Message from the Mayor COVID 19 - Media Release Update

Monday 30 March 2020

Given the current circumstances with the COVID 19 virus I thought it appropriate that I again touch base with the Community to keep you up to date with developments.

COVID-19 Information for Businesses & Individuals

Thursday 26 March 2020

The following resources are a good first step for business owners and individuals who want to learn about what assistance may be avaialble to them at this time.

Information can also be broken down in sections and allows for more specific information to be accessed for individual circumstances.

Swimming Pools CLOSED

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Due to Federal Government mandates on Coronavirus precautions the Hillston and Goolgowi Pools are now CLOSED.


Message from the Mayor - COVID-19

Tuesday 24 March 2020

23 March 2020 - Media Release

I have been asked recently by a resident if the Council will be shut down by the COVID19 virus.  I’d like to take this opportunity to inform the public that at the present time Council business and services are operating as normal.

Hillston Sewer Main Investigation

Monday 23 March 2020

Council wishes to advise Hillston residents that the Sewer Main investigation that was scheduled to commence today Monday 23 March 2020 has been postponed until further notice.  Monday 20 April 2020 is the new tentative date for work to commence depending on the availability of Contractors.

Further updates will be posted on Council's Website as they become available.

Office Closures Amendment

Monday 23 March 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Carrathool Shire Council offices at Goolgowi, Hillston and the Library will be open for normal operating hours on Thursday 26 March 2020. The Kickstart training day for all Council staff has been cancelled. This decision was made after receiving advice on COVID19 and social distancing requirements.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Public Notice - Lachlan River Road Pave & Seal

Friday 20 March 2020

Council will be undertaking a 1.6km section of new pave and seal on the Lachlan River Road.  Work is scheduled to commence on Monday 23 March 2020 and is expected to take approximately four (4) weeks.

During this period drivers are asked to exercise caution when driving through the road work area and to be prepared for some minor delays.


Notice of water supply interruption - Hillston

Thursday 19 March 2020

Council will be carrying out routine maintenance in Hillston, this will temporarily interrupt the water supply around the following area:

Location: 192 through to 218 High Street Hillston
Date: Thursday 26 March ~ Midnight to approximately 2.30am

Council apologises for any inconvenience while these works are in progress.


Thursday 19 March 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Carrathool Shire Council offices at Goolgowi, Hillston and the Library will be closed for:

Road Works & Closures McGee Street, Hillston

Monday 16 March 2020

Council will be carrying out road maintenance work on behalf of Transport for NSW, on a 500-metre section of McGee Street at Hillston. The work, which involves removing the old road surface and replacing it with a smooth new surface, improving drainage and replacing the kerb, is expected to take about nine weeks to complete.