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Yanga National Park – Update

FOR THE LATEST UPDATE – PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK: Yanga Update 29.03.24 VARYING WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECT ACCESS TO DIFFERENT AREAS OF YANGA NATIONAL PARK – PLEASE CHECK LATEST UPDATE YANGA NATIONA PARK HAS WATERWAYS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED AT TIMES BY BLUE-GREEN ALGAE – PLEASE CHECK LATEST UPDATE   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 […]

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 […]

MUNGO NATIONAL PARK

25 May 2023 – Mungo drive tour and all campgrounds are now open Wander the sands of time in ancient Mungo National Park at the heart of NSW’s Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area. This extraordinary place is of great significance to the Ngyiampaa, Mutthi Mutthi and Southern Paakantyi people. Mungo Lady and Mungo Man, found […]

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 […]