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Physical Disability Council of NSW Workshops

Grow yourself – Expand your potential – March online Workshops 7 March – NDIS Self Management from 2pm – 4.30pm 12 March – Speaking up for yourself from 2pm – 4.30pm 19 March – Post Traumatic Growth from 2pm – 3.30pm 20 March – NDIS What can I buy from 2pm – 3pm For more […]

Economic Development Strategy 2024 – 2028 For Residents in the Balranald Shire

Be part of shaping our great future Balranald Shire Council has started researching our Economic Development Strategy for 2024-2028 – and we want to hear from you. This research will identify Councils’ strengths, challenges and opportunities as they seek the best possible outcomes for their residents, for existing industry / business and for future investments. […]

Regional Drought Resilience Plan

Have your say on our local drought resilience plan. Balranald Shire Council and Wentworth Shire Council are working together to develop a Regional Drought Resilience Plan and we would value your insights and ideas to help prepare the plan. By forward-thinking about our opportunities to mitigate, our Drought Resilience Plan can help us to identify […]

Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV)

We have had Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV) detected in mosquitos trapped last week in Balranald, could I get you to put this tile on the our socials for public info. NSWHealth’s mosquito trapping program has revealed the presence of Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV) in trapped mosquitos in our part of the State. The […]

Enrolled Nurse Scholarship

Course Fees and Employment included; Every year, NSW Health offers Enrolled Nurse scholarships across NSW.  The scholarships include a position in the Diploma of Nursing program, covers course fees and can lead to employment as an enrolled nurse in a NSW Health facility following successful completion of the diploma and standard recruitment and registration processes. […]

Have you been affected by Floods or Storms

All NSW Councils receive advice from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the State Emergency Service (being the lead combat agency for flood). The advice Council received from the SES Monday 7 November 2022 – The BOM advised The Murray River at Euston may exceed the minor flood level (9.10metres, 50.901 metres AHD) early next […]

Balranald Emergency Management

Please be advised that with the continuing wet weather and gradual rises in the rivers within Balranald Shire, there have been numerous inquires of Council and Council staff for either sandbags or other assistance. Although we are here to provide services to the community, Council is not the responsible agency to provide these services. Council […]

Being prepared for Flood

Media Release – Flood Preparedness key with more rain forecst With dams and waterways at capacity and more rain forecast, Local Land Services is urging landholders to use coming days to review and enact their farm emergency plan. Severe weather warnings have been issued for large parts of western, southern, central andnorthern NSW, with the […]

Advisory Committee – Expression of Interest

Expression of Interests are called for members of our Advisory Committees, In 2020 Council adopted 7 new Advisory Committees and every 2 years these will be reviewed and new members invited.  Seven committees are fully explained in the attached table. If you require further information please don’t hesitate to contact Council during office hours. – If […]