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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»


Business Papers for 26 May 2016 Extraordinary Council Meeting [23/05/16]
Residents and ratepayers are advised that an Extraordinary meeting of Council will be held on Thursday 26 May 2016 commencing at 5.

Public Exhibition of Strategic Planning Documents [20/05/16]

In accordance with Section 404 and 405 of the Local Government Act, 1993, notice is hereby given that the Shire of Wentworth will be placing its draft Operational Plan and Budget on public exhibition for a period of 28 days.

Draft Sustainable Wentworth Strategy Community Consultation [20/05/16]
Wentworth Shire Council has developed a strategy for the sustainability of the town of Wentworth.

Ordinary Council Minutes - 12 May 2016 [19/05/16]
The Minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting of the 12 May 2016 are now available for viewing on the following link: .

Council Website Update [17/05/16]
Wentworth Shire Council is pleased to announce our website is being redesigned with a fresh new look and will be updated with information about our services.

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