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

Bushfire Season starts 1st October

Bushfire Season starts up on the 1st of October. Below are some fact sheets on bushfires:

Bushfire Fact Sheets
Lighting a Fire Quick Facts

News & Events

26th September 2014 Newsletter

The 26th September 2014 contains items on the recent Mayoral Elections, Re-laying of cricket pitch, acknowledgement of sporting achievements, current works in progress and more...

12th September 2014 Newsletter

The 12th September 2014 newsletter contains items on Record $1 Billion Package to help NSW Councils, Hay Business Survey, Works in Progress, Upcoming Fireworks Display and more...

29th August 2014 Newsletter

The 29th August 2014 Newsletter includes items on the Murrumbidgee River Fluctuations, The New Tree Plantation/Nursery, Upcoming Fireworks Display, Holroyd's recent City Visit to Hay and more...

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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