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Latest news

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

EUSTON LOCK CLOSED FOR URGENT MAINTENANCE

16 January 2017

Please click MDBA Media release – Euston Lock CLOSED for Urgent Maintenance to read the media release For more information, contact the

Bush Fire Danger Period / Fire Permit information

22 December 2016

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

Fight the Bite – don’t let the mozzies get you!

20 December 2016

Residents and Visitors need to take extra precautions this summer due to the massive increase in mosquitoes in the area

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

Councils letter from Minister and Councils Response

18 November 2016

Copy of Councils letter from the Minister and Councils response

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

Large Scale Solar Farm for Balranald

1 June 2016

Maoneng Group, a Sydney based company has lodged an application to construct a $300M Solar photovoltaic farm within Balranald Shire.

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.

CURRENT ROAD MAINTENANCE

29 February 2016

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

EVENTS

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Mar

Whats Happening at Yanga National Park for March

Please see below for the latest information received from Yanga National Park: Historic Yanga Homestead facility Advice (areas open or closed due to weather conditions) - Yanga NP - Access Status 2 March 2017 For 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 Yanga National Park Tour Advice - Yanga Homestead Tour Advice March 2017 Woolpress Bend is now open to visitors.   Campers need  to book and get a permit from the Yanga Office located at Yanga Homestead. Please note: the road is still a bit rough in places. 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...
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Mar

Balranald Murrumbidgee Fishing Classic

The Balranald Murrumbidgee Classic is a fully catered Anglers and Lions Club combined two day fishing competition.   For more information or entry forms, contact Brian - 0427 502 010, Jim - 0429 901 256 or Mary - 03 5020 1052