Roadworks within Carrathool Shire

Thursday 21 March 2019

Please be advised that there will be roadworks within the Carrathool Shire area from 25 - 27 March 2019 dependent on weather:

Monday 25th March 2019
* Lachlan River Road from the intersection of MR80R Mossgiel Rd.

Public Exhibition DA2019/028

Wednesday 6 March 2019

A development application DA2019/028 has been lodged with Council, located on Bringagee Road, Carrathool.

  • Application to construct a 790ML Irrigation Dam.

Closing date for submissions: Friday 5 April 2019

Read: Public Exhibition

Pledge to keep local water utilities in local hands welcomed by Councils - Local Government NSW Media Release

Tuesday 5 March 2019

The local government sector has welcomed a “rock-solid guarantee” that local water utilities will not be privatised if a Liberal-National Government is re-elected in NSW.

Public Exhibition - Code of Meeting Practice

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Council intends to adopt the revised Code of Meeting Practice following an exhibition period of 28 days.

The code is available for public inspection at the Goolgowi Shire Office, Hillston District Office and the WG Parker Memorial Library.

Temporary Road Closures - Hillston Outback Triathlon

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Sunday 3 March 2019 between 8 am and 10.40 am 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:

       *1km North from 8am-8.25am approx
       *5km North from 8.45am-9.20am approx
       *5km North from 9.40am-10.40am approx

Blue-Green Algal Alert

Friday 15 February 2019

The Murrumbidgee River at Carrathool currently has an AMBER alert status as at 15 February 2019.

For more information please visit

Tender 2019-008 Roto Road Pave and Seal

Thursday 17 January 2019

Council is calling tenders for the construction of 3.0km of new road on Roto Road. The road will be 6m seal on 8m formation following current alignment.

Tenders must be submitted in accordance with the tender lodgement requirements contained in the tender package and received by Council in full prior to 12.00 noon Friday 8 February 2019.

Local Land Services - Feral Fighters 2019

Thursday 10 January 2019

Registations to become a Feral Fighter are now open - Feral Fighters are local landholders who work together in groups to control pest animals.

More Information - Feral Fighter

RAMJO Statement of Strategic Regional Priorities 2018-2022

Thursday 10 January 2019

The Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation (RAMJO) consists of the following 11 Councils;
Albury City, Berrigan Shire, Carrathool Shire, Edward River, Federation, Griffith, Hay Shire, Leeton Shire, Murray River, Murrumbidgee and Narrandera Shire.

Public Exhibition - Compliance Policy and Companion Animal Policy

Friday 4 January 2019

Council intends to adopt the compliance policy and companion animal policy following an exhibition period of 28 days.

Both policies are available below alternatively they can be viewed at the Goolgowi Council Chambers, Hillston District Officer or Hillston Library during opening hours.