Serving the Balranald Shire Region


Welcome to the Balranald Shire Council

Balranald Shire is a local government area in the Riverina area of western New South Wales, on the Sturt Highway. It is the location of World Heritage listed Mungo National Park and the Willandra Lakes region. Balranald Shire is also known for the five iconic rivers that meander through the Shire being the Murrumbidgee, Murray, Wakool, Edward and Lachlan rivers.

Part of Yanga National Park is also located in the Balranald Shire and is in close proximity to the township of Balranald.

Balranald Shire includes the towns of Balranald and Euston. Other localities include Kyalite, Hatfield, Penarie, Clare and Oxley.

Latest News

Discover the Latest News from Balranald Shire Council

NSW SES Flood Watch

What is Happening – Flood Watch Bulletin FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES INLAND RIVERS FROM FRIDAY MORNING For more information:• Listen to your

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Red Top lookout and boardwalk is currently closed while repairs to weather-related subsidence and damage of the access road is undertaken. Mungo lakebed bicycle trail is closed until further

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Algae Reports for the Region

Far West RACC Algae Report Far West Blue-Green Algal Reports are based on samples collected by various councils; Moree Plains, Walgett, Brewarrina, Bourke and Central

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Upcoming Events

Discover upcoming Balranald & surrounds events
Theatre Royal
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Market Street Balranald NSW

Getting Here

How to get to Balranald

There are a number of ways to reach Balranald from major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide. Some flights can be made to Mildura, a close by town, or if you’re driving there are a number of ways to reach us.