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.

Welcome to the Lions BBQ Den

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Traditionally if you find yourself in a Lions den, you’re likely to be on the menu, but if you take advantage of the new barbeque ‘den’ at Urunga Lions Park, then the most likely thing on the menu will be steaks, sausages and onions.

Environmental Levy Grants Closing Date Extended

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Community groups that love getting their hands dirty working on public land or creating local environmentally sustainable solutions are invited to lodge an application for Bellingen Shire Council’s 2019/20 Environmental Levy Community Fund.

Reduce Your Hazards & Improve Your Fire Plan

Tuesday 12 November 2019

With bush fires burning around our Shire it’s time to enact your fire plan.

That’s the message Bellingen Shire Mayor, Cr Dominic King, wants our community to remember as Rural Fire Services continue to battle and contain fires around our area.