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Griffith's Spring Fest Back In 2021

Griffith's Spring Fest Back In 2021

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 Read more
Vandalism Risking Lives

Vandalism Risking Lives

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 Read more
Merrigal Street Bridge Nearing Completion

Merrigal Street Bridge Nearing Completion

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 Read more
Discover A Taste Of Italy In Griffith This August

Discover A Taste Of Italy In Griffith This August

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 Read more

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    July 2021

  • 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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    June 2021

  • Griffith Sports Precinct Gets Funding Boost
    Griffith Sports Precinct Gets Funding Boost
    Tue, 22 Jun 2021

    Griffith’s Westend Stadium Redevelopment has received a massive funding boost, thanks to the NSW State Government’s Regional Sport Facility Fund, with $1M awarded this week.

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  • Expressions Of Interest Sought For Iconic State Bank House
    Expressions Of Interest Sought For Iconic State Bank House
    Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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  • Vandalism An Ongoing Issue For Council
    Vandalism An Ongoing Issue For Council
    Fri, 11 Jun 2021

    Following a spate of attacks on a number of Council and community facilities, Council is issuing a timely reminder that a policy exists extending a reward for information leading to a conviction.

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  • Swamps Set To Be Renamed
    Swamps Set To Be Renamed
    Thu, 10 Jun 2021

    Three local swamps are set to be renamed following the Ordinary Meeting of Council held last Tuesday.

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  • Boorga Road Set To Get Underway
    Boorga Road Set To Get Underway
    Thu, 10 Jun 2021

    Boorga Road is set to undergo a $7.3M overhaul, which includes the construction and sealing of the unsealed section between New Farms Road and Dickie Road, and the construction and sealing of Dickie Road, up to approximately 3.km west from Boorga Road.

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  • New Flood Mapping For Yenda Adopted
    New Flood Mapping For Yenda Adopted
    Wed, 09 Jun 2021

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  • Sydney Dance Company Brings The Power Of Dance And Music
    Sydney Dance Company Brings The Power Of Dance And Music
    Fri, 04 Jun 2021

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  • Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With The Robertson Brothers
    Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With The Robertson Brothers
    Fri, 04 Jun 2021

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  • Hanwood Cycleway And Henderson Oval Officially Opened
    Hanwood Cycleway And Henderson Oval Officially Opened
    Thu, 03 Jun 2021

    Griffith City Council officially opened two important projects on Monday, with the Hanwood Cycleway and the upgraded Henderson Oval Playspace both unveiled.

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    May 2021

  • Winter Is Coming - Calling All Local Artists
    Winter Is Coming - Calling All Local Artists
    Mon, 31 May 2021

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery is calling for local artists and craft people to be part of Rethinking the Winter Solstice - their community art exhibition for 2021.

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  • Streetscapes Griffith To Go Out With A Bang!
    Streetscapes Griffith To Go Out With A Bang!
    Thu, 27 May 2021

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  • Work At Westend Gets Underway
    Work At Westend Gets Underway
    Wed, 26 May 2021

    The redevelopment of Griffith’s Westend Oval has commenced, marking a significant milestone for the $26.5M project with Hines Constructions undertaking the work over the next 12 months.

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  • Be A Part Of Australia’s Liveability Census
    Be A Part Of Australia’s Liveability Census
    Tue, 25 May 2021

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  • Kooyoo Street Set To Be Transformed With High Streets Grant
    Kooyoo Street Set To Be Transformed With High Streets Grant
    Mon, 24 May 2021

    Griffith City Council has been successful in obtaining a $1M grant through the NSW State Government’s ‘Your High Street Grant Program’, which will partly fund Stage 1 of the Kooyoo Street redevelopment, from Banna Avenue through to Banna Lane.

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  • Hanwood Storm Water Pump Project Moves Ahead
    Hanwood Storm Water Pump Project Moves Ahead
    Mon, 24 May 2021

    A project providing flood relief to the Hanwood community is in the pipeline, with Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott visiting the site on Friday, 21 May 2021.

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  • Griffith Mayor Welcomes Federal Budget
    Griffith Mayor Welcomes Federal Budget
    Thu, 20 May 2021

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  • Round 2 Of The Community Grants Program Awarded
    Round 2 Of The Community Grants Program Awarded
    Thu, 13 May 2021

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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

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  • Popular Animal Farm Returns Live On Stage
    Popular Animal Farm Returns Live On Stage
    Fri, 07 May 2021

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

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  • Lighting Up The Lane This May
    Lighting Up The Lane This May
    Mon, 03 May 2021

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  • 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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