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Griffith Pound And Rehoming Centre Seeing Positive Results

Griffith Pound And Rehoming Centre Seeing Positive Results

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 Read more
Monday 11 October Sees Access Changes For Council Facilities

Monday 11 October Sees Access Changes For Council Facilities

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 Read more
Mayor Pays Tribute To Peter Bartter

Mayor Pays Tribute To Peter Bartter

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 Read more
Griffith Youth Given A Helping Hand

Griffith Youth Given A Helping Hand

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 Read more

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    September 2021

    September 2021

  • Councillor Christine Stead Elected Deputy Mayor
    Councillor Christine Stead Elected Deputy Mayor
    Wed, 29 Sep 2021

    Councillor Christine Stead has been elected to serve in the role of Griffith City Council Deputy Mayor until the Local Government Elections scheduled for December 4, 2021.

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  • Griffith Looks Forward To A Merry Christmas
    Griffith Looks Forward To A Merry Christmas
    Fri, 24 Sep 2021

    The Griffith Christmas Working Group is forging ahead with plans for 2021 despite the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

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  • Cactus Causing Prickly Problem
    Cactus Causing Prickly Problem
    Fri, 24 Sep 2021

    A new state-wide campaign is urging residents to be on the lookout for the prohibited sale or trade of prickly pear cacti.

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  • Share Your Covid Story
    Share Your Covid Story
    Wed, 22 Sep 2021

    Griffith City Library is embarking on a community project, aimed at documenting the COVID stories of residents across the Western Riverina.

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  • Swim School Students Welcomed Back
    Swim School Students Welcomed Back
    Fri, 17 Sep 2021

    With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions across the State, Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre is excited to be able to recommence swimming lessons with Splash Swim School. Leisure Services Manager, Mr Alan Anderson said students will be able to resume lessons from Tuesday 5 October 2021.

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  • Bush Summit Postponed To 2022
    Bush Summit Postponed To 2022
    Wed, 15 Sep 2021

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  • Griffith Mobile Library Back On The Road
    Griffith Mobile Library Back On The Road
    Wed, 15 Sep 2021

    The Griffith and Murrumbidgee Mobile Library is back on the road, following a break due to COVID-19 lockdown.

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  • Griffith City Council Facilities To Reopen
    Griffith City Council Facilities To Reopen
    Fri, 10 Sep 2021

    Griffith City Council has welcomed news that Stay at Home Orders will be lifted for the Griffith LGA from 12.01am Saturday, 11 September. Griffith Mayor, Councillor John Dal Broi said while it was good news for the community, he reminds residents that the Deputy Premier John Barilaro has stressed that if we have one active case in our community, we'll go back into a 14 day lockdown.

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  • Work Finalised On Railway Street Carpark
    Work Finalised On Railway Street Carpark
    Tue, 07 Sep 2021

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    August 2021

  • Griffith Residents Urged To Book In For Their Covid-19 Vaccine
    Griffith Residents Urged To Book In For Their Covid-19 Vaccine
    Tue, 31 Aug 2021

    Griffith City Council Mayor, John Dal Broi is urging residents to get vaccinated and play their part in the nation's COVID-19 recovery.

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  • Support For Local Businesses Impacted By Covid-19
    Support For Local Businesses Impacted By Covid-19
    Fri, 27 Aug 2021

    While a quick look down Banna Avenue shows the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on business in Griffith, Council is investigating ways to reinvigorate activity once restrictions ease.

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  • Housing Continues To Be A Top Priority For Griffith City Council
    Housing Continues To Be A Top Priority For Griffith City Council
    Thu, 26 Aug 2021

    Housing continues to be a top priority for Griffith City Council, with an ongoing focus on how the region can best address shortages.

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  • Recreational Fishing Set To Make A Return To Lake Wyangan
    Recreational Fishing Set To Make A Return To Lake Wyangan
    Wed, 25 Aug 2021

    Recreational fishing is set to make a welcome return to Lake Wyangan, thanks to an exciting restocking project.

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  • Griffith Spring Fest Cancelled For Second Year In A Row
    Griffith Spring Fest Cancelled For Second Year In A Row
    Mon, 23 Aug 2021

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  • Work To Progress On Southern Industrial Link Road
    Work To Progress On Southern Industrial Link Road
    Wed, 18 Aug 2021

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  • Community Grants Program Opening
    Community Grants Program Opening
    Tue, 17 Aug 2021

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  • New Names Approved For Swamps
    New Names Approved For Swamps
    Mon, 16 Aug 2021

    Three local swamps will be renamed following the Ordinary Meeting of Council held Tuesday 10 August 2021.

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  • Message From The Mayor - Nsw Lockdown
    Message From The Mayor - Nsw Lockdown
    Sun, 15 Aug 2021

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  • $6.9m To Link Lake Wyangan With Griffith's Water Reclamation Plant
    $6.9m To Link Lake Wyangan With Griffith's Water Reclamation Plant
    Thu, 12 Aug 2021

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley confirmed funding on Wednesday, for Griffith City Council’s Lake Wyangan Water Sustainability Project, a key development among 40 water infrastructure plans approved through the Australian Government’s National Water Grid’s Connections Funding Pathway.

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    July 2021

  • Grass Roots Is Back!
    Grass Roots Is Back!
    Thu, 29 Jul 2021

    Grass Roots under 30’s open mic is back and Griffith Regional Theatre wants all young musos to get on stage and show off their talent on Sunday 8 August.

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  • Griffith's Spring Fest Back In 2021
    Griffith's Spring Fest Back In 2021
    Fri, 23 Jul 2021

    After a yearlong hiatus due to COVID-19, Griffith’s flagship festival, Griffith Spring Fest is set to return on 10 – 24 October 2021 and will showcase everything Griffith has to offer. This year will celebrate 30 years of the Griffith Garden Festival and 25 years of the Real Juice Company Citrus Sculptures.

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  • Vandalism Risking Lives
    Vandalism Risking Lives
    Thu, 22 Jul 2021

    Griffith City Council is seeking information relating to a series of thefts which have the potential to put lives at risk. Over the last several weeks, a ‘STOP’ sign has been stolen from the intersection of Scenic Drive and Rifle Range Road, creating a dangerous situation for drivers.

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  • Merrigal Street Bridge Nearing Completion
    Merrigal Street Bridge Nearing Completion
    Sat, 17 Jul 2021

    Funding made available through the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program has provided for the construction of a pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the canal on the southern side of Merrigal Street between Noorla Street and Kywong Street.

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  • Discover A Taste Of Italy In Griffith This August
    Discover A Taste Of Italy In Griffith This August
    Thu, 15 Jul 2021

    Prepare to savour the tastes, sights and sounds of Italy over one delicious weekend; Friday 27 – Sunday 29 August 2021. From arancini to zeppole, ‘A Taste of Italy: Griffith’ has it all.

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  • Griffith Hosting The Daily Telegraph Bush Summit - Postponed Date To Be Confirmed
    Griffith Hosting The Daily Telegraph Bush Summit - Postponed Date To Be Confirmed
    Wed, 14 Jul 2021

    Griffith will shine on 27 August when Griffith City Council hosts the “2021 Daily Telegraph Bush Summit”, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian in attendance.

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  • Calling Potential Authors - Free Workshop At Griffith City Library
    Calling Potential Authors - Free Workshop At Griffith City Library
    Tue, 13 Jul 2021

    Griffith City Library is calling on budding authors to participate in an upcoming free Writing Workshop with Caroline Tuohey, on Saturday 24 July from 9.30am – 12.30pm.

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  • Imagine Griffith Art Competition Winners Announced
    Imagine Griffith Art Competition Winners Announced
    Tue, 06 Jul 2021

    Rockets, rainbows, cherry blossoms and even an underwater world featured in the winning artworks submitted to the Griffith City Council Imagine Griffith Kids Art Competition.

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  • Justine Schofield Cooks Up A Storm In Griffith With Everyday Gourmet
    Justine Schofield Cooks Up A Storm In Griffith With Everyday Gourmet
    Tue, 06 Jul 2021

    Celebrity chef Justine Schofield cooked up a storm for her television show Everyday Gourmet with Justine Schofield during a recent trip to Griffith, thanks to Visit Griffith partnering with three local industries Almond Board of Australia, Aus Prunes (APIA) and Stahmann Webster, to showcase the local area as an agricultural powerhouse.

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  • Griffin Green Affordable Housing Project Set To Get Underway
    Griffin Green Affordable Housing Project Set To Get Underway
    Thu, 01 Jul 2021

    Griffith’s $12M Affordable Housing Project, Griffin Green is set to get underway and will see 20 townhouses and approximately 42 housing lots built around Dave Taylor Park.

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