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Work Has Progressed For The Hanwood Stormwater Pump And Levee Installation

Work Has Progressed For The Hanwood Stormwater Pump And Levee Installation

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 Read more
Drought Resilience Planning For Western Riverina

Drought Resilience Planning For Western Riverina

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 Read more
A Friendly Reminder To Burn Stubble Responsibly

A Friendly Reminder To Burn Stubble Responsibly

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 Read more
Jessica Loughlin: Of Light. Incredible Glass Artworks Visiting Gallery

Jessica Loughlin: Of Light. Incredible Glass Artworks Visiting Gallery

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 Read more

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    April 2024

  • Step Back In Time: The Robertson Brothers Return With A 1960s Variety Tv Spectacular!
    Step Back In Time: The Robertson Brothers Return With A 1960s Variety Tv Spectacular!
    Wed, 17 Apr 2024

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  • Minister For Agriculture Announces Funding For Sheep And Goat Electronic Identification (eid)
    Minister For Agriculture Announces Funding For Sheep And Goat Electronic Identification (eid)
    Tue, 16 Apr 2024

    Minister for Agriculture, Regional NSW and Western NSW, Tara Moriarty stopped by the Griffith Livestock Marketing Centre (Griffith Saleyards) to announce an additional $1.4 million of funding from the NSW Government to support eligible saleyards to prepare for the mandatory roll out of Sheep and Goat electronic identification (eID).

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  • Yoogali Shared Pathway Project Moves Ahead
    Yoogali Shared Pathway Project Moves Ahead
    Tue, 16 Apr 2024

    Residents travelling along Mackay Avenue would have noticed significant progress on the eagerly anticipated shared pathway project, which will seamlessly connect Blumer Avenue to Yoogali.

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  • Council Welcomes Approval Of Designated Area Migration Agreement For Griffith
    Council Welcomes Approval Of Designated Area Migration Agreement For Griffith
    Thu, 11 Apr 2024

    Griffith City Council has welcomed news that the Department of Home Affairs has approved a variation to the Orana Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) to now include Griffith.

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  • Community Garden Upgrade To Don Best Park
    Community Garden Upgrade To Don Best Park
    Thu, 11 Apr 2024

    Griffith City Council announces the commencement of the Don Best Park upgrade, a transformative project in collaboration with Griffith Soroptimists.

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  • Thinking Of Running For Council?
    Thinking Of Running For Council?
    Mon, 08 Apr 2024

    As the NSW Local Government Elections approach in September 2024, aspiring leaders are encouraged to step forward and embrace the opportunity to serve our community by running for Council.

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  • Artspace Announces Its Next Vivid Exhibition, Visual Feasts By Josephine Gibbs
    Artspace Announces Its Next Vivid Exhibition, Visual Feasts By Josephine Gibbs
    Fri, 05 Apr 2024

    ArtSpace at Griffith Regional Theatre is preparing to present its next exhibition – ‘Visual Feasts’ by local artist and visual arts teacher Josephine Gibbs. Visual Feasts will be Ms Gibbs’ first solo exhibition in the Riverina, which she now calls home.

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  • Lake Wyangan Moves Back To Amber Alert
    Lake Wyangan Moves Back To Amber Alert
    Fri, 05 Apr 2024

    Griffith City Council wishes to advise that Lake Wyangan (North) is now on Amber Alert.

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  • New Lighting For Car Parks And Footpaths As Part Of Her Way
    New Lighting For Car Parks And Footpaths As Part Of Her Way
    Thu, 04 Apr 2024

    New lighting will be installed at car parks in the CBD and along footpaths in Griffith to help enhance feelings of safety and inclusivity as part of Council’s ongoing Her Way 2680 project.

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  • Sounds Of Autumn A Night Of Fun For The Whole Family
    Sounds Of Autumn A Night Of Fun For The Whole Family
    Thu, 04 Apr 2024

    Residents from across Griffith and the surrounding area are invited to come together on Friday, 19 April at the Burley Griffin Community Gardens to kick off the new season with ‘Sounds of Autumn’, presented by Griffith’s Youth Advisory Group.

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  • Yambil Street Stage 4 Construction Works Set To Commence
    Yambil Street Stage 4 Construction Works Set To Commence
    Wed, 03 Apr 2024

    Construction works for Yambil Street Stage 4 will commence in mid-April 2024.

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    March 2024

  • Talent And Imagination Collide With Flying Fruit Fly Circus Extravaganza
    Talent And Imagination Collide With Flying Fruit Fly Circus Extravaganza
    Thu, 28 Mar 2024

    The Flying Fruit Fly Circus are thrilled to perform their latest awe-inspiring extravaganza Tempo at Griffith Regional Theatre on Tuesday 9 April 2024.

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  • Enjoy The Iconic Sounds Of The Beach Boys At Griffith Regional Theatre!
    Enjoy The Iconic Sounds Of The Beach Boys At Griffith Regional Theatre!
    Wed, 27 Mar 2024

    Griffith brace yourselves for a wave of nostalgia as The Beach Boys Experience rolls into town, ready to deliver an unforgettable celebration of the iconic sounds that defined an era.

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  • A Morning Of Nostalgic Music Of Wartime Classics At The Theatre
    A Morning Of Nostalgic Music Of Wartime Classics At The Theatre
    Wed, 27 Mar 2024

    Spirit of Anzac is a show of remembrance and heartfelt tributes that will be performed at the Griffith Regional Theatre on Thursday 11 April 2024, as part of their Morning Melodies series.

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  • Griffith City Council Community Grants Program Round 2 Now Open
    Griffith City Council Community Grants Program Round 2 Now Open
    Thu, 21 Mar 2024

    Does your community organisation need funding to help with one-off projects, events and activities?

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  • Public Artwork And Murals To Kick Off For Her Way 2680 Project
    Public Artwork And Murals To Kick Off For Her Way 2680 Project
    Thu, 21 Mar 2024

    The streets of Griffith are set to be transformed as the eagerly awaited Her Way 2680 Project announces the commencement of new public murals this April. Partnering with the celebrated Banna Lane Festival, this initiative promises to infuse the city with creativity and community spirit.

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  • Mosquito-borne Virus Ross River Has Been Detected For The First Time This Season In Griffith
    Mosquito-borne Virus Ross River Has Been Detected For The First Time This Season In Griffith
    Thu, 21 Mar 2024

    Griffith City Council is advising residents and visitors in the area to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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  • Regional Art Gallery Seeks Involvement In Upcoming Community Exhibition: “the Fruits Of Labour”
    Regional Art Gallery Seeks Involvement In Upcoming Community Exhibition: “the Fruits Of Labour”
    Wed, 20 Mar 2024

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery is pleased to announce the theme of its 2024 community art exhibition: "The Fruits of Labour: Celebrating 100 Years of Irrigation Research and the CSIRO".

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  • Griffith Easter Party 2024 Just Around The Corner
    Griffith Easter Party 2024 Just Around The Corner
    Thu, 14 Mar 2024

    Griffith Easter Party is just around the corner, with many of your favourite events scheduled to return this year, ensuring a great weekend for the whole family.

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  • Karting Nsw And Council To Host Kart Masters
    Karting Nsw And Council To Host Kart Masters
    Wed, 13 Mar 2024

    Karting NSW (KNSW) is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Griffith City Council to bring the highly anticipated KNSW Kart Masters to Griffith.

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  • Griffith City Library Temporary Closure To Install New Shelving
    Griffith City Library Temporary Closure To Install New Shelving
    Wed, 13 Mar 2024

    Griffith City Library will be closed for refurbishment from Monday 18 March to Friday 22 March 2024 and will reopen on Saturday 23 March at 9am.

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  • Clubgrants Funding Available
    Clubgrants Funding Available
    Fri, 08 Mar 2024

    Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding in the next round of the ClubGRANTS program.

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  • Residents Invited To Show Us Your Action Day
    Residents Invited To Show Us Your Action Day
    Tue, 05 Mar 2024

    Griffith Pioneer Park Museum will hold a photography competition for visitors at their annual Action Day event on Friday 29 March 2024.

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    February 2024

  • Bjorn Again Brings Abba Fever To Griffith Regional Theatre!
    Bjorn Again Brings Abba Fever To Griffith Regional Theatre!
    Thu, 29 Feb 2024

    Get ready to dance the night away as Bjorn Again, the world's premier ABBA tribute band, graces the stage of the Griffith Regional Theatre on Saturday 23 March 2024.

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  • Internationally Renowned “lost In Palm Springs” Exhibition To Transform Griffith Regional Art Gallery Into A Creative Oasis!
    Internationally Renowned “lost In Palm Springs” Exhibition To Transform Griffith Regional Art Gallery Into A Creative Oasis!
    Thu, 29 Feb 2024

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  • Share Your Vision For The Future Of Griffith
    Share Your Vision For The Future Of Griffith
    Wed, 28 Feb 2024

    This year Griffith City Council is asking all residents to actively participate in shaping the future of Griffith and its villages.

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  • Ipart Seeks Feedback On Council's Special Rate Variation
    Ipart Seeks Feedback On Council's Special Rate Variation
    Tue, 27 Feb 2024

    Griffith City Council’s Special Rate Variation submission is now available for review and public submissions direct to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). 

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  • Improvements Made To Griffith Regional Airport
    Improvements Made To Griffith Regional Airport
    Tue, 27 Feb 2024

    Essential maintenance and improvement initiatives carried out at Griffith Regional Airport in early February 2024, has resulted in significant enhancements to its infrastructure.

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  • Council Announces Appointment Of Acting Director Of Business, Cultural, And Financial Services
    Council Announces Appointment Of Acting Director Of Business, Cultural, And Financial Services
    Mon, 26 Feb 2024

    Following the recent resignation of Director of Business, Cultural, and Financial Services, Steve Saffioti, Griffith City Council is pleased to announce that Max Turner has been appointed as the Acting Director.

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  • Understanding Water And Sewerage Bills
    Understanding Water And Sewerage Bills
    Mon, 26 Feb 2024

    Griffith City Council has conducted water meter readings during January and February, capturing data for the 2nd trimester water and sewer accounts for 2023-2024.

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  • Installation Of Pedestrian Bridges Next Step For Her Way 2680 Project
    Installation Of Pedestrian Bridges Next Step For Her Way 2680 Project
    Fri, 23 Feb 2024

    In a significant step towards improving public spaces for the perceived safety of women, girls, and gender-diverse people, the Her Way 2680 project is set to install two new foot bridges, footpaths, landings and seating on Ulong Street and Kooyoo Street.

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  • Get Ready To Unleash The Fun As Dog Man The Musical Hits The Stage
    Get Ready To Unleash The Fun As Dog Man The Musical Hits The Stage
    Wed, 21 Feb 2024

    Get ready to unleash the fun as Dog Man The Musical hits the stage on Wednesday 6 March 2024 at Griffith Regional Theatre.

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  • Soft Plastics Unwrapped – The Good, The Bad And The Alternatives
    Soft Plastics Unwrapped – The Good, The Bad And The Alternatives
    Mon, 19 Feb 2024

    Griffith City Council is urging the community to consider ways to avoid or reduce consumption of soft plastics and ensure any soft plastics used are carefully and appropriately disposed of.

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  • Theatre’s Lighting Designer Wins Top Award
    Theatre’s Lighting Designer Wins Top Award
    Mon, 19 Feb 2024

    John Matkovic, Technical Coordinator at Griffith Regional Theatre has been awarded a Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Award for his Lighting Design in last year’s production of The Wedding Singer.

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  • News In Brief - Project Updates
    News In Brief - Project Updates
    Fri, 16 Feb 2024

    Yoogali Shared Pathway and Bridge, Griffith Mountain Bike Track, Hanwood Oval Amenities Block

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  • Bangarra To Perform Major New Work At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Bangarra To Perform Major New Work At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Fri, 16 Feb 2024

    The incomparable storytellers of Bangarra Dance Theatre will perform their major new work Yuldea at the Griffith Regional Theatre on Saturday 9 March 2024.

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  • Suncorp Super Netball Sell-out Event Ticket Holder Information
    Suncorp Super Netball Sell-out Event Ticket Holder Information
    Thu, 15 Feb 2024

    The response to tickets for Griffith’s first ever Suncorp Super Netball pre-season event has been incredible! With the event now sold-out Council can’t wait for March 3 to arrive.

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  • Director Business, Cultural & Financial Services Resigns
    Director Business, Cultural & Financial Services Resigns
    Tue, 13 Feb 2024

    Griffith City Council wishes to advise that Steve Saffioti, the Director of Business, Cultural, and Financial Services has resigned.

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  • Griffith Named In Wotif’s Top Ten Aussie Town Of The Year Awards
    Griffith Named In Wotif’s Top Ten Aussie Town Of The Year Awards
    Tue, 13 Feb 2024

    Griffith has been named among the TOP TEN places to visit in Australia, ranking number seven in the Wotif 2024 Aussie Town of the Year Awards.

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  • Flickerfest Screening Aussie Short Films At The Griffith Regional Theatre
    Flickerfest Screening Aussie Short Films At The Griffith Regional Theatre
    Mon, 12 Feb 2024

    Celebrating 33 years, Flickerfest is back at Griffith Regional Theatre on Friday 23 February 2024.

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  • Dump For Free Month Initiative To Include March And October In 2024
    Dump For Free Month Initiative To Include March And October In 2024
    Fri, 09 Feb 2024

    In response to the overwhelming success of the new Dump for Free Month initiative trialled last year, Griffith City Council is pleased to announce the expansion of the program to include the months of March and October in 2024.

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  • Lake Wyangan North Moves To Red Alert
    Lake Wyangan North Moves To Red Alert
    Thu, 08 Feb 2024

    Griffith City Council wishes to advise that Lake Wyangan (North) is now on Red Alert.

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  • Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre's Swimming Carnival Season In Full Swing
    Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre's Swimming Carnival Season In Full Swing
    Thu, 08 Feb 2024

    The Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre (GRALC) is making waves with swimming carnival season in full swing, as swimmers of all ages come together to compete, showcasing their skills and sportsmanship.

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  • Ramjo, Griffith City Council And Red Cross Offer Workshops To Help Local Residents Prepare For Future Natural Disasters
    Ramjo, Griffith City Council And Red Cross Offer Workshops To Help Local Residents Prepare For Future Natural Disasters
    Fri, 02 Feb 2024

    The Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation (RAMJO) and Griffith City Council have engaged the Red Cross to facilitate the workshops as part of a Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (DRRF) project administered by the NSW Reconstruction Authority and jointly funded by the Commonwealth and New South Wales governments.

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  • Griffith Regional Art Gallery To Launch New Program
    Griffith Regional Art Gallery To Launch New Program
    Thu, 01 Feb 2024

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery is preparing to launch its 2024 exhibition program on Friday 9 February where all are invited to attend.

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