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.

Walgett Shire Council Newsletter

8 May 2017 9:00 AM -
Walgett Shire Council, 2017 Autumn Newsletter

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Notice to Residents - Low Raw Water Pressure - Walgett - 16th October 2017



Walgett Shire Council has lodged two Development Application from Teacher Housing Authority of NSW:


  • 1.    DA2017/026, to construct two Class 1a single storey semi detached dwelling, with attached portico, outdoor area and garage located on Lot 32, DP 226373, 20 Arthur Street, Walgett.


  • 2.     DA2017/027, to construct two Class 1a single storey semi detached dwelling, with attached portico, outdoor area and garage located on Lot 4, DP 513882, 61 Namoi Street Street, Walgett.


The Development Applications, Statements of Environmental Effects and plans will be on public display at Walgett Shire Council’s Administration Office, 77 Fox Street, Walgett. The documents may be viewed Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am until 4.30pm from 27 September 2017 to 20 October 2017. They are also available on Council’s web site: www.walgett.nsw.gov.au.


All written submissions on the proposed developments will be considered by Walgett Shire Council if received prior to 5.00pm on Friday, 20 October, 2017. If a written submission is made that objects to the development, then the grounds of objection should be specified within the submission. Council will not consider any submissions confidential.


If you have any further inquiries regarding these applications please contact Bob Harris, Acting Director Environmental Services on (02) 6828 1399.





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