Located on the Bogan River in Western NSW, Bogan Shire is one of the state's most productive agricultural areas for wool, cattle and cropping enterprises.

The Shire has an estimated population of 3076 with the main town of Nyngan providing access to a great range of services including an established network of medical services and amenities, educational facilities ranging from pre-school to tertiary, a range of accommodation options and a good selection of entertainment and dining options. Located at the junction of the Mitchell and Barrier Highways, Nyngan offers a relaxed country lifestyle with excellent recreational and sporting facilities including bowls, golf, tennis, dancing, swimming, rugby union, rugby league, touch football, cricket, netball, fishing, soccer, little athletics and pony club.


Public Notices

  • April 20, 2017

    Nyngan and Cobar Water Security Project

    A Business Case for a staged approach to providing water security for Nyngan and Cobar has been prepared and is available for public comment. A 700 megalitre offline storage is currently funded and due to commence construction in 2017. An additional 700…
  • April 07, 2017

    Nyngan Waste Management Services Update

    A reminder to residents of the current operating hours for the Nyngan Waste Facility: Monday, Thursday, Friday 9am -12noon & 2pm - 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday – 7.30am -12noon & 1pm – 4.30pm CLOSED TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS The waste facility is…
  • April 05, 2017

    Bogan Shire Mobile Food and Drink Vending Vehicles Local Approvals Policy

    Notice is hereby given of the proposed Bogan Shire Mobile Food and Drink Vending Vehicles Local Approvals Policy. The proposed Approvals Policy seeks to provide the framework for the operation of Mobile Food and Drink Vending Vehicles within the Bogan Shire…
  • April 04, 2017

    Allied and Specialist Health Professionals

    Bogan Shire Council invites expressions of interests from qualified allied and specialist health professionals to deliver services out of the new Bogan Shire Medical Centre in Nyngan. The facility will open for operations from 1 May 2017. Council is proposing…
  • Mar 30, 2017


    The Community Strategic Plan is the highest level plan that a Council prepares. The…
  • Mar 30, 2017


    Local government is required by the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 to undertake disability…
  • Mar 20, 2017

    From the Mayor's Desk – Wednesday 22nd March 2017

    Western Plains ABC Radio played an interview with Mr Scott McLaughlin, CEO of Western NSW…
  • Mar 18, 2017

    Business Health Check

    Council is asking you, local business owners and managers what business skills and…

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  • April 11, 2017

    Trainee Gardener

    Council is seeking a motivated and committed individual who is keen to undertake a Traineeship, which includes practical on the job training and experience as well as studying to gain formal qualifications. The Trainee position is a contract position, with…
  • April 05, 2017

    Senior Gardener

    This is a great opportunity to join a local leading employer. Bogan Shire Council seeks employees with a willingness to contribute to a team environment and promote customer service excellence. The Senior Gardener position requires someone with relevant…
  • September 08, 2016

    Expressions of Interest For Casual Labouring Staff

    Council has a number of parks and gardens, building and construction, civil and rural works projects underway and is seeking expressions of interest from experienced and motivated individuals seeking casual employment. If you are interested in being placed on…