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Council advises residents that the Hay town filtered water supply is tested regularly and conforms to Australian drinking water standards. The water from Council’s filtered water supply is safe for residents to drink.
An update to the Blue Green Algae Alert for Hay and Maude can be found here >> Blue Green Algae Notice
The Pool and Waste Transfer Station are closed today due to dust and high wind speeds.
Due to NBN connections issues at the Hay Swimming Pool the normal phone number 69931616 is having connection difficulties, in the meantime please call 0448 984 420 if you need to speak to the Pool Supervisor.
Media Release on concerns about the lack of General Practitioner and Emergency Doctor services in Hay recently - View here
Council is making changes to how it operates the Waste Transfer Station and Landfill Site to meet EPA regulations; please visit Council's website for more information and the new opening times.
Visit Council's website to view or 'Have Your Say' on the Draft Policy for the Flying of Flags for outside Hay Shire Council buildings and in the Council Chamber
Visit Have Your Say on Council's website for more details.
The Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network will be hosting a My Health Record presentation at the Library on the 15th of June at 1.00PM, all are welcome.
The Waste Transfer Station times will change on 4th May, the new times will be as follows ;
Monday 12noon - 6.00pm
Tuesday 7.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 7.30am - 6.00pm
Thursday 7.30am - 6.00pm
Friday 12noon - 6.00pm
Saturday 7.30am - 6.00pm
Sunday 7.30am - 6.00pm
Program for Anzac Day
Assembly will be either outdoor or indoors depending on the weather.
Mayor, School Captains and guest of honour Ben Jarratt addresses the gathering.
In response to the closure of the Hire Car Service, the Hay Community Transport will operate a vehicle to provide transport for community members within the town from Monday the 9th April 2018. This service will operate on a temporary basis between 8.00 am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Community transport is available to all persons. Bookings can be made by phoning 0488299904.
There will be no changes to the garbage collection and tip opening times over the Easter period.
Council's office will alos be closed, re-opening on Tuesday 3rd April, for any emergencies please call 02 6990 1100 and follow the prompts.
Click here for further details on Toyoshima Day at Hay
Commencing Monday 5th March, the John Houstom Memorial Swimming Pool will open at 3pm from Monday to Fridays, and 12noon on weekends. The closing time remains at 7pm, except for Tuesdays where it closes at 6pm.
Early morning swimming is no longer running this season.
On behalf of the Hay Mardi Gras Committee, Hay Shire Council wishes to advise that the Hay Mardi Gras Parade will be held along the full length of Lachlan Street and into Macauley Street between Lachlan Street and Edward Street.
A road closure will be in place 12.30pm to 3pm on Saturday 3rd of March 2018.
The Hay Mardi Gras Committee apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. Should you have any queries in relation to this matter please contact Council’s administration centre during normal office hours on 02 69901100
WaterNSW have updated the Red altert status tothe Hay Weir Pool, more here
For an update on medical records and GP services in Hay please follow this link
Hay Shire Council in conjuction with the Hay Local Health Adviosry Committee, Murrumbidgee Local Health District and the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network have issued a media release regarding arrangements for new GP Services in Hay.
A copy can be viewed here : Hay Medical Services
Hay will host the 2018 Hay Mardi Gras for the first time in a Rural community. For further information click here.....
The Carrathool Races will be on March 3 this year. Click here for further information
The Hillston and Hay Healthy Kids Bus Stop will be in Hay on February 287 and March 1 2018. Click here for further information....
The launch of the Chris McClelland art exhibition will be on Thursday February 22 from 6.30pm at Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Garden. Click here for further information.....
A minor incident at the filtered water plant this morning could result in some discoloured (reddish) water appearing in the system. The discolouration is not a health issue, but if your water appears like this, please flush your internal taps for a few minutes to clear the problem.
The filtered water supply has been turned back on after a major water break. Council apologises for any inconvenience.
Congratulations to Hays' Australia Day Award winners
Citizen of the Year - Paul "Frog" Edwards
Gavin Johnston Vocational Award - Susan Johnston, Printed Post
Special Achievement - Hay Can Rally
Special Achievement - Light Horse Memorial Committee
The boom gate to access the old tip is now operational, if you have a swipe card, you will be able to access it.
The swipe card boom gate to access the old tip area is currently locked due to technical issues. Access will only be granted for essential items and can be arranged by calling the Council Office on 02 6990 1100
Early bird entries now open for the 2018 Hay Fishing Classic. Click here for further information and contact details.
Enjoy the fun and activities at the John Houston Memorial FREE Pool. Click here for further information.
Come and join us at the Gaol for the Australia Day award celebration. Click here for further information.....
Hay Services Community Markets Saturday 31st March 2018.
Now located at the Hay Services Club in Murray St.
Click here for further details.
Collections due Monday 25th December will be moved to Tuesday 26th December, and collections due Tuesday 26th December will be collected on Wednesday 27th December.
Collections due Monday 1st January will moved to Tuesday 2nd January, and collections due Tuesday 2nd January will be collected on Wednesday 3rd January.
The Waste Transfer Station will be closed on the morning of Sunday 24th December 2017, Christmas Day, and the mornings of Wednesday 27th December 2017 and Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Other days will operate as normal.
With the hot weather arriving and the holiday period approaching please keep in mind the Bush Fire Danger Period and what restrictions may apply to your planned activities.
For more information please see : Rural Fire Service page here or the Council page here
Dress in red, find some bargains at your local stores, come down to the CBD to see Paddy the Possum, buskers and 2 Hay FM!
Murrumbidgee Local Health District has issued a thunderstorm asthma
warning - Details can be found here
Nominations close 5pm, 15th December 2017. Forms and more information can be found by clicking here
Issue 21 - 27th October 2017
The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre will be in Hay, Wednesday, 25th October 2017 in front of Hay's Community Intereach Hub, Click here for further information
The 2017 Maude Oktoberfest. 6.30pm Saturday October 7. Click here for further details
A fun family day in Carrathool, all funds raised from the day go to the Hay branch of Can Assist...... Chick here for further details.
The Cubs and Scouts Community Markets on September 30th 2017 at the Hay Lion's Park in Lachlan St. Click here for further details.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week of the September school holidays.... Click here for further details.
Simple, Successful & Stress-Free Social Media Strategies!
A Digital Expert is coming to Hay next Monday, click on the link for more details
Hay Bike Day will be held in conjunction with Transport for NSW Bike Week, on Saturday 23rd September 2017, at 10.00am - Come along for a great day of fun!
Click here for more details
The Pine Street Raw Water Reservoir is scheduled to be emptied the week commencing 4th September
to enable the connection of a booster pump and other minor maintenance works to be
carried out. These works are expected to take two weeks and residents may experience a reduction
in raw water pressure during this time. Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.