Food waste avoidance tips
During Christmas food is often at the heart of the celebration. The spirit of sharing can mean we end up buying too much food.
By planning ahead and thinking twice before throwing away the leftovers, you can enjoy your celebration, save money, and reduce your impact on our environment!
Wrap smart this Christmas
It is free to drop recycling off at the Waste Management Centre and all Waste Transfer Stations around the Shire.
Australia’s rubbish volumes spike by 30% every Christmas, an average of 16 presents to family and friends during this time. There are things we can all do to reduce waste this Christmas
Kempsey Shire Council is encouraging greater asbestos awareness and proper safe disposal to all households in the Shire.
Holiday Cinema in the Macleay
Save the dates ... Outdoor pop-up cinema is coming to the Macleay! Spread the word and ready your blankets. Dress up as your favourite movie character and you could win a prize.
Tropical Soda Apple timebomb
The first infestations in Australia of this highly invasive weed have recently been discovered on the Upper Macleay near Kempsey. Councils from Nambucca to Tweed Heads are now on high alert. The plant is described as being a perennial shrub that grows from 1-2 metres in height with leaves and stems containing large white to yellow thorn-like prickles.
Weekly works schedules
Each week you can find out what our infrastructure and water crews are working on throughout the Shire.
Water saving tips
Council is encouraging community members connected to the reticulated water supply to do what they can to save water and reduce the current demand on the water supply system.
Seen a koala lately?
Kempsey Shire Council is interested in keeping records of healthy, injured, sick or dead koalas that have been sighted within the Kempsey Shire.
If you have recently, or sometime in the past, seen a koala within this Shire, please let us know. Your information will provide us with valuable information on where koalas are located and be used to assist Council with future conservation planning.
Future Jobs Kempsey
A skilled local workforce is crucial to the Macleay’s future. We need people, like you, with the right skills for the jobs we know will be on offer today and in the future. Skilled people who enjoy the income, satisfaction and social benefits that a working life can bring, keep our economy strong and vibrant.
'Future Jobs Kempsey' is your one stop shop to training and employment in the Macleay Valley.
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- Rate increase information
- Tropical Soda Apple information
- Heavy metals in the Upper Macleay River - March 2014 update
- Suf lifesaving patrols 2014/2015
- Kempsey Shire Council Annual Report 2013-2014
- Macleay Valley Welcome Pack 2015-2016 now available
- Operating Plan 2014-15 / Fees & Charges 2014-2015
- Significant changes to swimming pool legislation
- Download the Waste Services Guide (PDF - 6.9 MB)
- Current roads and bridges status and sports fields status
- Tenders and Expressions of Interest
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- Positions vacant
- Documents on public exhibition
- Mayor and Councillors' Engagement Calendar
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