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:...

New General Manager for Cabonne Council

Wednesday 14 June 2017

The Mayor of Cabonne Council, Councillor Ian Gosper, has announced that Cabonne Council has appointed a new General Manager.  Mr Stephen Harding was appointed at a Special meeting of Council held yesterday and will take up the position immediately.   The Mayor said Mr Harding had been chosen from a strong field of 18 applicants.
The Mayor said “Council was not in a position to appoint a new General Manager since the departure of Mr Andrew Hopkins in August last year.   Due to the merger proposal involving Cabonne Council, the Council was prohibited from making a permanent appointment...

Cabonne Receives a Share of $10 Million for Truck Wash

Friday 9 June 2017

The Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Calare Andrew Gee met with Mayor Ian Gosper and Acting General Manager Stephen Harding today to announce funding for Cabonne of over $500,000 for a new truck wash as part of the Fixing Country Truck Washes program.

The joint NSW and Australian Government investment will make it quicker and easier for trucks travelling around the region to stay clean and road worthy.

"With this new facility, trucks will not have to divert from direct routes or travel empty to Carcoar to access a truck wash and effluent...

NSW Government puts Fire and Emergency Services Levy on hold

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has put the NSW Government's Fire and Emergency Services Levy on hold, announcing yesterday the levy now would not be collected alongside council rates from 1 July 2016.

In a media release the Premier and NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet stated:

The NSW Government will defer the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) to ensure small to medium businesses do not face an unreasonable burden in their contribution to the State’s fire and emergency services, Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announced today....

Temporary Closure of Canowindra Library Saturday 27 May 2017

Friday 26 May 2017

Council wishes to advise that due to unforeseen circumstances the Canowindra Library will not be open to the public on Saturday 27 May 2017.
The library will be opened for normal trading hours again on Tuesday 30 May 2017.

Cabonne representatives to meet Premier and senior ministers

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper, Deputy Mayor Kevin Walker and Acting General Manager Stephen Harding will meet with NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and State Ministers in Sydney tomorrow (Thursday 25 May 2017).
The Cabonne contingent will join members of the Centroc regional council organisation at Parliament House to raise local and regional issues with the State Government.
“Roads, jobs, infrastructure, tourism, health, planning, transport and Local Government reform are all on the agenda,” Cr Gosper said.
“We’ll be re-enforcing the message that our communities are not only...

Compensatory tree plantings to protect new $1m sports complex

Wednesday 24 May 2017

A number of trees near Molong’s new multi-purpose sporting complex will be removed and replaced with a different species to prevent damage to the field’s synthetic surface.
Cabonne Council will undertake compensatory plantings to protect the community’s $1 million investment in the new complex which provides a state of the art synthetic field for hockey, soccer, tennis and netball.
Sap, leaves and droppings from birds nesting in the nearby trees have the potential to cause serious damage to the new surface.
The first stage of the new complex is almost complete, with...

Daroo Awards to showcase best businesses in Cabonne

Tuesday 23 May 2017

The quality and diversity of businesses in Cabonne Shire will be showcased by the 2017 Cabonne Daroo Business Awards which were launched today (Tuesday 23 April 2017).
Acknowledged as one of the major events on the regional business calendar and a model for business awards in rural Australia, the Daroos recognise the achievements and contributions of Cabonne businesses and their employees.
The coveted Best Business in Cabonne and 17 other category winners will be announced at a gala dinner at Yeoval on Friday 3 November 2017. A new category has been added to the list this year...

Part of Mount Canobolas Road to be closed for power line work on May 25

Thursday 18 May 2017

Mount Canobolas Road will be closed next Thursday (25 May 2017) at the Mountain Tea House and the intersection of Old Canobolas Road while Essential Energy undertakes work to reduce vegetation and tree limbs near power lines.

Active Trees will be carrying out the work for Essential Energy, which will put a power outage in place in the area during this time.

A detour will be in place. Any inquiries should be directed to Essential Energy on 13 23 91.