Council

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).

Council Forms

Council Forms


Please find listed below links to assorted Walgett Shire Council forms:

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Contact Council

Contact Council

Walgett Shire Council

77 Fox Street
PO Box 31
Walgett NSW 2832
Phone: (02) 6828 6100
Fax: (02) 6828 1608
Email: admin@walgett.nsw.gov.au

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Council Meetings

Council Meetings


Dates and locations for Meetings in 2017

14 February - Tuesday at 10.00am in Walgett - Council Chambers
28 March - Tuesday at 10.00am in Lightning Ridge - Bowling Club ...

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Citizenship

How will I know when my Citizenship Ceremony will be conducted?

Once your application for citizenship has been approved, you will receive a letter from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship. Council will be...

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Access to Information

Access to information - Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

On 1 July 2010 new right to information legislation came into effect, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (GIPA), repealing and replacing the ...

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Venues

Other Venues

The following venues are available for hire in this local government area.

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About the Council

Provided below is information on Walgett Shire Councillors, the council vision and mission statements and the current organisation structure.


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Quotations and Expression Of Interests

Quotations and Expression Of Interests

RFQ17/031

Walgett Shire Council invites the submission of quotations closing 4.00pm,...

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Council Documents

Council Documents


Local Emergency Management Committee Documents.

DisPlan (PDF)

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Documents on Public Exhibition

Documents on Public Exhibition

CCTV - Code of Practice

Walgett Shire Council publicly exhibits the Draft CCTV System and Mobi...

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Positions Vacant


Positions Vacant


Positions vacant with Walgett Shire Council;



Posit...

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Rates Information

Rates Information

In this section you will find information on where and how to pay your rates, information on eligibility of discounts and exemptions, applicat...

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Tenders


"The tender RFT 17/027 - Repair and Refurbishment of the Walgett Showground Colless Grandstand has been withdrawn at this time. The tender will be available again in the coming months.

Sorry for any inconvenience. “

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