Community Services Directory

The Community Services Directory has been updated and can be accessed as a pdf attached below:

Community Services Directory

Berrigan Shire 2023

The Berrigan Shire Community Strategic Plan has been developed with each community involved in developing a whole of Shire statement about the economic, social, environmental issues that are important to them and what they would like their community to look like in 10 to 20 years.

The Plan summarises the steps that need to be taken by Council, State and other agencies, community groups, and individuals in our communities  to meet current challenges and make the most  (in each of our communities) of future opportunities .


To find out more information please follow the link to the Berrigan Shire 2023 webpage or contact the Community Planning Officer Jo Ruffin on 03 5888 5100 or via

Berrigan Shire Health and Wellbeing Profile

The Berrigan Shire Health and Wellbeing Profile presents a broad range of data providing an insight into the social and health status of Berrigan Shire Residents.
This profile can be used to inform and support local strategic planning by health, community service organisations,business, and community groups in the Berrigan Shire region.

To access the Berrigan Shire Health and Wellbeing Profile, please click here

Berrigan Shire Population Forecasts

The Berrigan Shire population and household forecasts are designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public. To achieve this,® is formatted to present the data in simple, clear tables and charts with concise factual commentary.

Forecasts are available for each year from 2006 to 2031.

To access the Berrigan Shire Population Forecasts please click here.

Comparative information on NSW Local Government 

The NSW Government Premier and Cabinet, Division of Local Government has issued a document providing a comparitive of Berrigan Shire against the rest of NSW.

The document includes some statistical figures which have since been updated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics but other than this small inaccuracy the rest of the report is a good representation of Berrigan Shires positive standing.

To view the report please click on this link - Comparative Information: Berrigan (LGA) to NSW Average

Listing of aged care facilities and information within the shire.
Aged Care
Activity at Airfields - Aerobatics, Flying
The Council strives to provide a specialised support service through family centered practice to families with young children who have developmental delays or disabilities. You will find all the information you require about child services and how Council can help.
Child Services
If you would like to make a comment or suggest an improvement on Council’s service you can fill out a customer request form here. We value your feedback and are committed to continuous improvement of our services.
Customer Requests
Planning for emergencies is largely the responsibility of the NSW Rural Fire Service within the Berrigan Shire. You can find contact details and resources regarding emergency planning here.
Emergency Planning
Berrigan Shire Council is concerned with providing residents and visitors of the Shire with a safe and sustainable environment and has developed recommendations and guidelines for maintaining it. Find out how the Council is helping the environment here.
Here you will find information about the initiatives that the Berrigan Shire Council has in place to deal with waste management within the region.
Garbage & Recycling
The Berrigan Shire Prospective New Residents Kit is aimed at people who are considering moving to Berrigan Shire. Berrigan Shire Council also offers a number of other information resources that may be of use. Find out more information here.
Moving to our Shire
Information on Current Water Restrictions within the Berrigan Shire Council and the new permanent water saving rules in force now that the drought is over.
Permanent Water Saving Rules
Important information for people who own pets & animals in the Berrigan Shire area.
Pets & Animals
Important information for ratepayers within the Berrigan Shire area. Find out information about your rates and charges.
Rates & Charges
Information about owning, installing and maintaining a backyard to NSW regulations
Swimming Pools in household backyards
Youth development is about providing the young within the Shire with the opportunities to have a say and contribute to the community. Youth participation events provide the youth with responsibilities, which will help the development of skills and guide them into successful adults.

Contacting Council

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