Council wishes to advise that the next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held in the Council Chambers at the rear of the Administration Building, 198 Dowling Street, Dungog, commencing at 6.00 pm on Wednesday 17 June 2020.
Upper Hunter Region Website
As part of our goal to build regional resilience and connectivity, Dungog Shire Council has been involved with many exciting initiatives within the broader Hunter community.
The Dungog Shire proved a very popular destination this June long weekend, with our Visitor Information Centre recording 196 visitors and many of our accommodation providers, including Williams River Holiday Park, being fully booked for the first time in many months.
Our Stories Matter
In the wake of the COVID crisis, more than 100 regional newspapers, including our own Dungog Shire Chronicle, have been indefinitely suspended or cancelled.
The beginning of the month has been off to a flying start, with many council services re-opening and resuming regular operations following the COVID-19 closures.
This week, Dungog Shire Council announced the appointment of our new General Manager, Mr Gareth Curtis.
Mr Curtis has more than 25 years’ experience within the local government sector, most recently as a Director of Cessnock City Council, and places a strong focus on strategic planning and environmental health.
COVID-19 Update to Council Services
As government restrictions continue to ease from Monday 1 June, council is updating a number of our operations and services.
Dungog Shire Council has appointed former Cessnock Council Director, Mr Gareth Curtis, as its new General Manager.
Dungog Waste Management Facility reopening on Saturdays
From this Saturday 23 May, the Dungog Waste Management Facility will RE-OPEN to the general public from 8am - 12pm, in accordance with updated government directives relating to COVID-19.
The revised opening hours for the facility are as follows: