Council Customer Service Centre Closed

Friday 19 March 2021

Due to the impacts of the heavy rainfall Council’s Customer Service Centre will be closed today. Phones remain operational however if conditions worsen, the line will be switched to our after-hours service.

We ask that you continue to monitor flood information via our Shire’s Disaster Dashboard.

Community Announcement - Possible Flooding of the Bellinger River

Thursday 18 March 2021



Gleniffer Road Re-Opens to Traffic

Tuesday 2 March 2021

Emergency roadworks to repair a sink hole at Keoughs Culvert, Gleniffer Road, just prior to the intersection of Gordonville and Timboon Roads, have been completed and Gleniffer Road has re-opened to through traffic with all temporary detours removed. Council would like to thank you for your cooperation and patience during...

A.R. Bluett ‘Top Brass’ Deliver Winners Plaque

Friday 26 February 2021

Bellingen Shire Council was delighted to welcome the three A. R.

Temporary Closure of Halpins Lane Bellingen

Friday 26 February 2021

Council is undertaking stormwater drainage maintenance work in Halpins Lane Bellingen, which will necessitate temporary closure of the Lane at the Church Street end.

Vegetation Vandals Hit New Low

Friday 26 February 2021

Reports of vegetation vandalism in and around our Shire are traditionally rare and isolated instances, because we are a community that wants to protect and enhance the beauty of the natural environment we are lucky to share and call home.

Council Secures $16 Million to Fix Bellingen Shire Bridges

Friday 26 February 2021

More than $16 million of State Government Fixing Country Bridges Program funds have been secured to maintain, repair and rehabilitate our Shire’s ageing timber bridge network, which is the fourth largest timber bridge network in the state by length.

Bellingen Shire Bulky Household Waste Collections 2021

Friday 19 February 2021

Coffs Coast Waste Services provides Bellingen Shire residents with an annual kerbside bulky household waste collection. This service is designed to give residents a convenient method of disposing of larger household waste items.

Waterfall Way West Intersection Upgrade Works

Friday 12 February 2021

Council is working with Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) to undertake safety works at the foot of the Dorrigo Mountain. The objectives are to formalise the intersection at Little North Arm Road, Summervilles Road and Waterfall Way at Thora, whilst widening the pavement, improving signage, and extending road barriers.

Dorrigo Cenotaph Stands Again

Wednesday 3 February 2021

The iconic Dorrigo Cenotaph once again stands watch again over our Shire’s Northern Tablelands community thanks to the combined efforts of a local artisan stonemason and Bellingen Shire Council’s Operations Unit staff.