Narrabri Shire Council

Welcome to the Narrabri Shire Council Media Centre

All media releases from Council's website are archived in this area.

General Media enquiries can be directed to Council's Communications Coordinator on (02) 6799 6836 or email council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au.

Your Council

Every week Council produces a half page advertorial in the local newspaper - The Courier. You can download copies of this community update below.

 January 5 2017

 January 12 2017

 January 19 2017

 January 25 2017

 February 2 2017

 February 9 2017

 February 16 2017

 February 23 2017

 March 2 2017

 March 9 2017

 March 16 2017

 March 23 2017

 March 30 2017

 April 6 2017

 April 13 2017

 April 20 2017

 April 27 2017

 May 4 2017

 May 11 2017

 May 18 2017

 May 25 2017

 June 1 2017

 June 8 2017

 June 15 2017

 June 22 2017

 June 29 2017

 July 4 2017

 July 11 2017

 July 18 2017

 July 25 2017

 August 1 2017

 August 8 2017

 August 15 2017

 August 22 2017

 August 29 2017

 September 5 2017

 September 12 2017

 September 19 2017

 September 26 2017

 October 3 2017 

Council in Focus

Council in Focus is a quarterly newsletter that is distributed through the Council's Rates Notices. 

2016/2017

 1 Instalment Council in Focus

 2 Instalment Council in Focus

 3 Instalment Council in Focus

 4 Instalment Council in Focus
 

 2017/2018

 1 Instalment Council in Focus

 

 

News for 2017

View Archive by Year: 2015 2016 2017
Media Release - Local Government Network Aboriginal Conference coming to Narrabri! (26-Sep-17)

 Narrabri has recently been announced as the next location to host the Local Government Network Aboriginal Conference in 2018.

This conference will attract around 200 delegates to Narrabri Shire in September 2018 where the local region and Indigenous culture will be showcased.

“This will be a great honour to host such an important conference in 2018, especially in its 30th year,” said Venue Manager, Trent Bruinsma. “We have already started working with the local indigenous community to set up a Local Program Committee who will help to develop an authentic and interesting program for conference delegates.”

“As well as gathering local support, staff have been working to secure nationally recognised key note speakers to inspire and create a conversation amongst delegates.”

The NSW Local Government Network Aboriginal Conference provides information exchange and acts as a forum for discussion on Local Government issues relating to Aboriginal communities, business and the wider community whilst celebrating Aboriginal culture, heritage, art and music.

“Having recently returned from the conference in Albury, it can be seen that this is an important opportunity to share ideas and motivate change within the Local Government community,” explained Mayor Cathy Redding.

“At the conference we were handed the message stick by the Albury hosts. This message stick is to give the host Council connection with the conference and is added to the journey and story of the Local Government Aboriginal Network. This message stick will be displayed in the Council Chambers until the conference next year, to show Council’s commitment to the local Aboriginal community.”

“Hosting this conference is a great way for us to showcase our local community, with visits to local tourist attractions high on the agenda for the program.”

“Many of the delegates in Albury expressed their excitement about visiting Narrabri Shire to see our attractions and also visit friends and relatives from the local area.”

Council sees the hosting of this important conference as a way to further strengthen our ties with the local indigenous community.

“In 2015, Council adopted a Reconciliation Action Plan to create meaningful relationships, enhance respect and promote sustainable opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This conference will further increase opportunities and the visibility of the local indigenous population and provides not only delegates, but the entire community an opportunity to gain a better understanding of our local indigenous culture,” said Mayor Redding.

Back...