April 15th, 2020
Draft Long Term Financial Plan to Futureproof Kyogle LGA
Kyogle Council’s $412 million Long Term Financial Plan is positive news in tough times for the people of Kyogle, says Mayor Danielle Mulholland.
“People across our Local Government Area have had a tough 12 months with fires, drought, flood and now Covid-19,
March 23rd, 2020
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During these hard times, closures, isolation it’s a long road ahead for all of us. Heartland Magazine will continue to bring stories about people and communities.
Now can be a time of reflection. We love to write about people, their loves, their hopes and their dreams and publish them in our
February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2
NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued:
Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm.
What is happening
MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST
Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.
January 21st, 2020
Saffin hosts NSW Shadow Minister for Local Government in Lismore, Kyogle
LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin today (Tuesday, January 21) hosts NSW Shadow Minister for Local Government Greg Warren MP for roundtable discussions with Lismore City and Kyogle councils.
Ms Saffin said Mr Warren, who is also NSW Shadow Minister for V
December 12th, 2019
Kyogle Council first council in NSW to partner with Better Building Finance program
Kyogle Council has become the first council outside Victoria to partner with the Sustainable Australia Fund’s Better Building Finance (BBF) program, to offer affordable environmental finance to local businesses in its local governmen
December 10th, 2019
Kyogle Council calls for the Toonumbar Dam wall to be raised
Kyogle Council is calling on the NSW Government and WaterNSW to urgently commit to raising the wall of Toonumbar Dam by six metres to improve drought security and encourage further investment in agricultural production.
Councillors at Monday (December 9) ni
October 1st, 2019
Kyogle Council offers employment opportunities to area’s youth
Kyogle Council is taking direct action when it comes to getting young people into jobs.
The Council has teamed up with Local Government Group Training (LGGT) to offer six apprenticeships and two traineeships in the areas of bridge and road construction
September 25th, 2019
Kyogle Council project wins NSW emergency management award
An innovative project led, by Kyogle Council, to ensure local communities are more prepared and better able to recover from disasters has won the NSW Get Ready Community Award.
The project - Kyogle Community-Managed Action Plan for an Emergency Evacuation C
April 9th, 2019
$53 million investment in the future of Kyogle
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,” C
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 14th, 2019
Healthy Town Challenge launch at Kyogle Bazaar
Kyogle residents are gearing up for a healthy year, with the town being selected as one of five rural NSW towns to compete in the 2019 Healthy Town Challenge.
The Healthy Town Challenge is a joint initiative of the NSW Office of Preventive Health and NSW Heart Founda
January 14th, 2019
Fourth-year Arts Law student at the University of NSW and social justice advocate Khushaal Vyas will be the Woodenbong and district Australia Day Ambassador for 2019.
Khushaal is president of the UNSW Law Society, the largest university law student representative group in the nation, and has been very productively
January 10th, 2019
While bridges and roads remain Kyogle Council's top priority for 2019, the council will also focus on projects that showcase the economic capacity, lifestyle and cultural diversity of the local government area.
Topping Council's list of other priorities for 2019 is continuing to lobby for funding for the Tabulam Ag
January 10th, 2019
Giant Pumpkin Competition to be decided Saturday
The 2019 Northern Rivers champion pumpkin grower will be revealed at Kyogle on Saturday morning (12 January 2019).
After months of patiently watering and tending what where once tiny seedlings, competitors in the Summerland Giant Pumpkin Competition will bring the
November 15th, 2018
Kyogle 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
November 9th, 2018
Second hay run heads to Collarenebri
ONE hundred and twenty bales of hay will be heading west tomorrow, making their way to drought-stricken farmers in and around Collarenebri.
This is the second drought convoy undertaken by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with local businesses. In August Richmond Valley, Ky
October 30th, 2018
Kevin Hogan opens Christensens Bridge
Motorists, school children and farmers using Afterlee Road will now have a safer and easier trip after the old wooden Christensens Bridge was replaced with a new steel truss bridge, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Kyogle Council asked me for help in funding the rep
September 28th, 2018
DELIVERING POWER BILL RELIEF FOR NORTH COAST HOUSEHOLDS
The NSW Government has announced $15 million in clean energy funding for a new solar program aimed at saving low-income households hundreds of dollars each year on their power bills.
North Coast Nationals MPs Chris Gulaptis, Thomas George, Ben Franklin and Geo
September 28th, 2018
LISMORE NEWS Celebrate Small Business Month and grow your business
Lismore City Council and Kyogle Council have partnered to deliver a program of activities for Small Business Month with expert business consultants Lilly Choi-Lee and Trevor Lee of TravConsult.
The consultants will work with businesses during Octo
September 11th, 2018
FREE ROAD SAFETY WORKSHOPS FOR KYOGLE AND GOONELLEBAH
Member for Lismore Thomas George invites road users to attend free road safety workshops in Kyogle and Goonellabah during September.
Mr George said the morning workshop each day is aimed at helping older road users learn about changes to licensing rules.&n
September 6th, 2018
A HEALTHY FUTURE FOR KYOGLE
A health revolution is taking over Kyogle with the official unveiling of three new outdoor gym sites and upgraded facilities, part of the $180,000 Kyogle All Active Expansion Project.
The initiative joint funded by the NSW Government, Kyogle Council and Kyogle Combined Service Clubs has
September 4th, 2018
Kyogle Council opens two new bridges - slashes aging timber bridge inventory
Kyogle Council has halved its ageing timber bridge inventory in less than 15 years and is on track to replace all its timber bridges by 2044.
In 2004, Council had 304 timber bridges, most of which were built in the 1940s and were reaching
August 22nd, 2018
Greening Kyogle's Main Street
Kyogle Council Mayor Danielle Mulholland has helped plant the first of the street trees that are to go in Kyogle's main street as part of the Greening the Main Street Program.
Large trees are being planted at 13 locations on the Summerland Way from the Wyangarie Street intersection to
May 31st, 2018
PRESCHOOLS IN KYOGLE TO BENEFIT FROM NEW FUNDING
Member for Lismore Thomas George has welcomed news that three preschools in Kyogle and surrounds will benefit from up to $15,000 each in funding, to go towards enhancing the quality of their services.
Mr George said he was happy to announce the following preschools h