Australia Day Awards 2017

Do you know a group or a resident that makes a difference to our community? Nominations are now open for the 2017 Australia Day Awards. Awards will be presented to:

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  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Community Group of the Year

 More information about the awards

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Have your say on shaping the Macleay Valley

Kempsey Shire Council has created an online community engagement website to get your feedback. Share your thoughts, read the opinions of others - in your own time, online, 24/7.


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Stuarts Point Sewerage Scheme

$6.63 million in funding from the State Government will assist construction of the Stuarts Point Sewerage Scheme over the next four years.

The scheme uses the latest technology individual sewer pumps which will make a difference to property values and the quality of life for residents and also have a positive environmental impact on local waterways.

  Find out more about the Scheme

Plan of Horseshoe Bay Reserve playground

Horseshoe Bay playground

Preliminary works have begun prior to construction starting immediately after the school holidays for a new and expanded playground at Horseshoe Bay, South West Rocks.

The new playground scheduled to be completed ahead of the peak tourist and holiday season.


  More information on the playground design

Kempsey Shire profile

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.

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

  Find out what information is available

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