Media releases

2022 MEDIA RELEASES

 

29th June 2022: Public Notice: Emergency Works Collarenebri Water Outage

16th June 2022:  Media Release: Community Assistance Scheme Open

14th June 2022: Media Release: 2022 Sorry Day & Reconciliation Week Participation
14th June 2022: Media Release: Walgett Careers Expo Expression of Interest

9th June 2022:Notice to Public Three Mile Road

6th June 2022: Public Notice: Management of Walgett & Collarenebri Swimming Pools

2nd June 2022: Media Release – Whiddon Walgett to become new Community Hub

2nd June 2022: Media Release – Cats Fee-Line Fine at Home

27th May 2022: Public Notice – Lightning Ridge Boil Water Alert Lifted

24th May 2022: Media Release: Colless Grandstand opening

23rd May 2022: Public Notice: Walgett Showground Closed

19th May 2022: Walgett Spring Golf Challenge to Tee Off 

19th May 2022: Public Notice: Meeting Rescheduled

18th May 2022: Public Notice: Boil Water Alert Lightning Ridge

17th May 2022: Media Release: Dick Colless Scholarship 2022

2nd May 2022: Public Notice – Replacement of Hollywood Bridge

20th April 2022: Media Release – Work on Walgett’s Soldier is Progressing

20th April 2022: Media Release – Outback Youth Festivals 2022

19th April 2022 – Public Notice Boil Water Alert Lifted for Rowena

7th April 2022 – Public Notice – Goangra Bridge

29th March 2022: Media Release – Walgett Shire communities celebrate & engage in recognition initiatives & events

24th March 2022: Notice to Residents – Rowena Water Supply Interruption

23rd March 2022: Media Release: Tour de OROC Evening Success

18th March 2022:Public Notice: Bore Baths set to reopen
14th March 2022: Flood Bulletin: NSW SES Flood Bulletin Barwon River
13th March 2022 – Media release: Soldier on the Monument to return

13th March 2022 – Media release: Kookaburra Court Aged Care to Close

07 March 2022 – Media Release: Strategic Planning Information Sessions

05 March 2022 – Flood Bulletin: NSW SES Flood Bulletin Barwon River

04 March 2022 – Media Release: Walgett Shire Street Art takes out Silver

04 March 2022 – Media Release: Essential Energy Community Choices and Community Halls 2022 Funding Launch

03 March 2022 – Delivery Program & Operational Plan Review

03 March 2022 – Public Health Alert: Mosquito warning in WNSWLHD

01 March 2022 – Media Release: 2022 Country Arts Support Program (CASP) applications are now open

2022 Country Arts Support Program (CASP) applications are now open!

28th February 2022 – Media Release: Local Roads& Community Infrastructure Funding Allocated

16th February 2022 – Media Release: Boil Water Alert for Rowena

15th February 2022 – Media Release: Now is the Best time to visit the Macquarie Marshes

9th February 2022 – Media Release: NSW Tops the States for Street Art Experiences

9th February 2022 – Media Release: Walgett Shire Attracts Judges’ Praise in National Art Tourism Awards

9th February 2022 – Media Release: Walgett Water Tower Mural Finalist in National Art Tourism Awards

7th February 2022 –  Media Release: Welcome to Walgett New Resident’s Event

31 January 2022 – Media Release: New Program Gives Back to Groups in Regional NSW

31 January 2022 – Notice of Extraordinary Meeting 

31 January 2022 – Media Release: Community Facilities to Receive a Facelift in Walgett

31 January 2022 – Media Release: Golf Club and Sporting Field Upgrade for Lightning Ridge

30th January 2022 – Media Release: Female Jockey’s Room for Collarenebri Racecourse

28 January 2022 – Media Release Walgett Shire Australia Day Awards 2022 

27 January 2022 – Disaster Recovery Grants Extended to Small Businesses and Not-for-Profit

13 January 2022 – Media Release: Australia Day 2022 Changes to Events

11 January 2022 – Notice to Residents – Construction of Footpaths Shared Cycle Ways in Lightning Ridge

10 January 2022 – Notice to Occupiers: Construction of Footpath, Kerb and Gutter – Fox Street (Both Sides) Between Warrena and Montkeila Street Walgett

06 January 2022 – First Female Mayor Appointed for Walgett Shire

05 January 2022 – Covid Case Escalation

2021 MEDIA RELEASES

13 December 2021 – Boil Water Alert for Lightning Ridge Lifted

21st September 2021: Media Release Mayoral Message

17th September 2021: COVID-19 Self Isolation Accommodation for Walgett

17th September 2021: Innovation at heart of NSW Water Strategy

16th September 2021: WNSWLHD/ADF Vaccination Effort Extended

10th September 2021: NSW SES Final Flood Bulletin – Namoi River 06

9th September 2021: COVID testing Clinic Details

9th September 2021: Media Release Lockdown lifted in parts of Regional NSWMedia Release Roadmap to freedom unveiled for the fully vaccinated

9th September 2021: Media Release Roadmap to freedom unveiled for the fully vaccinated

9th September 2021: NSW SES Flood Bulletin – Namoi River 05

8th September 2021: COVID-19 Update 3 COVID-19 Positive Cases Isolating in Walgett

8th September 2021: NSW SES Flood Bulletin – Namoi River 03

3rd September 2021: Public Notice – Dundas St Mains Replacement

27th August 2021: Media Release – COVID-19 Update Community Information Briefing

27th August 2021: Media Release – Collarenebri Development Project

23rd August 2021: Media Release – Novel Coronavirus Update

21st August 2021: Media Release – COVID-19 Update Community Information Briefing

21st August 2021: Northern Border Update – Changes to cross border travel & Ag exemption

19th August 2021: Media Release – Australian Defence Force WNSWLHD Vaccine Surge Starts this Weekend

19th August 2021: Media Release – Disaster Dashboard to alert Walgett Shire Residents of Emergencies

03rd August 2021: Media Release: Walgett War Memorial Damaged

14th July 2021: Media Release – A million dollars for new Collarenebri Youth

13th July 2021: Media Release – Walgett PCYC to have several features that benefit the community

12th July 2021: Media Release – Collarenebri to get Bore Bath

6th July 2021: Media Release – Collarenebri to get bore bath

5th July 2021: Media Release – Candidate information sessions for future Councillors

1st July 2021: Media Release – COVID-19 Business Support Package Announced

1st July 2021: Media Release – Key Measures for Small Business

17th June 2021: Public Notice – Carinda Water Supply

07th June 2021: Public Notice – Manhole Inspection

26th Aapril 2021: Media Release – Outstanding Walgett Shire Youth Week 2021

14th April 2021: Media Release – Thanks to Emergency Services

14th April 2021: Media Release – The Road to Recovery

14th April 2021: Media Release – Welcome to New Staff

8th April 2021: Public Notice – Euroka Street Tree Removal

6th April 2021: Media Release – A new playspace for Lightning Ridge

2020 MEDIA RELEASES

03 April 2020 – Media Release – Council COVID-19 update

30 March 2020 – Media Release – Update on closure of Council facilities – COVID-19

30 March 2020 – Media Release – Councillors call for Community Compliance