NSW SES Flood Watch

What is Happening MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT GUNDAGAI AND WAGGA WAGGA MODERATE FLOOWING POSSIBLE AT WATTA WATTA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUSDAY MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT NARRANDERA AND MINOT FLOODING POSSIBLE AT DARLINGTON POINT For more information:• Listen to your local ABC radio station, ABC Riverina 97.9 FM and ABC Goulburn Murray 99.7 andSounds of the […]

MUNGO NATIONAL PARK

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 notice due to the wet conditions. Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with […]

Community Sponsorship Program

Applications are now open for the Sunarysia Solar Farm 2022 Community Sponsorship Program. The total sponsorship funding amount is $20,000 and proposals must be submitted by 8 July 2022 via email at sunraysia.sponsorships@res-group.com – Over the last 3 years several committee/organisations within Balranald Shire have benefited from this funding, this year could be your organisation. […]

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 […]

Food Recall – Kinder Surprise Chocolates

Ferrero Australia Pty. Ltd. is conducting a recall of various Kinder chocolate products(see below). The products have been available for sale nationally at Coles,Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Big W, independent food retailers including IGA andpetrol stations, and online. Barcode information: Kinder Easter Basket 120g (6x20g): 19300698000619 Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut: 100g: 19300698020242; 270g; 9300698503618; 750g: 9300698503618 […]

Alan McCormack

It is with deep regret that we advise that Alan (Macca) MacCormack suddenly passed away at his home in Tathra. Alan was a senior footballer and a talented basketballer in Balranald, when he lived and worked with Balranald Shire as an Accountant and later as a Shire Clerk. When Balranald Shire was served with a […]

Yanga National Park – Update

Please see updated Yanga NP notice on the above link. The high river has continued to impact on some of our visitor areas. Mamanga & Woolpress Bend Campgrounds has been closed for another 8 weeks as they are completely inundated. Also closed the picnic area at Yanga Woolshed as water has reached a section of […]

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 […]