Community Strategic Plan - Review

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Council is currently reviewing the Community Strategic Plan (CSP) and needs your input.  We want to hear about your ideas for the future Carrathool Shire!

Western Local Land Service Regional Weeds Management Plan

Monday 27 February 2017

Community consultation sessions for draft Western Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan.
Media Release

Have your Say on the Western Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan 2017-2022.

Temporary Road Closure - Hillston Outback Triathlon

Friday 24 February 2017


Between 8am and 10.40am Lachlan River Road, from the Lion’s Park car park entry on Oxley Ave, will be closed to all traffic other than competitors for the following distance and approximate times:

Community Engagement Strategy Public Exhibition

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Council intends to adopt the Community Engagement Strategy, following an exhibition period of 28 days.

Medical Practitioner Services to recommence at Hillston

Thursday 16 February 2017

Carrathool Shire Council is very pleased to announce that medical practitioner services are recommencing at Hillston with Doctor Rod Bond and Doctor Jarrod Linsell taking over the operations of the Hillston Medical Centre on the 13th March 2017.

Local Land Services - Have your say on the management of weeds in the Riverina

Wednesday 8 February 2017

The NSW Government has allocated more than $11 million in funding for weed management throughout the state. Regional strategic weed management plans have been established to set the vision for weed management over the next five years.

Blue-green algae alert for Lachlan River Hillston

Wednesday 8 February 2017

The CentralWest Regional Algal Coordinating Committee (RACC) has issued a red level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae in the Lachlan River at Hillston.

2017 Australia Day Award Recipients

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Citizen of the Year - Jim Caughey 

Young Citizen of the Year - Lily Ryan 

Junior Citizen of the Year 2 Recipients - Benjamin Cameron & Katie Anderson 

Sportsperson of the Year - Caroline Greenwood

Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Charlotte Bartholomew 

Sub-Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Harrison Ryan 

Fight the Bite - Mosquito Public Health Notice

Monday 19 December 2016

NSW Health has issued a warning about the increased number of mosquitoes and associated viruses in the region.

People who live in or are travelling to flood affected areas are urged to take special care to cover up and apply repellant to exposed skin.

Landholder Flood Recovery Guide - Edition 1

Monday 19 December 2016

The spring 2016 floods in the Riverina-Murray region were one of the most protracted and widespread flood events on record. The prolonged inundation and flooding impacted agricultural businesses across most industries, some significantly.