WIRES - NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service

Monday 22 June 2020

Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Service (WIRES) 
24/7 Emergency Hotline: 13 000 WIRES 


Monday 18 May 2020


Residents and ratepayers will be aware that the NSW Government is removing restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The lifting of these restrictions has implications for some Council facilities and services.


Wednesday 13 May 2020

View the Hillston Community Newsletter here outlining the progress in the Hillston Stabilisation Project.

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.


Wednesday 25 March 2020

In line with the latest directive from the NSW Government, the following Council services have now been re-opened:

Hillston Library
(The Hillston Library will be open from Monday to Friday and resume opening on Saturdays from Saturday 4 July 2020.)

Caravan Parks in Hillston, Goolgowi and Rankins Springs

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.

Public Exhibition - Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS)

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Notice is hereby given that Carrathool Shire Council intends to adopt Council’s Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) following an exhibition period of 28 days in accordance with Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 3.1 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.

Public Notice - Lachlan Valley Way Pave & Seal

Friday 21 February 2020

Council will be undertaking a 3.5km section of new pave and seal on the Lachlan Valley Way.  Work is scheduled to commence on Monday 2 March 2020 and is expected to take approximately eight (8) 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.

Aussie Backyard Birdcount 2019

Thursday 20 February 2020

In October of 2019 the Annual Aussie Backyard Birdcount took place Australia wide.