Junee Shire Council

Australia Day 2019

Australia Day Nominations
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Day Awards. Nominations must be in writing and must address the criteria for each of the categories you are nominating in. Nominations close on Monday, 7 January, 2019.
For more information and to download the nomination form click here.

Australia Day Colouring Competition
Let your imagination run wild!
PRIZES FOR THE WINNERS IN EACH CATEGORY. For more information and to download the colouring sheets, click here.

Australia Day Fun Run
The Jail Break Run Run commences at 7.30am at the Junee Correctional Centre in Park Lane and finishes at the Junee Recreation & Aquatic Centre.
Registration forms are available at Junee Shire Council and more information and to download click here.

Junee Shire Council End-of-Year Report July 2017 to June 2018

31 Oct 2018 1:29 PM -

From the Mayor

This report provides an overview of the year to July 2018.  It is a commentary on the tasks and goals set out in the Community Strategic Plan, which tracks the progress that has been made thus far and sets the direction for our shire until 2035. You will find an analysis of Council performance against agreed targets. 

These targets all link back to actions in Council’s Delivery Program and Strategic Plan.   

Download:    JSC End of Year Report to June 2018

Regional Drought Communities Small Grants Program

29 Oct 2018 3:58 PM -

RIVERINA Nationals’ MP and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack is urging community organisations in drought-affected regions to apply for funding through the Small Grants Program.

Ahead of Friday’s Drought Summit in Canberra, Mr McCormack said the Liberal and Nationals’ Government is providing $15 million in the Regional Drought Communities Small Grants Program to support regional communities across Australia experiencing the devastating effects of the current drought.

“We are listening and we are delivering,” Mr McCormack said.

“We understand communities are struggling and this is part of our more than $1.8 billion in additional Federal Government drought support measures already delivered.

“Small grants will be available to not-for-profit community groups to deliver projects in drought-affected regions focusing on reducing social isolation, leadership development and skills training, social and educational participation, addressing disadvantage caused by the drought, reducing volunteer fatigue, building capacity and supporting local economic recovery or renewal.

“This funding will support community-based activities to relieve current stressors and symptoms while also building capacity and resilience for the future.”

The guidelines for the funding have been released today delivering on the Government’s commitment to provide immediate support to regional communities currently enduring prolonged drought. The first round of applications will be open on Friday 26 October.

The distribution of the $15 million grant will be managed by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR).

Through the Tackling Tough Times Together program, the Foundation will operate a rolling small grants program to support drought affected regional communities. The Foundation will distribute the grants quickly across all states and territories to regions impacted by drought.

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal is a non-government organisation based in Bendigo, which harnesses the collective investment of governments, business and other donor organisations to support regional communities.

The Foundation will roadshow the Regional Drought Communities Small Grants Program through grant seeker workshops, regional meetings and discussions with community groups.

Further information on the program and grant opportunities may be found on the Foundation’s website at www.frrr.org.au/grants/tackling_tough_times_together or by visiting the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities website at www.infrastructure.gov.au.

Road Safety Messages

Don’t Trust Your Tired Self – this is a busy time of the year.  Manage your fatigue and stay safe on the roads.

Saving lives on Country roads is important – here is why…. 

Make tracks for Junee

National Rugby League legend, current NSW State of Origin Coach Laurie Daley and well-known NRL commentator Ray Warren have donated their valuable time to feature in the new Junee tourism and lifestyle advertisement campaigns.

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Address: 29 Belmore Street
PO Box 93 Junee, NSW 2663
Phone: 02 6924 8100
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