Walgett Shire Community Directory

Walgett Shire Community Directory

 

The objective is to engage and communicate with our community in a transparent, open and ‘user-friendly’ way and deliver more efficient communications and engagement methods that are timely, responsive and tailored to our community’s needs

As well as complying with the Local Government Act (Section 8A), which states that Councils have a responsibility to “actively engage with their local communities”, there are a number of reasons why good practice in communication and engagement is important in building and maintaining relationships.

  • To understand the community’s aspirations and their views on key issues
  • To enable the community to get involved and have a say
  • To enable the community to access information and stay informed
  • To enable the community to do business with us
  • To guide services so that they meet the needs of the community
  • To guide Council’s strategic directions and decision making

In order to actively engage with the community in Walgett Shire, Council uses a range of different communication and engagement methods.

  • Council newsletter
  • Council website
  • Newspaper
  • Community noticeboards
  • Council staff out and about in the community
  • Flyers distributed in the community
  • Direct mail outs
  • Direct Email
  • Weekly E-Bulletin
  • Social media
  • Radio

Councils provide a range of support services and facilities to assist individual people and groups in their Shire. The are continuously working on projects and initiatives to improve our Community. The following are examples of information shared by Councils through its various channels.

  • Business Industry Information
  • Grant Opportunities
  • State & Federal Government Messages
  • NSW Health Information (COVID-19 and more)
  • What’s On in the Shire & Region
  • Tender and Expression of Interest Opportunities
  • Positions Vacant
  • Workshops & Webinars
  • Community News and Information
  • Road Works
  • Events
  • and much more

Fill out the Contacts Form here to update your details https://www.walgett.nsw.gov.au/contact-us/

Alternatively download and print this form: Community Directory 2021

Fill in and return via:

Email: admin@walgett.nsw.gov.au

Fax: 026828

Mail: P.O. Box 31 Walgett NSW 2832

In-person:

Walgett Shire Council Office: 77 Fox St, Walgett NSW 2832

Walgett Shire Council – Lightning Ridge Agency: Suite 4 12 Opal St Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

Ensure you include all of your details for our records plus which communication method you personally would prefer.

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