Free Green Waste Disposal - Hazard Reduction

Friday 6 December 2019

Due to the success of the free green waste disposal for residential garden waste offered at the Raleigh and Dorrigo Waste Management Centres, Council will be extending this to 10 December 2019.

This is to encourage all Bellingen Shire residents to clean up and clear all excess garden waste from their property and land.

Extraordinary Council Meeting Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 9am

Friday 6 December 2019


Council will hold an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 9am.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items:

• to consider a report about processes / funding re emergency water supply for Bellingen.

Don’t Let This Ruthless Red Weed Take A Hold

Thursday 5 December 2019

Councils Invasive Plants Inspectors have recently completed control works on the core infestation on the Dorrigo Plateau for the highly invasive toxic plant Red Cestrum (Cestrum elegans).

Major Sculpture Proposed for Dorrigo

Monday 2 December 2019

A concept design for a major sculpture in Dorrigo is being exhibited for community consultation.

The sculpture is being funded by a local philanthropist who has generously offered to gift it as a work of public art for the community.

Last Chance to Nominate for Australia Day Awards

Friday 29 November 2019

Time is running out to recognise our home-grown heroes because nominations for Bellingen Shire’s 2020 Australia Day Awards are about to close.

Learn How to Help a Broken Heart

Thursday 28 November 2019

Would you like to learn how to help a broken heart and potentially save someone’s life?

Then come along to a free automatic external defibrillator (AED) training session on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at the Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre’s Senior Citizens Room from 10:00am to 10:45am.

Bellingen Shire Mayor calls to suspend logging with the immediate bushfire threat on koala habitat and endangered plant communities

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Acknowledging the significant impact of the recent bushfires on our community, Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King calls for the State Government to place a moratorium on logging until the fire emergency is over and there is time to assess the forestry estate.

Drug & Alcohol Information Session @ Bellingen Library

Thursday 21 November 2019

Bellingen Shire Library in partnership with the Bellingen Shire Community Drug Action Team (CDAT), will host a drug and alcohol information evening on Tuesday 3 December 2019 between 5:30pm and 7pm.

Bulky Goods Voucher- Dorrigo Trial

Wednesday 20 November 2019

As part of our continued improvement to waste services, Bellingen Shire Council would like to encourage all Dorrigo residents to clean up excess bulky goods from their property and land.

Level 4 Water Restrictions Introduced in the Bellingen Shire

Wednesday 20 November 2019


Due to the low rainfall in the catchment areas and falling river levels Shire residents who receive a town water supply will be subject to Level 4 Water Restrictions.