Greater Shepparton City Council

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90 Welsford Street, SHEPPARTON 3632

Postal

Locked Bag 1000, SHEPPARTON 3632

Tel

03 5832 9700

Fax

03 5831 1987

Email

council@shepparton.vic.gov.au

Website

www.shepparton.vic.gov.au

Municipality profile

Greater Shepparton in the heart of the Goulburn Valley is the fourth largest provincial centre in Victoria. Shepparton township is located at the confluence of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers and at the intersection of the Goulburn Valley and Midland Highways. The region has a diverse population, with 15.7% of residents born overseas.

The region is a major fruit and vegetable processing centre, with two large canneries. There are also large dairy processing facilities located in and around Shepparton, which provide products for both local consumption and export. Irrigation is critical to agricultural production.

The main industries include agriculture, fruit and vegetable processing, dairy product manufacturing.

Localities

Arcadia, Ardmona, Boxwood, Branditt, Bunbartha, Byrneside, Caniambo, Colliver, Congupna, Cooma, Coomboona, Cosgrove, Cosgrove South, Dhurringile, Dookie, Dookie College, Dunkirk, Gillieston, Girgarre East, Gowangardie, Grahamvale, Harston, Invergordon South, Karramomus, Katandra, Katandra West, Kialla, Kialla East, Kialla West, Kyabram, Kyabram South, Lancaster, Lemnos, Major Plains, Marionvale, Marungi, Merrigum, Moorilim, Mooroopna, Mooroopna North, Mooroopna North West, Mount Major, Murchison, Murchison East, Murchison North, Nalinga, Orrvale, Pine Lodge, Shepparton, Shepparton East, Shepparton North, St Germains, Stanhope South, Stewarton, Tallygaroopna, Tamleugh North, Tatura, Tatura East, Toolamba, Toolamba East, Toolamba West, Undera, Violet Town, Waranga, Wyuna and Zeerust. For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.

Area and population       

Population Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Area
2011
2016
2021
2026
2031
2,422 sq km
63,854
67,699
71,288
74,545
77,797

Source: Victoria in Future 2012 - Population and Household Projections 2011–2031 for Victoria and its Regions

Elections

Greater Shepparton 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.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2016 elections.
Visit the Guide for more information on Council elections.
Visit the Victorian Electoral Commission for more elections details.

Councillors

7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Unsubdivided - Cr Jenny Houlihan (Mayor 2013-14)
Unsubdivided - Cr Milvan Muto
Unsubdivided - Cr Leslie Oroszvary
Unsubdivided - Cr Dennis Patterson
Unsubdivided - Cr Michael Polan
Unsubdivided - Cr Kevin  Ryan
Unsubdivided - Cr Fern Summer

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Gavin Cator

Finances 


2012-13
2011-12 2010-11 2009-10
Recurrent Expenditure ($)
96.311m
100.336m
90.389m
84.926m
Recurrent Revenue ($)
110.325m
100.525m
96.702m
89.738m
 - Rates & Charges ($)
56.816m
53.643m
49.513m
45.489m
 - VGC Grants ($)
10.650m
10.281m
9.795m
9.126m
Source: Victoria Grants Commission

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