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 […]

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 […]

Yanga National Park – Update

VARYING WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECT ACCESS TO DIFFERENT AREAS OF YANGA NATIONAL PARK. YANGA NATIONA PARK HAS WATERWAYS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED AT TIMES BY BLUE-GREEN ALGAE FOR THE LATEST UPDATE – PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK: Yanga Update 07 September 2023   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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]