Lake Inverell

Media Releases

Mayor Paul Harmon and General Manager, Paul Henry, believe Inverell Shire Council has a vital role in providing leadership in its community. Regular media releases published during the year provide a snapshot of those activities and achievements and are available below.

Past media releases published can be found on our Media Release Archive page.

If you are a media representative and wish to receive our media releases, please contact us on (02) 6728 8288.

Council Newsletter – February 2018

With 2018 unfolding, we are proud to present our newsletter which outlines new and exciting initiatives ahead and also summarises our achievements over the last 12 months!

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Small Biz Help From Industry’s Best

19 February 2018

A Council-led project to help small business stay ahead of the game will commence next week with a visit from renowned marketing guru, Carol Bagaric. Following a successful visit in early 2017, Katoomba-based Ms. Bagaric will return to help businesses wow customers and boost their bottom line with a series of free events.

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Sports dollars up for grabs

16 February 2018

LOCAL sporting clubs and fitness providers are being urged to sign on to the New South Wales Government’s Active Kids program to snaffle a share in the $207 million initiative.

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Painting a future at Ashford

15 February 2018

ASHFORD’S main street is witnessing a bold and eye-catching artwork unfold this week, as part of a new youth-based program in Inverell Shire. The Albury Street mural installation at the front of the Rural Transaction Centre is being headed by artist Kelly Jones, whose vivid works of art have built an avid following.

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Cod Cash Goes International

25 January 2018

Inverell’s Shire’s inaugural nine-day Cod Cash fishing tournament continues to gather momentum and this week captured international attention from a Japanese film crew. This week Council met with the Japanese visitors, including film director Tomohide Maeda to market Copeton as a travel destination and also feature the mighty Murray Cod.

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Free Know-How For Women In Business

19 January 2018

A project to up-skill women in business will commence next month with a visit from retail marketing maestro Carol Bagaric. Following a successful campaign in early 2017, Katoomba-based Ms Bagaric will return to Inverell, helping businesses wow customers and boost their bottom line with a series of free events.

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Free Youth Paddle On Offer

12 January 2018

A tailor-made program for youth in Inverell Shire has been unveiled this week by Council, inviting locals aged 12-20 years to join a free twilight kayak paddle at Lake Inverell. The It Starts with You! program, a 12 month initiative led by Inverell Shire Council will offer a series of free events.

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Cod Cash Hooks Major Sponsor

11 January 2018

The Sapphire City Cod Cash competition has announced its major sponsor ahead of the April event. The nine-day competitive fishing event has secured MO Tackle and Outdoors as its major sponsor and will offer an overall prize pool in excess of $25,000 to anglers.

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Reason To Celebrate

8 January 2018

Breakfast barbecues, live entertainment, pool parties and awards ceremonies are the flavour of the day this Friday 26 January, with Inverell Shire Council and service clubs hosting free Australia Day events across the shire.

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PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

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144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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