Moyne Shire Council
AddressPrinces Street, PORT FAIRY 3284
PostalPO Box 51, PORT FAIRY 3284
Tel03 5568 0555
Fax03 5568 2515
Municipality ProfileMoyne Shire is located on Victoria’s south west coast, about four hours’ drive from Melbourne and just to the west of Warrnambool. The shire is predominantly rural based, with a focus on grazing, dairying and grain production. Wool and lamb production are the most significant sources of income for the shire. Some residents commute to Warrnambool to work and shop. The main industries include agriculture, dairy product manufacturing. and tourism.
LocalitiesAllansford, Ayrford, Ballangeich, Bessiebelle, Breakwater Creek, Broadwater, Brucknell, Bushfield, Byaduk, Caramut, Chatsworth, Codrington, Condah Swamp, Crossley, Cudgee, Curdie Vale, Darlington, Dennington, Dundonnell, Ecklin South, Ellerslie, Framlingham, Framlingham East, Garvoc, Gazette, Gerrigerrup, Glenormiston North, Grassmere, Hawkesdale, Hexham, Heytesbury Lower, Illowa, Killarney, Kirkstall, Knebsworth, Kolora, Koroit, Laang, Lake Condah, Macarthur, Mailor Flat, Mepunga, Mepunga East, Mepunga West, Minhamite, Minjah, Mortlake, Nareeb, Naringal, Naringal East, Nerrin Nerrin, Nirranda, Nirranda East, Nirranda South, Noorat, Nullawarre, Nullawarre North, Orford, Panmure, Penshurst, Peterborough, Port Fairy, Pura Pura, Purdeet, Purnim, Purnim West, Ripponhurst, Rosebrook, Southern Cross, St Helens, Taroon, Tarrone, Terang, The Cove, The Sisters, Toolong, Tower Hill, Tyrendarra, Tyrendarra East, Wallacedale, Wangoom, Warrabkook, Warrnambool, Warrong, Willatook, Winslow, Woodford, Woolsthorpe, Woorndoo, Yambuk, Yangery and Yarpturk.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|5,478 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.
ElectionsMoyne Shire 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 Jim Doukas (Mayor 2012-13)
Unsubdivided - Cr Anthony Keane
Unsubdivided - Cr Ralph Leutton
Unsubdivided - Cr Jill Parker
Unsubdivided - Cr James Purcell
Unsubdivided - Cr Colin Ryan
Unsubdivided - Cr Mick Wolfe
Chief Executive OfficerMr David Madden
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