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NSW Local Council Elections

NSW Local council elections will be held on Saturday 10 September 2016 to elect a popularly elected Mayor and 8 Councillors.

If you have a passion for your community and an ability to learn new skills, show leadership and work with others then becoming a councillor could be for you.

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Macleay River Festival
24 September 2016

The Macleay River Festival is a free family friendly event from 10am-6pm on Saturday 24 September at Riverside Park Kempsey.

The festival is a celebration of music, art and food alongside the River, showcasing the cultural diversity of the Macleay.


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Kempsey Shire profile

A new partnership between Kempsey Shire Council and .id, the population experts, provides the community with a powerful suite of custom built websites. The four sites, based around data on population trends, economic statistics, community profiles and maps, provide valuable information to investors, service providers and the community.

Iit’s now possible to see how Kempsey and surrounds have changed and what is forecast over the next 20 years.

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