Welcome To The Walgett Shire Council

As a major highway junction for touring routes, Walgett Shire plays host to a number of unique experiences. 

Walgett Shire proudly offers all the ingredients for a great outback holiday; scenery, relaxation, recreation and revitalisation. It has an abundance of wildlife and flora on display, not to mention the spectacular sunrises and brilliant sunsets to open and close your day. During the year Walgett Shire conducts annual events that you can enjoy and participate in, making your holiday a very memorable and fulfilling experience. Walgett Shire invites you to come and experience genuine country hospitality and guarantees that you will take home a unique and memorable holiday experience.

In Focus Now

Community Notice - Community Consultation Draft Operational Plan and Budget 2018/19

Public Notice - Invitation for submissions regarding Draft Operational Plan 2018-19 and Delivery Program 2017/18 -2020/21

Big Sky Library Survey

Walgett Shire Subsidised Desexing Scheme May & June 2018 - Walgett-Shire-Subsidised-Desexing-Scheme-2018.jpg

Walgett Shire Council Waste Strategy Community Survey



23 March 2018 - Walgett Shire Communities Recognise International Harmony Day 

20 March 2018 - Shire Celebrates International Women's Day 

8 March 2018 - Focus Group for Western Plains Functional Economic Region (FER)

6 March 2018 - Walgett Youth Engage in Anti-Graffiti Program 

5 March 2018 - Presentation of Financial Statements   

27 February 2018 - $801,554 Funding Secured for Shire Wide Community Projects

22 February 2018 - Dick Colless Memorial Scholarships - Applications Open 

21 February 2018 - Communities planning to Celebrate and Engage in Recognition Initiatives and Nations Events 

20 February 2018 - Meeting Notice - Review of Walgett Quarterly Markets

20 February 2018 - Meeting Notice - 2018 Bulldust to Bitumen Festival Planning

19 February 2018 - Proposal to assign a Park Name in Burren Junction 

16 February 2018 - Special Rate Variation Proposal Deferred 

15 February 2018 - Container Deposit Scheme - Return and Earn 

26 January 2018 - Australia Day Awards 

Walgett Shire Newsletters

Winter Spring 2017 Newsletter