Coronavirus (COVID 19) Update

Wentworth Shire Council is monitoring the coronavirus situation on a daily basis.

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Wentworth is truly one of Australia’s great meeting places

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.

COVID-19 STOP THE SPREAD

18 Mar 2020 9:00 AM -

Hygiene is critical at this time.

A timely reminder for us all to practise simple hygiene, and with information about COVID-19 – Coronavirus changing all the time, please stay informed and find out the latest updates by heading t...

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PUBLIC NOTICE - COVID-19

17 Mar 2020 3:45 PM -

COVID-19. Do you have questions about Coronavius? Visit NSW Health to find up to date information on #COVID19


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BLUE GREEN ALGAE ALERT FOR THE MURRAY RIVER AT BURONGA AND MILDURA

2 Apr 2020 8:00 AM -

A high-level algal warning (Red Alert) has been issued for the Murray River at Buronga and Mildura. The red alert previously issued for downstream Merbein pump station to Lock 9 remains current. This declaration of a red alert follows testin...

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NIGHT WORK ON ABBOTSFORD BRIDGE BETWEEN TUESDAY 16 MARCH AND 8 MAY 2020

22 Feb 2020 11:00 AM - 10.00PM - 6.00AM

Essential maintenance work is being carried out on Abbotsford Bridge over the Murray River to provide a safer road surface for all road users.

What are we doing?

Transpo...

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WIPES and PAPER TOWELS BLOCK SEWER LINES

19 Mar 2020 4:45 PM -

IMPORTANT NOTICE

WIPES and PAPER TOWELS BLOCK SEWER LINES

If using alternatives to toilet paper (except tissues) please place into general waste and DO NOT flush down the toilet.

These alternatives do not b...

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2020 EASTER HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS

16 Mar 2020 4:15 PM -

Residents and Ratepayers are advised that the Council Offices will be closed from 5.00pm Thursday 9 April 2020 and re-open at 8.30am Tuesday 14 April 2020.

GARBAGE COLLECTION & TIP CLOSU...

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JAMES KING PARK PUBLIC TOILET CLOSURE

7 Feb 2020 1:30 PM -

As part of the Stronger Country Community Funding projects, Council will be undertaking building and facility upgrades at the James King Park public toilet. The facility will be fenced and closed off to the public s...

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE UPDATE

4 Feb 2020 12:30 PM -

A red alert level warning (high alert) has been issued on the Darling River at Burtundy and Ellerslie.

A red alert level warning indicates that people should not undertake recreational activities where they may be coming into direct c...

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AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

26 Jan 2020 10:00 AM -

Wentworth Shire 2020 Australia Day Awards Announced

Wentworth Shire Council has marked Australia Day 2020 by honoring some of its leading community members at a ...

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