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Welcome to the Shire of Wentworth

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Wentworth was named after the New South Wales explorer and politician William Charles Wentworth. The area was proclaimed a municipality on January 23, 1879. Wentworth is the region's oldest settlement located at the junction of Australia's two largest rivers, the Murray and the Darling.

Wentworth Shire covers an area of 2,616,926 hectares (26,000 sq km) and has a population of approximately 8,000 people. The southern boundary (along the Murray River) has the greatest population density in the townships of Wentworth, Dareton, Buronga and Gol Gol. Wentworth is situated 1,075 km from Sydney, 585 km from Melbourne and 420 km from Adelaide and is located within New South Wales, on the border of Victoria. More»


Extraordinary Meeting of Council [24/06/15]
The Agenda for the Extraordinary Meeting of Council to be held on 29 June 2015 has been uploaded to the website.

Ordinary Council meeting minutes of the 17 June 2015 [18/06/15]
The minutes for the Ordinary Council meeting for the 17 June 2015 are now available for download.

Ordinary Council meeting agenda 17 June 2015 [11/06/15]
The agenda for the Ordinary Council meeting for 17 June 2015 is now available for download.

Local Government Reform Update [08/06/15]
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has released its final methodology for assessing submissions from council regarding Fit for the Future.

Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Heavy Plant Equipment [02/06/15]
Front End Loader PT 415 / 22

Council requests tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of a front end loader.

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