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About Council

The Council provides a wide range of services to the citizens of its' Shire and is the control authority for all development within the Shire.

At the Council Chambers office in Sheridan Street there are competent friendly staff ready to help with everything from tricky queries on the Local Environment Plan to registering your pet dog.



Gundagai Shire is a safe and friendly thriving rural community where all residents are part of the strong community spirit and benefit from access to quality education, employment, services and facilities which meet the needs of the community. New residents and visitors are welcome to enjoy the relaxed and healthy lifestyle, scenic beauty and unique heritage and to contribute to our sustainable growth and property.

Our Community Values

  • A family friendly safe community with a strong community spirit and opportunities to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle
  • A strong commitment and connections to the area and conviction to maintain its heritage and character
  • A rural lifestyle that is relaxed, safe and tranquil with little traffic and no pollution.

Guiding principles

The Gundagai Shire Community Plan is based on two sets of guiding principles - social justice and sustainability. The social justice principles of equity, rights, access and participation, reflect the Department of Local Government's Social Justice Framework 2008-2012 and the sustainability principles provide a framework to develop a consensus around a sustainable development policy and programs.

Code of Conduct 2013

Documents on Public Exhibition

Council obtains this community input by placing plans and proposals on Public Exhibition and inviting community feedback. This process ensures that local residents, organisations and other stakeholders are informed...

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Contact Council

Council Office

Open: 9.00am - 5.00pm Mon -Fri

Address: 255 Sheridan Street Gundagai NSW 2722

Postal Address: PO Box 34 Gundagai NSW 2722

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Media Releases

Gundagai Council was established on 12 May 2016. Our highest priority as a new council is to ensure we continue to deliver the many local services valued by our communities.

Please click the link to our media releases page:

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Access to information

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

On 1 July 2010 new right to information legislation came into effect, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (GIPA), repealing and repla...

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The following venues are located in this local government area.

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Administrator - Stephen Sykes

Stephen has a diverse set of skills gained in undertaking a variety of roles in both the private and public sector. He has a highly recognised skill in policy and project co-ordination exploring options that are outside the square, encoura...

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Council Advisory Committees (IAG & LRC)

Implementation Action Group (IAG)


Carla Barton

Paul Braybrooks OAM

Rod Chalmers

David Graham

Doug Phillips

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Note: The Mayor is Ex. Officio Member of all Committees.

Council can establish committees under s.355 of the Local Government Act 1993 to carry out a function on its behalf. Such committees are given delegated au...

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Senior Management

Council Senior Staff are:

General Manager: Mr Phillip McMurray

Director of Engineering Services: Mr Ray Graham

Director of Corporate & Community Services:...

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Meetings and Reports

Council conducts the majority of its business in an open forum. The only exceptions are those matters pertaining to staff, litigation and the private business of individuals where confidentiality has been requested.

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Integrated Plans, Policies and Fees

Council's Plans and Policies can be found below under separate title:

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Tenders and Quotations

Current tenders are listed below.

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Council provides forms for various needs, most of these forms are available for download below.

Use the above form...

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Account Payments

NAB Transact is now processing Council's web payments. For secure payments please click below:

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Positions Vacant

For Positions Vacant please click the link below

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Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions we have been asked about the merger of Cootamundra and Gundagai Shire Councils, and about the operation of Gundagai Council. If you have other questions, please get in touch. Our contact details are:


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