Council Update


Winter Wonderland Festivities 

Op Shop Party, Blayney Golf Club - Saturday 1 July, 6.00pm
Winter Bright Light Dinners, The Royal Hotel Carcoar - Saturday 8 July and 5 August
Whimsical Winter Music Festivities, Carcoar - Saturday 22 July, 3.00pm
Winter Warmer Casserole/Games Night, Barry Community Hall - Saturday 22 July, 6.00pm
Winter Wonderland Puzzle Challenge
Village and Historical Bus Tours
Facebook Winter Wonderland Photo Competition

For more information on upcoming activities in Blayney and villages, visit Council’s website and check out the “What’s On” events listing.

Positions Vacant

Council currently has the following positions available:
Customer Service Officer (Part Time), position no. 20170010 (closes 8am, 3 July 2017)
Works Operator Grade 4, position no. 20170012 (closes 8am, 3 July 2017)
Risk Officer), position no. 20170013 (closes 8am, 10 July 2017)

Please refer to Council’s website for an Information Package and details of how to apply for this position.

Local Heritage Assistance Fund 2017-2018

Blayney Shire Council has launched the Local Heritage Assistance Fund for the 2017-2018 financial year. Applications for grants are invited and will be received up until Friday 11 August 2017.

The grants are available for the conservation and maintenance of heritage buildings, adaptive reuse, interpretation projects, and urban design projects that support heritage in the Blayney local government area.

Assistance of $300.00 to $1,000.00 on a $ for $ basis may be available for eligible projects.

Further information, Guidelines and application forms are available from Council’s Planning & Environmental Services Department.

Community Financial Assistance Program Round 1 – 2017/18

Applications are invited for the first round under the 2017/18 Community Financial Assistance Program. 

Local community organisations / individuals are invited to submit an application by Friday 21 July 2017.

There are four categories of financial assistance:
1. Recurrent financial assistance
2. Non-recurrent financial assistance (excluding private industry community funding)
3. Sporting related financial assistance
4. Special project financial assistance

Applicants must obtain a copy of the guidelines and complete the application form. 

Council will not consider requests for financial support (cash or in-kind) outside of this program. 

Guidelines and application forms are available from Council’s website at or from Council’s office.

Advertised Development Notice

Section 79A Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Proposed Development: Installation of telecommunications facility
Development Site: Lot 10 DP758062, 11 Sawyer Street, Barry
Owner: Telstra Corporation Ltd 
Applicant: R Tandog, Visionstream P/L
Consent Authority: Blayney Shire Council

Development Application No. 53/2017 may be inspected at Blayney Shire Council during office hours.

Any person wishing to make a submission must do so in writing, stating the grounds for any objection, by Friday 7 July 2017.

Any submissions that you make on this proposal may be made available to the applicant for comment during consideration of the development application.

Any submissions that you make on this proposal may also be included in a report to Council on the development.

All correspondence should be addressed to the General Manager.

Destination Ambassadors wanted for Blayney Shire Visitor Information Centre

Do you see yourself as a Destination Ambassador for Blayney & Villages or do you have exceptional customer service? Have you got a spare few hours a week?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, we would like you to join the team as a volunteer at the Blayney Shire Visitor Information Centre, Adelaide Street Blayney.

Working with the friendly team of volunteers, you will assist visitors with directions and information to attractions, what’s on, where to stay and where to eat in the region.

Training and induction will be provided. For more information and to register your interest, please contact, Judy Newstead on 6368 2037.


Last modified: 29 Jun 2017

Blayney Shire Council

91 Adelaide Street, Blayney NSW 2799
PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104
Facsimilie: (02) 6368 3290

Council opening hours:
Monday to Friday
9.00am - 4.30pm

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