Potential Disruption to Kerbside Waste Collections

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Due to the ongoing bushfire emergency, there is a potential for some disruption and delays to the kerbside waste collections.

Bellingen Shire residents are advised to place their bin out on the kerbside on their usual collection day and to leave it there until collected.

We thank you for your understanding.

Extraordinary Council Meeting Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 9am

Wednesday 6 November 2019


Council will hold an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 9am.

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

Meet the Author @ Bellingen Library

Friday 1 November 2019

Come along and meet a compelling new voice in the Australian fiction scene, Julie Keys, as she unveils her debut novel The Artists Portrait and explores questions of biography, truth and fiction.

Nominations Open for Australia Day Awards

Wednesday 30 October 2019

It’s time to recognise our home-grown heroes because nominations for Bellingen Shire’s 2020 Australia Day Awards are now open.

Tallowwood Point Bridge Closure Update Promised Land Road, Gleniffer

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council advises that the Tallowwood Point Bridge, Promised Land Road, Gleniffer, will remain closed as investigations continue regarding the load rating and structural assessment of the Tallowwood Point Bridge.

Council Supports Kalang Headwaters Conservation

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council has voted to support the Headwaters Nature Reserve Proposal, which aims to protect the health of the Kalang and Bellinger Rivers and its iconic forests by preventing industrial logging in the headwaters of the Kalang River and remaining areas of the Bellinger River not yet protected in National Park or...

Bellingen Shire Benefits from Koala Conservation

Thursday 24 October 2019

Our Shire will benefit from Koala conservation efforts now that Council has approved the Great Koala National Park (GKNP) to operate Council’s Urunga Visitor Centre.

Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King said the decision to approve the lease arrangement was the right one to make.

State Offers Free Solar Systems

Thursday 24 October 2019

Up to 3,000 low income households across New South Wales will be offered a free rooftop solar system and installation worth $4,000 thanks to a NSW Government funded trial that will also see participants shave more than $300 a year of their energy bills.

Local Signs Win National Award

Thursday 24 October 2019

Our Gleniffer Reserves are renowned for their natural beauty and now the Reserve’s suite of interpretive signage has just been announced as the winner of the coveted 2019 Interpretation Australia Award for Excellence Project between $15,000-$50,000 Category.

Council Seeks Community Support to Fix its Country Roads

Thursday 24 October 2019

Bellingen Shire Council is seeking community support as part of an application to the State Government to upgrade three of its local roads.

Under the current Fixing Country Roads Program, Council will submit applications for funding for the following three roads: