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Council recognises that community input is vital in order for proposals and projects to respond effectively to local needs and to succeed.


Council obtains this community input by placing plans and proposals on Public Exhibition and inviting community feedback. This process ensures that local residents, organisations and other stakeholders are informed about what is happening in the area and can have their say on the areas future.


To make your submission to Council, please to do so in writing to Council by the advertised submission date. Submissions may be:


  •  Delivered to Council’s Offices in Cootamundra or Gundagai.
  • Posted to:

    Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
    PO Box 420
    Cootamundra NSW 2590

  • Emailed to If you choose to email your submission, please phone us if you do not receive any acknowledgement, in order to confirm that the email was received.




Due to public interest in the Development application for a Highway Service Centre located at Coolac the submission period has been extended an additional 14 days and will close at 5pm Thursday 14th September 2017. Applications and associated plans are available for download from


Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council has received the following application to carry out ‘development’ under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979. DA267/2017, Highway Service Centre and Two Lot Subdivision, 518 Coolac Road, COOLAC NSW 2727, Lots 100, 101 & 102 DP1065752.


Applicant: Allspec & Partners. Name of Consent Authority: Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council. The subject application and accompanying documentation, may be inspected at the following addresses by appointment until the closure of exhibition.


Submission Period: Submissions will be received until 5pm, Thursday, September 14, 2017.


Where: CGRC Gundagai Office, 255 Sheridan Street, GUNDAGAI or CGRC Cootamundra Office 81 Wallendoon Street, COOTAMUNDRA


When: By appointment between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)


Any person seeking to make a submission in relation to the abovementioned development should address all correspondence to the Consent Authority to be received prior to 5pm on the final day of the exhibition period. If any submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission. Persons lodging submissions are required to declare political donations (including donations of more than $1,000) made in the previous two years. Persons making written submissions regarding the above development are advised that any submission received within the submission period will be subject to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information protection Act (PIPPA) and may be attached to the final report, in its entirety or in part, to Council unless explicitly requested by the person making the submission that they do not wish this to occur. Enquiries: Further details relating to the matter can be obtained by contacting the Council’s Development Team.





Recently Closed Documents



Saleyards Agents Fee

Council resolved at its meeting held on 31 July 2017 to amend the Saleyards Agents Fees at the Cootamundra Saleyards and to advertise the proposed amendment for a period of 28 days.

It is proposed that the current annual fee of $10,300 be removed, and that an additional fee of $0.10 per head of sheep be charged on sale.

Council is seeking feedback on this proposal.

Submissions should be addressed to the General Manager, Cootamundra-Gundagi Regqaional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra or via email to and received by Tuesday 5 September 2017.

Saleyards Fee Proposal



Gundagai Adventure Playground


Substantial funding has been approved for the construction of an exciting adventure playground for Gundagai under the Stronger Communities Fund.


The normal process of preparing a development application for the project will commence as soon as a site is determined.


Council would welcome feedback as to whether the subject playground should be constructed in Carberry Park or on Land located south of Morley’s Creek on the western side of Yarri Park.


Feedback should be addressed to the General Manager, Cootamundra-Gundagi Regional Council, PO Box 420, Cootamundra or via email to and received by Friday 25 August 2017.


Stronger Communities Fund


Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council (CGRC) was provided $10 million from the State Government to kick-start the delivery of priority infrastructure and services for the local community, following the merger of the former Councils in 2016.


This Stronger Communities Fund (SCF) consists of two programs:


Community Grant Program, allocating up to $1 million in grants of up to $50,000 to incorporated not-for-profit community groups, for projects that build more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive local communities.


  1. Major Projects Program, allocating $9 million funding to larger scale priority infrastructure and services projects that deliver long term economic and social benefits to communities.


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Operational Planning


The Delivery Program is designed as the single point of reference for all activities undertaken by the Council during its term of office. The Delivery Program details the activities the Council will undertake to achieve the objectives of the Community Strategic Plan over the four year term of the Council.


The Operational Plan is a sub‐plan of the Delivery Program which directly addresses the actions outlined in the Delivery Program and identifies projects, programs and activities that Council will be undertaking within the next financial year and is supported by a detailed budget, as well as a Revenue Policy & Council’s Fees and Charges.


Council prepares Progress Reports every six months, to keep track of activities being delivered within the planned timeframes and budgets.



Do you have questions regarding the Operational Plan? Download our FAQ for more information.




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