Balranald Shire is located 850km south west of Sydney and 450km north of Melbourne and boasts a progressive well serviced and vibrant community.

The Shire’s economy has traditionally relied upon dry-land and irrigated agricultural production of grains, wool, sheep meet and beef. Primary production is now diversifying to encompass horticulture, viticulture, organic agriculture and the growing of fruit and nut trees. Tourism is also an important economic driver.

Data for this website has been sourced from Council’s financial statements, Council’s annual report and Council’s data returns. The website also refers to data from a number of agencies and entities. Please refer to the data page of this website for links to definitions, information on performance measures, benchmarks, OLG Groups and the data sources that have been used.

Please contact Council if you would like any further details or explanations regarding individual results and any differences between your Council’s performance and that of onther council.