Co-ordinate Co-operate Collaborate
The Western Division Councils of NSW (or "Western Division") is a collaborative body representing the 11 Councils in Far West NSW. The Western Division covers 42% of the state with member councils representing more than 40,000 outback residents.
Since its establishment in the 1920s as part of the NSW Shires Association, the Mayors and General Managers of member Councils have met three times a year to co-ordinate and collaborate on topics of common interest and present a united front when advocating at the state and federal levels.
President - Leigh Byron, Deputy Mayor Balranald Shire Council
Vice President - Dave Gallagher, Councillor Broken Hill City Council
Executive Member - Peter Nunan, Councillor Wentworth Council
Executive Member - Steve O'Halloran, Councillor Balranald Shire Council
The Western Division would like to thank and acknowledge the following sponsors -
Tafe Western NSW
NSW Department of Industry
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