Engineering Services

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The Engineering Services Department of Greater Hume Shire is located in the Culcairn Office and is responsible for providing residents with a number of Council services throughout the Shire including:

  • Construction and maintenance of roads and bridges.
  • Parks, gardens and reserves management and maintenance.
  • Water and sewerage services and planning.
  • Stormwater management.
  • Public amenities.
  • Road safety information.
  • Risk management.
  • Emergency services management.
  • Survey and design.
  • Geographical information systems mapping (GIS).
  • Council's depots, plant and equipment maintenance and management.
  • Local quarries.
  • Holbrook Airpark.

If you require a Road Opening Permit please click here for an application form.

If you require applications or certificates relating to water and sewerage services and planning please click here.


To report problems with  EXISTING streetlights eg broken lens or not working etc directly to Essential Energy by calling 132 391 or via their website at go to Quick Links > Street lighting.  This will take you directly to Report a Streetlight Fault online form, follow the prompts and SUBMIT.
If there is a problem with shade streetlights, dim globes or installation of glare shields on existing streetlights please contact one of Greater Hume Shire Council's Customer Service Centres to report the problem.
Note: To expediate the process please advise the pole number, where available.
All enquiries requesting the provision of NEW Streetlights should be in writing to Greater Hume Shire Council.
For more information, or if you need assistance with any of the above services, contact Council staff at the:

Culcairn Office

Address: 40 Balfour Street Culcairn NSW 2660
Phone: (02) 6029 8588
Fax: (02) 6029 8607

General Council enquiries are also available from staff at the:

Holbrook Office

Address: 39 Young Street, Holbrook NSW 2644
Phone: (02) 6036 0100
Fax: (02) 6036 2683


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