Exciting Heritage... Positive Future

Flood Update and Road Status Information

Council urges motorists to check the RMS www.livetraffic.com site for changing to road conditions, and advise caution when driving through flood effect roads.

The following roads are currently closed within the Hay Shire LGA:

Sandy Point and Bushy Bend Roads

Nap Nap – Warwaegae Roads

Wongalea Road

Sidonia Road - Unsealed Section

Current Flood height and predictions can be found on the following Bureau of Meteorology.

Murrumbidgee River Flood Bulletin

Hay Shire Local Government Area

The Hay Shire terrain is largely a flat, almost treeless saltbush plain offering a magnificent 180 degree skyline which at night becomes a canopy of stars as far as the eye can see. The Hay Shire incorporates the town of Hay and the villages of Booligal (made famous by Banjo Patterson, in "Hay and Hell and Booligal"), Maude and One Tree.

Travellers will arrive in the Shire via the Sturt, Mid-Western or Cobb Highways which intersect at Hay.

A friendly rural community, Hay is situated on the picturesque Murrumbidgee River, about halfway between Sydney and Adelaide and just over 400 kilometres from Melbourne.

The Hay Shire has a surprising amount of attractions worth a visit including wonderful museums, beautiful parks and gardens, and excellent recreational and sporting facilities. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, the Hay Shire has much to offer with its Exciting Heritage and Positive Future!

News & Events

Policies on exhibition

Council has on display for public comment the following draft policies:
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Procedure
- Wet Weather Roads Policy

14 October 2016 Shire Newsletter

The 14 October newsletter includes items on visit by the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, meeting between Hay Shire Council representatives and the Hon. Minister Elliot,STP REF's and more...

Hay Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade - Review of Environmental Factors

Proposed Development: Hay Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade

Property Details: Lot 2 DP 517869, Lot 1 DP 1161471, Lot 1 DP 630069, Lot 113 DP 448476, Thelangerin Road, Hay    

The REF was drafted in accordance with Section 111 & 112 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 and Clause 228 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulations 2000.  

The document will be on exhibition for a period of 30 days in terms of Council’s Notification & Advertising Policy. A copy of the document can be found below:

Hay Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade REF

Submissions will be received until 5.00pm, Friday 10 November 2016 and are to be in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Hay Shire Council, PO Box 141, Hay NSW 2711 or by email to mail@hay.nsw.gov.au. 


Country Change

Are you dreaming of spending more time with your family? Perhaps you would like to add more balance to your life? A healthier and happier life may be your goal?

Then why not make a C Change, a Country Change by making the move to the Riverina-Murray Region of NSW in particular the historic township of Hay a place with exciting heritage and positive future. Kids on bikes, neighbours who know who you are and households that still leave their backdoors unlocked when they go out. No commuting, no traffic jams, more time for yourself and those that you care about. You can live the dream in the Riverina-Murray.

Council can assist in making the dream a reality with fully serviced residential blocks in a great location in its East Hay subdivision starting from $19,000. Contact Council on 02 6990 1100 to discover more about this great opportunity.

Visit http://www.countrychange.com.au to find out more.


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