Taralga Wind Farm Grants announced for 2021/2022

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Seven Taralga community groups and organisations will share in almost $136,000 in grants from the Taralga Wind Farm Community Fund for 2021/22.

The grants were assessed by the Taralga Wind Farm Community Committee and were approved under Council resolution 138/21 at the August Ordinary meeting of Council.

Briefs from 21 October 2021 Council Meeting

Monday 25 October 2021


There were no apologies.

Mayoral Minute

Council received and noted the activities attended by the Mayor in the period since the last Monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council, and the Mayor further spoke about achievements of the outgoing council and challenges ahead for the incoming...

The role of the Local Emergency Management Committee in the Shire

Wednesday 20 October 2021

During the past 18 months the Shire has experienced bushfires, flooding, COVID-19 and other challenges that have relied on our Local Emergency Management Committee to step in and help.

Many emergencies can occur within communities as a result of the impact of a wide variety of man-made and natural events such as storms, building or...

Council Meeting from 9am Thursday, 21 October 2021

Wednesday 20 October 2021

The October Ordinary Meeting of Upper Lachlan Shire Council will be held on Thursday, 21 October from 9am with no gallery physically present.

The meeting will be webcast and can be viewed from the link below.

There will be no public gallery present due to social distancing guidelines, however six presentations will be taking place...

Upper Lachlan Libraries to re-open their doors on 1 November, 2021

Monday 18 October 2021

Upper Lachlan Shire Libraries are pleased to announce our Libraries will be reopening from Monday 1 November 2021! Fully vaccinated members and visitors can come in to the Library to browse the shelves, borrow items, and use the computers, in compliance with the NSW Health guidelines.

Opening Hours

Updates to COVID restrictions – 18 October

Monday 18 October 2021

A number of changes to COVID restrictions have come into effect across NSW for fully vaccinated residents as at 12.01am Monday 18 October. Included in those changes are the following:

Plans to develop Creative Precinct in Gunning

Friday 15 October 2021

In partnership with the Gunning Focus Group, Picture House Gallery and the wider creative Gunning Community, Council will be seeking funds from the NSW Government’s Creative Capital grant to develop a ‘Creative Precinct’ in Gunning.

The aim of the precinct is to improve our local cultural venues, increase access and participation by the...

Gullen Range Wind Farm Grants announced for 2021/2022

Friday 15 October 2021

Three community groups in the Upper Lachlan Shire have benefited from the Gullen Range Wind Farm Community Fund for 2021/22.

The grants were assessed by the Gullen Range Wind Farm Community Committee and were approved under Council resolution 123/21 at the July Ordinary meeting of Council.

Council crews tackle Pejar Rd repairs

Friday 15 October 2021

Council crews were recently called to repair a large section of Pejar Rd following ran and storm damage.

On Monday 27 September 2021, crews were called out after a large failed patch of unsealed road occurred on Pejar Road between Goulburn/Crookwell Road MR54 along the Third Creek and Pejar Road intersection.

Australia Day Awards nominations closing 27 October 2021

Friday 15 October 2021

As we hit the half-way mark in Spring, it's a good time to remind the community that there are only a few more days before nominations close for local Australia Day Awards.

In tough times, it's always helpful to reflect on the people who have made outstanding contributions to their communities, and you can do that by nominating someone...