Media Releases

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Agenda for Ordinary Council Meeting to be held 1 March 2017 at 6.30pm

24 Feb 2017 12:12 PM -

The next Ordinary meeting of Council is to be held on Wednesday 1 March 2017 at the Council Chambers, Wentworth. The meeting will commence at 6.30pm. The agenda for the meeting is now ava...

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Road Rules Awareness Week 2017

23 Feb 2017 4:54 PM -

Road Rules Awareness Week (RRAW) 2017 is from 27 February – 5 March 2017

RRAW provides an opportunity for all road users to improve their knowledge of the road rules inc...

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Heritage Incentive Program

21 Apr 2017 11:43 AM -

Heritage Near Me News

Protect, share and celebrate our local heritage

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Public Exhibition

16 Mar 2017 2:47 PM - Proposed Contaminated Land Management Policy & Guidelines

A draft Contaminated Land Management Policy and Guidelines will be on public exhibition from Friday 17 February 2017 until Thursday 16 March 2017, and will be available for view...

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NSW Rural Doctors Network Scholarship Experience

21 Feb 2017 3:57 PM -

2017 Bush Bursary

Article provided by David Trench (2017 Scholarship Student)

The Bush Bursary in Wentworth has been a fantastic experience for me. From working with rural practitioners...

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Two Council Meetings Per Month

20 Feb 2017 4:44 PM -

Meetings for the current 2016-17 Council term are as follows:

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Request for Tender

10 Feb 2017 3:39 PM - Supply of DGB20 HD Road Base - Contract No. PT1617/07

Council requests tenders from suitably qualified providers for the supply of DGB20 HD Road Base within the Wentworth Shire. Tender documents are available from Wentworth Shire Council by telephoning (03) 5027 5027.

Tenders close at...

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Public Survey for the Wentworth Aerodrome

6 Feb 2017 9:33 AM -

Wentworth Shire Council invites all interested parties to take part in a short survey concerning the Wentworth Aerodrome, as part of strategic planning for the future.

To participate in the survey online please click

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Agenda for General Purposes Committee Meeting to be held 6 February 2017

2 Feb 2017 9:02 AM -

The next General Purposes Committee meeting of Council is to be held on Monday 6 February 2017 at the Midway Centre, Gol Gol. The meeting will commence at 6.00pm. The agenda for the meeti...

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Agenda for Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held 6 February 2017

1 Feb 2017 4:50 PM -

The next Extraordinary meeting of Council is to be held on Monday 6 February 2017 at the Midway Centre, Gol Gol. The meeting will commence at 7.00pm. The agenda for the meeting is now ava...

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Management of Fruit Flies in New South Wales

1 Feb 2017 2:10 PM -

Queensland fruit flies (QFF) pose a biosecurity threat to fruit production in New South Wales (NSW). The management of this pest and the related market access is a shared responsibility between growers, packers, local councils, industry groups, st...

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Community Information Session for the Future of the Far West

31 Jan 2017 4:35 PM -

The community is being encouraged to attend drop-in information sessions in February to learn more about the NSW Government’s first ever draft plan for the Far West.

Azaria Do...

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Child Safety Stars in Latest Car Seat Ratings

20 Jan 2017 11:28 AM -

NSW Centre for Road Safety’s Bernard Carlon has released the performance results of six child car seats to help parents and carers make the safest choices for protecting their little ones.

“Kids are our most vulnerable road users, t...

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Make Road Safety Your Resolution for 2017

20 Jan 2017 11:15 AM -

We are all being urged to make road safety our New Year’s resolution with 384 people killed in NSW in 2016, 34 more than last year.

“The increase in the road toll is a tragedy after achieving the lowest road toll on record in 2014 ...

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Proposed Changes to the Boundaries of the Curlwaa and Coomealla Localities

18 Jan 2017 10:32 AM -

Wentworth Shire Council has resolved to review the boundaries of the Curlwaa and Coomealla localities.

Maps showing the proposed change are available to view here or in person at t...

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Council Meeting Minutes

22 Aug 2016 11:27 AM - August 2016

The minutes of the Extraordinary Council meeting of the 2 August 2016, and the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting of the 17 Au...

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Wentworth Shire Council Election 10 September 2016

18 Aug 2016 11:51 AM - Electoral Commission NSW

Election of 9 Councillors

You need to be enrolled to vote for the council where you live

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Fire Permits - Quick Facts

17 Aug 2016 12:18 PM -

› Fire Permits are required for burning in the open during the Bush Fire Danger Period

› In NSW, the Statutory Bush Fire Danger Period begins 1 October and runs through u...

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Disruption to Wentworth Library Services

15 Aug 2016 10:13 AM -

Disruption to Service

Due to a scheduled power outage, the Wentworth Library will be open Tuesday 23 August 2016, 10.30am to 5.30pm and closed on Wednesday 24 August 2016.

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Business Papers for Ordinary Council Meeting to be Held 17 August 2016

11 Aug 2016 2:52 PM -

The next Ordinary meeting of Council is to be held on Wednesday 17 August 2016 in the Council Chambers, Short Street, Wentworth. The meeting will commence at 10.00am. The agenda for the m...

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Request for Tenders - Water Main Replacement

4 Aug 2016 11:13 AM -

Wentworth Shire Council is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the construction of water main replacement works at Wood Street, Gol Gol.

Tender documents will be available from 15 August 2016.

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Wentworth Shire Election Candidate Session

30 Jul 2016 6:53 PM - Come and talk to councillors about their experience of being a councillor.

Wentworth Shire Council is conducting two candidate sessions for persons who may be interested in becoming a councillor.

One session was conducted in Wentworth on 27 July 2016 and the second one is to be held on Monday 1 August 2016 at the Mi...

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Wentworth 60th Great Flood Rally Swamped with Success

28 Jul 2016 12:12 PM -

The organising committee of the 2016 Great Flood Rally said the weekend was a huge success for both businesses and people visiting Wentworth, with some local businesses commenting that they were just as busy on t...

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Extraordinary Meeting of Council 2 August 2016

28 Jul 2016 10:24 AM -

Residents and ratepayers are advised that an Extraordinary meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday 2 August 2016 commencing at 6.00pm in the Council Chambers, Short Street, Wentworth.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the ...

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Junction Island Bridge Project

26 Jul 2016 2:45 PM -

Design Workshop

Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a Design Workshop for the Junction Island Bridge project from 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturday 13 August 2016. The Workshop will commence with ...

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Candidate Information Sessions

22 Jul 2016 2:09 PM -


Wentworth Shire Council will be conducting Candidate Information Sessions for people considering standing for Council at the upcoming elections on 10 September 2016. ...

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