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.

Aussie Backyard Birdcount 2019

Thursday 20 February 2020

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

Public Exhibition DA2020/017

Wednesday 19 February 2020

A development application DA2020/017 has been lodged with Council, located on Kidman Way, Hillston.

  • Application for Electricity Generating Works - Construction of 2x5MW Solar Farm, ancillary facilities and a two Lot subdivision on Lot:103 DP:755189

Closing date for submissions: Friday 20 March 2020.

Hillston Floodplain Management Project

Monday 3 February 2020

Council are in the process of progressing the Hillston Floodplain Management Project with the Consultant ‘Catchment Simulation Solutions’.

As part of this project CSS have engaged a sub-contractor ‘Price Merit Consulting’ to undertake surveying along the Lachlan River banks and boundaries.

Book online for the Hillston Caravan Park

Thursday 30 January 2020

Council is pleased to announce that booking a site or cabin at the Hillston Caravan Park is about to be made easier, commencing 1 February 2020 a new online booking system will be available for all visitors to use.  Click on the link below for more information.

Hillston Caravan Park