Road Closure Belubula Way - Canowindra to Mandurama

Friday 17 February 2017

Cabonne Council would like to advise that there has been a road closure on Belubula Way at Canowindra, from the Moorbel Drive intersection through to Mandurama due to a grass fire.
Police request that people avoid the area at this time.

Australian Citizenship Ceremony

Friday 17 February 2017

Mayor Ian Gosper and Federal Member for Calare Andrew Gee had the pleasure of presenting 7 new Australian Citizens from Canowindra, Cudal and Manildra with their Citizenship Certificates in a ceremony held at the Cabonne Council Chambers this morning.
The citizens who originate from India, the Philippines and Colombia received their certificates before enjoying a morning tea that was catered by the Country Women’s Association Molong Branch.

Request for community feedback - Orana House, Canowindra

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Council wishes to advise its intention to:

•    Sell Lot 126 DP 1005484, Ferguson Street, Canowindra, known as Orana House.
•    Renovate Lot 1 DP 108962 70 Gaskill Street Canowindra known as the HACC Office, Library and 70A Gaskill Street Canowindra.

Feedback from community groups outlining their purpose and requirements, including usage per week/month and facilities needed, of community meeting rooms in Canowindra are encouraged and should be submitted by Wednesday 15 March 2017.

Enquiries should be directed to Evan Webb, Acting Director of Finance &...

Cabonne mayor ecstatic at merger backdown

Tuesday 14 February 2017

An ecstatic Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper has welcomed the announcement today that the NSW Government will not proceed with a proposed merger with Orange and Blayney Councils, describing the decision as a great victory for local democracy.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced today her Government would not go ahead with pending amalgamations in rural areas while proceeding with those planned for Sydney.
Cr Gosper said the decision vindicated Cabonne’s stand against the forced amalgamation and the subsequent legal action the Council took.
“We have always stood up for the...

New Manildra recycling centre lets residents dispose of problem wastes

Monday 13 February 2017

Cabonne Council and the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) today (Monday 13 February 2017) officially opened the new Manildra Community Recycling Centre (CRC) where householders can drop off problem wastes for free.
Cabonne Council received a $98,000 grant to establish the new centre under the NSW Government’s Waste Less, Recycle More initiative.
EPA Manager Regional Operations South and West Sandie Jones said the CRC will help to keep problem wastes such as paints, oils, gas bottles and batteries out of landfill.
“The centre will complement the community’s...

Level 1 water restrictions for Yeoval

Monday 13 February 2017

Level 1 water restrictions have been introduced today for Yeoval.

Cabonne Council’s capacity to supply reticulated water to Yeoval residents has been significantly reduced because flows have decreased substantially in the Buckinbah Creek.

Level I water restrictions mean that watering of gardens, lawns and external areas around properties and other outdoor areas is permitted only between 7am to 9am and 6pm to 8pm

Vehicles may still be cleaned on grass surfaces and swimming pools may still be filled and topped up.

Please note that the existing Yeoval reticulated...

Gates to Mount Canobolas closed this weekend because of high fire risk

Friday 10 February 2017

The boom gates to Mount Canobolas will be closed this weekend in a bid to reduce the fire risk during heatwave conditions.

Cabonne Council has taken the action on the advice of the NSW National Parkes and Wildlife Service. A statewide total fire ban is expected to be in place tomorrow (Saturday 11 February 2017) as temperatures reach the mid to high 40s in some parts of NSW.

Orange is expected to reach 39 degrees tomorrow and 34 with strong winds on Sunday.


New road and bridge constructions a huge boost for Cabonne

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads and Transport, Kevin Anderson, announced that Cabonne has received a huge boost to its regional infrastructure with the completion of two major upgrade projects - Gumble Road and Hanover Bridge.

“The NSW Government’s Restart NSW Fixing Country Roads program is very proud to have provided almost a million dollars in funding to these two regional projects, which will be of particular help to local farmers and agricultural companies who rely on these roads for transporting their produce,” Mr Anderson said.

“Building safe and well...

Widening and culvert works to be undertaken on Pinnacle Road

Monday 6 February 2017

Pinnacle Road, on the Pinnacle side of Mt Canobolas Road to Walker Lane, will be closed for up to seven weeks to enable road widening and culvert works to be undertaken.

The road will be open be to local residents only from Wednesday 15 February and will reopen on 31 March 2017.

Cabonne Council apologies for any inconvenience while these works, which will provide a safer and upgraded surface, are being undertaken.

Anyone seeking further information should contact Council’s Maintenance Coordinator in the Engineering Section on 6390 7100 (after hours on 6392 3234).


$2m tender awarded to build first section of pipeline

Thursday 2 February 2017

Cabonne Council has awarded a $2 million contract to design and construct the first section of pipeline that will supply drinking water to Cumnock and Yeoval.
Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper hailed the announcement of the successful tender as a major milestone for the project, expected to cost a total of $23.5 million.
“It has been a long road to supply potable drinking water to Cumnock and Yeoval, and it is very exciting to see the first stage of the project now underway,” Mr Gosper said.
Leed Engineering and Construction Pty Ltd will build about 10 kilometres of water main and...