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Griffith A Finalist In Nsw Top Tourism Town Awards

Griffith A Finalist In Nsw Top Tourism Town Awards

Tue, 11 May 2021 Read more
Popular Animal Farm Returns Live On Stage

Popular Animal Farm Returns Live On Stage

Fri, 07 May 2021 Read more
Council Awarded Grant To Enhance Campbells Wetland

Council Awarded Grant To Enhance Campbells Wetland

Fri, 07 May 2021 Read more
Lighting Up The Lane This May

Lighting Up The Lane This May

Mon, 03 May 2021 Read more

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    May 2021

  • Jekyll And Hyde To Delight Griffith Audiences
    Jekyll And Hyde To Delight Griffith Audiences
    Mon, 03 May 2021

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    April 2021

  • Entries Open For Young Archies
    Entries Open For Young Archies
    Fri, 30 Apr 2021

    The Archibald Prize is on its way to Griffith and it brings a plethora of events and activities.

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  • Griffith Streets To Be Activated Through Street Scapes
    Griffith Streets To Be Activated Through Street Scapes
    Fri, 30 Apr 2021

    Street Scapes Griffith is kicking off next week, hosting a series of events and activities designed to activate the CBD, with a focus on Kooyoo Street. 

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  • Banna Lane Festival Back For 2021
    Banna Lane Festival Back For 2021
    Fri, 30 Apr 2021

    Following a cancellation due to COVID-19 last year, the Banna Lane Festival is back in what is set to be an exciting event for Griffith.

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  • Kooyoo Street Set To Be Illuminated
    Kooyoo Street Set To Be Illuminated
    Thu, 29 Apr 2021

    Kooyoo Street is set to take on a whole new look and feel throughout Street Scapes, particularly at night when a series of animations take centre stage.

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  • 2021 Archibald Prize To Visit Griffith
    2021 Archibald Prize To Visit Griffith
    Wed, 28 Apr 2021

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery will proudly host the Archibald Prize 2020 as its keynote exhibition of 2021.

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  • Calling All Creative Local Kids
    Calling All Creative Local Kids
    Thu, 15 Apr 2021

    Griffith City Council is calling on budding artists to get creative for the Imagine Griffith Art Competition. Council’s Director Economic and Organisational Development, Shireen Donaldson said Council is inviting local primary school students to visually depict their vision for Griffith’s future.

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  • Anzac Day In Griffith A Little Different In 2021
    Anzac Day In Griffith A Little Different In 2021
    Thu, 15 Apr 2021

    Anzac Day in Griffith will look a little different this year due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

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  • Three Government Deal To Get Moving On Barber Road
    Three Government Deal To Get Moving On Barber Road
    Tue, 13 Apr 2021

    Griffith City Council has welcomed news that the Federal and NSW governments have fast tracked an agreement to get $6 million in roadworks underway on Barber Road at Benerembah.

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  • Council Cafe At Alma Bamblett Centre Pioneer In April
    Council Cafe At Alma Bamblett Centre Pioneer In April
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021

    Griffith City Council Cafe is on the move. This month you can catch up with Council on Monday, 19 April 2021 at the Alma Bamblett Centre from 8am to 12.30pm.

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  • Clb3x3 Basketball Heads To Griffith In May
    Clb3x3 Basketball Heads To Griffith In May
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021

    An event aimed at all ages & all abilities, the sport of 3X3 basketball is a great way for people from all over the area to get involved and have some fun.

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  • Golden Opportunity As Council Hosts Bush Summit
    Golden Opportunity As Council Hosts Bush Summit
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021

    Griffith will get the chance to shine in August when Griffith City Council hosts the “2021 Daily Telegraph Bush Summit”.

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  • Griffith City Library Celebrates Seniors
    Griffith City Library Celebrates Seniors
    Thu, 01 Apr 2021

    Griffith City Library will celebrate local seniors by offering two free programs.

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  • Sharon De Valentin Harnesses The Elements
    Sharon De Valentin Harnesses The Elements
    Thu, 01 Apr 2021

    Local artist, Sharon De Valentin is showing her latest exhibition Fire and Wax at ArtSpace at Griffith Regional Theatre during April and May.

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    March 2021

  • Griffith Through Your Lens
    Griffith Through Your Lens
    Wed, 31 Mar 2021

    Griffith City Council is asking residents to get behind their camera lens and show us what their Griffith is in a new photography competition.

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  • Dream Director Author Visits Library
    Dream Director Author Visits Library
    Tue, 30 Mar 2021

    Does your child have problems sleeping or experience bad dreams? Author Krysten Taprell to help parents.

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  • Griffith Youth Get Job Ready
    Griffith Youth Get Job Ready
    Mon, 29 Mar 2021

    When it comes to helping young people develop new skills to find work, Griffith Library is on the job.

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  • Council Congratulates School Leaders
    Council Congratulates School Leaders
    Mon, 29 Mar 2021

    Griffith City Council acknowledged local school leaders with special event.

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  • Councillors To Empower Women In Local Government
    Councillors To Empower Women In Local Government
    Fri, 26 Mar 2021

    Griffith Councillors members of NSW Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA).

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  • Banna Avenue To Spring To Life This Easter Saturday
    Banna Avenue To Spring To Life This Easter Saturday
    Thu, 25 Mar 2021

    Looking for something to do this Easter Saturday? Banna Avenue is the place to be for the entire family.

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  • Westend Stadium Upgrade Moving Ahead
    Westend Stadium Upgrade Moving Ahead
    Thu, 25 Mar 2021

    Council marks a significant milestone for the Westend Stadium redevelopment.

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  • Griffith Easter Party Set To Entertain
    Griffith Easter Party Set To Entertain
    Wed, 24 Mar 2021

    Griffith Easter Party to provide plenty of action and festivities to entertain.

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  • Is Your Dog A Star? Melinda Schneider Puts Call Out For Pawditions
    Is Your Dog A Star? Melinda Schneider Puts Call Out For Pawditions
    Tue, 23 Mar 2021

    Melinda Schneider on the search for a local four-legged star!

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  • The Story And Songs Of Billy Joel Brought To Life
    The Story And Songs Of Billy Joel Brought To Life
    Tue, 23 Mar 2021

    The music and stories behind the songs and the man who is the legendary Billy Joel.

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  • Interest Charges To Be Reinstated
    Interest Charges To Be Reinstated
    Mon, 22 Mar 2021

    Council advises ratepayers that interest charges on rates and water are being reinstated 1 April 2021.

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  • Council Planning For New Bridge And Path To Improve Access To Yoogali
    Council Planning For New Bridge And Path To Improve Access To Yoogali
    Fri, 19 Mar 2021

    Pedestrian access from Griffith to Yoogali is set to be improved.

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  • Pioneer Park Museum Celebrating 50 Years
    Pioneer Park Museum Celebrating 50 Years
    Thu, 18 Mar 2021

    On 12 April 1971, the gates of Griffith Pioneer Park Museum opened, realising one mans dream.

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  • Repairs Scheduled For Banna Avenue
    Repairs Scheduled For Banna Avenue
    Wed, 17 Mar 2021

    Council is undertaking road repairs along Banna Avenue, resulting in changed road conditions.

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  • Council Welcomes New Airport Coordinator
    Council Welcomes New Airport Coordinator
    Tue, 16 Mar 2021

    Council announces the appointment of Shoaib Kazmi in the role of Griffith Airport Facility Coordinator.

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  • Art Gallery Presents The Evocative: A Secular View
    Art Gallery Presents The Evocative: A Secular View
    Fri, 12 Mar 2021

    An exhibition spanning 25 years of arts practice by Northern Territory-based artist Neridah Stockley.

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  • New Multi-million Dollar Sports Precinct
    New Multi-million Dollar Sports Precinct
    Thu, 11 Mar 2021

    Westend Stadium is set to undergo major capital works as part of the $30M Griffith Regional Sports Precinct.

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  • Experience A Taste Of Ireland At Regional Theatre
    Experience A Taste Of Ireland At Regional Theatre
    Thu, 11 Mar 2021

    A Taste of Ireland - back in Griffith after two years with a brand new show guaranteed to entertain you.

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  • Jubilee Amenities Block Taking Shape
    Jubilee Amenities Block Taking Shape
    Wed, 10 Mar 2021

    Jubilee Oval's new amenities block is nearing completion.

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  • Be Smart And Dump Your Waste For Free
    Be Smart And Dump Your Waste For Free
    Tue, 09 Mar 2021

    Have you just had a big clean out and have waste you need to dispose of? Dump it for free.

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  • Work To Commence On Railway Street Carpark
    Work To Commence On Railway Street Carpark
    Thu, 04 Mar 2021

    Construction has commenced on a new public car park located at the corner of Railway Street and Ulong Street.

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  • Pedestrian Bridge To Ease Mobility On Merrigal Street
    Pedestrian Bridge To Ease Mobility On Merrigal Street
    Wed, 03 Mar 2021

    A pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the canal on the southern side of Merrigal Street between Noorla Street and Kywong Street will be built.

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  • Ground Broken At Westend Stadium
    Ground Broken At Westend Stadium
    Wed, 03 Mar 2021

    Ground was officially broken at Westend Stadium, marking the official commencement of the Griffith Regional Sports Precinct.

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  • 50m Pool Opening Makes A Splash
    50m Pool Opening Makes A Splash
    Wed, 03 Mar 2021

    The 50m Pool at Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre was officially opened.

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  • First Qantas Flight Lands In Griffith
    First Qantas Flight Lands In Griffith
    Mon, 01 Mar 2021

    Griffith welcome the very first QantasLink aircraft land, marking the start of a daily return service.

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    February 2021

  • Griffith City Council Community Grants Program
    Griffith City Council Community Grants Program
    Thu, 25 Feb 2021

    The second round of Griffith City Council’s Community Grant Program for the 2020/2021 financial year opens this Monday, 1 March 2021.

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  • Clubgrants Funding Available To Boost Community Organisations
    Clubgrants Funding Available To Boost Community Organisations
    Thu, 25 Feb 2021

    Griffith Local Government Area Registered Clubs are encouraging community organisations to apply for funding.

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  • Plan Of Management Adopted For Campbells Wetland
    Plan Of Management Adopted For Campbells Wetland
    Wed, 24 Feb 2021

    Griffith City Council has adopted the Plan of Management (PoM) for Campbell’s Wetland.

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  • Draft Economic Development Strategy On Exhibition
    Draft Economic Development Strategy On Exhibition
    Tue, 23 Feb 2021

    Residents are encouraged to have their say on the new Economic Development Strategy.

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  • Morning Melodies -tribute To Rodgers & Hammerstein
    Morning Melodies -tribute To Rodgers & Hammerstein
    Thu, 18 Feb 2021

    Griffith Regional Theatre is delighted to present the first Morning Melodies show of the year.

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  • Disability Inclusion & Action Plan Review
    Disability Inclusion & Action Plan Review
    Thu, 18 Feb 2021

    Council is asking the community to get involved in the review of the Disability Inclusion & Action Plan (DIAP).

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