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


News & Events

26 June 2015 Newsletter

The 26th June 2015 newsletter includes items on the budget, roads funding, street trees and more...
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11 June 2015 Newsletter

The 11 June Shire Snippets includes items on OAM recipients, Long Weekend Celebrations, Staff Movements and more...
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Hay Community Survey

Fit for the Future Community Survey

Have YOUR say for YOUR community

Part of the State Government’s mandatory ‘Fit for the Future’ process requires Council to seek input from the community as to how it (Council) can change to meet the Government’s expectation. It is important to have your say and not let your future be determined by the vocal minority.

The NSW State Government is currently undertaking major reform of Local Government in NSW .The Government’s Fit for the Future reforms aim to improve the strength and effectiveness of local government in providing services and infrastructure that communities need. Council is required to submit a fit for the future proposal by 30 June 2015 where it must demonstrate how it plans to achieve real change and improve its capacity to a more sustainable level and achieve the necessary benchmarks on sustainability, infrastructure, service delivery and efficiency.


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29th May 2015 Newsletter

The 29th May Newsletter contains items on Ministerial Delegations, June Long Weekend in Hay, NAIDOC Celebrations, Fit for the Future Survey and more...
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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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