• Civic Administration Building
    Church Street, Dubbo, NSW, 2830
  • Office hours:
    9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Mailing address:
    PO Box 81, Dubbo, NSW, 2830
  • Telephone: (02) 6801 4000
  • Fax: (02) 6801 4259
  • Email: Email us today

Welcome to Western Plains Regional Council

Western Plains Regional 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.

For more information about Western Plains Regional Council, including new council boundaries and the official proclamation, please visit www.strongercouncils.nsw.gov.au.

Road closures & weather warnings


The State Emergency Service has issued a moderate to major flood warning for the Macquarie and Bell rivers.

Get the latest updates on local road closures and conditions in the Western Plains Regional Council local government area here »

Traffic information is also available on the RMS website.

For information on severe weather and flood warnings, residents and business are advised to monitor the Bureau of Meteorology website.

Stronger Communities Fund - 2016 Community Grants 


Applications are now open for the Stronger Communities Fund 2016 Community Grants Program. A total of $350,000 is available for projects that build more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive local communities.

Community groups are invited to apply for up to $50,000 for projects that deliver social, cultural, economic or environmental benefits to the Western Plains Regional Council Local Government Area.

To assist community groups with the preparation of their grant applications, Council's Grant Officer is hosting several free information sessions.

Find out more »