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Date: 25-11-2013

The Barrick Cowal Gold Mine and Bland Shire Council have had another partnership success with an agreement reached for major upgrade works on the Lake Cowal Road.

Council’s General Manager, Ray Smith said the agreement is a direct result of the MOU entered into by Bland, Forbes and... Read more.

Date: 25-11-2013

In an effort to help combat the rising cost of living, Bland Shire Council is supporting a local bulk purchasing information program for electricity and gas.
Power Group Purchasing is seeking expressions of interest from local residents and businesses to join the obligation free bulk... Read more.

Date: 01-11-2013

Members of the community with an interest in tracing their family history are invited to take the first steps in an exciting new journey of discovery at a Family History Workshop being held at the Bland Shire Library on Thursday, November 19.

Hosted by the Wyalong District Family History... Read more.

Date: 01-11-2013

The Bland Shire library Food for Fines program has assisted the community for the last 10 years and as the library prepares to launch the 2013 appeal the need has never been greater.

Conducted in partnership with the Salvation Army and St Vincent de Paul, the Food for Fines program has... Read more.

Date: 01-11-2013


During Australia’s first National Asbestos Awareness Month Campaign 1 – 30 November, Bland Shire Council is urging residents to play it safe and visit

During... Read more.

Date: 18-10-2013

The Bland Creek Sustainable Lifestyle Expo has landed a remarkable last minute coup by securing one of the world’s leading authorities on crocodiles and a state finalist for the Australian of the Year award as guest speakers.

In what promises to be one of the highlights of the Expo,... Read more.

Date: 08-10-2013

The popular Crocodile Encounters will be one of the many star attractions at the Bland Shire Children’s Services Expo on Saturday, October 19.

The Expo will be held in Barnado Park as part of the Sweden in the West celebrations and will feature lots of free and fun activities for children... Read more.

Date: 08-10-2013

The rising cost of living continues to impact heavily on members of the Bland Shire community.

The Bland Creek Sustainable Lifestyle Expo, being held in McCann Park on Saturday, October 19 as part of the Sweden in the West celebrations, will demonstrate ways to conserve energy and water,... Read more.

Date: 19-09-2013

Two days before the swimming season officially commences, hundreds of local youth will pour through the gates of West Wyalong’s Holland Park Pool on Thursday, October 3 for the Bland Shire’s rejuvenated youth festival – West Fest Goes Wet and Wild.

Headlining the festival is heavy rock-... Read more.

Date: 16-09-2013

 With the Magpie breeding season here again, Bland Shire Council would like to remind everyone there are seven steps you can take to reduce your chances of being swooped.

  • Get to know where the birds are breeding in your area and try to avoid them.
  • Be aware that... Read more.


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