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Welcome to Broken Hill City Council

Broken Hill will be a vibrant, prosperous and culturally rich Heritage City shared with visitors from around the world. Council will provide high quality services and leadership to enhance community living and facilitate a prosperous economy.

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the Miners Memorial in Broken Hill
21 September 2018

With State and Federal elections looming, Council is preparing to showcase the city's...

Streetlight in front of the Imperial Motel in Broken Hill
20 September 2018

Council could save up to $300,000 a year by upgrading the city's street lights through the...

A flowering Liriope Muscari plant
17 September 2018

Locals can green their garden or try their hand at volunteering at the Volunteer Expo and...

The Broken Hill CBD
13 September 2018

Council is set to trial new waste technology in the city centre with the installation of "...

Council prepares strategy for election time

the Miners Memorial in Broken Hill

With State and Federal elections looming, Council is preparing to showcase the city's strategic direction to both Government and opposition officials through a new Advocacy Strategy.

The Strategy outlines various facets of Broken Hill including the city's industry, strengths and challenges, opportunities for growth, and potential strategic projects such as the proposed upgrade of the airport, and the new library and cultural precinct.

Council pursuing street light upgrades

Streetlight in front of the Imperial Motel in Broken Hill

Council could save up to $300,000 a year by upgrading the city's street lights through the Southern Lights program.

Southern Lights is a Local Government driven project that involves Councils working in cooperation with Essential Energy to change the way that street lighting is delivered across Southern NSW.

Broken Hill is a partner in the program with Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils, Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation, Central NSW Joint Organisation and Canberra Region Joint Organisation.

GOLDHEIST & James Needham: REALM Live Art and Music

Musician GOLDHEIST (aka Hester Fraser) and visual artist James Needham come together to present REALM, a collaborative performance project exploring the spirit of place. Combining their respective artistic practices, Needham will paint landscape, as inspired by tour locations, whilst GOLDHEIST provides the soundtrack, fusing her narrative songs with electro-acoustic soundscape. Simultaneously curated and improvisational, this spatially motivated 1hr performance will explore the spirit of place, and the different ways our surrounds can inspire and impact us.

Christmas Pageant

Broken Hill City Council together with Rotary Club of South Broken Hill join forces to bring you Broken Hill's favorite way to kick off the festive season - a parade of floats, vintage vehicles, and much more. Celebrate the start of the festive season by participating or watching as the parade makes its way down Oxide Street, along Argent Street to Sulphide St and then on to Sturt Park. The Parade will be followed by a Party in Sturt Park with community food stalls, children's activities and more. 

Council to trial ‘smart bins’ in CBD

The Broken Hill CBD

Council is set to trial new waste technology in the city centre with the installation of "smart bins".

Smart bins operate on solar power, and feature a compacting mechanism to allow bins to hold up to eight times more waste.

Council's General Manager, James Roncon, said the trial was being undertaken as part of Council's Smart Community Framework, which aims to increase Council's service to the community by utilising technology.

$1,761,000 FOR BROKEN HILL

Kevin Humphries MP presents Mayor Turley with two cheques at the Sturt Park playground

Media Release - Kevin Humphries MP

Kevin Humphries, Member for Barwon today announced $1,761,000 in funding to breathe new life into community and local sporting facilities across Broken Hill, through round two of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.

The Broken Hill City Council secured NSW Government funding for projects, which include upgrades to playgrounds, sporting, and community facilities across Broken Hill.

Upcoming Events

Storytime
26 September 2018

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Planning
27 September 2018

The Computer Club meets weekly on Thursdays at 11am during the...