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Yanga National Park – Update 26 July 2021

All Campgrounds and firewood collection areas are closed as below;

Mamanga and The Willows Camp Grounds/Picnic Areas are closed due to rain, will be reviewed on 2 August 2021.

Woolpress Bend is also closed due to flooding from high river levels.

The domestic firewood collection area is closed, this will be reviewed daily.

Road Construction Works

Road Construction Works commencing Monday 12 July 2021 for 6 weeks
Magenta/Wampo Road will be closed from Boree Plains/Gol Gol Road to Atlas Campaspe mine site. This closure will be for approximately 6 weeks. For further information please contact Peter McCurry of Potter Excavations on 0437 319 336 or Ray Davy on 0488 745 956.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused

Major New Covid-19 Support Package to Help Tens of Thousands of Businesses across NSW

The NSW Government has announced a major new grants package and changes to the Dine & Discover program to help tens of thousands of small businesses and people across NSW impacted by the current COVID-19 restrictions.The package includes grants of between $5,000 and $10,000 for small businesses, payroll tax deferrals for all employers, an extension of the Dine & Discover program to 31 August and the ability for people to use Dine & Discover vouchers for takeaway delivered directly to their home by the venue itself. Click here to read the Media Release

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics

Free Covid Vaccinations will be available in Balranald Tuesday 29 June 2021 & Wednesday 30 June 2021- for Astrazeneca Vaccination or Thursday 1st July 2021 Pfizer Vaccinations – Bookings are essential. To make an appointment email or Phone 1800 602 001. You must NOT have had any other vaccination seven days either side of the appointment – For further information click here;

Mungo Lodge

Mungo Lodge will remain closed until Friday 25th June (weather permitting) and Mungo Guided Tours are cancelled from Monday 21st to Friday 25th June 2021.

Expression of Interest – Royal Theatre Cafe – EOI 2021-001

Expressions of interest (EOI) are invited for the lease of the Royal Cafe area of the Theatre Royal Complex, Market Street, Balranald. The property consists of the shopfront area, kitchenette and sanitary facility. The first floor area will not form part of this EOI. This is for ground floor only.

EOI must be received by no later than 12noon on Friday 16th July 2021 and include details of the preson submitting the EOI, proposed use of the area and proposed term of lease.

The site may be inspected by appointment with Council’s Health & Building Officer, Mr R Mitchell, by contacting 03 50201300 or email

To submit an Expression of interest you are required to email your submission to, marked attention Oliver McNulty, General Manager and include the EOI 2021/001 in the subject line.

Murray and Sunraysia Regional Algal

Several Amber alerts remain current for the Murray River and the Edward/Wakool Rivers. For the lower Darling River and Memindee Lakes there are no to very log algal counts. Algal Report – Murray and Sunraysia.

Yanga National Park

Firewood Permits area now available to residents in the Balranald and Murray River Local Government Areas as in past years. You can find out more and access the applications here

Yanga National Park — Yanga Homestead has reopened after our rain – Updated Monday 5th July 2021. All Campgrounds are now opened. See the updated notice. Reminder – All camping in NSW NPs require a boking which can be made online or calling 1300 072757.

RFT 20/21-17 Supply and installation of grids


Balranald Shire Council is seeking to appoint a contractor to supply and install new double grids to the road locations listed in Brief of Services.
Please see the Brief for more detailed information and requirements on link below.
If you wish to submit your quotation, then Council will only accept direct electronic submission of proposals at

Brief of services is available here
Grids location map is available here
The closing date and time for Tenders is 4:00 pm on Thursday 13th May 2021.

RFT 20/21-17 UPDATE 29/04/2021
Additional information & Submission amendment
Balranald Shire Council has become aware that there may be a timing issue with the supply of the nominated Grids.
If grids supply and its timing creates an issue for potential tenderers to comply to the nominated completion date, Council has a number of nominated grids in stock and can arrange delivery to the nominated locations, for use by the successful tenderer.
Therefore, please be advised that all potential tenderers are now required to submit two sets of compliant prices:-

1. Full Supply and Install
2. Install Only

Ray Davy
Director Infrastructure and Development

RFQ 20/21-08 Balranald to Ivanhoe Rd MR67 – line-marking and retroreflective raised pavement markers

Balranald Shire Council is seeking proposals from companies to install Centreline Retroreflective Raised Pavement Markers (RRPMs) and the installation or renewal of centre line marking and edge lines for approximately 102km of the Balranald to Ivanhoe Rd (MR67), from approximately 95km north of Balranald to the Central Darling Shire boundary.
Please see the Brief for more detailed information and requirements on link below:
If you wish to submit your quotation, then Council will only accept direct electronic submission of proposals at

RFQ detailed description and requirements are available here
The closing date and time for Quotations is 2:00 pm on Thursday 13th May 2021.