News and Media Releases

Privacy Awareness Week 2024

Privacy Awareness Week is a global campaign that involves both public sector agencies and citizens and aims to improve understanding and awareness of NSW privacy legislation, and to raise awareness… Continue Reading Privacy Awareness Week 2024

ANZAC Day Services & Council Closure

ANZAC Day services will be held in Curlwaa, Dareton, Pooncarie and Wentworth on Thursday, 25 April. Curlwaa 9:00am – ANZAC Service, Curlwaa Memorial Hall. Dareton 11:00am – ANZAC Service, Tapio… Continue Reading ANZAC Day Services & Council Closure

Water quality and blue green algae – drinking water is safe

The Murray and Darling Rivers are experiencing high levels of blue green algae. Water NSW has advised that the Darling River is at Red Alert and the Murray River is… Continue Reading Water quality and blue green algae – drinking water is safe

Iluka Lends a Hand – Community Funding Program

The Iluka Lends a Hand community funding program is open twice a year – in April and October. Not-for-profits and organisations with community events, activities or projects are encouraged to… Continue Reading Iluka Lends a Hand – Community Funding Program

Upgraded Boat Sewage Pumpout Station Operational

The Wentworth Effluent Disposal Station has been upgraded by Wentworth Shire Council and is now operational in readiness for the busy Easter period. The Station was co-funded by NSW Boating… Continue Reading Upgraded Boat Sewage Pumpout Station Operational

Experience the Magic of Outdoor Movie Night – Barbie (PG) at Alcheringa Oval, Gol Gol

Get ready for an unforgettable cinematic experience as NSW Youth Week 2024 brings you Outdoor Movie Night – featuring the beloved Barbie movie! Join us on Friday 12 April from… Continue Reading Experience the Magic of Outdoor Movie Night – Barbie (PG) at Alcheringa Oval, Gol Gol

The BreastScreen NSW van is coming to Wentworth

The mobile screening van will be in Wentworth from Saturday 20 – Friday 26 April, 2024. BreastScreen NSW provides free breast screening to all women over 40 to support the… Continue Reading The BreastScreen NSW van is coming to Wentworth

Project Update – Wentworth Caravan Park

Old Wentworth Road Closure

Old Wentworth Road Closure Old Wentworth Road and Keenan’s Drive will be closed to all traffic from the Silver City Highway intersection in Coomealla to the Wentworth Racecourse from Monday… Continue Reading Old Wentworth Road Closure

Flood Experience Survey

Were you affected by flooding between August 2022 and March 2023? Natural Hazards Research Australia currently has an online survey looking for the Wentworth Shire community to share their flood… Continue Reading Flood Experience Survey

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all women across the Wentworth Shire, Australia and the world. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and… Continue Reading Happy International Women’s Day

Changes to waterways in Wentworth Shire

Major Reconstruction and Upgrade of Arumpo Road Set to Begin

Major Reconstruction and Upgrade of Arumpo Road Set to Begin Wentworth Shire Council in partnership with the Australian Government, is excited to announce the upcoming commencement of the Arumpo Road… Continue Reading Major Reconstruction and Upgrade of Arumpo Road Set to Begin

Commencement of Upgrade for Dareton to Namatjira Sharedway Footpath

Commencement of Upgrade for Dareton to Namatjira Sharedway Footpath Wentworth Shire Council is pleased to inform the community that the previously announced upgrade of the Dareton to Namatjira Sharedway Footpath… Continue Reading Commencement of Upgrade for Dareton to Namatjira Sharedway Footpath