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Flood recovery assistance update

Strong Start Cadetship Program

Under the NSW Government ‘Strong Start Cadetship Program’, Wentworth Shire Council has been successful in obtaining $25,000 in grant funding to subsidise the university tuition fees of a new Planning Cadet that Council employs.

If you have an interest in Planning in a Local Government environment, please contact Glen Norris, Manager Human Resources on (03) 5027 5027 or email

Terms and conditions apply.

Medium Business Support Grant of up to $200,000

RAS Foundation Community Futures Grant

2024 Australia Day Awards – Nominations OPEN

Green Waste Disposal Vouchers

Council’s Financial Assistance Program is open for FY23/24

Applications for the first round of funding for the 2023/24 financial year are now open.

Community groups, school groups, charitable and not-for-profit organisations within our Shire should consider their funding requests for the 2023/24 financial year.

To be considered at the August Ordinary Council Meeting, applications must be submitted to Council by Monday 31 July.

For further information or to apply for financial assistance, visit

Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program

$50,000 Small Business Grant for flood affected business owners – applications extended to 15 December 2023

Business owners affected by the September 2022 floods will have more time to apply for a $50,000 Small Business Grant, with the NSW Government extending the deadline for both applications and claims to 15 December 2023.

For further information on the extension, visit the Service NSW website.

SecureEnergy Workers Wanted

SecureEnergy is looking for 100 people to complete paid training for Certificate II in Transmission Line Construction, to work on Project EnergyConnect.

To express your interest, email: