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Information about the work of  Orange City Council, located in the Central West of NSW

Media Releases

Orange City Council issues media releases regularly. The releases, which are forwarded to TV,  radio stations and newspapers across the region, cover a range of topics across all council operations.

These releases :

  • give details about council projects and services and the direction council is taking.
  • provide information about council's position on local, state and federal issues.
  • are a tool for keeping residents informed about what is happening in the city.

As well as recent releases (below), an archive can be found here and older releases dating back to 2010 can be found here. More on-line news coverage about Orange City Council can be found here.  There are also links (at right)  to Orange City Council's Facebook page and Twitter feed. 

Orange City Council has two specialist media staff who are available to assist with media inquiries.




Fire Rview 16/2/17
A preliminary review of the William Street fire has found that the water main did not meet fire-fighting capacity.
For more information download this document
New residents invited to a free lunch with the mayor 16/2/17
Orange Mayor John Davis OAM is inviting new Orange residents to come along to a free lunch, an opportunity to meet people “in the same boat” and to find out more about the services and amenities offered in Orange.
For more information download this document
Pool party to ease kids back to school 13/2/17
Going back to school can be a bit of a drag but the Orange Youth Action Council (YAC) is determined to give school kids in Orange something to get excited about.
For more information download this document
Wiradjuri stories highlighted at Orange Regional Museum 13/2/17
Little-known stories of Orange’s rich indigenous history are set to come to light at the Orange Regional Museum this week.
For more information download this document
Work begins on Clergate Road 10/2/17
Earth works have started on Clergate Road paving the way for a $2.8 million upgrade, which is being jointly funded by Orange City Council and the Australian Government.
For more information download this document
Local launch of new direct flights between Orange and Brisbane 31/1/17
Regional Airline Fly Corporate will today (Tuesday 31 January) launch a new interstate service of direct flights between Brisbane QLD and Orange NSW.
For more information download this document
Council to watch unfolding amalgamation issue closely 20/1/17
Orange Mayor John Davis has responded to today’s statement from NSW National leader John Barilaro, which vows to ‘bring an end to local government mergers in the bush’.
For more information download this document
Major re-vamp completed for hangar at Orange airport 20/1/17
Orange City Council’s $3.3 million re-vamp of an airport hangar has been completed.
For more information download this document
Museum’s schools program designed with teachers 19/1/17
The Orange Regional Museum’s schools program has been finalised and it’s full of hands on activities that fit in with the school curriculum.
For more information download this document
New youth centre opens during this year’s Orange youth week 19/1/17
The opening of a new youth hub at the PCYC is the highlight of this year’s Orange Youth Week.
For more information download this document

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