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WENTWORTH SHIRE 2021 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

On Australia Day Wentworth Shire honoured the community’s outstanding achievers and unsung heroes.This year Council received seventeen worthy nominations across four categories. RECIPIENTS Citizen of the Year – Alan McKenzieYoung Citizen of the Year – Montana NorrisYoung Sportsperson of the Year – Noel DoidgeEnironmental Award – Wentworth Rotary Club Community Congratulations to all nominees and […]

NSW/SOUTH AUSTRALIA BORDER UPDATE

As of 14 January 2021, the following restrictions now apply to travel between New South Wales and South Australia.The following areas of New South Wales are now declared Prohibited locations: Greater Sydney Region, Wollongong Local Government Area and Central Coast Local Government Area.Travellers are not permitted to travel to South Australia from the above areas […]

NSW/VIC BORDER UPDATE

Entry into Victoria from New South Wales is restricted and only those with a permit or those with an exception or an exemption, can enter Victoria.New South Wales/Victorian border communities will continue to have exceptions. Those living in border communities (including Wentworth and Balranald) will be able to access the ‘border bubble’– using their driver’s […]

COMMUNITY FUTURES GRANT PROGRAM

Applications are open Don’t delay – apply for a RASF Community Futures Grant before theChristmas and New Year festivities begin. The Community Futures Grant program offers funds of up to $25,000 for rebuilding and support for vital community projects that assist the recovery and rebuilding of drought and bushfire affected towns in NSW. Past grants […]

BLUE GREEN ALGAE RED ALERT FOR THE LOWER MURRAY RIVER

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 The red alert level warning (high alert) previously issued for the lower Murray River (Red Cliffs to Mildura) remains current.  A new Red Alert has now been declared for a 50 km reach of river immediately downstream, that is, from Mildura to Wentworth. This declaration of a red alert follows testing […]

WaterNSW ADVSES TRAVELLERS TO MONITOR BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ALERTS

As the summer holidays approach, Water NSW is reminding travellers to monitor blue-green algae alerts and current river conditions so they can make informed decisions regarding their travel plans. WaterNSW recommends people travelling over the summer holidays, especially to areas around the River Murray, regularly check its website for updates on blue-green algae. Blue-green algae […]

EXTENSION OF ALCOHOL FREE ZONES – PUBLIC CONSULTATION INVITATION

In accordance with Section 632a and 644b of the Local Government Act 1993, Notice is hereby given that Council, proposes to establish an Alcohol Free Zone which includes the Wentworth Swimming Pool and the Wentworth Skate Park until 30 June 2022.   A Map detailing the above described area is available via Council’s website www.wentworth.nsw.gov.au […]