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Council Happenings - 5 June 2020

Thursday 4 June 2020

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. 

Mayor's Message - 5 June 2020

Thursday 4 June 2020

Mayor’s Message

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. 

Snapshot of Council Services - Covid-19 Status

Tuesday 2 June 2020

** This information is current as at 4.30pm on Tuesday 2 June 2020 and will be updated as information changes **

Mayor's Message - 29 May 2020

Thursday 28 May 2020

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.

Council Happenings - 29 May 2020

Thursday 28 May 2020

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 Appoints New General Manager

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Dungog Shire Council has appointed former Cessnock Council Director, Mr Gareth Curtis, as its new General Manager.

Council Happenings - 22 May 2020

Thursday 21 May 2020

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:

Mayor's Message - 22 May 2020

Thursday 21 May 2020

At this week’s council meeting, our council unanimously resolved to provide additional support to the ratepayers of the Dungog Shire in the wake of COVID-19. 

Council will be implementing various measures to help mitigate the negative economic impacts and assist our community in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Mayor's Message - 15 May 2020

Thursday 14 May 2020

Mayor’s Message

The first of the gradual changes to be witnessed in the Dungog Shire following the Coronavirus shutdown will be seen from today, with the easing of restrictions around the nation.

Council Happenings - 15 May 2020

Thursday 14 May 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions Update

From today, the NSW Government is easing a number of COVID-19 restrictions to allow an increased range of activities. For our Dungog Shire community, this means the following facilities will be reopened throughout the day:

·       Playground equipment

·       Skate parks