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Water Carting

Over 7,420,000 Litres of water have been trucked to over 200 properties throughout our shire in the last two years.  We thank Minister for Water, Property and Housing, The Hon. Melinda Pavey MP, and the NSW Government for funding water deliveries during this time.  We have now reached the end of the allocated funding.  Further […]

Apply now for the water carting rebate

The NSW Government has introduced a water carting rebate program for eligible landholders to assist and support communities impacted by drought. Eligible landholders can apply for a one-off payment of $2,000 to cover the cost of water carting or installing associated infrastructure, like water tanks, to help secure their domestic water supplies. The $2,000 rebate […]

Junction Rally 2020

The Junction Rally is a major event for Wentworth and is held every 3 years. Unfortunately this years event has to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 social distancing laws.

Libraries New App

Wentworth Shire Libraries now have their very own App. Wentworth Shire Libraries app is now available for your smartphone or tablet. You can see your current loans, renew your items, search our catalogue and more. Reserves can be placed for Click & Collect or Home Delivery. You can also access all of our digital resources […]

Darling Street public toilet closure

Darling Street toilet block is undergoing renovations and will be closed for approximately 12 weeks. There are public toilets located at Short Street behind Council Offices or Fotherby Park on Silver City Hwy (adjacent to P.S. Ruby Paddle Steamer).   Apologies for any inconvenience during this period.

Notification of Pooncarie township water restrictions

Wentworth Shire Council advises that the level 4 water restrictions will be lifted effective from Tuesday 21 April 2020 for Raw Water supplies. The water restrictions currently in place are consistent with the NSW Government requirements and in line with WSC’s Drought Management Plan 2014 – 2019. At the March Council meeting, Council approved the […]

Application for appointment of statutory land manager board members

Ever wondered who is responsible for keeping Crown reserves operating? Countless facilities like showgrounds, local halls and parks are run by Statutory Land Manager Boards, made up of people just like you. People who understand the need and have a desire to manage public land and assets for the benefit of the entire community. Your […]

Wentworth Aerodrome Upgrade

Wentworth Shire Council was successful in securing Restart NSW Infrastructure funding in May 2019 for the upgrade of the Wentworth Aerodrome to provide an all-weather, 24 hour access facility with the capacity for Code 2B Aircraft. The Aerodrome will be closed for upgrade works as of Monday 20 April 2020, with works scheduled to be […]

Blue Green Algae alert for the Murray River at Buronga and Mildura

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 testing undertaken by WaterNSW. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue […]