Cabonne residents are reminded to check their enrolment details

Monday 17 July 2017

The Cabonne Council elections will be held on Saturday, 9 September 2017.  It is the first time since 2012 that all residents have had the opportunity to vote for who will represent them on the council.
At the election people will vote for the councillors, with 12 councillors to be selected to represent Cabonne.
Voting is compulsory for everyone enrolled in the council area so now is the time for everyone to check their enrolment details to make sure they are up to date.  The NSW Electoral Commission is managing the election.  To check your details and for everything you need...

Construction of Self-Care Units Edward St Molong Complete

Thursday 13 July 2017

The construction of three new self-care units at Molong has now been completed, with Hines Construction handing the keys over to council staff this afternoon.
The three new units are the result of an amazing community fund-raising effort.
A project of the town’s Acacia Lodge Committee, the new complex aims to provide accommodation for those people with the most need and who may not be able to afford to enter traditional aged residential facilities.
Being built at a cost of $700,000, the Edward Street units follow more than three years of negotiations and planning; fund...

Stormwater Drainage Works in Gidley Street Molong

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Council contractors will be undertaking stormwater drainage works in Gidley Street, between Bank Street and Hill Street, Molong.  These works are expected to commence from the 17 July 2017 and to continue until the end of September 2017, weather permitting.
During construction works, day time on-street parking will be limited and each residence will be assessed individually, depending on construction conditions.  However, access will be available each evening to the residence.
Disruption will be kept to a minimum, Monday to Friday 7am until 5pm.
Should you require further...

Applications are now open for Council Grants under the Community Assistance Program

Tuesday 11 July 2017

Does your sporting organisation, school or charitable group need financial assistance of sponsorship?
Community groups in Cabonne are being urged to apply for Council grants to improve the liveability of their areas.
Applications are open for Community Assistance Program grants, which are designed to provide an ongoing or sustainable benefit to Cabonne communities.
In order to be eligible for the Community Assistance Program, groups must be a not-for-...

Becoming a Councillor - People who are passionate about their local community

Monday 10 July 2017

If you are passionate about what happens in your local community becoming a councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents.
The communities served by councils are diverse, and this should be reflected in the people elected. However, across NSW some community groups are under-represented.
For example:
•    just over a...

Phone Outage - Alternate After Hours Number

Monday 3 July 2017

Council wishes to advise that due to a technical issue with the telephone system the after-hours and emergency phone number will not be available from 5pm Thursday 6 July 2017 until 9:00am Friday 7 July 2017.
An alternative mobile number of 0438 661 056 has been allocated instead for the above mentioned hours only.


Mayor welcomes Cabonne's 4.4% population growth

Thursday 29 June 2017

Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper has welcomed the release of the 2016 Census figures which show the Cabonne Local Government Area has grown by 4.4 per cent.
The shire’s population has increased to 13,386 - up from 12,821 in 2011.
Cr Gosper said the growth rate continued the upward trend from five years ago when Cabonne’s population rose by 3.4% from 12,396 in 2006.
“It is very encouraging to see this consistent increase in population and this 10-year trend will be of great assistance to Cabonne Council as we plan to provide services and amenities for our communities,” he said....

Time running out to nominate businesses for 2017 Daroo Awards

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Time is rapidly running out for Cabonne residents to nominate their favourite businesses for the 2017 Cabonne Daroo Business Awards.
Nominations for this year’s awards officially close on Friday 30 June 2017 after which finalists in a wide range of categories will be announced and customers will be given the chance to vote on line for this year’s winners.
Nominations must be made on the 2017 printed forms, which are available at various points in Cabonne villages and can also be obtained by contacting Cabonne Council on 6392 3200, Central NSW Business HQ on 6362 0448 or...

Kerbside bulky waste clean-up to be provided in August

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Cabonne Council will provide a Kerbside Bulky Waste Clean-up from 14-25 August 2017 for all residents currently receiving a domestic waste and recycling collection service.
Please place your waste neatly next to the edge of the kerb, not blocking the footpath, at your normal weekly bin collection point.
It is important to separate your waste into four separate piles:
• Scrap Metal & White Goods
• Bundled Organics
• E-Waste
• General Bulky Waste
Please secure items to avoid windblown littering. Organics & loose items must be tied securely...

Nominations open for Regional Achievement and Community Awards

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Cabonne residents are being urged to help honour people, groups or businesses who have helped reshape or inspire their communities.
The statewide search has begun for recipients of this year’s NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards and people are being asked to nominate those who are committed to making NSW and the ACT a better place to live.
If someone has made a positive difference to others’ lives or has demonstrated great community spirit,  the awards organisers would like to know.
Nominations for the 2017 awards are now open in the following categories:...