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Special Rate Variation (SRV)

In January 2024, Blayney Shire Council endorsed an application to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a Special Rate Variation (SRV). This page has all the details and documents on the SRV, including FAQs, community consultation and updates on the application outcome.

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Newbridge Winter Solstice Festival
22 Jun 2024
The Winter Solstice Festival in Newbridge is back! A midwinter celebration of the solstice culminating with a wickerman bonfire and including Viking fighters, dancers, circus performers, live music, artisan markets and hearty winter food in an historic village setting.
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Newbridge  Australia
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Candidate Information Session
27 Jun 2024
Are you interested in becoming a Councillor? A face-to-face public session will also be held in Blayney on Thursday 27 June with mayoral mentor, former Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell.
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Macquarie Male Singers with Kathy Powell
30 Jun 2024
Macquarie Male Singers with Kathy Powell will entertain the audience in the Mandurama Hall and Afternoon tea will be provided. $20pp and Children FREE
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Millthorpe Fire Fair
2 Aug 2024
Save the date for the 2024 Millthorpe Fire Fair, the opening event as part of the Winter Fire Festival, held in Pym Street Millthorpe.
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Textures of One 2024
24 Aug 2024  - 8 Sep 2024
Textures of One Art Prize returns in 2024 with a 10th anniversary celebration! To honour ten years and all of the volunteers, community groups and local artists that have participated over the past decade, the motif of “tin” has been selected to be included in creative new ways in this years entries.
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Bush Dance
31 Aug 2024
What better way to spend a winter's evening with the family than enjoying some good old fashioned bush dancing and singing?
Read More
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Local Government Elections
14 Sep 2024
There are 128 local government councils in NSW. Each council represents a local government area. 124 councils will be holding elections on Saturday, 14 September 2024 for the election of councillors including Blayney Shire Council.
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Spring into Art at Newbridge
19 Oct 2024  - 20 Oct 2024
Spring into Art at Newbridge is a spring celebration of open gardens, live music, artisan markets, art exhibitions and the Back Creek Art Show, held in the Blayney Shire village of Newbridge.
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2024 Carcoar Show
26 Oct 2024
The Carcoar Show is described as the "Best Little Show in the Country". Make a day of it and see all the picture-perfect village of Carcoar has to offer.
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Millthorpe Garden Ramble
2 Nov 2024  - 3 Nov 2024
Head to the village of Millthorpe this springtime for a weekend of open gardens and more.
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Garage Sale Trail Blayney
Garage Sale Trail Weekend #1
9 Nov 2024  - 10 Nov 2024
Blayney Shire Council is bringing Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, to the local area this November over 2 big weekends on the 9 - 10 & 16 - 17 November 2024.. This jam-packed weekends of garage sales is a great way to declutter, fundraise and meet your neighbours. In previous years, sellers made an average of $309 at their garage sale and met 46 new connections in their community. Households, schools, community groups and local businesses are invited to host a sale or shop the Trail, joining over 400,000 Australians in this nationwide movement that’s all about putting secondhand first. For shoppers, Garage Sale Trail is a great opportunity to pick up a bargain and find something unique, all whilst doing your bit for the environment. It’s guilt-free retail therapy!
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2024 Neville Show
9 Nov 2024
The Neville Show is generally held on the 2nd Saturday in November at the Neville Showground. Details are still TBC for the 2024 event.
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What's On?

Newbridge Winter Solstice 314 x 220
Newbridge Winter Solstice Festival
22 Jun 2024
The Winter Solstice Festival in Newbridge is back! A midwinter celebration of the solstice culminating with a wickerman bonfire and including Viking fighters, dancers, circus performers, live music, artisan markets and hearty winter food in an historic village setting.
Read More
Newbridge  Australia
Elections 314x220
Candidate Information Session
27 Jun 2024
Are you interested in becoming a Councillor? A face-to-face public session will also be held in Blayney on Thursday 27 June with mayoral mentor, former Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell.
Read More
macquarie-singers-243x243
Macquarie Male Singers with Kathy Powell
30 Jun 2024
Macquarie Male Singers with Kathy Powell will entertain the audience in the Mandurama Hall and Afternoon tea will be provided. $20pp and Children FREE
Read More
Millthorpe Night Market 314 x 220
Millthorpe Fire Fair
2 Aug 2024
Save the date for the 2024 Millthorpe Fire Fair, the opening event as part of the Winter Fire Festival, held in Pym Street Millthorpe.
Read More
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Textures of One 2024
24 Aug 2024  - 8 Sep 2024
Textures of One Art Prize returns in 2024 with a 10th anniversary celebration! To honour ten years and all of the volunteers, community groups and local artists that have participated over the past decade, the motif of “tin” has been selected to be included in creative new ways in this years entries.
Read More
Screenshot_27-5-2024_133057
Bush Dance
31 Aug 2024
What better way to spend a winter's evening with the family than enjoying some good old fashioned bush dancing and singing?
Read More
Elections 314x220
Local Government Elections
14 Sep 2024
There are 128 local government councils in NSW. Each council represents a local government area. 124 councils will be holding elections on Saturday, 14 September 2024 for the election of councillors including Blayney Shire Council.
Read More
Sprung into Art Picture 314 x 220
Spring into Art at Newbridge
19 Oct 2024  - 20 Oct 2024
Spring into Art at Newbridge is a spring celebration of open gardens, live music, artisan markets, art exhibitions and the Back Creek Art Show, held in the Blayney Shire village of Newbridge.
Read More
Carcoar Show 314 x 220
2024 Carcoar Show
26 Oct 2024
The Carcoar Show is described as the "Best Little Show in the Country". Make a day of it and see all the picture-perfect village of Carcoar has to offer.
Read More
Ramble 314x220
Millthorpe Garden Ramble
2 Nov 2024  - 3 Nov 2024
Head to the village of Millthorpe this springtime for a weekend of open gardens and more.
Read More
Garage Sale Trail Blayney
Garage Sale Trail Weekend #1
9 Nov 2024  - 10 Nov 2024
Blayney Shire Council is bringing Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, to the local area this November over 2 big weekends on the 9 - 10 & 16 - 17 November 2024.. This jam-packed weekends of garage sales is a great way to declutter, fundraise and meet your neighbours. In previous years, sellers made an average of $309 at their garage sale and met 46 new connections in their community. Households, schools, community groups and local businesses are invited to host a sale or shop the Trail, joining over 400,000 Australians in this nationwide movement that’s all about putting secondhand first. For shoppers, Garage Sale Trail is a great opportunity to pick up a bargain and find something unique, all whilst doing your bit for the environment. It’s guilt-free retail therapy!
Read More
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2024 Neville Show
9 Nov 2024
The Neville Show is generally held on the 2nd Saturday in November at the Neville Showground. Details are still TBC for the 2024 event.
Read More

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