Hay Shire Council


Hay Shire Council

Infobox Australian Place | type = lga
name = Hay Shire
state = nsw


caption = Hay Shire Council office and chambers
pop = 3,822
density = 0.34
area = 11325.89
area_footnotes = [cite web|title = Hay Regional Profile | url = http://www.rrdb.com.au/rivprofile/hay.htm | publisher = Riverina Regional Development Board |accessdate = 2008-08-28]
est =
seat = Hay (134 Lachlan Street, Hay)
mayor = Michael Rutledge
region = Riverina

url = http://www.hay.nsw.gov.au/
stategov = Murray-Darling
fedgov = Farrer
near-nw = Balranald
near-n = Carrathool
near-ne = Carrathool
near-e = Murrumbidgee
near-w = Balranald
near-sw = Wakool
near-s = Conargo
near-se = Jerilderie

Hay Shire is a local government area in the Riverina area of western New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Sturt, Mid-western and Cobb Highways.

It includes the towns of Hay, Booligal and Maude. Banjo Paterson (1864–1941) wrote a poem called "Hay and Hell and Booligal" [cite web
title = Hay and Hell and Booligal
publisher = ghostwolf.dyndns.org
url = http://ghostwolf.dyndns.org/words/authors/P/PatersonAB_Banjo/verse/riogrande/hayhellbooligal.html
accessdate = 2008-09-06
] about the district.

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