Exciting Heritage... Positive Future

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

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Development Application 2016-048


Proposed Development: Large Earthen Irrigation Water Storage
Property Details: Lot 44 DP 756744, Lot 2 DP 594842, Lot 1 DP 1131038, Lot 7306 DP 1157111 "Newmarket Station", Maude Road, Hay
Applicant: Rosella Sub TC Pty Ltd
Consent Authority: Hay Shire Council

In accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 the above Development Application and accompanying information can be viewed during normal office hours for a period of 30 days commencing on Wednesday, 6 July 2016:

- Hay Shire Council Office, 134 Lachlan Street, Hay
- Hay Library, 204-216 Lachlan Street, Hay
- Department of Planning Offices, 188 Macquarie Street, Dubbo NSW 2830
- Department of Planning Head Office, 23-33 Bridge Street, Sydney NSW 2001

During the exhibition period submissions may be made regarding the above application. Any person making a submission by way of objection who is dissatisfied with the determination of the consent authority to grant development consent may appeal to the Land and Environmental Court in accordance with Section 78 (1) (i) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations, unless a Commission of Inquiry is held. If a Commission of Enquiry is held, the Minister's determination of the application is final and not subject to appeal.

Submissions will be received until 5.00pm, Friday 5 August 2016 and are to be in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Hay Shire Council, PO Box 141, Hay NSW 2711. Any person making a submission by way of objection must ensure that the objection is specified in the submission.

For further information please contact Jack Terblanche, Director Community Development, Hay Shire Council on 02 6990 1100 or jterblanche@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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