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Candidate Information

A series of online candidate information sessions will be conducted by the NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) in the lead up to the 2021 NSW Local Government elections. The webinars will cover the following topics:
  • Election overview
  • Election funding and disclosure
  • Registration of candidates, groups, and third-party campaigners
  • Electoral material (also known as how-to-vote material)
  • Nomination process
  • Early voting and election day voting
  • Candidate workers and scrutineers
  • Counting and results
Please see below the details of the first three webinars to be conducted:
  • 11:00am, Tuesday 27 April – Candidate information
  • 6:00pm, Thursday 29 April – Candidate information (repeated)
  • 6:00pm, Tuesday 11 May - Election funding and disclosure
You need to register via following link
https://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/Political-participants/Candidates-and-groups/Candidate-nominations-for-local-elections/Six-steps-to-being-a-candidate#webinars 

Council is hosting a Candidate Information Session facilitated by Jenny Dowell. This will be held in the Blayney Shire Community Centre from 5.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday 10 June 2021. A light supper will be provided. For catering purposes we encourage participants to RSVP to council@blayney.nsw.gov.au

Disability Inclusion Action Plan Reference Group

Following the April Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking applications for community members to be part of the Disability Insurance Action Plan Reference Group.

This reference group, with engagement of key stakeholders, is being established to assist Council with preparation of its 2021 – 2025 Disability Inclusion Action Plan. This project is being done in collaboration with Orange City and Cabonne Councils.

Applications are invited for 3 community members to be part of this reference group. 

More information can be obtained by contacting Council’s Director Corporate Services, Anton Franze, on 6368 2104.

Pathway Hierarchy, Standard and Maintenance Policy

Following the April Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking comment on the following policy now on public exhibition.
  • Pathway Hierarchy, Standard and Maintenance Policy
This document is available for viewing and downloading on Council’s website www.blayney.nsw.gov.au/your-council/on-exhibtion

Written submissions must be received prior to 5pm Thursday 20 May 2021.

Youth Week 2021

Youth Week 2021 will be celebrated from Friday 16 April to Saturday 24 April 2021 and focuses on the issues and concerns of local young people and targets those aged from 12 to 24 years. The theme for Youth Week 2021 is “Together more than ever.”

The following events are scheduled for our Shire.

Carcoar Public School P&C – Movie Night Carcoar School of Arts
Thursday 22 April 2021, 5pm – 7pm
Movie Night with popcorn and a drink. 
Contact Carcoar Public School for information 6367 3032

Le’ Danse School Disco
Lyndhurst Memorial Hall
Friday 23 April 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Games, Sausage Sizzle, Drinks and Dancing! 
Contact Kasey for information 0437 770 289

YMCA – Youth Fitness 
CentrePoint Blayney

  • Free entry to group fitness classes – 16 – 24 April
  • Movie night – 23 April at 6pm
  • $0 joining fee, when signing up for a fitness membership which includes gym and classes or Full Access.
  • Free gym program with every paid PT Session – 16 to 24 April 
Contact YMCA for information 6368 2544

Update on Carcoar Street, Blayney Road Closure

As part of the road works in Carcoar Street, Blayney, Central Tablelands Water will be working alongside Blayney Shire Council to upgrade water services within the road corridor.

As such, from Tuesday 20 April 2021, until Thursday 20 May 2021 the intersection of Plumb Street and Carcoar Street and Water Street and Carcoar Street will be closed.

Alternative routes will be via Charles Street, Marsden Street, Loftus Street and Osman Street. All residences will be provided with an alternate route to access their homes.

Directional signage will be in place during the closure. Any inconvenience is regretted.

Should you have questions regarding this matter please contact Council’s Manager Operations, Jacob Hogan, on 6368 2104.

Last modified: 22 Apr 2021

Blayney Shire Council

91 Adelaide Street, Blayney NSW 2799, Australia
PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799, Australia
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104
Email: council@blayney.nsw.gov.au

Council opening hours:
Monday to Friday
9.00am - 4.30pm

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