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Berrigan Shire continues to grow!

Recent figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal that the population of Berrigan Shire grew by 260 or 1.4% over the twelve months to 30 June 2009, making the Shire one of the fastest growing Local Government Areas in inland New South Wales.

This continued growth is further evidence that, despite the ongoing effects of the drought, Berrigan Shire remains a popular and desirable place to live, work and invest.  If you are interested in moving to Berrigan Shire, further information can be found by viewing our Moving to our Shire page under Residents.

In Berrigan Shire we recognise the importance of new and existing businesses to our community, and Council is committed to helping new businesses establish in our area and offering support to existing businesses.

In this section you will find information relevant to business development, fact sheets, publications, useful resources for business, information on courses and seminars and statistics about our Towns and Shire. If you are considering establishing a business in Berrigan Shire, or require assistance with your existing business please call Council on (03) 5888 5100 or email for assistance.

Berrigan Shire Population Forecasts


The Berrigan Shire population and household forecasts are designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public. To achieve this,® is formatted to present the data in simple, clear tables and charts with concise factual commentary.

Forecasts are available for each year from 2006 to 2031.

To access the Berrigan Shire Population Forecasts please click here.

New Residents Information

To download a PDF copy please see the Moving to our Shire page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Information

Click on the name of the town to access the ABS website information on each of the towns in the Berrigan Shire

Barooga                        Berrigan                        Finley                       Tocumwal

Navigating the approvals process can be daunting for business. Find out what you need to do, how the system works and where you can go for further information.
Doing Business
Current projects that the Economic Development unit are creating.
Economic Development Projects
Restricted Access Vehicles Maps for Berrigan Shire, including the townships of Barooga, Berrigan, Finley and Tocumwal. Low Bridge Listings, Travel Restrictions and B-Double, road train, AB-Triple, B-Triple, Higher Mass Limit and 4.6m high vehicle routes.
Maps for Restricted Access, B-Triple, AB-Triple and Higher Mass Limit Vehicles
Cattle and Sheep livestock sales reports
Finley Livestock Market Reports
Information in regard to the Murray Darlng Basin Authoritys plans for the regions water allocations
Murray Darling Basin Plan
Information and advice for those in small business or considering establishing a small business in Berrigan Shire. A special section on Drought Assistance information for Farmers and Small Business is also available.
Small Business Advice

Contacting Council

Office: 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan.
Office hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Monday to Friday.
(03) 5888 5100
(03) 5885 2092
Post: Berrigan Shire Council
PO Box 137