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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»


Borrowings and Overdraft Policy [24/03/14]


The Borrowings and Overdraft Policy will be on public exhibition from Monday 24 March 2014 for a period of 28 days.

Residents and ratepayers are advised that there will be an Extraordinary Meeting of Council on Friday 7th March 2014, commencing at 9.

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.

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