Latrobe City Council
Address141 Commercial Road, MORWELL 3840
PostalPO Box 264, MORWELL 3840
Tel1300 367 700
Fax03 5128 5672
Municipality ProfileLatrobe City is located 135 km east of Melbourne. It is the principal service centre for the Gippsland region and includes the regional headquarters for significant government and private organisations, and education centres. The Latrobe Valley generates 85% of Victoria's electricity, from its large reserves of brown coal. Other major industries include timber processing, and the manufacturing of paper products as well as the provision of services to the Gippsland region. Latrobe has a young population, with 45% of residents aged under 35 – of these 28% are under 10
LocalitiesBalook, Boola, Boolarra, Boolarra South, Budgeree, Callignee, Churchill, Cowwarr, Darlimurla, Delburn, Driffield, Flynn, Flynns Creek, Glengarry, Glengarry North, Glengarry West, Grand Ridge, Hazelwood, Hazelwood North, Hazelwood South, Hernes Oak, Jeeralang, Jeeralang Junction, Jumbuk, Koornalla, Loy Yang, Maryvale, Mid Valley, Mirboo, Moe, Moe South, Moondarra, Morwell, Mount Tassie, Narracan, Newborough, Tanjil South, Toongabbie, Traralgon, Traralgon East, Traralgon South, Tyers, Yallourn, Yallourn North, Yinnar and Yinnar South.
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Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|1,426 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.
ElectionsLatrobe City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 5 wards and 9 councillors.
Councillors are elected through preferential 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 2012 elections.
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9 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Central - Cr Graeme Middlemiss
Central - Cr Christine Sindt
East - Cr Dale Harriman
East - Cr Sandy Kam (Mayor 2012-13)
East - Cr Kellie O'Callaghan
East - Cr Michael Rossiter
South - Cr Darrell White
West - Cr Peter Gibbons
West - Cr Sharon Gibson
Chief Executive OfficerMr Paul Buckley
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