The proclamation of the Far North West Joint Organisation as a corporate entity within the NSW Local Government Act was formally announced on 4 July 2018 and came into effect on 12 July 2018 when published on the NSW legislation website.

 

• Proclamation of Original Joint Organisations:            

• FNWJO Amendment Proclamation: 

• Media Release 15 May 2018, NSW Councils Join Forces To Create Network of Joint Organisations:  

• Media Release  5 July 2018 Far West Communities To Benefit From Joint Organisations: 


Pathway for setting up the Joint Organisation

 

The Office of Local Government has developed detailed guidelines to assist in the establishment of Joint Organisations:

 

• Joint Organisation Implementation Booklet:       

 

Our Member Councils

 

The Member Councils of the Far North West Joint Organisation comprise:

 

• Bourke Shire:

• Cobar Shire:

• Walgett Shire:

 

For member Council contact information and website links please click on the following links:

Bourke https://bourke.nsw.gov.au 

Cobar https://cobar.nsw.gov.au

Walgett http://www.walgett.nsw.gov.au


Statement of Strategic Regional Priorities Far North West Joint Organisation

The Statement of Strategic Regional Priorities for the Far North West Joint Organisation was adopted by the Far North West Joint Organisation Board at its meeting held on 23 October 2018.

Download the Statement of Regional Priorities Plan


Charter of the Far North West Joint Organisation

The Charter of the Far North West Joint Organisation was adopted by the Far North West Joint Organisation Board at its meeting held on 23 October 2018.

 

Download the Far North West JO CHARTER

 

                                               

Far North West Joint Organisation Board

The Board of the Far North West Joint Organisation of Councils comprises the Mayors of the three (3) member councils.

 

Contact details for each of our Board Members are provided in the following links.

• Clr Barry Hollman, Mayor, Bourke Shire Council: mayor@bourke.nsw.gov.au                    

• Clr Lilliane Brady OAM Mayor,Cobar Shire Council: mayor@cobar.nsw.gov.au

• Clr Manuel Martinez, Mayor, Walgett Shire Council: mmartinez@live.com.au