News and Media Releases

Council Connects April 2021

Buronga Nature Play Area works ongoing

Bendigo Bank Agency Open at Midway Centre

A Bendigo Bank Agency is now open at the Midway Centre in Buronga. The agency, operated by the Community Bank Wentworth and District and staffed by Wentworth Shire Council’s Customer… Continue Reading Bendigo Bank Agency Open at Midway Centre

Public asked to donate to flood appeal through GIVIT

The New South Wales Government is urging people to take advantage of its official partnership with national not-for-profit charity platform GIVIT when donating money and goods and services to those affected by the… Continue Reading Public asked to donate to flood appeal through GIVIT

Puppet Show at Pooncarie a success

A little bit of the arts was brought to Pooncarie on Thursday 18 March when Jenny Ellis of Little Wing Puppets performed “A Little Bit of Blue” at Pooncarie Town… Continue Reading Puppet Show at Pooncarie a success

Stormwater construction works – Buronga

Wentworth Shire Council will be undertaking stormwater construction works through Pitman Avenue, east of Midway Drive, Buronga. Construction is planned to start on 22 March 2021, weather dependent, and is… Continue Reading Stormwater construction works – Buronga

MURRAY REGION OVERLOOKED IN FEDERAL TOURISM SUPPORT PACKAGE

Murray Region tourism businesses have been overlooked in the recently announced Federal Government Tourism Support Package. Murray Regional Tourism Chair Wendy Greiner was disappointed at the announcement Albury and Mildura’s… Continue Reading MURRAY REGION OVERLOOKED IN FEDERAL TOURISM SUPPORT PACKAGE

Wentworth Shire Council meets with Crown Land Commissioner

Wentworth Shire Council met with the NSW Crown Land Commissioner Professor Richard Bush and his Senior Project Officer Clint Willoughby on Tuesday to discuss Council’s submission on the Evaluation Of… Continue Reading Wentworth Shire Council meets with Crown Land Commissioner

Wentworth must keep registrar services

Wentworth Shire Council has urged the New South Wales Government to keep the Wentworth Local Court registrar service operating. In a letter to the Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections,… Continue Reading Wentworth must keep registrar services

New pavilion a winner for the Wentworth Showgrounds

The new Wentworth Showgrounds Community Pavilion is ready to go for the return of the Wentworth Show in 2021. The new building, completed in December 2020, replaces the old Barrett… Continue Reading New pavilion a winner for the Wentworth Showgrounds

Dareton draft strategy captures community pride

Wentworth Shire Council’s draft ‘Our Town, Our Future – Dareton Revitalised’ strategy aims to revitalize the township of Dareton and the wider Coomealla district and ensure its future is secure… Continue Reading Dareton draft strategy captures community pride

Wentworth Aerodrome Open to daytime traffic

The Wentworth Aerodrome is now open for daytime traffic. The main runway is operational, however the North-South runway is still closed for ongoing works. There is ample parking space for… Continue Reading Wentworth Aerodrome Open to daytime traffic

Library

A $500,000 Library Infrastructure Grant win for Wentworth

Wentworth Shire Libraries is the successful recipient of a Library Infrastructure Grant of $500,000, which will assist in the relocation of Wentworth library as part of the Wentworth Shire Civic… Continue Reading A $500,000 Library Infrastructure Grant win for Wentworth

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… Continue Reading Wentworth Aerodrome Upgrade