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Have Your Say on Council's Long-Term Operational Plan and Delivery Program

Cowra Council’s Draft Delivery Program 2017/2018 to 2020/2021 and Operational Plan 2019-2020, including the Long Term Financial Plan 2019/2020 to 2028/2029 are now on public exhibition and Council is inviting public comment until Friday 14 June 2019.

Copies are on public display in the foyer of Cowra Shire Council, 116 Kendal Street Cowra during office hours or can be found here. Copies are also available for viewing at the Cowra Saleyards, Cowra Library, Materials Recycling Facility and Council’s Depot.

All submissions regarding the Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan must be made in writing to the General Manager, Cowra Shire Council, Private Bag 342, Cowra 2794 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4pm, Friday 14 June 2019.

Drought Community Funding Program

Cowra Council has been invited to apply for funding under the Australian Government Drought Communities Program Extension to access $1 million to assist funding projects that support local community infrastructure and other drought relief projects.


Council is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for shovel ready projects from local town and village committees, progress associations, show societies, showground and recreation reserve trusts and other community groups.

To be eligible a proposed project application must be at least $25,000 of eligible expenditure and the project must be completed by 31 December 2019.

Further information on the program, including guidelines on eligibility and Frequently Asked Questions can be found at https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/drought-communities-programme


Expressions of Interest forms can be downloaded and completed here and must be received at Council’s office by 4pm on Monday 3 June 2019.


For further information please contact the General Manager’s Office on (02) 6340 2014.

Water Main Replacement Works

Water main replacement works will be undertaken in Redfern Street (eastern side between Myall and Bourke Streets). Work is scheduled to commence Monday 6 May and will take approximately 2 weeks to complete.

Access to private residences/properties will be maintained wherever possible during works, and it is recommended that vehicles are not parked on the street.

Interruptions to the water supply will be required to facilitate the changeover, however you will be given notice prior to any instance where the water is to be turned off.

Council apologises for the inconvenience. For more information or questions about the project,
please call Council's Infrastructure and Operations on (02) 6340 2070.