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Committees and Working Parties

Committee’s form an important part of the day to day running of the Shire and community. 8 new Advisory Committees have been formed to replace the former Committees.  These being

  1. Youth Council
  2. Growing Business Industry & Tourism Advisory Committee
  3. Strengthening Community Access, Inclusion & Well-being Advisory Committee
  4. Ageing Well, Aged Care and Facilities Advisory Committee
  5. Balranald Beautification Advisory Committee
  6. Sport & Recreation Advisory Commitee
  7. Euston Progressive Advisory Committee

Regular meetings are held to discuss issues affecting the community.

You can download minutes from the former committee meetings here.

Hostel Committee

Council resolved on 17 December 2021 to establishe a S355 Committee to provide forward planning direction, management oversight and recommendations subject to the direction of the Council of the Shire of Balranald in the operation of Bidgee Haven Retirement Hostel for the Aged.

Council is calling for 4 positions on the newly established s355 Committee.

Applications must be accompanied by details of professional experience, qualifications or relationship to a resident of family members in the hostel.

Current and Ex-Employees who have resigned in the past 12 months of Council are not eligible to apply.

Applications are to be addressed to the General Manager, Balranald Shire Council and may be emailed to or posted ensuring Councils receives prior to the closing date to PO  Box 120 Balranald 2715.

Applications close 5pm on Friday 4th Febraury 2022.

Application Form


Australia Day Committee

No longer meets

 Balranald Beautification Committee

No longer meets – Balranald Beautification Advisory Committee formed in 2020            

Caravan Park Committee

No longer meets


Community Safety Precinct Committee

No longer meets


Consultative Committee

This Panel meets quarterly at 2.30pm.

Venue: Balranald Shire Council Chambers


Corporate Services Committee

No longer meets


Cultural Committee

No longer meets


Euston Beautification

No longer meets, – Euston Progressive Advisory Committee formed in  2020


Hostel Committee

No longer meets, Ageing Well, Aged Care and Facilities Advisory Committee formed in 2020 replaced existing Hostel Committee


Infrastructure & Development

Meets as Required

LEMC (Local Emergency Management Committee)

This Panel generally meets quarterly on the second Thursday of this month at 11am.

Venue: Balranald Shire Council Chambers


Tourism and Economic Development Committee

No longer meets – Growing Business Industry & Tourism Advisory Committee formed in 2020 replaced former committee.


Traffic Committee

This Panel meets as required.


Work Health & Safety

This Panel meets quarterly as required

Venue: Balranald Shire Council Chambers