Bland Shire is a local government area located on the boundary between the central west and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia. The area is located adjacent to the Newell and Mid-Western highways.
The council's name honours William Bland.
The largest town and council seat is West Wyalong. The region also includes the towns of Wyalong, Barmedman, Tallimba, Ungarie, Weethalle and Mirrool. The major economic activities of the Shire are agriculture, mining, transport, tourism and wholesale distribution.
The Mayor of Bland Shire Council is Cr. Neil Pokoney, who is unaligned with any political party.
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