Weddin Shire Council

Council News - 23 June 2021

Dates to Note

Friday 25 June 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell East)
Monday 28 June 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell West)


Street Stalls

Friday 25 June 2021 - Grenfell Country Club Ladies
Saturday 26 June 2021 - Nil

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS CANDIDATE BRIEFING

Weddin Shire Council, in partnership with Cowra Shire Council, is holding a free introductory briefing session for potential candidates in the Weddin and Cowra Shires who are considering standing in the September 2021 local government elections.

The two-hour session will provide participants with an understanding of the role of Councillor and how it fits in with other roles and levels of government, as well as the expectations and potential challenges of being a Councillor.

The briefing will be held on Friday 2 July 2021 from 10:30am until 1:00pm at the Cowra Civic Centre. Those who are interested in attending are asked to register by emailing

Travel from the Weddin Shire may be available; expressions of interests are to be forwarded to

Further information can be obtained by contacting the aforementioned email addresses or alternatively via Ph: (02) 6343 1212


SPORT ACCESS FOUNDATION 2021 GRANTS

Sport Access Foundation are offering a number of grants to assist with and support the participation of children with a disability in local sports clubs and competitions in 2021.

The Kick Start grant is available to children living with a disability to ensure they can access the financial support to reconnect with sports after the social isolation impacts of COVID-19. The BlueScope Sporting club grant is available to clubs that currently provide or are about to implement inclusive programs to encourage children with a disability to join.

Further information is available at https://www.sportaccessfoundation.org.au/what-we-do/2021-grants

Applications close on Friday 27 August 2021.


NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ONLINE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

The NSW Government recently released legislative changes which require all Development Applications to be lodged electronically via the NSW Planning Portal from 1 July 2021.

The NSW Planning Portal is a central platform through which Development Applications and other applications can be submitted online; anywhere, anytime.

Weddin Shire Council commenced accepting Development Applications, Modifications, Complying Development Certificate applications, Construction Certificates, Occupation Certificates and Section 68 applications via the Portal on 17 May 2021. Applicants can continue to lodge these applications at Council’s Administration Building up until 1 July 2021.

Further information relating to the NSW Planning Portal and online applications can be accessed at www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au or by contacting Council’s Environmental Services staff Ph: (02) 6343 1212.


DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL: DA 31/2021

Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979

Council has received an Application for Tourist & Visitor Accommodation development (14 Units) over LOT: 1 SEC: 23 DP: 758473 & LOT: 1 DP: 523360 15 Cross Street GRENFELL 2810.

Inspection: The application DA 31/2021 for Tourist & Visitor Accommodation development (14 Units) may be viewed online from 10 June 2021 to 2 July 2021 through the NSW Planning Portal at https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/daex/exhibition/tourist-visitor-accommodation-14-units
Submissions: Any person may make a submission via the NSW Planning Portal within the advertised period. Submissions objecting to the development are required to specify the grounds for objection.

Authorised by

PO Box 125

GRENFELL  NSW  2810

GLENN CARROLL

GENERAL MANAGER