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A Massive Weekend Of Sport Ahead For Griffith

A Massive Weekend Of Sport Ahead For Griffith

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 Read more
Griffith Australia Day Winners Congratulated

Griffith Australia Day Winners Congratulated

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 Read more
Griffin Green Housing Project Reaches A New Milestone

Griffin Green Housing Project Reaches A New Milestone

Wed, 25 Jan 2023 Read more
Regional Produce Hampers A Huge Success

Regional Produce Hampers A Huge Success

Tue, 24 Jan 2023 Read more

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    January 2023

  • Griffith City Library Launches 2023 Book Club Program
    Griffith City Library Launches 2023 Book Club Program
    Mon, 23 Jan 2023

    If you have a love of books and are interested in meeting with others to talk about books and share the enjoyment of reading, then the Griffith City Library Book Club program is for you.

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  • Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus Detected In Griffith
    Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus Detected In Griffith
    Fri, 20 Jan 2023

    Residents are encouraged to take measures to protect themselves against mosquito bites following the detection of Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVE) virus in mosquitoes in Griffith this week.

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  • Griffith City Library Courtyard Gets A Revamp
    Griffith City Library Courtyard Gets A Revamp
    Fri, 20 Jan 2023

    The Griffith City Library courtyard has undergone a transformation, with members invited to check out the newly revamped space.

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  • Musical Production Team Announced And Performers Wanted!
    Musical Production Team Announced And Performers Wanted!
    Fri, 20 Jan 2023

    Griffith Regional Theatre is pleased to announce the production team for the upcoming Community Musical The Wedding Singer, due to hit the stage in September, as the call goes out for performers.

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  • Survival Day Event Back In 2023
    Survival Day Event Back In 2023
    Wed, 18 Jan 2023

    Griffith’s Survival Day is back and it’s going to be even bigger and better this year!

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  • Reflect, Respect And Celebrate - Griffith Australia Day Nominees Announced
    Reflect, Respect And Celebrate - Griffith Australia Day Nominees Announced
    Wed, 18 Jan 2023

    On Thursday 26 January the Griffith community is encouraged to Reflect, Respect and Celebrate our nation and our people. Australia Day 2023 will present a particularly poignant and special opportunity to recognise the resilience of Australians and to focus on what we can achieve as a community and nation.

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  • Lake Wyangan Moves To Red Alert
    Lake Wyangan Moves To Red Alert
    Tue, 17 Jan 2023

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

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  • Residents Invited To First Community Opinion Group (cog) Meeting For 2023
    Residents Invited To First Community Opinion Group (cog) Meeting For 2023
    Tue, 17 Jan 2023

    Griffith City Council will kick off community consultation for 2023 on Tuesday 7 February, with the first Community Opinion Group (COG) Meeting held at the new Griffith Regional Sports Centre.

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  • Dive In Movie Set To Be A Super Splash In Griffith
    Dive In Movie Set To Be A Super Splash In Griffith
    Thu, 12 Jan 2023

    In the lead up to Australia Day in Griffith, locals are invited to beat the heat with a Dive in Movie on Saturday 21 January 2023. Head to Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre (GRALC) to cool down while enjoying DC League of Superpets.

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  • Green Light Given To Lake Wyangan Flood Pump And Pipeline Project
    Green Light Given To Lake Wyangan Flood Pump And Pipeline Project
    Thu, 12 Jan 2023

    Griffith City Council will reallocate funds in the 2022/23 budget to address unprecedented water levels at Lake Wyangan following last year’s floods.

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  • Art Gallery Opens For 2023 With Unlemon: A Meandering Tale Of Citrus
    Art Gallery Opens For 2023 With Unlemon: A Meandering Tale Of Citrus
    Mon, 09 Jan 2023

    Unlemon – a meandering tale of citrus reveals a multilayered story of citrus – its origins, trajectory, diversity and tenacity, is open from Saturday 14 January at Griffith Regional Art Gallery, kicking off the 2023 season.

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    December 2022

  • Glow2680 Star Shopper And Christmas Light Winners Announced
    Glow2680 Star Shopper And Christmas Light Winners Announced
    Fri, 23 Dec 2022

    Griffith City Council’s Star Shopper and Christmas Light Display winners have been announced for 2022.

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  • Women’s Voices At The Heart Of Plans To Make Our City Safer For All
    Women’s Voices At The Heart Of Plans To Make Our City Safer For All
    Thu, 22 Dec 2022

    Griffith has been named among 10 local government areas being given the opportunity to share up to $10 million in funding through the NSW Government’s Safer Cities Program.

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  • Griffith's Christmas Late Night Shopping
    Griffith's Christmas Late Night Shopping
    Wed, 14 Dec 2022

    Grab your last-minute Christmas gifts during Griffith's Christmas Late Night Shopping

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  • Adopt Don't Shop This Holiday Season
    Adopt Don't Shop This Holiday Season
    Tue, 13 Dec 2022

    Christmas is almost upon us and Griffith City Council jointly with the NSW Government is encouraging locals who are considering welcoming a new furry family member into their home to ‘adopt not shop’ this holiday season.

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  • Council's Star Shopper Campaign Coming To A Close
    Council's Star Shopper Campaign Coming To A Close
    Tue, 13 Dec 2022

    Griffith City Council’s Star Shopper campaign has been hugely successful, with shoppers flocking to local retailers for the chance to win a $500 voucher or one of five $100 vouchers.

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  • Visit Griffith Visitor Guide 2022 - 2024 Out Now
    Visit Griffith Visitor Guide 2022 - 2024 Out Now
    Thu, 08 Dec 2022

    The Griffith Tourism Team is delighted to launch the new Visit Griffith Visitor Guide 2022-2024. This 84-page guide is a key marketing tool for Griffith and the region in driving increased visitation and tourism spend. 

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  • Griffith Carols By Candlelight This Weekend
    Griffith Carols By Candlelight This Weekend
    Tue, 06 Dec 2022

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  • Library Prepares For A Very Merry Christmas
    Library Prepares For A Very Merry Christmas
    Tue, 06 Dec 2022

    It’s going to be a very Merry Christmas at the Griffith City Library this year, with a host of activities planned to get everyone in the spirit.

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  • At A Glance: Find Accessible Griffith Businesses
    At A Glance: Find Accessible Griffith Businesses
    Fri, 02 Dec 2022

    Finding an accessible businesses in Griffith will be made easier over the coming months with the Access At A Glance program being delivered in the city.

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  • Council Welcomes New Manager To Griffith Regional Sports Centre
    Council Welcomes New Manager To Griffith Regional Sports Centre
    Thu, 01 Dec 2022

    Griffith City Council has appointed a new Manager at Griffith Regional Sports Centre (GRSC), welcoming Griffith resident Ché Jenkins to the role.

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  • Griffin Green Housing Project Recocognised
    Griffin Green Housing Project Recocognised
    Thu, 01 Dec 2022

    Argyle Housing and Griffith City Council’s Griffin Green Project was recognised at the PowerHousing Australia Awards Ceremony last week, being named the runner up of the 2022 Business Partner Award.

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    November 2022

  • Put Some Variety In Your Life At The Theatre!
    Put Some Variety In Your Life At The Theatre!
    Fri, 25 Nov 2022

    Griffith Regional Theatre, together with Griffith City Volkswagen, are delighted to invite patrons to an evening at the Theatre as they announce the line-up for 2023.

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  • Griffith's Late Night Shopping Back For Glow2680
    Griffith's Late Night Shopping Back For Glow2680
    Thu, 24 Nov 2022

    The Visit Griffith Team are hosting Griffith’s Christmas Late Night Shopping on Thursday 15 December, as part of the award winning program, GLOW2680.

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  • Council Takes Steps To Reduce Water Level At Lake Wyangan South
    Council Takes Steps To Reduce Water Level At Lake Wyangan South
    Fri, 18 Nov 2022

    Ahead of any further wet weather, Griffith City Council is taking steps to protect homes located near Lake Wyangan South.

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  • Kick Off Christmas With The Glow2680 Launch And Griffith Rotary Christmas Carnival
    Kick Off Christmas With The Glow2680 Launch And Griffith Rotary Christmas Carnival
    Thu, 17 Nov 2022

    Griffith is set to shine bright this Christmas with the launch of the Glow2680 campaign in conjunction with the 2022 Griffith Rotary Christmas Carnival from 5.30pm Friday December 2 at Griffith Memorial Park.

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  • Council's Christmas Light And Merry Mailbox Competition Back For 2022
    Council's Christmas Light And Merry Mailbox Competition Back For 2022
    Thu, 17 Nov 2022

    Griffith City Council’s annual Christmas light competition and Merry Mailbox Competition is back, to add Christmas cheer across the City.

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  • Get The Perfect Present For The Festive Season At Local Arts & Crafts Exhibition 'objects Of Desire'
    Get The Perfect Present For The Festive Season At Local Arts & Crafts Exhibition 'objects Of Desire'
    Wed, 16 Nov 2022

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery will wrap up its 2022 program with a wonderful celebration to launch Objects of Desire, a local arts, crafts and artisan exhibition focused on handcrafted gifts, on Thursday December 1.

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  • Exhibition Curation And Watercolours On Offer At Open Sessions
    Exhibition Curation And Watercolours On Offer At Open Sessions
    Tue, 15 Nov 2022

    The last series of Open Sessions for the year are starting back soon at the Griffith Regional Gallery - this time with a focus on exhibition curation and watercolours.

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  • Mosquito Numbers Set To Rise Following Wet Weather
    Mosquito Numbers Set To Rise Following Wet Weather
    Thu, 03 Nov 2022

    Griffith City Council is urging residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites, with numbers set to rise.

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  • Griffith Regional Sports Centre Gala Open Day A Huge Success
    Griffith Regional Sports Centre Gala Open Day A Huge Success
    Thu, 03 Nov 2022

    The Griffith Regional Sports Centre Come and Try Gala Open Day on Saturday 29 October has been hailed a success, with around 2,000 people turning out to inspect the amazing new facilities and try their hand at different sports.

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  • Reminder To All Motorists Parking In Griffith’s Cbd
    Reminder To All Motorists Parking In Griffith’s Cbd
    Wed, 02 Nov 2022

    Heading into the busy festive season, locals are being urged to utilise the three newly named car parks located in Railway Street to help ease congestion in the Griffith CBD.

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    October 2022

  • Griffith City Council Working To Enact Flood Protocols
    Griffith City Council Working To Enact Flood Protocols
    Fri, 28 Oct 2022

    Griffith City Council is working closely with all relevant agencies to manage the impacts on the drainage system in and around Griffith and the villages in the Griffith Local Government Area (LGA).

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  • You’ll Be Rolling In The Aisles At Griffith Regional Theatre With The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
    You’ll Be Rolling In The Aisles At Griffith Regional Theatre With The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase
    Thu, 27 Oct 2022

    The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways to bring the crème de la crème of the 2021 Festival to Griffith on Saturday 5 November.

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  • Residents Urged To Remain Calm And Be Kind
    Residents Urged To Remain Calm And Be Kind
    Wed, 26 Oct 2022

    Griffith City Council is asking residents calling the customer service department or dealing with outdoor crews regarding the current flood event to practice kindness.

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  • Council’s Star Business And Shopper Campaign Is Back
    Council’s Star Business And Shopper Campaign Is Back
    Wed, 26 Oct 2022

    Has your favourite store registered as a Star Business for the Star Shopper competition yet? If they haven’t, ask them why not!

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  • Community Urged To Take Care Following Heavy Rainfall
    Community Urged To Take Care Following Heavy Rainfall
    Mon, 24 Oct 2022

    Griffith City Council is urging residents to take caution in the wet conditions. Council Utilities crews worked overnight redirecting high volumes of stormwater runoff through the system and will continue to diligently monitor flood waters.

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  • Lior, One Of Australia’s Most Talented Voices, Live On-stage At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Lior, One Of Australia’s Most Talented Voices, Live On-stage At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Thu, 20 Oct 2022

    Renowned for his beautiful voice, Lior is one of this country’s most successful and respected singer-songwriters, together with emerging artist Domini Forster the two will perform at the Griffith Regional Theatre on Saturday 12 November.

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  • Who Will You Nominate For Griffith’s Australia Day Awards?
    Who Will You Nominate For Griffith’s Australia Day Awards?
    Wed, 19 Oct 2022

    Griffith residents are being encouraged to nominate a person, community group or an event for the prestigious 2023 Australia Day Awards.

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  • Piecing Together The Skills Puzzle – Chamber, Council And Rda Riverina Committed To Bespoke Skilled Migration List For Riverina
    Piecing Together The Skills Puzzle – Chamber, Council And Rda Riverina Committed To Bespoke Skilled Migration List For Riverina
    Mon, 17 Oct 2022

    The Griffith Business Chamber, Griffith City Council and Regional Development Australia Riverina today responded to the ABC Four Corners investigation into the current skills shortage, entitled ‘Left to rot – A visit to the town of Griffith tells you everything you need to know about Australia’s worker shortage crisis.’

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  • We Love Our Westend - Come And Try Day
    We Love Our Westend - Come And Try Day
    Mon, 17 Oct 2022

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  • Supersized Open Day Planned For ‘our Westend’- New Regional Sports Complex
    Supersized Open Day Planned For ‘our Westend’- New Regional Sports Complex
    Fri, 14 Oct 2022

    Sporting stars will be heading to Griffith this October to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed Griffith Regional Sports Precinct at Westend, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Regional Sport Events Fund program.

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  • Community Grants Program Now Open
    Community Grants Program Now Open
    Thu, 13 Oct 2022

    Council’s 2022/23 Community Grants Program will open on Friday 14 October 2022 and will close on Friday 13 January 2023 at 4pm.

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  • Lake Wyangan Now At Green Alert Level
    Lake Wyangan Now At Green Alert Level
    Thu, 13 Oct 2022

    Griffith City Council wishes to advise that the Blue Green Algae (BGA) alert level at Lake Wyangan is now green.

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  • Art Gallery Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of National Contemporary Jewellery Award
    Art Gallery Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of National Contemporary Jewellery Award
    Tue, 11 Oct 2022

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery will open its doors on Friday 28 October to celebrate 30 years of its flag ship exhibition – the National Contemporary Jewellery Award (NCJA).

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