Wentworth Health Service Redevelopment

We’re looking for enthusiastic people to join an Arts Working Group to help drive the integration of art, culture and heritage into the new Wentworth Health Service Redevelopment to ensure it’s a place that is welcoming, promotes wellbeing and reflects the unique local community.

Download the Expression of Interest form to join the group and make a difference. Fill it out, save it and send it back to us! Applications close on Friday, 16 December 2022.

For more information please phone (02) 8838 8889 or email HI-Wentworth@health.nsw.gov.au

Download the Expression of Interest Form

Download the Application Form

NSW SES Flood Update for 5 Dec 2022

Flood updates from NSW SES for Wentworth and Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol

Summary

Wentworth

The Murray River at Wentworth may reach 34.10 metres AHD around late December (25-26
December), with major flooding.

A prolonged peak is possible through to early January, with major flooding.

See press release below for more information.

Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol

MILDURA WEIR

The Murray River at Mildura Weir is likely to reach around 38.20 metres AHD later this week and may reach around 38.30 metres AHD around 21-22 December, with moderate flooding.

A prolonged peak is possible through to late December, with moderate flooding.

The river is currently 38.15 metres and rising.

See press release below for more information.

Advice for parents of boarding school students who are isolated due to current flooding.

Are you needing to get your kids home from boarding school, but are isolated?

The New South Wales State Emergency Service is able to assist in getting your children home safely at the end of this school year.

Read the flyer below for more information.

Accessing Mental Health Services in NSW

Many people may be feeling anxious, worried or afraid within flood-affected communities.

Looking after the mental health of ourselves, friends and family is an important part of staying well.

If you need support, there are a number of services you can access for free.

The below websites have a mixture of self-guided mental health resources and programs as well as one-on-one connection to professionals through webchat, online counselling and phone services.

For further information, please view the flyer below.

Notice for New Planning Applications

The period between 20 December and 10 January (inclusive) is excluded from the calculation of required public notification days as per Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 3 section 16 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.     

All new development applications received by Council from 28 November 2022 will have their public notification fall within 20 December 2022. Any planning applications whose public notification days fall within 20 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 cannot be determined in 2022 but will be determined after 10 January 2023.

SES Flood Update 2 December 2022

NSW SES flood updates for Wentworth and Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol as of 4.20pm on Friday 2 December 2022

Summary

WENTWORTH

The Bureau of Meteorology advises rainfall over the past several weeks and months has caused renewed and prolonged flooding along the Murray River.

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

The Murray River at Wentworth may reach 34.10 metres AHD around late December (25 – 26 December), with major flooding.

A prolonged peak is possible through to the end of December into early January, with major flooding.

Read the full press release below.

DARETON, BURONGA, GOL GOL

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

MILDURA WEIR

The Murray River at Mildura Weir is likely to reach around 38.20 metres AHD late next week and may reach around 38.30 metres AHD around 21 – 22 December, with moderate flooding.

A prolonged peak is possible through to late December, with moderate flooding. The river is currently 38.08 metres and steady.

Read the full press release below.

Levee Bank Patrols

The public should not be alarmed seeing Police on the levee banks. They are here to support Council by assisting with monitoring of the integrity these structures.

This is a precautionary measure only and is for the community’s protection.

Water Quality

WATER QUALITY

Council continues to monitor water quality and advises it is currently compliant with Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

SES Flood Update – 30 Nov 2022

Flood update for Wentworth and Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol as at 4:20pm 30-11-2022

Flood Update – Wentworth Cemetery

Due to flood waters reaching the southern fence line of the Wentworth Cemetery, council have conducted sandbagging and additional works to prevent water entering and surrounding grave sites. Please be assured that the cemetery is currently safe from flooding.