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Dungog Shire Council


Influences on farmer suicide in QLD & NSW

The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) is currently conducting a research project titled 'Influences on farmer


Preparing for the Summer Disaster Season

Disasters have a significant impact on the people of NSW, changing the lives of many families and causing millions



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Featured Programs

Natural Disaster Event

Members of the public are advised that the Dungog Disaster Recovery Centre at the Doug Walters Pavilion, Dungog can provide access to the following departments:

  • Personal Hardship and Distress Assistance
  • Small Business Assistance
  • Family and Community Services
  • Australian Red Cross
  • Salvation Army
  • Counselling Services
  • Centrelink
  • Emergency Relief
  • General crisis assistance
  • Counselling
  • Legal Aid
  • Department of Primary Industries
  • Small Business Commissioner
  • NSW Fair Trading

The Centre will be open Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. The phone number for the Centre is 4992 3752.

Updated 5 May 2015.


Local Government Reform

The following time series provides a background to the current program called “Fit for the Future”:

The journey commenced following the 2011 NSW State Election with the invitation issued by the then Minister for Local Government the Hon. Don Page MP to the Mayors and General Managers of all 152 Councils from NSW to attend a workshop in Dubbo on 17-18 August 2011 titled Destination 2036.