Welcome to the Shire of Wentworth
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»
Christmas Holiday Arrangements [11/12/13]
Residents and ratepayers are advised that the Council offices will be closed from 5pm Friday 20 December 2013 and will re-open 8:30am on Thursday 2 January 2014.
Annual Report 2012-2013 [29/11/13]
Following the adoption of the Audited Financial Statements at the Council meeting held on 20 November 2013, Council has released its Annual Report to the Community for the 2012-2013 financial year.
Presentation of Annual Financial Statements [14/11/13]
In accordance with Section 418(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1993, public notice is given that the audited Annual Financial Statements of the Wentworth Shire Council for the period ending 30 June 2013 will be presented at the Ordinary Council Meeting on November 20 2013 by Councilís appointed auditor Pitcher Partners.
Proposed Amendment to Annual Fees and Charges [31/10/13]
In accordance with the Local Government Act notice is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Annual Fees and Charges, as outlined in the 2013 - 2014 Operational Plan.
Public Exhibition of proposed Swimming Pool Safety Policy [31/10/13]
The Wentworth Shire Council is proposing a new Swimming Pool Safety Policy, which is designed to complement the Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012.
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