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Latest news

AUSTRALIAN INTERSTATE QUARANTINE – BE AWARE OF YOUR RESTRICTIONS

7 April 2017

Please click here for further information regarding your rights and responsibilities when travelling, or go to Community Announcements

Major projects occurring in Balranald Shire

4 April 2017

Balranald Shire has a number of major projects currently occurring in its Local Government area. To keep up to date

CURRENT ROAD MAINTENANCE

28 March 2017

Please go to the Current Maintenance page under roads for all road maintenance Work – Advice for Residents / Travellers to our

Expression of Interest – Become a Retained Fire Fighter in the Balranald area

28 March 2017

Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is seeking adaptable, physically fit, team orientated men and women with a strong community spirit

National Broadband Network (NBN) works in Balranald and other areas

28 March 2017

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is continuing to transition Australia to a digital future and will bring new opportunities to

Bush Fire Danger Period / Fire Permit information

30 January 2017

The bush fire danger period commenced on 1st October 2016 and concludes on 31st March 2017.  A Fire Permit is

Disaster assistance now available

16 December 2016

  Disaster assistance extended to Balranald and Wentworth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Minister for Justice and Police

Local Council Elections Results – Saturday 10th September 2016

19 September 2016

NSW Local Council elections were held on Saturday 10 September Results for Balranald Shire Council are as follows: Leigh BYRON was

BES – The Best of Two Worlds biography

29 February 2016

The long awaited biography of an outstanding Australian identity was launched on the 5th March 2016 at the iconic Yanga Homestead, Balranald.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

11 January 2016

Please click here to visit the Community Announcements page for supplementary / other notices relating to issues concerning the community.    

EVENTS

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Apr

Whats happening at Mungo National Park in April

Please see below for the latest information received from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Office of Environment & Heritage: Mungo National Park Discovery Program-Tour Advice Mungo Discovery Program April 2017 For further information, go to: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/mungo-national-park nationalparks.nsw.gov.au    
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Apr

Whats Happening at Yanga National Park for April

Please see below for the latest information received from Yanga National Park: Historic Yanga Homestead facility Advice (areas open /closed due to weather conditions) - Yanga NP - Access Status 26-04-17 For the latest up-to-date park information, please call the NP office on 03 5020 1764 or visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/Yanga-National-Park General Information................ Yanga National Park Tour Advice - Yanga Homestead Tour-Program advice - April 2017 Woolpress Bend -  Campers need  to book and get a permit from the Yanga Office located at Yanga Homestead. Firewood collection - Please note the firewood collecting site is currently closed until the end of the bushfire danger period.  Yanga NP Map - Firewood Woolpress Alternate Access Want to Camp in our National parks for Free??  National Parks has opportunities state-wide for people to camp for free on National Parks in exchange for assisting our customers - click here for more information Click to view the Yanga NP...
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May

Whats happening at Mungo National Park in May

Please see below for the latest information received from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Office of Environment & Heritage: Mungo National Park Discovery Program-Tour Advice Mungo Discovery Tour-Program advice May 2017 For further information, go to: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/mungo-national-park nationalparks.nsw.gov.au
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May

T.O.W.N Club get-together

(every Monday) 6.00pm to 7.00pm Each Monday night at Day Care building at Hospital Market Street Balranald NSW 2715
4
May

NDIS Info session with MacKillop Rural Community Services

This workshop offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and carers a better understanding  of the NDIS, how to prepare to access the NDIS, and to start ‘pre-planning' For further information please click on the flyer to enlarge
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May

T.O.W.N Club get-together

(every Monday) 6.00pm to 7.00pm Each Monday night at Day Care building at Hospital Market Street Balranald NSW 2715
15
May

T.O.W.N Club get-together

(every Monday) 6.00pm to 7.00pm Each Monday night at Day Care building at Hospital Market Street Balranald NSW 2715
22
May

T.O.W.N Club get-together

(every Monday) 6.00pm to 7.00pm Each Monday night at Day Care building at Hospital Market Street Balranald NSW 2715
28
May

Friends of the Southern Cross Monthly Market Day

The Friends of the Southern Cross currently hold a Market day on the 4th Sunday of each month (Some dates may change according to public holidays) from 8.30am Stall hire is $10.00 per stall. To hold a stall, please contact Colin Jacka on 03 5020 0252
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May

T.O.W.N Club get-together

(every Monday) 6.00pm to 7.00pm Each Monday night at Day Care building at Hospital Market Street Balranald NSW 2715