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 11, 2024


    WASTE 2 ART Bogan Shire Council and NetWaste will be holding a Waste 2 Art competition to be judged at the Nyngan Show on May 5-6. There are categories for school students, professional artists and amateur artists. Two or three dimensional artworks can be…
  • April 04, 2024

    Mayors Column 4 April 2024

    Hope everyone has had a great Easter Long Weekend. One of the main events for the district was the annual Hermidale Gymkhana, which was once again a very successful day. There were visitors to the Hermidale showground to watch and participate, even with…
  • April 03, 2024

    ROAD CONDITION REPORT - Wednesday 3rd April 2024 9:00am

    Bogan Shire Council wishes to advise the travelling public that ALL unsealed rural roads across Bogan Shire are now OPEN. Bogan Shire Council appeals to all drivers planning to travel within the Shire to assist in preventing damage to the unsealed roads by…
  • March 26, 2024

    Mayors Column 28 March 2024

    Seniors Week was a great success for everyone who was involved. I would like to give my congratulations to the joint winners voted Senior Citizen of the Year for 2024, Bill Barrow and Dennis Callaghan. Thank you to both of you for your continued significant…
  • Mar 21, 2024


    BOGAN SHIRE SENIORS WEEK Celebrate Seniors Week 2024 - taking place from March 18 to 22.…
  • Mar 14, 2024

    Mayor Column 14 March 2024

    Senior’s Week 2024 will kick off on Monday 18th March, and will run until Friday 22nd…
  • Feb 29, 2024

    Mayor Column 29 February 2024

    Great to see the continuing rainfall throughout the district and everything looking so…
  • Feb 28, 2024


    WaterNSW have issued a continuing Blue-green Algae alert for the Bogan River. For more…

What's On

  • Bogan Shire Council Aussie FMX Event Flyer 2024 Autumn Holiday Break
    April 11, 2024

    Aussie FMX Stunt Show

    Don't miss the adrenaline-packed Aussie FMX stunt show at Nyngan Showground near the RMS shed on Monday, April 15th, from 10 am to 12 pm. Free event for all ages! Meet former Australian FMX champions, get free signed posters, and enjoy giveaways. Children…
  • Storm Co Bogan Shire Council 2024
    April 10, 2024

    Storm Co Visit 2024

    Stormco is returning to Nyngan for the upcoming school holidays, bringing a whirlwind of fun activities for everyone to enjoy. Don't miss out on the chance to join in and make unforgettable memories! All activities and events are free and open for ages 5 to…
  • Autumn Break Calender Events Bogan Shire 10042024
    March 26, 2024

    Bogan Shire Youth & Community Centre

    Attention all youth aged 12-24! Get ready to get active at Bogan Shire Youth & Community Centre! Join us for free drop-in sessions, sports, cooking classes, discos, glow roller disco, Stormco visits, and creative crafts. Everyone aged 12-24 is invited to join…
  • Library Calendar 1
    March 26, 2024

    Bogan Shire Library

    Join us at Bogan Shire Library for Autumn break fun! Dive into crafts, Storytime, and more for kids under 12. Please note: some activities require prior booking. Don't miss out! For inquiries about our exciting activities, please don't hesitate to contact us…


  • April 12, 2024

    Position Vacant - Aboriginal Health Worker

    About the Opportunity An exciting new role for an experienced, proactive and engaged Aboriginal Health Worker has recently been added to our clinical healthcare team at the Bogan Shire Medical Centre. This a great opportunity to provide local, responsive and…
  • June 06, 2023

    Notification of Availability - Casual Educators - Early Learning Centre

    About the Opportunity You are an ideal candidate if you’re friendly, self-motivated and an outgoing team player, passionate about early childhood education and growing, teaching and inspiring young minds. You will be able to demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm…