Bourke in finals for top council award

October 2, 2019


 The Bourke Shire Council Management team is hopeful of winning the Bluett Award for Rural Councils – l-r: Works Manager Peter Brown, Mayor Barry Hollman, General Manager Ross Earl, Corporate Services Manager Leonie Brown, Environmental Services Manager Dwayne Willoughby and Roads Manager Mark Gordon  Photo TWH


Bourke Shire Council has been selected as one of three finalists in a prestigious local government award – the Bluett Award.

The A R Bluett Memorial Award for rural councils has been awarded annually since 1945 and is contested each year by NSW councils who would like to be recognised as being the most progressive in the state. 

Entry is open to all NSW councils irrespective of size or resources and evaluates all aspects of council operations and services. 

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.



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