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Welcome to the Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council (Cootamundra Area) Website

Cootamundra is a thriving, lively Shire set within a natural environment.  It is a community with a heart based on its country values, its sense of belonging, its spirit and the warmth and friendliness of its people. Cootamundra Shire, consisting of Cootamundra and the villages of Stockinbingal and Wallendbeen, has a combined population of around 7,500 people who have chosen to live here because of the community spirit, the affordable lifestyle, the natural setting, the different choices of rural, residential, village or town living, the retail, health, education and cultural services, the prosperous economy and easy access to Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, the mountains, the outback and the coast.

Come and experience life the way it is meant to be lived. Come to Coota.

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council Progress Report

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council is delivering significant benefits to the community through projects residents have said are important.


Bush Fire Danger Period Extended

The bushfire danger period for Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council as been extended until the end of April.  Any enquires should be addressed to:

RFS South West Slopes Office

Street Address: Trinity Centre East St, Harden 2587
Postal Address: PO Box 40, Harden 2587
Phone Number: 02 6386 3170
Fax Number: 02 6386 3537

A Fire Permit is required for burning activities during the Bush Fire Danger Period. Fire Permits help ensure fire is used safely and minimise the danger to you, your property and the community.

Temora Road Water Mains Replacement Program



Council wishes to advise of the continuation of water main replacement work in Temora St between Murray St and Parker St commencing on Monday 13th March 2017. Works will generally be completed between the hours of 7am and 5pm Monday to Friday.


During construction access to properties and on street parking may be limited and any inconvenience will be reduced where possible. Locations for no on-street parking will be indicated by traffic cones and residents are requested not to park in these areas. While these works are underway traffic through the works may be controlled by traffic controllers and residents and motorists are requested to follow their directions.


On completion of the water main replacement, kerb and gutter and road reconstruction works will follow. While works are underway noise and dust issues can be expected however will be minimised where possible.


Residents will receive further notification of specific dates for water supply interruptions and other construction related updates as works progress.


Should you require further information or have any concerns regarding this work please Council on 6940-2100.


Ken Trethewey Interim GENERAL MANAGER – Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council


Household Chemical Clean out

CleanOut your household chemical clutter for free

Now is your chance to dispose of your unwanted household chemicals safely, responsibly and for free. 

The REROC Waste Forum and Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council is holding a free household chemical CleanOut event for local residents on Thursday 6th April at Cootamundra Waste Transfer Station, Turners lane Cootamundra between 9am – 3pm.

Up to 20 litres of unwanted chemicals can be dropped off including garden chemicals, solvents and household cleaners, pesticides and herbicides, pool chemicals, acids and alkalis and poisons. 

The collections are a great opportunity for residents to dispose of any old chemicals they may have in a safe and environmentally friendly way.

Paint and paint related products, gas bottles, car batteries, gas cylinders and fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes will also be accepted on the day however these items will need to be taken to the onsite Community Recycling Centre. The Community Recycling Centre is also a free service and is open year round for your convenience. 

Commercial quantities will be accepted and a per litre collection fee will be charged that must be paid on the day. Bookings are essential for commercial quantities. To make a booking please call 0409 938 553. 

Please remember to transport your materials carefully and to remain in your vehicle at the collection site.

This is a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.   

For more information about the collections in your area please contact Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council.



Cowcumbla St will be closed to all east bound traffic between Fuller Drive and Muttama Rd. The closure and detour will be in place from 7am till 4pm weekdays commencing on Monday 9th January until further notice. One way traffic will be allowed for vehicles entering from Muttama Rd. All road users are requested to observe road signage and the direction of traffic controllers. This road closure is to allow for the construction of stormwater drainage as part of the Muttama Rd/Cowcumbla St intersection and culvert upgrade.

Goldenfields Media Release

Goldenfields Water first in state to turn on MyH2O for its customers


Cootamundra Visitors Guide

Upcoming or Current Council Meeting

Monday 13th March 2017 - Gundagai Council Chambers

Draft Minutes - March 2017

Tabled Documents - March 2017