Lake Inverell

Community & Recreation

Our community comprises rural and urban residents, including Shire villages of Ashford, Delungra, Gilgai, Bonshaw, and Yetman. Each community has forged its own unique identity and Council delivers a range of infrastructure and services to ensure our Shire vision of creating a community for everyone.

A vibrant community needs diversity, healthy lifestyles, as well as educational and work opportunities. Services and facilities are available to all who live and work in the Inverell Shire, including young people, ageing residents, and individuals with a disability.

Through encouraging sound urban design, appropriate development and investing in infrastructure, our communities will continue to grow and thrive.

Australia Day Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Inverell Shire Council Australia Day Awards are now open! On Australia Day Inverell Shire residents come together to recognise the many people in our community who..


Please visit Council’s Administration Centre to submit cemetery applications. Your application will be given a preliminary check for correct completion and a receipt will be issued..

Community & Business Guides

Inverell Shire Council maintains an Inverell and District Community Directory and an Inverell Business and Retail Guide for the information of residents and..

Community Safety Camera Program

In brief, the primary purpose of Inverell Shire Council’s Community Safety Camera Program is to assist in proactive management of public safety through community partnerships..

Community Website (Inverell Online)

Inverell Online offers an arrary of information and contact details for community facilities, services clubs and other facilities that Inverell Shire has to offer. Inverell supports its community; caring for..

Cultural & Arts Strategic Plan

Inverell Shire Council is developing a Cultural and Arts Strategic Plan for our shire. The aim of the strategy is to grow our shire’s reputation as a vibrant and creative place to live, work and visit over the next..

Defibrillator locations

There are a number of AED’s (Automatic External Defibrillator) located in Inverell. This page details their locations. If you have an AED available for public use and wish to add it’s location to this list, please contact Council..


There is always something happening around the Inverell Shire for all members of our community to get involved in!  Visit our events calendar page for information on these events to get involved in an event that interests..

Inclusion (Disability) Action Plan

Council is committed to ensuring that people with a disability have equitable access to opportunities and enjoy the benefits of living in Inverell Shire..

Inverell & Ashford Swimming Pools

The Inverell Memorial Swimming Pool is located on the corner of Evans and Lawrence Street Inverell. The Ashford Swimming Pool is located at 36 Bala Street..

Inverell Art Gallery

The Inverell Art Gallery is a Community Gallery, operated by the Inverell Art Society.  It holds regular exhibitions throughout the year featuring both local & visiting artists. The Inverell Art Prize.

Inverell Public Open Space Strategy

Council, in acknowledging the value that parks and reserves contribute to a positive lifestyle for its current and future residents, resolved to prepare a Public Open..

Inverell Tourism

Inverell is nestled in a picturesque valley beside the Macintyre River of NSW. This New England North West region is renowned for its proud pioneering history, its beautifully restored buildings..

Inverell Town Hall

The Inverell Town Hall opened in 1905. For decades, residents had waited for such a public hall and they celebrated in style with an official dinner, concert, and ball. This grand building, with elaborate..

Learn to swim classes

We are launching a series of free learn to swim classes with BEST Employment Ltd. Classes commence in Term 1 at Inverell and Ashford pools and run for 8 weeks and are for children aged..

Liberty Swing

The Liberty Swing is a world-first Australian innovation – a swing that allows people in wheelchairs the opportunity to experience the joy of having a swing in the park. It is the only swing of its type..


Parks in our Shire are available for all community members to enjoy. Please complete the Parks – Expression of Interest for Use form below to submit your application to hire a Council-owned..

Small Business Connect Program

The new Business Connect program was launched on 1 January 2017. Business Connect aims to support small businesses to startup, create jobs through growth, help..

Sports grounds

Sports grounds in our Shire are available for all community members to enjoy. An application to hire a Council-owned sports ground can be made by downloading and completing the..

Street flags & banners

Inverell Shire Council may give approval for the community to display organization/event banners and street flags throughout Inverell CBD, subject to the below guidelines. Banners and street..

Street stalls & raffle ticket stands

The council may give the approval to sell raffle tickets/goods in the Business Centre to local organizations subject to, the request is in writing, including..

White Ribbon Community

White Ribbon Australia wants all women to live in safety, free from violence and abuse. Through education, awareness-raising and creative campaigns, preventative programs and partnerships..

Youth Opportunities Program

At Council, we’re excited to be launching a calendar of events just for the youth of the Inverell Shire. These events are an Inverell Shire Council initiative which has..



Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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