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Roads and Amenities closures

Updates on roads and amenities closures due to flooding.

15 October 2021

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Pesticide notification

Council will be spraying weeds in open spaces and along roadsides between August and December 2021.

25 August 2021

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Easter Long Weekend Opening Hours and Service Changes

Council opening hours and changes to services across the Easter long weekend.

29 March 2021

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Easter opening hours

ICON WATER: Discharge of partially treated effluent into the Molonglo River

Icon Water advises that due to the heavy rain over the past two days entering the sewerage system, the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre treatment plant is expected to discharge a small amount of partially treated effluent into the Molonglo River.

23 March 2021

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Council seeking cooperation from landholders in controlling invasive priority weeds in the Yass Valley

Biosecurity Weeds Inspectors Brett Lees and David Jarratt are conducting property inspections across the Yass Valley LGA and stress their role is to work with landholders to identify the presence of invasive weeds and then come up with a way to effectively mange any weeds that are present.

22 March 2021

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Sticky Nightshade

Yass Valley Council’s Biosecurity Weeds Officer Brett Lees is advising landholders in the area to be on the lookout for a weed not often seen in the Yass Valley.

22 March 2021

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Intermittent planned overnight water outages in Yass

Yass Valley Council will be carrying out maintenance works on installations to the trunk mains at the Yass Water Treatment Plant overnight from 11:30pm Wednesday, 24 March 2021 to 4:00am Thursday, 25 March 2021 and to the DeMestre Street Main from 11:30pm Thursday, 25 March 2021 to 4:00am Friday, 26 March 2021, weather permitting.

17 March 2021

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Food recall: Shelby's Healthy Hedonism Cookies

Rousche Group Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Shelby's Healthy Hedonism Chocolate Chip Cookies 120g and Double Choc Hazelnut Cookies 120g.

1 March 2021

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2021 Census employment opportunities

Adecco Recruitment has partnered with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to recruit 38,000 temporary employees in areas across the country. These employees will play an important role in helping people to lodge their Census forms for the Australian National Census 2021.

24 February 2021

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Priority Woody Weed Spraying Program 2021

A list of roads where Council contractors will conduct spraying of woody weeds over the next several weeks.

12 February 2021

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The Hangout

The Yass Child, Youth and Family Interagency Group – in partnership with Ginninderry, Yass Valley Council, Anglicare, Capital Region Community Services and Zac’s Place – is pleased to present ‘The Hangout’.

4 February 2021

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Tree removal in Banjo Paterson Park

The Eucalyptus globulus (Tasmanian blue gum) located within Banjo Paterson Park presents considerable risk to both person and property and, as a result, the tree has been scheduled for removal on Thursday, 28 January 2021 (weather permitting).

25 January 2021

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What to do if your water is discoloured

Yass Valley Council would like to reiterate that the water supply is safe to consume, despite recent discolouration, caused by prevailing warm weather and the dislodgement of sediments attached to the pipe wall through increased water flow.

19 January 2021

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Water outage

Water outage is now affecting Perry Street, McDonald Street and Brennan Street towards Gums Lane and some of Cusack Place. The water supply may be off for a few more hours yet.

6 January 2021

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Repairs to Joe O'Connor Park internal roads

Council is undertaking repairs to the internal road network at Joe O'Connor Park, starting this week.

4 January 2021

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Changes to Council’s operating hours and services during the festive season

Councillors and staff would like to wish the Yass Valley community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. There will be some changes to Council's regular operating hours and services during the festive period.

9 December 2020

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Urgent tree removal - Walker Park

Council has engaged contractors to undertake the urgent removal of a tree in Walker Park on Tuesday, 8 December 2020. The tree must be removed to prevent disruption to the sewer service in the location.

7 December 2020

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Parking in Comur Street

Yass Valley residents and business owners know that finding an available parking spot in Comur Street, at times, can be difficult. To help alleviate this parking situation, Council will be undertaking an education period for residents, visitors and business owners.

30 November 2020

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Gundaroo streetscapes to start Monday, 16 November

Construction on a new footpath in Cork St, Gundaroo, will commence on Monday, 16 November 2020.

11 November 2020

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This Week at Council - Monday, 2 November 2020

A weekly wrap up of what's happening at Yass Valley Council including: community announcements, latest news, items for public consultation, positions vacant and development applications.

2 November 2020

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This Week at Council - Monday, 26 October 2020

A weekly wrap up of what's happening at Yass Valley Council including: community announcements, latest news, items for public consultation, positions vacant and development applications.

26 October 2020

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This Week at Council - Monday, 19 October 2020

A weekly wrap up of what's happening at Yass Valley Council including: community announcements, latest news, items for public consultation, positions vacant and development applications.

19 October 2020

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Weeds awareness

Capeweed and Paterson's Curse have been prolific across the Yass Valley this Spring with the easing of drought conditions.

19 October 2020

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Dangerous tree removal - Isabel Drive

Council will need to remove a dangerous tree on Isabel Drive, near the corner with Dog Trap Road, on Monday, 2 November.

15 October 2020

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Heavy Patching - works commencing

Heavy patching will be undertaken around the LGA from 16 September – end of December. Here is a list of roads that will be affected.

12 October 2020

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Yass Valley Way works - postponed week commencing Monday, 5 October

Council, together with Roadworx, has made the decision to postpone next week’s scheduled works on Yass Valley Way in light of the large amount of rain forecast.

2 October 2020

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Weed spraying

During the Spring months, Council crews will be out and about undertaking routine spraying of weeds on road verges, and in our open spaces, including parks, sports fields and gardens.

9 September 2020

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Road upgrade - Yass Valley Way

Yass Valley Council, together with Roadworx, will commence upgrade works on Yass Valley Way on Monday, 14 September 2020, weather permitting.

8 September 2020

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Geotechnical investigation works

Geotechnical contractors will be onsite at various locations around the Yass Valley over the coming weeks.

27 August 2020

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Update on pop up Yass COVID clinic - drive thru in new location

The free COVID 19 clinic will be relocated to 1-5 MacDonald Street, Yass from Monday, 24 August.

24 August 2020

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Boil water alert withdrawn

Council is currently working closely with NSW Health for verification that the treatment process is under control and any effects are resolved.

20 August 2020

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Transport for NSW: Motorists to slow down in Yass Valley

The drive through Yass will be safer from next month with changes to speed limits in Yass Valley local government area.

Transport for NSW Director South West Lindsay Tanner said Transport for NSW carried out a review of speed zones on Gums Lane and Laidlaw Street at Yass to improve safety.

13 August 2020

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Boil water alert - Yass, Binalong & Bowning

MEDIA UPDATE: Boil water alert - Binalong, Bowning & Yass.
Tuesday, 11 August 2020

11 August 2020

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Discharge of partially treated effluent

Icon Water advises that due to the heavy rain over the past three days infiltrating the sewerage system, the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre treatment plant is expected to discharge a small amount of partially treated effluent into the Molonglo River. This is expected to occur within the next hour as the rain continues.

9 August 2020

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Eden-Monaro by-election

A by-election for Eden-Monaro will be held on Saturday, 4 July 2020.

5 June 2020

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WENDY TUCKERMAN: Works start to make Lachlan Valley Way safer

Work to improve safety for motorists on Lachlan Valley Way is about to step up a gear, with upgrades to two sections near Bellevue and Boorowa due to start on Monday 25 May.

21 May 2020

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Notice of Priority Weeds Spraying Program

Council is undertaking control of the following priority weeds in these locations across the LGA.

15 May 2020

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Broken water main - Victoria Street Yass

Council has received reports of a broken water main in Victoria Street, Yass. Please follow this post for latest updates

11 April 2020

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Load testing on Yass Dam

Load testing to commence on Yass Dam. The work is expected to last four to six weeks and there will be no interruption to water supply.

30 March 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Yass Valley Council is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and taking our advice and instructions from the Australian Government Department of Health.

16 March 2020

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MICHAEL MCCORMACK: Barton Highway review on display

Communities in the Southern Tablelands and those living in Canberra’s north are encouraged to have their say on the Barton Highway upgrade with the Review of Environmental Factors now released for public consultation.

24 February 2020

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Changes to the 2582 Bus Service

A slight change to the 2582 bus service

12 February 2020

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Changed traffic conditions on Barton Highway near Murrumbateman

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on the Barton Highway near Murrumbateman as maintenance work is carried out.

13 January 2020

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Bushfire Recovery Assistance

A range of assistance measures are available to support people affected by bushfires. These are aimed at providing for immediate and short term needs, to support recovery from the bushfires across NSW.

6 January 2020

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Council update - NSW Bushfires

Update on NSW Bushfires: 12pm Friday, 3 January

3 January 2020

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Council updates - Emergency Management

Updates on catastrophic conditions - Saturday, 21 December 2019

21 December 2019

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Maintenance Grading during Drought

The prolonged lack of rain is having a considerable impact on Council’s road network, especially on our unsealed roads.

10 December 2019

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Murrumbateman village water restrictions

The village of Murrumbateman is currently serviced by water drawn from ground water sources and due to occasional supply issues residents are on level one water restrictions.

18 November 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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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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Urgent water main repair - Pollux street and Coolalie road

Due to a burst water main the water will be turned off for repair works on Friday, 14 June 2019 between 9.00am and 3.00pm. During this work the supply of mains water to households will be disrupted in Pollux Street and Coolalie Road.

13 June 2019

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