Gateway to the
real outback

Welcome to the Bourke
Shire Council website!

Bourke Shire is situated in Western New South Wales at the crossroads of the Mitchell Highway, Kamilaroi Highway and the Kidman Way. With an area of 43,000 square kilometres, the shire is home to many small villages and is considered a gateway into south west Queensland and the far west of New South Wales. It is home to approximately 3,000 people. The Shire’s prosperity is built around the pastoral, irrigation, tourism and service industries which are strongly supported by a wide range of attractions and activities.



Tenders are invited from persons willing to undertake the supply hired plant to be utilized in Council’s operations for the period 1st July 2023 to 30th June 2024.

Media Release / Public Notice

Public Notice – 4/4/23

Public Notice – Draft Operational Plan 2023/2024

Media Release – 3/2/23

Media Release – Far North West Joint Organisation Tourism Marketing Campaign

Media Release – 20/12/22

Federal Disaster Assistance Extended In NSW