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Wednesday 3 November 2021

Please visit Council's new website for all the latest news and updates.


Covid-19 Updates

Monday 28 June 2021

From 6pm on 26 June new restrictions are in place for NSW including Bellingen Shire including masks to be worn in all indoor, non-residential settings. 

Burdett Park Amenities Reopened

Friday 25 June 2021

Council is pleased to annouce the reopening of the Burdett Park amenities block and car park in Fernmount from this afternoon Friday 25 June 2021.

Valery Road Rehabilitation

Monday 14 June 2021


Council will be carrying out road rehabilitation works from Tuesday 15 June 2021 on Valery Road Raleigh.

Keevers Drive Single Lane Restriction

Tuesday 8 June 2021

In response to flood impacts affecting Keevers Drive adjacent to the Bellinger River between Raleigh and Repton, Council is finalising the concept design and required cost estimates to be approved by TfNSW for works to be performed under Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

Young Locals Plant Native Trees

Thursday 3 June 2021

Many young and local hands made light work of planting some new and native trees along Mylestom’s foreshore pathway in Alma Doepel Park.


Tuesday 1 June 2021

Council will hold an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Monday 07TH June 2021 at 11:00am.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the below item:

Draft Lower Bellinger & Kalang Rivers Floodplain Risk Management Study & Plan Information Sessions

Monday 31 May 2021

Would you like to learn more about Council’s Draft Lower Bellinger & Kalang Rivers Floodplain Risk Management Study & Plan? If so, you are invited to attend one of two information sessions being held by the Consultant Team that helped prepare the Draft Study and Plan.

Bellingen Water Main Flushing

Friday 28 May 2021

As part of Council's ongoing commitment to water quality, flushing of water mains in Bellingen will be taking place from Wednesday 2 June 2021 to Friday 4 June 2021 between the hours of 8:00am - 4:00pm.

Mayor Gets Vocal About Local Housing Crisis

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King has declared that our Shire is experiencing a housing availability and affordability crisis and has urgently called on the State and Federal Governments to invest in social housing and explore temporary or modular housing options on government land within our Shire.