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State Government steps in for major MAAC upgrade

Wednesday 6 July 2022

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

The Crookwell Multi-purpose Aquatic Activity Centre will receive a major expansion following the awarding of grants in the NSW Government’s Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund.

$1,188,366 was awarded to Stage 2 of the Crookwell Multi-...

Council biosecurity staff answer questions at Gunning Library

Tuesday 5 July 2022

Upper Lachlan Shire Council biosecurity staff were recently on hand in the Gunning Library to answer questions and identify weeds for members of the community.

This is the first of a number of question and answer drop-in sessions aimed at education and assistance rather than enforcement.

Director of Environment and planning Alex...

Road closures: 4 July 2022

Monday 4 July 2022

The following roads remain closed as at 9.30am Monday 4 July 2022.

Please do not drive through a flooded road/causeway whether there is a road closed sign or not. Damage can be caused to the road surface under the water that is not visible until the water recedes.

Road closures: 3 July 2022

Sunday 3 July 2022
The following roads are closed as at 1.30pm Sunday 3 July 2022. 
 
Please remember to never drive through a flooded road/causeway whether there is a road closed sign or not. Damage can be caused to the road surface under the water that is not visible until the water recedes.
 
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Tourism campaign videos to showcase the Upper Lachlan Shire

Wednesday 29 June 2022

New videos that form part of a local Tourism campaign are now available on the Visit Upper Lachlan website thanks to Destination Southern NSW and funding from the Bushfire Local Recovery Economy Fund.

Council’s Manager of Tourism and Economic Development Christiane Cocum said that the campaign and videos were created for three Council’s...

Weed alert - African Lovegrass

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Upper Lachlan Shire Council Biosecurity Officers are bringing to the community’s attention the highly invasive local priority plant, African Lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula).

African Lovegrass is a priority weed within the Upper Lachlan Shire and can take over pastures and disturbed areas. It degrades pastures as it is not very nutritious...

Shire youths to enjoy a host of activities this school holidays

Tuesday 28 June 2022

This school holidays students and youth in the Upper Lachlan will have a feast of activities at their disposal.

From 4 July until 17 July, the Upper Lachlan Shire Council Winter Youth Program will host events in Bigga, Collector, Crookwell, Dalton, Gunning and Taralga for youths aged between 12 and 24.

General Manager Colleen...

More than $149 Million to reduce costs for regional patients

Friday 24 June 2022

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

Communities across the Goulburn electorate will benefit from an expansion of the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS), with the NSW Government investing an additional $149.5 million as part of the 2022-23 NSW...

Two infrastructure projects starting in Crookwell 23 June 2022

Thursday 23 June 2022

Two infrastructure projects got underway in Crookwell this morning, Thursday 23 June 2022.

Rehabilitation work is being undertaken at Robertson Lane (behind the service station) which will include a new seal. The Work is being led by Divalls Earthmoving and Bulk Haulage. Traffic Management will be in place.

Briefs from Extraordinary Council Meeting - 21 June 2022

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Apologies

There were no apologies. Clr Jo Marshall participated via video conference.

Committee of the whole

Council moved into Committee of the Whole to discuss the motion regarding the Crookwell to Goulburn Rail Trail.

Amended Motion