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Barbour Park in top condition

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Council takes great pride in maintaining local parks and encourages everyone to use them while the sun is shining 9and also when it's not).

Barbour Park in Gunning is looking particularly stunning at the moment and is the perfect area to go for a walk, have a picnic or grab some hot chips and have an early dinner before the chill of...

Council Meeting from 1.30pm Thursday, 19 May 2022

Wednesday 18 May 2022

The May Ordinary Meeting of Upper Lachlan Shire Council will be held at the Crookwell Council Chambers on Thursday, 19 May 2022 at 1.30pm.

There will be no public gallery present, however as with all Ordinary Meetings of Council, this meeting will be webcast (see link below).

Rehabilitation work on Laggan Road under way

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Rehabilitation work is underway on the last two-kilometre section of Laggan Road.

The work, which commenced on 2 May 2022, will consist of pavement rehabilitation and drainage improvement from Boongarra Road to the newly constructed pavement near Laggan Public School.

Upper Lachlan schools to benefit from State school zone funding

Tuesday 17 May 2022

MEDIA RELEASE SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICE OF MEMBER FOR GOULBURN, WENDY TUCKERMAN

Five Upper Lachlan Shire schools will benefit from improvements to their school zones thanks to State Government funding.

The Goulburn electorate will receive more than $6,980,000 for vital work to improve safety in school zones as part...

Where to vote for Federal Election 2022

Monday 16 May 2022

On Saturday 21 May 2022, Australians will go to the polls to vote in the Federal Election.

The following is a list of polling booths across or adjacent to the Upper Lachlan Shire Council.

Bigga Memorial Hall
28 Binda Street, Bigga

Binda Public School
21 Queen Street, Binda

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New vehicle to carry the load for Council’s heavy machinery

Thursday 12 May 2022

Council recently purchased a new tri-axle low loader from Midland Trailers in Parkes.

The new vehicle has improved payload (load limit) and safety features compared to Council’s old low loader that was purchased in 2005 and has since been retired and sold.

The low loaders are used to transport Council's plant and equipment to...

Collector ceramics artist a recipient of Veolia Creative Arts Scholarships 2022

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Collector Ceramic artist, Kate McKay was one of three recipients of the Veolia Mulwaree Trust Creative Arts Scholarship Initiative for 2022.

Celebrating 15 years of its prestigious Creative Arts Scholarship initiative, the Veolia Mulwaree Trust named three new artists as the recipients of the $3,000 scholarships to better their artistic...

Organisations encouraged to apply for $17 million Crown Reserves Improvement Fund

Wednesday 11 May 2022

MEDIA RELEASE SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICE OF MEMBER FOR GOULBURN, WENDY TUCKERMAN

The NSW Government has opened applications for its $17 million Crown Reserves Improvement Fund to maintain and upgrade public reserves, and eligible organisations are encouraged to apply.

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said the...

Community thanks two sporting greats in naming ceremony

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Family and friends of Emily Chalker and Bruce Belford along with students from Crookwell High School and well-wishers from the community were on hand for the naming of Crookwell’s Sports Centre and Gymnasium on Tuesday 10 May, 2022.

Surrounded by loved ones, both Emily and Bruce were clearly moved by the honour of the naming and the...

Final three timber bridges to be replaced

Tuesday 10 May 2022

At the Ordinary General Meeting on 21 April 2022, Council accepted a tender from Bridge and Civil Pty Ltd for the cost of $1,971,820 to replace three timber bridges with concrete bridges to service rural areas of the shire.