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Latest news

Community Consultation – Balranald Solar Farm

28 September 2016

Maoneng wishes to extend the invitation to the local community and its representatives to attend a community meeting to engage

Balranald Shire – Fit For The Future Community Meetings

28 September 2016

Mark Conlon, consultant and Office of Local Government representatives Keith Baxter and Ed Macartney  held community meetings with Balranald Shire

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

MEDIA RELEASE New and updated electronic medical record system expanding across Far West West Local Health District

17 June 2016

Remote townships in the far west are being added to the electronic medical record system of the Far West Local

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

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

29 February 2016

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

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

11 January 2016

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

National Broadband Network (NBN) works to commence in NSW, including Balranald

11 January 2016

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is transitioning Australia to a digital future and will bring new opportunities to the whole

EVENTS

1
Sep

Whats Happening at Yanga National Park for September

Please see below for the latest information received from Yanga National Park: CAMPGROUND UPDATE - AS OF 28 SEPTEMBER 2016 Due to forecast rain the following precincts of Yanga National Park will remain closed until further notice: -          Mamanga Campground -          Woolshed Picnic Area -          Willows Campground -          Regatta Beach -          Woolpress Bend   The Homestead and Woolshed precincts remain OPEN The main campground, Mamanga, on the Murrumbidgee is also likely to be cut off by flood water if the river continues to rise. Yanga National Park will continue updates and or please click on the link for up-to-date information: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/Yanga-National-Park/Local-alerts All-weather camping is available at the Yanga Woolshed car park as an alternative   Historic Yanga Homestead facility Advice (areas open or closed due to weather conditions) - yanga-np-facility-status-28-09-16 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...
1
Oct

Whats happening at Yanga National Park for October

Please see below for the latest information received from Yanga National Park: CAMPGROUND UPDATE - AS OF 28 SEPTEMBER 2016 Due to forecast rain the following precincts of Yanga National Park will remain closed until further notice: -          Mamanga Campground -          Woolshed Picnic Area -          Willows Campground -          Regatta Beach -          Woolpress Bend The Homestead and Woolshed precincts remain OPEN The main campground, Mamanga, on the Murrumbidgee is also likely to be cut off by flood water if the river continues to rise. Yanga National Park will continue updates and or please click on the link for up-to-date information: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/Yanga-National-Park/Local-alerts All-weather camping is available at the Yanga Woolshed car park as an alternative Historic Yanga Homestead facility Advice (areas open or closed due to weather conditions) - yanga-np-facility-status-28-09-16 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...
3
Oct

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
6
Oct

Community Consultation - Balranald Solar Farm

Engaging with landholders, members of the Balranald community, government regulators and other stakeholders is a crucial part of the Sunraysia Solar Farm development. Throughout the Feasibility Study, Maoneng plans to continue to meet with stakeholders within the Balranald region,   providing information on current and future activities while responding to enquiries from the general public. The first consultation event is planned for Thursday, 6th of October 2016 from 4pm to 8pm at the Theatre Royal. Maoneng wishes to extend the invitation to the local community and its representatives. Ongoing opportunities to discuss the project with Maoneng representatives will be made available through to the end of 2016. We welcome any queries or questions you may have at any time. Please click here to view the flyer Balranald Solar Farm Newsletter October 2016   For More Information or any questions or comments relating...
7
Oct

Balranald 5 Rivers Outback Festival 2016

5 Rivers Outback Festival celebrates all that is wonderful about living in a rural and outback NSW community that is surrounded by five of the most iconic river systems in NSW, and for one, it is the longest river in Australia.  These 5 Rivers are The Murray River, The Murrumbidgee River, The Lachlan River, The Wakool River and The Edward River. Click here for the festival program - http://www.5riversoutbackfestival.com.au/festival-program For further information, click http://www.5riversoutbackfestival.com.au/  
10
Oct

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
17
Oct

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
23
Oct

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) Stall hire is $10.00 per stall. To hold a stall, please contact Colin Jacka on 03 5020 0252
24
Oct

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
25
Oct

Knitting/Crochet Group

Meet for a knit and a natter