Monday, December 17, 2018
Berrigan Shire Council


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.



Berrigan Shire Council Christmas Office Closure

The offices of the Berrigan Shire Council will be closed from 4.00pm Friday 21 December 2018 for the Christmas New Year holiday period and will reopen Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 8.00am 

The Bendigo Bank Agency in the Council Chambers will be closed from 3.00pm Friday 21 December reopening Wednesday 2 January at 9.00am.

Libraries will be closed from midday Saturday 22 December and will reopen 9.30am Wednesday 2 January (Finley and Barooga) and Thursday 3 January (Berrigan and Tocumwal).

The Tips will be open as usual, except for Christmas Day. 

Garbage collections, including recycling, will be conducted the Sunday before normal collection day during the holiday period.  Please ensure your rubbish bins are out on Saturday evening, 22 and 29 December 2018, as the garbage trucks could possibly be around earlier than usual. 

Berrigan and Finley recycling will need to be out the evening of Saturday 22 December, and Barooga and Tocumwal recycling bins need to be out the evening of Saturday 29 December.

If you have any concerns over the holiday period, for example wandering stock or domestic animals, animal attacks or trees over the road etc, please call the office number on 03 5888 5100 and follow the prompts to be put through to the Overseer on duty or the Ranger.  If you receive no answer please leave a message with your phone number so they can call you back. 

Council communications will not be monitored during the holiday period so please do not expect return communication via leaving a message on the office answering machine, the website or any of our social media channels. 



Berrigan Shire 2019 Business Awards & Berrigan Shire Peoples Choice Awards Nomination Forms

We are now calling for nominations in the 2019 Berrigan Shire Business Awards & Berrigan Shire Peoples Choice Awards

2019 Berrigan Shire Business Awards:
There will be two categories and nominations can be made by any community member.  Nominations will then be considered by the judging panel who will select businesses they would like to interview and from the interviewed pool a number of finalists will be chosen.

Short videos will be created of the finalists to be screened at the Gala Dinner in April 2019 where the winners will be announced.

2019 Berrigan Shire Peoples Choice Awards:
Any community member can nominate a business that they believe worthy of recognition for excellence in customer service.  At the close of nominations, the most nominated businesses will named and the voting process will begin.

Nominations will be open from December 3, 2018 to 5 February 2019

Proudly supported by the SRN

Click on either button below to be taken to the nomination forms.

Please contact the office on (03) 5888 5100 if you require any further information or have questions regarding the nominations.

Contact Us

(03) 5888 5100
(03) 5885 2092
56 Chanter Street, Berrigan, NSW, 2712

Hours of Operation

The Berrigan Shire Council is open:

8am to 5pm Monday to Friday

The Bendigo Bank Community Branch is open:

9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Closed on public holidays