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Community Feedback Sought For Council’s Draft Integrated Planning And Reporting Documents

Community Feedback Sought For Council’s Draft Integrated Planning And Reporting Documents

Mon, 16 May 2022 Read more
Councillors Approve Affordable Housing Application

Councillors Approve Affordable Housing Application

Fri, 06 May 2022 Read more
Visit The World Of Musicals At Griffith Regional Theatre

Visit The World Of Musicals At Griffith Regional Theatre

Fri, 06 May 2022 Read more
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    May 2022

  • Griffith's Pump Track Nearing Completition
    Griffith's Pump Track Nearing Completition
    Thu, 05 May 2022

    Work is nearing completion on the much anticipated Griffith Pump Track, with main track now finalised and open for users.

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  • I Love You Right Up To The Moon – And Back
    I Love You Right Up To The Moon – And Back
    Wed, 04 May 2022

    Griffith Regional Theatre is delighted to bring to life a brand-new stage adaptation of Sam McBratney’s beloved book GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU on Friday 27 May 2022.

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    April 2022

  • Griffith's First Esports Cup A Winner
    Griffith's First Esports Cup A Winner
    Thu, 28 Apr 2022

    Griffith City Council presented Griffith’s first Esports Cup on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April, with the event a resounding success for local enthusiasts.

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  • Story Of Australia’s First Cricket Team At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Story Of Australia’s First Cricket Team At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Thu, 21 Apr 2022

    Funny and incredibly moving, Black Cockatoo is a new artistic collaboration between iconic Australian writer Geoffrey Atherden (Mother and Son, Babakiueria) and recent Sydney Festival Artistic Director Wesley Enoch (Black Diggers, The 7 Stages of Grieving). Black Cockatoo is at Griffith Regional Theatre on Tuesday 3 May 2022.

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    March 2022

  • Game On! Who Will Be Crowned Griffith Esports Cup Champion
    Game On! Who Will Be Crowned Griffith Esports Cup Champion
    Thu, 31 Mar 2022

    It will be game on in Griffith on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April 2022 when the Australian Esports League brings an eGaming tournament to the City.

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  • New Citizens Welcomed In Harmony Week Ceremony
    New Citizens Welcomed In Harmony Week Ceremony
    Fri, 25 Mar 2022

    Harmony Week was celebrated across Australia this week, with Griffith City Council holding a Citizenship Ceremony to welcome new citizens to Griffith community on Monday, 21 March 2022.

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  • Draft Model Code Of Meeting Practice Now On Exhibition
    Draft Model Code Of Meeting Practice Now On Exhibition
    Fri, 25 Mar 2022

    At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held Tuesday night, Councillors resolved to place the draft Model Code of Meeting Practice on exhibition for community feedback for a period of 42 days.

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  • Morning Melodies Are Back At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Morning Melodies Are Back At Griffith Regional Theatre
    Fri, 18 Mar 2022

    Griffith Regional Theatre is pleased to be starting their Morning Melodies program with a special performance for Seniors Week. Perceptions of Love will be held on Tuesday 29 March, and as always, morning tea is included before the show.

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  • Council Celebrates Seniors Festival
    Council Celebrates Seniors Festival
    Thu, 10 Mar 2022

    Love to celebrate? Then you’re in luck, because Griffith City Council is offering a series of low cost or free events for older residents to have fun during the 2022 NSW Seniors Festival.

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  • Dump For Free April 2 & 3
    Dump For Free April 2 & 3
    Mon, 07 Mar 2022

    The next Griffith City Council ‘Dump for Free’ weekend will be held on Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 April at the Tharbogang Waste Management Centre and Yenda Waste Management Centre from 8am to 5pm.

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  • A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films
    A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films
    Mon, 07 Mar 2022

    Celebrating 31 years, Flickerfest is back at Griffith Regional Theatre on Saturday 12 March. Flickerfest, Australia’s largest Short Film Festival, is returning to Griffith as part of its National Tour, showcasing the Best of Australian Shorts program highlights from the recent Bondi festival competition.

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  • Council Endorses Strategy To Open Up More Rural Residential Lots
    Council Endorses Strategy To Open Up More Rural Residential Lots
    Fri, 04 Mar 2022

    Griffith City Council took further steps to address the City’s housing shortage last week. At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on Tuesday 22 February 2022, Council endorsed the Large Lot Residential Supply and Demand Analysis and Strategy.

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  • Construction Set To Commence On Griffith Pump Track
    Construction Set To Commence On Griffith Pump Track
    Fri, 04 Mar 2022

    Griffith City Council is set to move forward with the construction of the Pump Track, awarding the design and construction tender to renowned company World Trail Pty Ltd.

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  • Griffith Twilight Market Set To Join The Festival Of Place
    Griffith Twilight Market Set To Join The Festival Of Place
    Thu, 03 Mar 2022

    The Griffith Tourism Team are hosting the Griffith Twilight Market on Friday 18 March 2022 in Memorial Park, as part of the NSW Government’s The Festival of Place, Summer Night Fund.

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    February 2022

  • Have Your Say On The Proposed Mountain Bike Track
    Have Your Say On The Proposed Mountain Bike Track
    Fri, 25 Feb 2022

    Griffith City Council is asking residents for their feedback on a proposed Mountain Bike Park, as part of a grant application under the NSW Government’s Open Spaces Program: Places to Play 2021/22.

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  • Rotary Tree Planting Marks A Centenary Of Service
    Rotary Tree Planting Marks A Centenary Of Service
    Fri, 25 Feb 2022

    The combined Rotary Clubs of Griffith will celebrate a hundred years of service to the community by planting a commemorative grove of trees in Venetian Park.

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  • Councillors Set To Join Regional Planning Panel
    Councillors Set To Join Regional Planning Panel
    Thu, 24 Feb 2022

    At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held Tuesday night, it was resolved that Councillors Christine Stead and Manjit Singh Lally be appointed as Council representatives on the Regional Planning Panel (RPP).

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  • Griffith Regional Art Gallery Presents Open Sessions
    Griffith Regional Art Gallery Presents Open Sessions
    Thu, 24 Feb 2022

    Local artists are invited to delve into their preferred discipline or try something new with the Griffith Regional Art Gallery’s Open Sessions, a six week program that presents a variety of art practices.

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  • An Epic Story Of Displacement, Loss And Adapting To Different Worlds
    An Epic Story Of Displacement, Loss And Adapting To Different Worlds
    Wed, 23 Feb 2022

    Poignant, powerful and bubbling with humour, Amphibian is a sparkling drama that brings one of the most urgent issues of our time roaring onto the stage.

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  • Calling All Young Thespians - Youth Theatre Troupe Is Back!
    Calling All Young Thespians - Youth Theatre Troupe Is Back!
    Fri, 18 Feb 2022

    Does your child dream of being on the stage? Their name up in lights? Young theatre-lovers are invited to join the Youth Theatre Troupe at Griffith Regional Theatre, returning after a COVID-forced hiatus.

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  • Council Moves To Apply For $4.5m Grant
    Council Moves To Apply For $4.5m Grant
    Fri, 11 Feb 2022

    Griffith Councillors voted to proceed with an application for a $4.5M grant under the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund Round 6 (BBRF – 6) to assist with accelerating the provision of building lots in the Collina Sub-division.

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  • Council To Support Riverina Field Days 2022
    Council To Support Riverina Field Days 2022
    Fri, 11 Feb 2022

    At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held Tuesday night, Councillors agreed to support the 2022 Riverina Field Days by way of a $5,000 grant.

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  • Have Your Say On Our Community Priorities
    Have Your Say On Our Community Priorities
    Wed, 09 Feb 2022

    Council’s blueprint for community priorities for the next 10 years, the draft Community Strategic Plan (CSP), is on public exhibition and residents are urged to have their say.

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  • Keeping Roads Safe During 2022 Grape Harvest
    Keeping Roads Safe During 2022 Grape Harvest
    Tue, 08 Feb 2022

    With the 2022 grape and wine vintage now underway, a reminder has been issued to all road users to help keep local roads safe to ensure this year’s crop gets from the farm to receival points as intended rather than being spilled across the region’s roads.

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  • Ken Done To Help Launch Vibrant Griffith Regional Art Gallery Exhibition Program
    Ken Done To Help Launch Vibrant Griffith Regional Art Gallery Exhibition Program
    Thu, 03 Feb 2022

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery and their wine sponsor Dee Vine Estate are preparing to launch their 2022 exhibition program titled: “Vibrant”, with acclaimed Australian Artist Ken Done special guest.

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    January 2022

  • Griffith Regional Art Gallery Calls For Entries In The 2022 Community Art Exhibition
    Griffith Regional Art Gallery Calls For Entries In The 2022 Community Art Exhibition
    Thu, 27 Jan 2022

    AUDIO VISIONS is Griffith Regional Art Gallery’s 2022 community art exhibition and they’re calling for entries!

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  • New Griffith City Council Meets For The First Time
    New Griffith City Council Meets For The First Time
    Thu, 27 Jan 2022

    The new Griffith City Council met this week for the first time since the local government elections were held in early December 2021. The ordinary meeting was held on Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 7pm in the Council Chambers.

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  • Griffith Australia Day Winners Announced
    Griffith Australia Day Winners Announced
    Thu, 27 Jan 2022

    Griffith’s Richard (Stephen) Mortlock has been named the Australia Day Citizen of the Year.

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  • Locals Urged To Follow Covid Rules And Spread Kindness
    Locals Urged To Follow Covid Rules And Spread Kindness
    Mon, 24 Jan 2022

    Griffith leaders are urging residents to show compassion and kindness as local COVID-19 numbers increase.

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