Council notices
Week commencing 18 January 2021

2021 Australia Day Awards logo

2021 Australia Day Awards ceremony

You’re invited!

Join us at KempseyShire Council's official Australia Day Awards ceremony on Tuesday 26 January.

The event will be held at the Slim Dusty Centre, 490 Macleay Valley Way, South Kempsey

Visit for details.

Public exhibition: Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement - 600 Macleay Valley Way Highway Service Centre

Notification is given in accordance with Section 7.5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 of Council’s intent to enter into the following planning agreement.

600 Macleay Valley Way Highway Service Centre Planning Agreement

Developer: Spectrum REIT 23 Pty Ltd

Landowner: Ms G V Norton

The developer and landowner have offered to enter into a planning agreement with Kempsey Shire Council to support a planning proposal (rezoning) to allow development of the above site for a highway service centre. The planning agreement provides for the developer to fund the water and sewer infrastructure required for future development of the site.

The planning agreement is available for inspection on Council’s website at until the close of business Monday 25 January 2021.

Closing date: 4:30pm Friday 22 January 2021

Point Plomer Road

Grading works - Point Plomer Road

After initial delays due to rain, maintenance grading works of Point Plomer Road will continue this week, weather permitting.

Residents and visitors are advised to drive to the conditions and not to drive on the road shoulders. Traffic control will be in place for the duration of the works.

Tech Savvy Seniors

Tech Savvy Seniors is a learning initiative that will assist seniors who have limited or no experience in using technology to learn new skills, access information online and stay connected with their community.

Date Time Location Module
Thursday 4 February 10am-12 noon Kempsey Library Intro into Tablets
(BYO Tablet)
Thursday 18 February 10am-12 noon Kempsey Library Intro to Internet
Thursday 4 March 10am-12 noon Kempsey Library Intro to Email
Thursday 18 March 10-12 noon Kempsey Library Drop-in Q&A session

Bookings essential. Morning tea will be provided at each session. Please BYO device as listed, fully charged and ready to use.

Tech Savvy Seniors sponsor logos

For more info or to book, please call Kempsey Library on 02 6566 3210

Presented by the NSW Government, Telstra & Kempsey Shire Library.


Stories, rhymes & songs for 3-6 year olds, 10:30am until 11:30am on the last Friday of the month at Kempsey Library.

Storytime at Kempsey Library

Next sessions

  • 26th February
  • 26th March
  • 23rd April
  • 23rd May

All Welcome! This is a free session. No booking is required.For enquiries contact Kempsey Library 6566 3210

South West Rocks Waste Transfer Station Saturday opening hours

Council wishes to advise of a minor adjustment in the hours of operation for the SWR Waste Transfer Station.

From Saturday 6th February the facility will be open between 12:15pm and 3:15pm.

For more information visit 

Waste Hotline

Has your kerbside bin collection been missed recently? To report a missed collection or for any questions regarding your waste service phone the Waste Hotline on 1300 342 207