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One day till Garage Sale Trail

22 garage sales have been registered for the 2019 Garage Sale Trail!

18 October 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Barton Highway key route to Field Days

The Barton Highway will play a key part in getting more than 20,000 visitors to one of the region’s biggest agricultural events this week - the Murrumbateman Field Days.

17 October 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Cash boost on offer for local sports clubs

A boost to grassroots sports development or upgrades to local sporting facilities in the Goulburn electorate are just some of the projects eligible for funding, in the latest round of the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program.

16 October 2019

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Heavy Patching Repair Program

Council will begin it's heavy patching repair program on local, regional and state roads in October with completion scheduled for mid December, weather permitting.

14 October 2019

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Get creative in ‘Making art from rubbish’ workshop

Yass Valley Council will be holding a ‘Making art from rubbish’ workshop to help people get creative about sending less waste to landfill.

11 October 2019

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Safety on Yass Roads for older road users - Free Workshops

Yass Valley Council will be hosting two free road safety workshops designed to provide the most relevant and up to date information for older road users.

9 October 2019

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New playground installation for Coronation Park, Yass

From Monday, 21 October 2019, Coronation Park will be closed to the public in order for Council to remove the current slide and playground equipment, and allow Contractors to install the new playground equipment.

9 October 2019

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RMS Speed Zone changes at Yass and Bowning

Motorists are advised of changes to speed limits to improve safety in the Yass Valley Local Government Area from next week.

4 October 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Yass Ambulance station construction complete

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman today announced construction completion on the new NSW Ambulance station at Yass.

30 September 2019

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NSW Government fund local councils under Regional Capacity Building Program

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) has been awarded funding of $840,000 from the EPA under the Council Regional Capacity Building Program.

27 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Showcasing Goulburn's Council's at the click of a button

At the click of a button, local residents in the electorate of Goulburn can now find out about their council and the services it provides, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said today.

26 September 2019

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Rural Fire Service declares start of Bush Fire Danger Period

The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period will commence on Tuesday 1 October 2019 for the
Goulburn/Mulwaree, Upper Lachlan Shire and Yass Valley Local Government areas.

23 September 2019

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Crackdown on drivers using mobile phones illegally

The world’s first mobile phone detection camera program will be rolled out in NSW by
the end of the year.

23 September 2019

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RMS - Motorists advised to slow down on Burley Griffin Way at Binalong

Motorists are advised to slow down on Burley Griffin Way at Binalong after a speed review to improve safety for all road users.

19 September 2019

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Residents urged to ‘Get Ready’ for the coming bush fire season

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is calling on all Southern Tablelands residents to join with NSW RFS volunteer firefighters and prepare for the coming bush fire season on Get Ready Weekend.

11 September 2019

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Sutton Community celebrates official opening of new amenities building

The Sutton Amenities building was officially opened on Saturday, 7 September by Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Deputy Mayor, Nathan Furry.

9 September 2019

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Sewer Relining Project

Cleaning and lining of damaged Sewer mains in Yass will be undertaken from early September 2019 until February 2020

6 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Funding boost to Community grants support locals

The region will receive greater support thanks to a boost to NSW Government funding for programs which offer vital education, advice and advocacy services.

5 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: $1.5 billion dollar savings bonanza for families

Households have given the NSW Government’s cost of living programs the thumbs up, with $1.5 billion saved state wide since July last year.

5 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Electorate chooses My Community Projects

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman today announced the winners of the My Community Project with applicants now able to bring their ideas to life.

5 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: 2019 Community building partnerships program now open

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman today announced applications are now open for the 2019 Community Building Partnership Program, unlocking $27.9 million for community infrastructure projects across NSW.

2 September 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Communities driven to get behind road safety

Community groups are being encouraged to get behind road safety and apply for up to $30,000 in Community Road Safety Grants to help drive down the state’s road toll.

29 August 2019

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Weed spraying in Yass Valley

From September 2019 until December 2019, Council will be undertaking weed spaying of it's Public Amenities and roadways.

29 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: New staff accommodation for Yass Hospital

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman has unveiled the new staff accommodation at Yass Hospital as part of the $8 million Yass Hospital Redevelopment.

28 August 2019

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Workshop provides knowledge on Export capabilities within Yass Valley

Businesses across Yass Valley were given the opportunity to expand their knowledge on exporting processes at an introduction to exporting workshop in Yass on Tuesday.

28 August 2019

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Increase in Dog Attacks in Yass Valley

Council are currently investigating a number of dog incidents where dogs have attacked people, livestock and other dogs/animals in Yass Valley.

27 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Applications open for fixing Country roads

Communities in regional NSW could soon benefit from a share in up to $150 million in Fixing Country Roads grants to upgrade regional roads, bridges and truck washes across regional NSW.

22 August 2019

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Council Statement - Water Rebate, Yass Water Supply Network

At the July 2019 Council Meeting, Council considered its response to community requests in regard to a water rebate following the water quality issue that was experienced by residents earlier this year.

21 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Funding available for War Memorials in Goulburn Electorate

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman is calling for applications in the latest round of funding to protect historical war memorials and support activities that enhance veteran’s wellbeing.

20 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: The future of volunteering - in your hands

Residents from across the Goulburn Electorate can help shape the future of volunteering by having their say as part of the NSW Volunteering Strategy.

14 August 2019

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Grant a game-changer for Walker Park Sporting Complex

The Yass Valley community will benefit from an upgrade to Walker Park sporting complex, thanks to new funding from a Sport Australia Move It AUS Community Sport Infrastructure Grant.

14 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Government assists Goulburn electorate Councils to pay Emergency Services Levy increase

The NSW Government will fund the increase in the emergency services levy for Councils in the Goulburn electorate to meet the cost of new workers’ compensation for firefighters, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said today.

13 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Funding for Multicultural festivals and events in Region

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman today announced funding is available for community organisations delivering multicultural festivals and events in the Goulburn electorate.

12 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Families give creative kids the thumbs up

More than 250,000 Creative Kids vouchers have been downloaded in just six months, saving thousands of NSW families $100 per child off the cost of creative and cultural learning activities.

6 August 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Opportunity to nominate Goulburn women for 2020 women of the year awards

The Member for Goulburn, Wendy Tuckerman is encouraging Goulburn electorate residents to highlight the brilliant women in their personal and professional lives, with nominations now open for the 2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards.

6 August 2019

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Yass Tribune Mayoral Column - July 2019

If you have driven along Yass Valley Way recently you may have noticed some construction work at the Old Yass Sale yards.

31 July 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Region picks local projects to receive NSW Government funding

Now is the time for Goulburn electorate residents to consider which projects will provide the most benefit to their local area and choose what they would like funded as part of the NSW Government’s My Community Project program.

15 July 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: More funding to benefit Youth and create stronger Country Communities in Goulburn electorate

The NSW Liberals & Nationals in Government have allocated an additional $100 million for infrastructure and programs that benefit the community and local youth.

15 July 2019

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‘Your Council’ - Celebrating Local Government Week 2019

Local Government Week (29 July - 4 August 2019) is a great opportunity to showcase and celebrate the work and services councils across NSW provide to their communities.

11 July 2019

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Book Club Kits now available at Yass Valley Library

Are you a part of a book club and looking for your next great book or are you interested in starting a book club with your friends?

26 June 2019

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General Manager concludes her time with Council

Sharon Hutch will conclude her time as General Manager of Yass Valley Council on Friday, 19 July 2019.

25 June 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Tuckerman urges preschools to apply for Capital Works Grants

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman MP is encouraging preschools across the region to apply for the NSW Government’s $4 million Capital Works Grants program, which is now open for applications.

25 June 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: New and improved online pet registration services get tails wagging

Over 93 dog and cat owners in the Yass Valley Council area have taken advantage of new and improved online systems to register their pets from the comfort of their own homes.

20 June 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Emergency drought relief extended

The State’s toughest drought on record continues to bite with farmers and rural communities bearing the brunt of the crisis.

11 June 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Applications open for youth led projects

Organisations looking to kick-start projects promoting youth engagement and inclusion can now apply for a $1.5 million NSW Government fund.

3 June 2019

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Yass Tribune Mayoral Column - May 2019

At the May meeting Council adopted our Operational Plan for the 2019/2020 financial year, which will see a new wave of projects start rolling out across Yass Valley from July.

29 May 2019

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The first of Yass Valley’s three new amenities buildings to open in Binalong

The brand new amenities building in Binalong will be officially opened by the Mayor of Yass Valley, Rowena Abbey on Saturday, 25 May 2019, coinciding with a Binalong Brahmans home game.

24 May 2019

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Optus bring Virtual Reality and Outer Space to Yass Valley

Residents in the Yass Valley Community will have the chance to get up close and personal with Outer Space, when Optus bring their Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Roadshow to Yass on Tuesday, 28 May 2019.

23 May 2019

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Council to appoint independent probity advisor to assist with the unsolicited proposal to acquire local theatre

On 6 August 2018, the owners of the Liberty Theatre in Comur Street, Yass wrote to Yass Valley Council with an unsolicited proposal for Council to purchase the property for a price of $500,000 (Unsolicited Proposal).

23 May 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Funding for organisations to promote women's empowerment

Wendy Tuckerman, Member for Goulburn, is inviting organisations with projects that empower NSW women and improve their well being to apply for a share of $400,000 from the NSW Government.

9 May 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: My Community Project - Apply now to bring your great idea to life

It’s time to bring your idea for your local community to life, with applications for My Community Project (MCP) now open.

11 April 2019

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Temporary road closure in place for Mulligans Flat Road

Council will commence the final stage of road construction on Mulligans Flat Road, Sutton as well as the demolition and construction of a new concrete bridge on Monday, 25 March.

12 March 2019

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PRU GOWARD: $5 Million Bridge Replacement program begins

A $5 million program to replace 11 timber bridges in the Yass Valley has begun, Member for Goulburn Pru Goward has announced.

7 March 2019

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PRU GOWARD: First sod turned for Yass Hospital Redevelopment

The next steps towards construction of the $8 million Yass Hospital Redevelopment were taken on Monday, with Member for Goulburn Pru Goward, Yass Valley Council Mayor Rowena Abbey and Liberal Candidate for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman attending a ceremony to mark the first sod turned for the project.

27 February 2019

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PRU GOWARD: Funding game set for Yass Lawn Tennis Club

The Yass Lawn Tennis Club (YLTC) has secured $12,000 in funding for repairs and upgrade of the Clubhouse roof through the NSW Government’s 2018 Community Building Partnership (CBP) Program.

20 February 2019

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Council Statement - Yass Water Supply

What is Council doing to improve the current discolouration & odour?

19 February 2019

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Friday Club celebrates its 4th Birthday

During February, members of The Friday Club came together to celebrate the programs 4th birthday.

19 February 2019

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PRU GOWARD: New shed for Rural Fire Service

A new fire shed will be built for the Yass River-Nanima Rural Fire Service (RFS) thanks to a $17,500 investment by the NSW Government.

18 February 2019

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PRU GOWARD: South East local land services receives $350,000 for Box Gum conservation work

The project will see the protection and enhancement of 260ha of Box Gum Grassy Woodlands across Boorowa, Upper Lachlan Shire, and Yass Valley.

13 February 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: It’s Play Time at Yass Coronation Park

Families across Yass will benefit from an upgrade of the Coronation Park Playground, thanks to a $130,000 contribution from the NSW Liberals Government.

12 February 2019

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: New Science Facilities Underway for Yass High School

Hundreds of Yass families will benefit from the NSW Liberal Government’s record investment in education, with a major upgrade to Yass High School already underway

11 February 2019

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Funding commitments for Yass water treatment plant upgrade

Funding commitments made for Yass water treatment plant upgrade.

11 February 2019

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Mayoral Statement - Yass Water Supply

We understand that the current situation is not ideal for our residents or businesses but please know we are investigating all avenues for funding and we are working towards a solution.

5 February 2019

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Yass Valley Australia Day Award recipients announced

The 2019 Yass Valley Australia Day Award recipients have been announced today at a community breakfast in Coronation Park, Yass.

26 January 2019

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PRU GOWARD: Main works contract for Yass Hospital Re-Development awarded

Member for Goulburn Pru Goward today announced the main works contract for the $8 million Yass Hospital Redevelopment project has been awarded to Richard Crookes Constructions.

24 January 2019

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PRU GOWARD: Further State Government funded road projects announced for Yass Valley

Member for Goulburn Pru Goward today announced Goulburn will receive $12,117,029 in vital road safety upgrades as part of the latest round of the Government’s Saving Lives on Country Roads and Liveable and Safe Urban Communities initiatives.

23 January 2019

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Tim Shaw announced as Australia Day Ambassador

Award winning journalist and host of Canberra’s 1206 2CC Breakfast Show, Tim Shaw, has been announced as Yass Valley’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2019.

15 January 2019

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Safety improvements under way on Lachlan Valley Way at Walls Junction Road

Motorists will soon enjoy wider lanes and a smoother road surface on Lachlan Valley Way at the intersection of Walls Junction Road with safety improvement work ramping up this month.

11 January 2019

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Water safe to consume, despite discolouration

Yass Valley Council would like to reiterate that the water supply is safe to consume, despite ongoing discolouration, caused by the oxidization of naturally occurring elements in the Yass water catchment.

9 January 2019

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Submissions called to shape Development Contributions Plans

Council is proposing a major overhaul of its’ Development Contributions Plans, which are currently undergoing public consultation and seeking input from the community.

4 December 2018

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Yass Valley Information Centre wins GOLD at NSW Tourism Awards

Yass Valley Council’s team at the Yass Valley Information Centre are on a high after being acknowledged as the best provider of Visitor Information Services in NSW at last week’s 2018 NSW Tourism Awards.

29 November 2018

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Pru Goward: Local schools to be air conditioned under cooler classrooms fund

The NSW Government today announced the first schools to receive air conditioning under its Cooler Classrooms program, with 18 schools in Goulburn set to benefit.

26 November 2018

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