Entries by janelle

2019 Kyogle and District Business Awards

The Kyogle and District Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Awards will be held in in June, with nominations now open in the 11 award categories. Categories include: Malcolm Wallis Tourism & Visitor Experience – recognises businesses delivering services and experiences to tourism and visitor audiences locally and further afield. Agriculture & Primary Industries – acknowledges […]

Vacancies on Tabulam Public Hall Land Manager Board

The Minister for Water, Property and Housing is seeking nominations for board appointments to the Tabulam Public Hall Reserve Land Manager. Countless facilities like showgrounds, local halls and parks are run by Statutory Land Manager Boards, made up of people just like you. People who understand the need and have a desire to manage public […]

Vacancies on Wiangaree Public Hall Land Manager Board

The Minister for Water, Property and Housing is seeking nominations for board appointments to the Wiangaree Public Hall Land Manager. Countless facilities like showgrounds, local halls and parks are run by Statutory Land Manager Boards, made up of people just like you. People who understand the need and have a desire to manage public land […]

Two new bridges opened and two more bridges on the way

Two new bridges officially opened and news that funding has been received for two more bridges – it’s been a busy day for Kyogle Council! Kyogle Council Mayor Cr Danielle Mulholland together with Federal Member for Page Kevin officially opened Campbell Bridge and Hyde Bridge on Lynches Creek Road this morning. The two new concrete […]

$53 million investment in the future of Kyogle LGA

Kyogle Council Mayor Danielle Mulholland described Council’s $53 million 2019/2020 budget as an investment in the future of Kyogle. “We have exceeded expectations in securing grant funding and continue to deliver on our most ambitious capital works program ever,” Cr Mulholland said. “The next four years will see further investment in our villages, roads, bridges, […]

Works at Bonalbo Reservoir

Please be advised of upcoming Council works to be carried out at the Bonalbo water reservoir. Council will be carrying out work to repair leaks at Bonalbo water reservoir from Monday, 1 April,  2019 to Friday, 5 April,  2019. Works will include installation of a temporary set of tanks for emergency use as the water […]

Headspace counselling services now available in Kyogle

Young people from Kyogle and district can now access Heaspace counselling services in Kyogle. Headspace Lismore will provide counselling services in Kyogle on Tuesdays for young people aged between 12 and 25 years of age going through a tough time. If you are: Feeling down or worried about things Being bullied at school Having problems […]

Fourth Bushfire Recovery Newsletter released

To read the fourth Bushfire Recovery Newsletter produced by Office of Emergency Management, please click here. The newsletter contains information and advice for people impacted by fires which affected the areas around Tabulam, Jubullum and Drake.  

Tabulam, Jubullum and Drake bushfires – Community Recovery Newsletter No 3

To read the third Bushfire Recovery Newsletter produced by Office of Emergency Management, please click here. The newsletter provides wide ranging information and advice for people impacted by the fires and includes details about new disaster relief  assistance announced on 25 February by the Federal Government, the phone number for agencies providing mental health care, […]

Domestic water assistance available for bushfire affected householders

If your potable water has been used by a fire fighting agency to fight the recent bushfires, you may be eligible to have it replaced. This assistance is for residential properties in rural areas. Disaster Welfare is working with NSW RFS to identify impacted properties. Applications for assistance must be lodged by 30 April 2019. […]

Tabulam, Jubullum, Drake bushfires – Community Recovery Newsletter No 2

To read the second Bushfire Recovery Newsletter produced by Office of Emergency Management, please click here. The newsletter provides wide ranging information and advice for people impacted by the fires and includes the phone number for agencies providing mental health care, disaster relief grants, animal welfare, housing assistance, small business assistance, legal assistance and advice […]

Using rainwater after a bushfire and the use of fire retardants

Using rainwater after a bushfire The following information is provided to residents where rainwater tanks may have been contaminated either indirectly by ash, smoke, debris or directly by fire and fire fighting activities. How can I tell if my rainwater tank has been contaminated? Assume that your rainwater is contaminated if it: tastes or smells […]

Tabulam bushfire — help and advice

A series of fact sheets have been developed to help people affected by the Tabulam bushfires. They have been developed by Red Cross and the NSW Disaster Recovery Team and cover a range of topics from how to look after yourself after the crisis has passed to information on housing assistance, animal welfare, legal assistance, […]

Tabulam bushfire recovery information

A fact sheet on help available for people affected by the Tabulam bushfires has been developed by the NSW Disaster Recovery Team. It contains information on housing assistance, animal welfare, legal assistance, disaster relief grants for individuals and disaster relief for farmers. To view the fact sheet, click here.

Fire Recovery Centre set up at Tabulam Hall

The Recovery Centre at Tabulam Hall for people affected by the Tabulam fires will be open today until 8pm. It will also be open tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday from 9am-4pm. People affected by fires can collect food hampers and clothing from the Recovery Centre as well as receive personal support. People wanting to help also […]

Returning home after a bushfire

If you were evacuated, or were unable to return home as a result of the Tabulam bushfire, there are a number of practical and emotional things to consider when you are ready or allowed to return home. This information sheet prepared by the Australian Red Cross provides some tips on what you may encounter and […]

Disaster assistance available for people affected by Tabulam bushfire

Disaster assistance has been made available for Tabulam and district communities affected by the bushfires. Assistance has been provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). A range of assistance is now available to help people who have been affected by the bushfires as well as funding for operational response activities. Assistance […]

Blue-green algae Red Alert issued for Toonumbar Dam

Bells Bay Camp Ground at Toonumbar Dam has been temporarily closed due to a blue green algae bloom and ongoing dry conditions. Water NSW has issued a Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae after monitoring revealed high levels of the potentially toxic algae in the dam water. A spokesperson for the Kyogle Fishing […]

$4.2 million in State Government funds for Clarence Way upgrade

There were smiles all round following the announcement this morning that the State Government will provide $4.2 million so Council can seal the final 15km gravel section of the Clarence Way. The funding, through the Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program, was announced by retiring Member for Lismore Thomas George and Nationals’  Candidate for the seat […]

Greening Kyogle’s Main Street project officially opened

Kyogle Council Mayor Cr Danielle Mulholland and Member for Lismore watered one of the new garden beds in Kyogle’s main street to officially open the Greening Kyogle Main Street project this morning. The $180,000 project involved planting native trees and plants in garden beds along Summerland Way and large street trees in the centre parking […]

Council approves 25 community grants

Kyogle Council has approved financial assistance grants totalling more than $30,000 to a host of community, service and sporting organisations as well as four individuals. The 25 one-off grants were awarded under Council’s Community Assistance Policy and ranged from $400 to $5,000. The grants are targeted at organisations and individuals working in the areas of […]

Neve wins Trainee of the Year Award

Kyogle’s Neve Petherbridge has been named NovaSkill’s School Based Trainee of the Year at the organisation’s annual award presentation night. Neve has been working at Kyogle Council one day a week as a school-based trainee for the past two years while undertaking Years 11 and 12 at Kyogle High School. She has also successfully completed […]

21 local projects receive grants through Stronger Country Communities Fund

Kyogle Council will receive more than $1.3 million in State Government funding to breathe new life into community facilities throughout the local government area. The Round 2 Stronger Country Communities Fund grants were announced by Member for Lismore Thomas George. Twenty one projects which include upgrades to community halls, sports grounds, sporting facilities and public […]