Benalla Rural City Council
AddressFawckner Drive, BENALLA 3672
PostalPO Box 227, BENALLA 3671
Tel03 5760 2600
03 5762 5537
Municipality ProfileBenalla Rural City Council is located approximately 180kms north east of Melbourne. The Council was formed in 2002 following the de-amalgamation of Delatite Shire Council into Benalla Rural City and Mansfield Shire Council. The Rural City has a diverse economic base with the main industries by employment being wholesale and retail trade (20%); manufacturing (19%); agriculture, forestry and fishing (12%); health, cultural and community services (10%); and education (8%).
LocalitiesArcherton, Baddaginnie, Barjarg, Benalla, Boho South, Bonnie Doon, Boweya, Boxwood, Bridge Creek, Broken Creek, Bungeet, Bungeet West, Chesney Vale, Creek Junction, Devenish, Glenrowan, Glenrowan West, Goomalibee, Goorambat, Greta West, Lake Mokoan, Lima, Lima East, Lima South, Lurg, Lurg Upper, Major Plains, Molyullah, Moorngag, Mount Bruno, Myrrhee, Samaria, Stewarton, Strathbogie, Swanpool, Taminick, Tarnook, Tatong, Thoona, Tolmie, Upper Ryans Creek, Wangandary, Warrenbayne, Winton and Winton North. For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|2,375 sq km
Source: Victoria in Future 2012 - Population and Household Projections 2011–2031 for Victoria and its Regions, Department of Planning and Community Development, April 2012.
ElectionsBenalla Rural City Council is an unsubdivided municipality consisting of 7 councillors.
Councillors are elected through proportional representation voting.
Since 2008, all Victorian councillors serve a four year term. The next general election is in October 2016.
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7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Unsubdivided - Cr Barbara Alexander (Mayor 2012-13)
Unsubdivided - Cr Peter Davis
Unsubdivided - Cr Ellen Crocker
Unsubdivided - Cr Andrew Vale
Unsubdivided - Cr Justin King
Unsubdivided - Cr Suzy Martin
Unsubdivided - Cr Margaret Richards
Chief Executive OfficerMr Tony McIlroy
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