The Walgett Shire covers an area of 22,000.00 sq km and has a population of approximately 7,199 and includes the towns of Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Burren Junction, Collarenebri, Carinda, Cumborah, Grawin Glengarry & Sheepyard Opal Fields, Rowena and Pokataroo. Walgettt Shire Council operates within a legislative framework established by the New South Wales Parliament.
The Local Government Act 1993 sets out major power, functions and responsibilities of Council. As well as the Act, there are a number of other laws that Council is responsible for enforcing. If you need to contact the council, please click our Contact Us button.
The Walgett Shire Council administration office is located at 77 Fox Street, Walgett.
Council is opened from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays).
- Phone: (02) 6828 1399
- Fax: (02) 6828 1608
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Walgett Shire Council77 Fox Street
PO Box 31
Walgett NSW 2832
Phone: (02) 6828 6100
Fax: (02) 6828 1608
Dates and locations for Meetings in 201714 February - Tuesday at 10.00am in Walgett - Council Chambers
28 March - Tuesday at 10.00am in Lightning Ridge - Bowling Club ...
Access to information - Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009On 1 July 2010 new right to information legislation came into effect, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (GIPA), repealing and replacing the ...
Other VenuesThe following venues are available for hire in this local government area.
Provided below is information on Walgett Shire Councillors, the council vision and mission statements and the current organisation structure.