MEDIA RELEASE: Local Heritage Funding for Heritage Properties 2016-17

Nambucca Shire Council is looking for property owners and managers who would like to seek financial assistance from Council and the NSW government to carry out conservation and maintenance work on their heritage properties.
Through assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), Council is able to offer dollar for dollar funding for works that will help preserve our important heritage places throughout the Nambucca Shire.
Applications are being called for suitable projects on heritage properties, with the first priority being those listed in the Nambucca Local Environmental Plan 2010. However, properties that are not listed will still be able to apply.
Due to the requirements of OEH, this round of funding must be spent by mid-May 2017, so potential applicants can download the Application Form and Guidelines from the Nambucca Shire Council website or contact Lisa Hall, Technical Officer Development & Environment, on 6568 0228 or
Applications close 25 November 2016.
Below is an example of works undertaken in Bowraville as part of the 2013/14 Local Heritage Fund:
Before After
19 October 2016


MEDIA RELEASE: Closure of Piggott Street Nambucca Heads between Riverside Drive and West Street Thursday 30 June 2016 - 7.00am to 3.00pm

Council wishes to advise there will be a full closure of Piggott Street, between Riverside Drive and West Street, Nambucca Heads on Thursday 30 June 2016 between 7.00am and 3.00pm to facilitate road works.

MEDIA RELEASE: Acknowledge Community Contributors

The search is on for individuals, businesses and community groups that are making a difference in our local community through the annual NSW/ACT Regional Achievement & Community Awards.

MEDIA RELEASE: Stuart Island Project Receives Funding To Improve River Environment - 4 MAY 2016

Nambucca Shire Council has received $50,000 from the States Estuary Program administered by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) for another project to improve the river environment near Stuart Island.


For several years Council has received ongoing complaints about the poor state of Dawkins Lake which is located in the centre of Macksville next to the Caltex Service Station and between the Pacific Highway and the Council’s Administration Centre in Princess Street.

MEDIA RELEASE - Macksville Park Fun and Fitness Precinct Opening Celebration

A new skate park, lighting for the touch football field, a new community recreation room and fitness trails at Macksville Park will be officially opened by Nambucca Shire Council on Saturday 28 November and the community is invited to attend.

MEDIA RELEASE: Financial Statements & Capital Works November 2015 Progress Report

Nambucca Shire Council’s Auditor, Mr Geoff Allen from the firm Forsyths presented the Council’s audited financial statements to Council’s meeting on 26 November 2015.

MEDIA RELEASE: Study to Look at Managing Flood Risks in the Nambucca Valley

Floods damage public and private property and can take lives depending on their severity, but there are a number of ways that people and governments can reduce the risks.