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


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