Berrigan Shire is situated in the Southern Riverina and consists predominantly of irrigated rural land, therefore its main income is derived from the agriculture industry.  Berrigan Shire is located to the north of the Murray River, half way between Albury and Echuca.

The council boundaries encompass the towns of Barooga, Berrigan, Finley and Tocumwal which offer a range of first class lifestyle opportunities including recreation, health and education facilities.We welcome you to our website and hope you take the time to explore the site and learn more about Berrigan Shire Council.

Council Elections

Berrigan Shire Council will be going ahead with elections on Saturday 10th September as we were not part of a merger process.  

The NSW Electoral Commission is required by legislation to conduct the 2016 local council elections and have therefore  launched a dedicated website for the elections. The website address is:

The website will be progressively populated with key information about the upcoming elections and will be the main source of information for councils, electors, candidates and registered political parties.

Nominations have now closed and the list of candidates who have nominated to run for Council can be found at  From here you will need to click through the links to the Berrigan Shire Candidates as listed below.

  • Local Government Area Councillor Candidates by Area

  • Berrigan Shire Council

If you are going to be absent from Berrigan Shire on election day you can currently register for a postal vote via or by calling 1300 135 736.  

Pre-poll voting will be available from Monday 29 August to Friday 9 September at the Tocumwal Bowls Club building. 
Monday 29/8/16 - Friday 2/9/16 from 8.30am to 5.30pm, 
Saturday 3/9/16 from 9.00am to 5.00pm, 
Monday 5/9/16 to Thursday 8/9/16 from 8.30am to 5.30pm, and 
Friday 9/9/16 from 8.30am to 6.00pm.

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~ Updated 25/8/2016 ~

Contacting Council

Office: 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan.
Office hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Monday to Friday.
Phone: (03) 5888 5100
Fax: (03) 5885 2092
Post: Berrigan Shire Council
PO Box 137
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