NSW SES – Flood Watch

What is Happening – Flood Watch Bulletin For more information:• Listen to your local ABC radio station, ABC Riverina 97.9 FM and ABC Goulburn Murray 99.7 andSounds of the Mountain 96.3FM for latest information.• Visit the NSW SES website for information and safety advice www.ses/nsw.gov.au/flood or follow/NSWSES on Facebook or www.ses.nsw.gov.au• Latest Weather, Warnings, Rainfall […]

Yanga National Park – Update

Please click on the link for the latest update on Yanga National Park  – 15 November 2022 https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/yanga-national-park https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/yanga-homestead https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/yanga-woolshed https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/mamanga-campground https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/woolpress-bend-campground https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/regatta-beach-picnic-area https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/yanga-state-conservation-area https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/the-willows-campground-and-picnic-area Please note that the reserves at Kyalite are also currently flooded and not accessible. https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/kyalite-campground https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/yanga-national-park https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/yanga-homestead https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/historic-buildings-places/yanga-woolshed https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/mamanga-campground https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/woolpress-bend-campground https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/regatta-beach-picnic-area https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/yanga-state-conservation-area https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/the-willows-campground-and-picnic-area   Visitors can pick up a self-guided […]

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 Darling Shire Councils and Water NSW – Barwon River, Darling River at Wilcannia and Louth are on Amber Alert and Namoi River at Walgett and the Darling River at Bourke […]

Euston Recreation Reserve – Upgrade

Euston Recreation Reserve will be having a new makeover/upgrade and Council is excited to share the Draft Euston Recreation Reserve Site Analysis and Draft Concept Reports. We require any feedback or comments, whether positive or negative by Friday 13 May 2022. – Draft Site Analysis and Draft Concept Reports

Balranald Lions Park Upgrade

Exciting News – The Balranald Lions Park is having a makeover and upgrade and we would like your comments and feedback. – Site Analysis and Draft Plans attached. Plans are in 2 sections, The front block, being detailed as grant funds have been received and works are due to be carried out in the 2022/2023 […]

Share our Space – Schools open to community in the school holidays

At School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW), our commitment to communities across NSW is strong.   We make schools the centre of local communities through initiatives designed to bring people together and create opportunities for learning, work and play.  These upcoming school holidays, the Share Our Space program will be putting schools in your LGA at the centre […]

Discovery Centre – Modification Works

NSW Government has allocated to the Far West Joint Organisation (FWJO) five million dollars to spend on the tourism funding. The FWJO split this funding equally to the four Shires – $1.25M each. As part of this funding arrangement, Balranald Shire was required to identify an appropriate proposal for its allocation and demonstrate the project […]

Changed Road Conditions – Atlas/Campaspe Mineral Sands Project

Motorists using local roads in the north of the Shire are advised of the following changes to roads in the vicinity of the Atlas-Campaspe Mineral Sands Project: The Magenta-Wampo Road between Marma-Box Creek Road and the Boree Plains-Gol Gol Road, will re-open to all traffic from Thursday 4th November 2021. Council thanks residents for their […]

Drought Community Outreach Program

Swan Hill Rotary Club are seeking assistance of identified community members to assist their local primary producers, suppliers and workers to apply for Government funded $500 debit cards to families that have been financially impacted by drought. This included those currently in drought as well as those recovering from the intense drought of the past […]

Appointment of Acting General Manager

Administrator, Mike colreavy has announced the interim appointment as Acting General Manager, of Mr Glenn Wilcox who will take up the position on 20 August, until a permanent replacement is found for Mr Oliver McNulty who has accepted a senior position in Melbourne. – Further information please read the Media Release