Welcome to Glen Innes Severn Council

Glen Innes Severn Council covers an area of 5,487 sq. km, and is located in the beautiful New England area of N.S.W., servicing the town of Glen Innes and villages of Deepwater, Emmaville, Glencoe and Red Range.

The Glen Innes Severn area is known as Celtic Country, and is the home of the Australian Standing Stones, where the Australian Celtic Festival is celebrated annually in May.

A piper walks through a stone circle



29 April 2016

Glen Innes Severn Council, in conjunction with Business In Glen, will be holding an information session for local businesses on Wednesday, 11 May from 6pm to 7pm in the Remembrance Room, Glen Innes and District Services Club.

President of BIG, Jim Ritchie, is pleased for the organisation...

Glen Innes Severn Council leads the State at Local Government Awards

20 April 2016

Glen Innes Severn Council has won the 2016 NSW Local Government Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership and Sustainability.  Announced on 7 April in Sydney, the award was presented to Council for its innovative Off Stream Water Storage development.

General Manager, Hein Basson,...


8 April 2016

The NSW Electoral Commission is required by legislation to conduct the 2016 local council elections on Saturday 10 September. The Commission has just launched a dedicated website for those elections. 

The website address is www.votensw....

Public Exhibition


Council’s Draft Operational Plan and Budget 2016/17 is on public display until close of business on Wednesday, 1 June 2016.

The draft Proposal can also be viewed at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, the Glen Innes Severn Library / Learning Centre, Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe Post Offices.

Map of Rating Categories:  Rural

Map of Rating Categories:  Urban

Council invites written submissions on this document.  Kindly note that submissions close at 4.30pm on Wednesday, 1 June.