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.


For Public Display

Draft Delivery Program 2017-2021 and Operational Plan 2019-2020

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Draft Fees and Charges 2019-2020

Drought Communities Information

$100K to be allocated to Bourke Community Groups

Drought Information Pack

Assistance for individuals, families, farms and communities in drought regions

Public Notice

Level 4 Water Restrictions

WaterNSW Media Release

Red alert for Darling River at Rose Isle

Main Street Development

Main Street Development Update (March 2019)

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Draft code of meeting practice

Media Release / Public Notice

Media Release – 25/3/19

Call for urgent approval of request for an environmental flow to be made for the Barwon Darling system

Media Release – 8/3/19

Bourke Shire Council assures residents that bores will supply Bourke community’s filtered water requirements

Media Release – 8/3/19

Bourke Shire Council welcomes announcement of an additional 4.6 million dollars for the Wanaaring Road reconstruction and sealing works

Public Notice

Bourke Shire Council Closures over Easter period 2019

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