Bogan Shire Council

Organisation: Bogan Shire Council
Phone: (02) 6835 9000
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Bogan Shire, situated in Western New South Wales, has an area of 14,610 square kilometres, equivalent to about 1.8% of the State's land surface. The geographical centre of the State lies within the Shire boundaries. The Shire has an estimated population of 3220 with the headquarters, Nyngan, having an estimated population of 2500. We are located on the Bogan River at the junction of the Mitchell and Barrier Highways - an ideal rest point for the traveller. The Shire has an abundance of productive agricultural land for sheep and cattle production and large scale cropping enterprises. Nyngan's farmers are highly competitive on local and international markets and the large quantity of agricultural produce is conducive to the development of value adding industries and marketing ventures. Nyngan offers warm hospitality and all the facilities of a modern rural township. Three Motels, two Caravan Parks and Hotels provide a choice of accommodation options. Three licensed Clubs cater for entertainment and relaxation. The town also boasts a selection of restaurants and take-away food outlets for dining. The Bogan Shire has a high school, five primary schools, a pre-school, a mobile pre-school, TAFE Campus, and training facilities at the Nyngan NetWork. Nyngan's medical needs are catered for by the Nyngan Hospital and are supported by a network of health professionals and amenities including a nursing home complex, baby health centre and community health centre. The recreational and sporting facilities in Nyngan are excellent and include facilities for bowls, golf, tennis, dancing, swimming, rugby union, rugby league, touch football, cricket, netball, fishing, soccer, little athletics and pony club. Whether you are looking for an outback experience or a place to escape the hectic pace of city life, we hope that a visit to Bogan Shire will show you what "Comfortable Country Living" is all about.

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