Useful Information


Bland Shire Council has partnered with GrantGuru to assist community groups, businesses and individuals to easily access grant opportunities. Visit to start exploring grant opportunities.

Service NSW for Business offer free, personalised support to small business owners and provide a one stop shop to all three levels of government and guide business owners through the application processes for licenses, financial assistance and other business requirements.

Assistance to access a range of support options and understand the government requirements to start or grow a business in NSW is available from the State Government’s Service NSW Business Concierge

Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) is a not-for-profit organisation whose primary role is to support and grow the national network and provide representation on behalf of its members to key stakeholders. 

REMPLAN App  – An online interactive app packed with data to assist with analysis and decision making

Business Australia - Federal government tools and resources for businesses

Destination NSW - Business development resources for tourism operators and related businesses in the hospitality and events industries

Destination Riverina Murray - Support, resources and investment opportunities for tourism businesses in the Riverina region

RDA Riverina - Skilled migration advice, regional economic analysis, support and resources for businesses in the Riverina

Strategic Plans 

Your Vision, Our Future Bland Shire Community Strategic Plan - A long term plan for Bland Shire produced by Council in collaboration with the local community.

Bland Shire Community Strategic Plan

Riverina-Murray Regional Plan 2036 - a 20-year blueprint for the future of the Riverina Murray.

South West Slopes Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) - based on the concept of a Functional Economic Region (FER), which incorporates the Bland Shire and other LGAs in the region.

Riverina – Murray Destination Management Plan 2017 – a guide to assist government and tourism industry stakeholders to stimulate growth in the region’s visitor economy.