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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.