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2004 Report



Tumbarumba

Noise

Indicator description

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What the results tell us for Tumbarumba

The major source of noise complaints in Tumbarumba Shire was noisy neighbours, followed by barking dogs (see Table 1 and Table 2). Tumbarumba Shire Council noted however that there were no significant noise issue problems in the council area.

One trend noted by Council was that noise from parties increased during the football season.

Table 1. Type and number of noise complaints received by Tumbarumba Shire Council, July 2000–June 2004
Type of complaint2000–012001–022002–032003–04
Barking dogs2132
Industrial1
Total2133

Source: Tumbarumba Shire Council

Table 2. Type and number of noise complaints received by police for Tumbarumba Shire, July 2000–June 2004
Type of complaint2000–012001–022002–032003–04
Noisy neighbours4322
Total4322

Source: NSW Police

About the data

Data and information on Council issues were provided by Tumbarumba Shire Council. Data on complaints to police were provided by NSW Police to Tumbarumba Shire Council.