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Council invites potential Local Government election candidates to Candidate Briefing Sessions
4 Jun 2024
Council will be hosting 3 hour sessions (in Armidale and Guyra) which are essential for all potential candidates considering standing for election to understand what is entailed in being a councillor.
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Council works with accommodation providers ahead of Cold Chisel event in Armidale
3 Jun 2024
Armidale Regional Council has welcomed the news that iconic Australian rock group Cold Chisel will kick off its 50th anniversary tour in Armidale and is working with providers to ensure accommodation options for visitors.
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Council seeks feedback on Brilliant Region Strategy
3 Jun 2024
The future is looking bright for the Armidale Region, with residents now able to explore the Armidale Regional Council's Draft Brilliant Region Strategy 2024, currently available online for public exhibition.
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Reconciliation Week gathers community across the region
31 May 2024
Reconciliation Week activity across the region included the annual Armidale Reconciliation Bridge Walk and a beautiful morning tea hosted by Guyra Preschool and Long Day Care.
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Applications open for Community Small Grants
29 May 2024
Community groups, not-for-profit organisations, and individuals are invited to submit applications for Armidale Regional Council’s Community Small Grants.

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Council invites potential Local Government election candidates to Candidate Briefing Sessions
Council will be hosting 3 hour sessions (in Armidale and Guyra) which are essential for all potential candidates considering standing for election to understand what is entailed in being a councillor.
Council works with accommodation providers ahead of Cold Chisel event in Armidale
Armidale Regional Council has welcomed the news that iconic Australian rock group Cold Chisel will kick off its 50th anniversary tour in Armidale and is working with providers to ensure accommodation options for visitors.
Council seeks feedback on Brilliant Region Strategy
The future is looking bright for the Armidale Region, with residents now able to explore the Armidale Regional Council's Draft Brilliant Region Strategy 2024, currently available online for public exhibition.
Reconciliation Week gathers community across the region
Reconciliation Week activity across the region included the annual Armidale Reconciliation Bridge Walk and a beautiful morning tea hosted by Guyra Preschool and Long Day Care.
Applications open for Community Small Grants
Community groups, not-for-profit organisations, and individuals are invited to submit applications for Armidale Regional Council’s Community Small Grants.
Preparing All Communities Together (PACT) Network meeting confirms value of a network
Armidale PACT Network met for the second time and confirmed the value of having an established disaster preparedness and recovery network.
Council celebrates diverse contributions at volunteer awards
The National Volunteer Week theme, “Something for Everyone,” was brought to life in Armidale this week, where the diversity of the region’s volunteers was celebrated.
The Big Chill a big deal for local economy and music industry
The hugely successful Armidale Big Chill event - that attracted more than 4,000 festival goers over the weekend of May 18 and 19 - had a significant positive impact on the local economy generating $2.3 million in economic benefit for the community.
New mural outside council chambers a stroke of genius
Work on a public art mural - featuring native animals that are renowned for their resilience and reliance on water - will start this week in Armidale.
Residents urged to help clear the air this winter
Armidale Regional Council (ARC) is urging residents to help reduce air pollution by following nine simple steps to improve air quality this winter.