Cancelled - Extraordinary Meeting of Council

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Given the Bureau of Meteorology’s current flood watch status of Moderate to Major flooding for the Bellinger and Kalang Rivers, and in recognition of the heavy rain forecasts for the Mid North Coast, it has become necessary to postpone the Extraordinary Meeting of Council for tomorrow, Wednesday 16 December 2020 at 9am.

Bellingen's Lavenders Bridge Closure Notice

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Bellingen Shire's Lavenders Bridge is currently closed due to flooding and with further flood warnings currently issued across our Shire and the Mid North Coast, Bellingen Shire Council staff will continue to monitor the status of Lavenders Bridge.

Get Ready Bush Fire Videos

Monday 14 December 2020



Shredded Log Mulch Free to Shire Residents

Monday 7 December 2020

Bellingen Shire Council would like to offer shire residents the opportunity to take some free shredded hardwood mulch in time for that Christmas gardening project.

Changes to Operating Hours over Christmas

Friday 4 December 2020

Bellingen Shire Council will continue to provide services for our community over the Christmas period with some changes to operating hours of our facilities. Please note the following changes

Council Administration Centre

Beach work to begin at Hungry Head

Thursday 3 December 2020

Works to improve access to the beach at Hungry Head are about to commence thanks to funding secured by Council through a grant of $48,769 from the State Government, matched by Bellinger Heads State Park Trust, to undertake beach works to address Hungry Head beach erosion and problems relating to the entrance location for Dalhousie Creek.

Environmental Levy Community Fund Open for Applications

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Bellingen Shire Council is pleased to announce that the 2020/21 Environmental Levy Community Fund (ELCF), a small grants program supporting community based environmental and sustainability projects within the Bellingen Local Government Area, are now open.

Extraordinary Council Meeting Wednesday 9 December 2020 at 9am

Monday 30 November 2020

Council will hold an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 9 December 2020 at 9am.

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

Bellingen Shire Council wins the A.R Bluett Award 2020 reaching the pinnacle of Local Government Achievement

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Bellingen Shire Council has received the greatest accolade a New South Wales Council can achieve by winning the Rural Category of the 2020 Local Government NSW A. R. Bluett Memorial Awards.

Nominate for New 2021 Australia Day Awards

Friday 13 November 2020

By Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominc King: