Closure of Council Offices - 4 November 2019

Monday 14 October 2019

Council wishes to advise that Council’s Administration Office, Workshop and Library will be closed on Monday, 4 November 2019 for the annual Union Picnic Day.

All offices will re-open for business on Tuesday, 5 November 2019.

Emergency telephone numbers for use during this period are as follows:


Inspire Us Photography Awards - Entries Close 27 October 2019

Monday 14 October 2019

Entries closing soon for the Inspire Us Photography Awards

Budding photographers of the New England and North West are encouraged to enter into the inaugural Inspire Us Photography Awards before it closes on the 27th of October.

Extraordinary Council Meeting - 17 October 2019

Monday 14 October 2019

An Extraordinary Meeting of Council will be held:

*       Thursday, 17 October 2019 at the Council Chambers, Tenterfield, commencing at 9.30 am.

Recycled Water - Emotion Versus Reason

Sunday 13 October 2019

Many areas in NSW, and wider Australia, need to address their long-term plans of management related to securing water supplies. Without water nothing else matters. The amount available can be the difference between celebrations versus commiserations. 

Media Release - Continued Until Further Notice - Boil Water Alert

Thursday 10 October 2019

The BOIL WATER ALERT issued on Friday, 4 October 2019 is to remain in place until further notice.

Media Release - Re-Election Of Cr Greg Sauer As Deputy Mayor

Thursday 10 October 2019

Councillor Greg Sauer was re-elected Deputy Mayor at Council’s Extraordinary Meeting of 25 September 2019.

Cr Sauer was the only nomination and was declared elected by Returning Officer, Ms Kerri Swain.  Cr Sauer will hold the position until the full Council election in September 2020.

Your Local News

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Your Local News is a fortnightly Newsletter that is designed by Tenterfield Shire Council and is delivered through Australia Post to all of Tenterfield Shire Council residents. If you are not recieving Your Local News brochure each fortnight, please notify Council's Admin & Web Assistant, Mrs Julie Marr on 02 6736 6000.

Tenterfield Shire Council and Tenterfield Township Boil Water Alert

Saturday 5 October 2019


Recent conditions for fires at the Tenterfield water supply dam have caused problems with water treatment making drinking water in the Tenterfield Town unsafe.

Separate Your Recyclables - Tenterfield Waste Transfer Station

Saturday 5 October 2019

Tenterfield Shire Council are currently trialling separating recyclables being self-hauled to the Tenterfield Waste Transfer Station (WTS).

The separated waste will be baled up and sent directly to our recycling contractor for processing.

Delay in Opening For Tenterfield Memorial Pool

Saturday 5 October 2019

With the decision taken to open the Tenterfield Pool for the season following the extremely kind donation of water from a generous benefactor, preparations have been going full steam for the anticipated opening this weekend.