Bourke Shire is situated in western NSW at the crossroads of the Mitchell Highway, Kamilaroi Highway and the Kidman Way. The shire is home to many small villages and is considered a gateway into south west Queensland and the far west of NSW. The Shire’s prosperity is built around the pastoral, irrigation, tourism and service industries.

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.

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