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Applications for Council’s Community Resilience Grants now open

Community groups, businesses and individuals are invited to apply for funding of up to $10,000 to deliver community led activities and initiatives that build resilience in our communities. Council’s Community Resilience Grants program is funded through the joint NSW and Australian Government NSW Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF). The funded projects will address […]

Would you like to work at the December local government elections?

People who would like to work at the December local government elections can now submit an application through the NSW Electoral Commission ‘expression of interest’ website by following the following link LGE21 expression of interest website Applicants can work on the day (Saturday, 4 December)  in a polling place, or for longer periods in a […]

Covid-19 – Community Information

UPDATED 7 October 2021 The NSW Government has announced changes to to its roadmap to reopening NSW. The roadmap will start Monday 11 October now that the State has reached 70% vaccination rate. In summary, at 70% double vaccination, reopening starts for people who are fully vaccinated. At 80% double vaccination, there will be further […]

Applications open for Community Assistance Grants

Applications for grants under Kyogle Council’s Community Assistance Fund have now opened. The fund provides one-off grants of up to $1,000 for organisations and $500 for individuals. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects with matched funding. Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday 31 August, 2021. You can apply directly by following this […]

Covid 19 close contact locations

The following information has been provided by the Northern NSW Local Health District on Tuesday 10 August 2021. Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Northern NSW, both close contacts of the man in his 50s reported yesterday. All three cases are currently being cared for at Lismore Base Hospital, and all are […]

Roadworks in Kyogle CBD postponed

Maintenance on the Summerland Way in the Kyogle central business district which was to take place on Sunday, 1 August and Monday, 2 August has been postponed due to a breakdown at the asphalt plant. Council was carrying out the work on behalf of Transport for NSW. Council will let everyone know the date of […]

Council extends public consultation period on proposed changes to LEP

Kyogle Council has extended the public consultation period on proposed changes to the Kyogle Local Environmental Plan (LEP). Kyogle Council Mayor Cr Danielle Mulholland announced today (Friday 2 July) that the closing date for people to lodge submissions on the proposed changes had been extended by two weeks to 4pm Friday, 16 July. Cr Mulholland […]

Feral deer workshops to be held at The Risk, Fernside

Kyogle Council has joined forces with Tweed and Lismore councils and the Tweed and Border Ranges-Richmond Valley Landcare groups to launch ‘The Northern Rivers is on Feral Deer Alert’ program. This community awareness campaign aims to prevent feral deer numbers growing out of control in the region, before it’s too late. The campaign asks the […]

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans and even more beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Due to the Covid restrictions, adaptions are being […]

A new Richmond River Coastal Management Program is underway

The Richmond River estuary and catchment is highly valued by the community and previously supported a productive network of natural ecosystems, rich biodiversity, and a range of human land uses and activities. Over time these interactions have had a negative impact on the health of our creeks, our rivers, and the estuary. To address the impacts […]

Face masks required when you come into Council

In line with the State Government’s updated Covid-19 restrictions, everyone entering Council’s administration centre is required to wear a face mask. However, the good news is that people can do most of their business with Council either over the phone or on-line. So unless you absolutely have to come into the office, why not pick […]

Is your school keen to reduce lunchbox waste?

North East Waste in collaboration with Council and the NSW Government’s Love Food Hate Waste Program, is seeking expressions of interest from primary schools to join the Love Your Lunch Program in Term 4, 2021. The program is based at your school for students aged K-6 operates under a NSW Government Covid-19 Safety Plan and […]

Local cafes being asked to give worth to their waste

Australia’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank, has partnered with Y Waste, the discounted meals app, to develop a whole new way for businesses to make use of their end-of-day surplus food, while also helping to fight hunger in the local community. Up to 40% of food purchased by restaurants, cafes and other foodservice businesses ends […]

Coastal Management Program: Richmond River

Hydrosphere Consulting has recently started work on the Coastal Management Plan (CMP) Scoping Study for the Richmond River. The CMP will consolidate the previous estuary and coastal management planning for the Richmond River including the certified Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Richmond River Estuary prepared in 2011. Preparation of the CMP will enable the […]

Do our on-line survey about draft town centre revitalisation plan

Council has extended the closing date for community comment on the draft main street and civic precinct landscaping plan and is now seeking feedback on four different options through an on-line survey. The draft main street and civic precinct landscaping plan provides a vision for the future revitlisation of the Kyogle town centre that improves […]

Draft landscaping proposals for Kyogle town centre on public display

Council is seeking comment and feedback from the community in connection with draft landscaping proposals for the Kyogle town centre. In addition to the wider precinct concept plan, there are more detailed drawings that provide an overview of the proposed street layout, revised parking, access and traffic management arrangements including the introduction of a 40kph […]

Candidate workshops to be held in June

Free workshops for people interested in running for council at the September local government elections will be held at Kyogle in June. The workshops will be conducted by a facilitator from Local Government NSW and are aimed at giving potential candidates a better understanding of the role and responsibilities of an elected member of council. […]

Draft “one in 100 year” budget on display for public comment

Kyogle Council’s $209.7 million four-year draft budget is a once in a lifetime investment in the future, Kyogle Mayor Cr Danielle Mulholland said. The record budget, which Council adopted on Monday night (12 April 2021) for public consultation, includes a $50.8 million project to replace 84 aging timber bridges. “Kyogle has set a new benchmark […]

Workshop aims to equip women to run for local government

A workshop aimed at equipping more women to run for local government will be held in Lismore on Saturday 24 April. The six hour workshop will be run by Women for Election Australia (WFEA) with funding from the NSW Government and is open to women from throughout the region. The training workshops have been designed […]

Ceremony marks completion of Lions Road Upgrade project

The completion of the $1 million Lions Road Upgrade Project was celebrated on Tuesday 30 March with a small ceremony at the Lions Shelter. Mayor Danielle Mulholland thanked the Kyogle Lions Club for its ongoing support in maintaining and upgrading the popular route. She also thanked the State Government for its contribution to the project […]

Free Drought Relief comedy shows at Bonalbo and Mallanganee

A free dinner and show featuring multi-award-winning comedian, actor, screenwriter and storyteller Damian Callinan will be held at Bonalbo and Mallanganee in April as part of the Drought Recovery Outreach Program. The Bonalbo Community Hall will host the What A Relief dinner and show on Wednesday 14 April before it moves on to the Mallangangee […]

Free composting workshop and DIY beeswax wrap demo

Join North East Waste and Kyogle Council for a fun-filled morning as part of International Compost Awareness Week. Learn how to make your own compost at home at this special event to be held on Monday 3 May at Kyogle Community Garden (at Kyogle Family Support Services INC) starting at 10m. Participants will learn composting […]

Mobile blood bank returns to Kyogle

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, the mobile blood bank is coming back to Kyogle. It will operate from the Kyogle Public School Hall (192 – 196 Summerland Way) from 10am-2pm on Tuesday 27 April. If you would like to make a genuine difference in your community, register for an appointment at Kyogle by clicking here or […]

$7.8 million Clarence Way Missing Link Sealing Project officially opened

Council’s $7.8 million project to seal the finial 14.8km gravel section of the Clarence Way was officially opened today (Thursday 11 March). NSW Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan, State Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin, and NSW Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin joined Kyogle Council […]