News and Media Releases
Summary Wentworth The Murray River at Wentworth may reach 34.20 metres AHD around 17-19 December, with major flooding. A prolonged peak is possible through to early January, with major flooding. The river is currently 34.03 metres Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol The Murray River at Mildura Weir may reach 38.40 metres AHD around 14-16 December, with […]
Due the breach in the Yelta levee last night, Mildura Rural City Council have closed part of Meridian Road and have a detour in place for trucks delivering grain to the wheat dump. please see traffic management plan below for details.
NSW SES flood update as at 3:40pm on 7th December 2022 Summary Wentworth The Murray River at Wentworth may reach 34.20 metres AHD around 18-20 December, with major flooding. A prolonged peak is possible through to early January, with major flooding. Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol The Murray River at Mildura Weir may reach around 38.40 […]
Please be advised that all Council offices, depots, workshop, landfill sites, libraries and the visitor information centre will be closing at 3.00pm Friday 16 December 2022. For all water, sewerage, waste/landfill, cemetery and animal services emergencies, please call (03) 5027 5027. Normal services/operating hours re-commence from Saturday 17 December 2022.
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 […]
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 (25-26December), 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Council continues to monitor water quality and advises it is currently compliant with Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
Flood update for Wentworth and Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol as at 4:20pm 30-11-2022
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.
FLOOD SUPPORT AVAILABLE FOR WENTWORTH SHIRE COUNCIL RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE CURRENT FLOODS Wentworth Shire Council residents affected by current flood waters now have access to the Federal Governments Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) to support them through these tough times. The Federal Government has made the announcement with claims open from 2pm Monday 21 November […]