Council meetings

Council Meetings in 2023

Meetings will be held in the Council Chambers; 77 Fox Street Walgett NSW 2832

Council Meetings are scheduled at 9:00am on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in January, when the meeting will be on the third Tuesday. For a full schedule of upcoming meetings view the timetable below:


Notice of Extraordinary Meeting

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Pursuant to section 9 of the Local Government Act 1993, notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary Meeting of Walgett Shire Council will be held at 9.00am on Tuesday, 4th April 2023 at the Council Chambers located at 77 Fox Street, Walgett.

The agenda for the Extraordinary Meeting will be available from Council Website.

The meeting has been called in accordance with Section 3.3 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice for the purpose of considering the following confidential business:

  • All items listed on the agenda
  • Appointment of the Acting General Manager

That part of the meeting dealing with the appointment of the Acting General Manager is confidential and shall be considered in closed section of the meeting, which is closed to members of the public and press. The open meeting will be recorded, with the recording made publicly available from Council’s website.

Members of the public wishing to address the Public Forum are requested to fill the form or to contact Council by telephone or in person. Persons not registered to speak will not be able to address Council.

Councillor Profiles


The Council is a body of nine members who are elected for a four year term to carry out duties under the provisions of the Local Government Act and Regulations. The Mayor is popularly elected every four years and the Deputy Mayor is elected every two years by the members of the Council.

The elected body is supported by a team of Council staff who are responsible for bringing the policies and changes into effect.

2023 Walgett Shire Councillors

Mayor Clr Keir

Mayor Clr Keir – 0427 255 268

Deputy Mayor Clr Rummery

Deputy Mayor Clr Rummery – 0428 259 535

Clr Woodcock

Clr Woodcock – 0417 257 558

Clr Walford

Clr Walford – 0432 641 872

Clr Seaton

Clr Seaton – 0408 964 067

Clr Ramien

Clr Ramien – 0428 577 484

Clr Hundy

Clr Hundy – 0428 306 436

Clr Currey

Clr Currey – 0419 893 480

Clr Cooke

Clr Cooke – 0427 693 858

Local Government Election Results 2021(PDF, 212KB)

Contact your Councillors

Correspondence to Councillors can be sent to the Councillors directly or:

by post:
Walgett Shire Council
PO Box 31, Walgett NSW 2832