Mitchell Shire Council
Address113 High Street, BROADFORD 3658
Postal113 High Street, BROADFORD 3658
Tel03 5734 6200
Fax03 5734 6222
Municipality ProfileMitchell Shire is a fast-growing municipality located along the Hume Freeway and Northern Highway, about one hour north of Melbourne. Its residents derive their employment from both Melbourne metropolitan and local sources. The local economy is rural in nature, although the Puckapunyal Military Base is a large employer. The main industries include agriculture, food manufacturing, paper and paper products, machinery and equipment wholesaling.
LocalitiesAvenel, Beveridge, Broadford, Bylands, Clonbinane, Dysart, Emu Flat, Flowerdale, Forbes, Glenaroua, Glenhope, Glenhope East, Heathcote Junction, Heathcote South, High Camp, Highlands, Hilldene, Kilmore, Kilmore East, Kobyboyn, Mangalore, Mia Mia, Moranding, Northwood, Nulla Vale, Puckapunyal, Pyalong, Reedy Creek, Seymour, Sugarloaf Creek, Sunday Creek, Tallarook, Tarcombe, Tooborac, Trawool, Tyaak, Upper Plenty, Wallan, Wandong, Waterford Park, Whiteheads Creek and Willowmavin.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|2,862 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.
ElectionsMitchell Shire Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 3 wards and 9 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 2012 elections.
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9 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Central - Cr Ross Lee
Central - Cr Rodney Parker
Central - Cr Desmond Callaghan
North - Cr Bill Chisholm
North - Cr Bill Melbourne (Mayor 2012-13)
North - Cr Rhonda Sanderson
South - Cr Bob Cornish
South - Cr Sue Marstaeller
South - Cr Kevin Mulroney
Chief Executive OfficerMs Rebecca McKenzie
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