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Blueprint for a resilient South East NSW

Have your say by completing this five-minute survey (link below). Those of us impacted by fires and other disasters across the region acknowledge the need to do things differently in response to climate change. We need new tools and ways of working together to undertake the actions required to prepare for and prevent the impacts …

May 9, 2022

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Draft Dog and Cat Breeding Chapter for Development Control Plan

The Department of Primary Industries released an updated Animal Welfare Code of Practice 30 August 2021 and advised that as part of the inquiry into animal welfare policy in New South Wales, a Standing Committee was formed which is currently reviewing the Draft Animal Welfare Bill 2022.  With increased interest in the establishment of dog …

April 27, 2022

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PUBLIC EXHIBITION: Draft Operational Plan 2022/2023

Notice is hereby given that Council, in accordance with Sections 8A-8C and Sections 403-406, of the Local Government Act 1993, place on public exhibition the following suite of draft integrated planning and reporting plans:- Operational Plan 2022/2023 Delivery Program 2022/2023 – 2025/2026 Resource Strategy documents including:- Long Term Financial Plan

April 26, 2022

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PUBLIC EXHIBITION: Draft Upper Lachlan Strategic Plan 2042

Notice is hereby given that Council, in accordance with Sections 8A-8C and Section 402 and Section 402A, of the Local Government Act 1993, place on public exhibition the integrated plans – accessible at Integrated Plans 2022/2023 | Upper Lachlan Shire Council (, or individually at:- Upper Lachlan Community Strategic Plan Towards

February 22, 2022

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Community Consultation – Share R Streets – Taralga Survey

In Taralga, community consultation has highlighted the need to reduce traffic speeds through town. Also highlighted were road narrowing, planter boxes, street greening, lighting and art sculptures aim to go some way toward traffic calming, as well as contribute to beautification and community wellbeing. The Taralga Arts Group advised Council on projects,

December 21, 2021

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Draft Character Statements feedback

The Upper Lachlan Shire Council consulted with the communities of Taralga, Laggan, Crookwell Gunning and Collector about their views of the local character and aspirations for the future. From that process, Council collected this information as Character Statements. Character Statements are one of the tools that will lead to amendments to the planning

November 17, 2021

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Council seeking feedback regarding Flood Warning System

Upper Lachlan Shire Council has engaged the NSW Government’s Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) to develop and implement a cost-effective fit for purpose flood warning system for the towns and villages of Collector, Crookwell, Gunning and Taralga. These systems have been designed to effectively predict and communicate flood risk to the communities, as well

November 17, 2021

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Council seeking feedback on Sport and Recreation priorities

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is looking strategically at our sport and recreation infrastructure needs across all shire towns and villages into the future. To help us, please tell us what your club or group’s infrastructure priority needs are… those needs you have right now and those you anticipate looking ahead. The results will help inform

October 29, 2021

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Land use tables – what are they and why change them?

Upper Lachlan is a special place with limitless opportunity. It has magnificent landscapes, stunning visual beauty and unique character across its 12 villages. However, highly restrictive planning prohibitions constrain the sustainability of the LGA. To address this, Council has proposed to amend its Land Use Table as a solution to this issue. Council has

October 26, 2021

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Plans to develop Creative Precinct in Gunning

In partnership with the Gunning Focus Group, Picture House Gallery and the wider creative Gunning Community, Council will be seeking funds from the NSW Government’s Creative Capital grant to develop a ‘Creative Precinct’ in Gunning. The aim of the precinct is to improve our local cultural venues, increase access and participation by the

October 15, 2021

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