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In the Works - 14th January, 2021

Thursday 14 January 2021

 

Here's a brief look at of some of the projects and activities currently underway involving Upper Lachlan Shire Council staff and contractors.

Please click on the highlighted hyperlinks to see photo galleries from these jobs.

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Medical student experiences rural health services thanks to Bush Bursary

Thursday 14 January 2021

Medical student Annabelle Carter recently began a two week stint in Crookwell as part of her Bush Bursary scholarship provided by the NSW Rural Doctors Network.

In her time in the Shire, Annabelle will spend time with Dr Velu and Dr Opie in Crookwell and with Katie Yeo in Gunning.

Staff recognised for long service at Council Christmas Party

Thursday 14 January 2021

Sixteen staff members of the Upper Lachlan Shire Council were recognised for notching up significant long service milestones at Council’s Christmas Party on 23rd December.

Staff who had achieved 10, 15, 20 and 30 years with Council were recognised and thanked for their service.

Round 5 of Building Better Regions Fund now open

Wednesday 13 January 2021

MEDIA RELEASE SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICE OF FEDERAL MEMBER FOR HUME, ANGUS TAYLOR.

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has called on councils and community organisations in the region to apply for funding under Round Five of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with applications now open. 

Generous gesture by Knight family on Christmas Day

Tuesday 12 January 2021
The following story was posted on Facebook by Highlands Water Cartage but deserves re-posting here.

A massive shoutout to Terry Knight from the Upper Lachlan Shire Council!

Christmas / New Year’s office closures and waste services 2020/2021

Thursday 24 December 2020

Office and Depot Closures

Council’s Crookwell and Gunning Administration Offices and Depots will be closed from midday Wednesday, 23 December 2020 and will reopen at 9.00am on Monday, 4 January 2021.

The Taralga Community Service Centre will be closed on Friday 25th December...

Disaster assistance for Upper Lachlan following Southern NSW storms

Thursday 24 December 2020

MEDIA RELEASE SUPPLIED BY FEDERAL MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, DROUGHT AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, DAVID LITTLEPROUD MP, AND NSW MINISTER FOR POLICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, DAVID ELLIOTT MP.

Disaster assistance is now available in the local government areas of Upper Lachlan, Hilltops, Weddin and Wingecarribee following...

Work to start on new shared pathway for Binda

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Divall’s Earthmoving and Bulk Haulage will be creating a shared pathway along Queen Street, Binda from Bishop Street to the Church early in the New Year.

Work is expected to start on the 7th January 2021, and is expected to be completed within three weeks.

MAYORAL COLUMN: 23rd December, 2020

Wednesday 23 December 2020

This year has tested our resilience more than any other.

At every turn, there’s been another surprise, another test, and it’s forced some of us to our knees.

As much as inconvenience and challenges have been at the forefront of our thoughts, the recent death of a wonderful young man brings things into perspective.

Briefs from 17 December 2020 Council Meeting

Tuesday 22 December 2020

Apologies

There were no apologies tendered.

Mayoral Minute

Council received and noted the activities attended by the Mayor in the period since the last Monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council. The Mayor also outlined Upper Lachlan Shire Australia Day activities and nominations for Australia Day...