUBLIC NOTICE

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.
The draft Narrabri Shire 2022/2026 DIAP is now on public exhibition and can be downloaded and viewed at Council’s administration building in Narrabri, and the libraries at Narrabri, Wee Waa and Boggabri for a period of 28 days.
Members of the public can comment on the proposals contained in the draft plan.
Submissions can be posted to the General Manager, Narrabri Shire Council, PO Box 261, Narrabri NSW 2390 or emailed to the General Manager at council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au.
All submissions should be received by Council no later than 5.00pm on Tuesday, 14 June 2022.

 Draft 2022/2026 Disability Inclusion Action Plan


PUBLIC NOTICE

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.
The survey will examine current and future childcare supply and demand, identify gaps, issues, and gain the communities perspective on potential opportunities in the area.
The survey is aimed at parents, grandparents, caregivers, kinship carers, those planning to care for children in the future, and those interested in the topic.
The survey can be accessed here and is open until Tuesday, 31 May 2022.
If you have any further enquiries regarding the survey or accessibility, please contact Narrabri Shire Council on 02 6799 6866 or council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au.

 PUBLIC NOTICE

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. 
Members of the public can make comments on the proposals contained in the draft plan until 5.00pm, Wednesday 25 May 2022.
Submissions can be posted to the General Manager, Narrabri Shire Council, PO Box 261, Narrabri NSW 2390 or emailed to the General Manager at council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au

 Draft 2022/2032 Community Strategic Plan
 

PUBLIC NOTICE

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:
• a formal, structured approach to risk management that is appropriate to Council’s activities and operating environment; and
• a risk management approach consistent with the principles of AS ISO 31000:2018.

To have your say, please review the Draft Risk Management Policy and Procedure and send comments to the General Manager via:
- email: council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au, or
- mail: Narrabri Shire Council, PO Box 261, Narrabri NSW 2390.

The public exhibition period will conclude close of business on Friday, 27 May 2022.

 Draft Risk Management Procedure

 Draft Risk Management Policy

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Community Grants Fund

Narrabri Shire Council’s Community Grants Fund is now open for applications, assisting community groups from across the region.
The annual fund provides an opportunity for not-for-profit, community groups and registered sporting organisations to make applications for financial assistance which will then be assessed and can be utilised for programs, events or projects in accordance with the Community Grants Fund Policy. The fund is open until 27 May 2022.

 Community Grants Fund application form

PUBLIC NOTICE

Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates

Applications for the 2022/2023 Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates opened on Monday, 11 April 2022.
The Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates Policy is a Council requirement under Section 555 through to 559 in the Local Government Act 1993. Applications can now be made and must be received by 5.00pm on Friday, 27 May 2022.

 Donation in Lieu of Ordinary Rates Application
 

PUBLIC NOTICE

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.

 Sporting Wall of Fame nomination form

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

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.
For more information, visit narrabri.nsw.gov.au or call the Cat Protection Society of NSW on 02 9519 7201.

 Narrabri Shire Council Operation Cat

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

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.

Your role as a Board Member is voluntary, but the rewards of giving something back to the community are priceless.

We are looking for a good mix of people with a variety of skills, however, sound business and financial management skills and objective decision-making expertise would be a distinct advantage.

Don’t let this opportunity to do something for yourself and your community pass you by – contact us today.

The Boggabri Showground And Public Recreation Land Manager manages the Reserve No. 97766 at Boggabri notified on 19-Apr-1985 for Public Recreation, Showground. The term of appointment will be for a period not exceeding 5 years.

Application for membership can be made via https://portal.crownland.nsw.gov.au 
All applications are required to be lodged by 13 June 2022.

For further information contact Michelle Chittenden on 02 6750 6409 or go to https://reservemanager.crownland.nsw.gov.au
 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

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:

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx
https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

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
E: info@narrabri.nsw.gov.au