The Wellington Blayney & Cabonne Strategic Alliance is a voluntary cooperative alliance between Wellington Shire Council, Blayney Shire Council, Cabonne Shire Council and the Central Tablelands Water County Council. It was formed in 2003, with Central Tablelands Water County Council joining the Alliance in 2005. The Alliance was formed in response to the local government reform agenda.
Collectively the alliance covers an area of 11,400 sq.km in central NSW, serving 14,500 ratepayers and employing 430 full time staff.
The Alliance has five key goals:
- Provision of better services to communities
- expanding local employment
- building sustainability of the Councils
- meeting community expectations
- growing profitability