Moyne Shire Council

Moyne Shire Council map

Address

Princes Street, PORT FAIRY 3284

Postal

PO Box 51, PORT FAIRY 3284

Tel

03 5568 0555

Fax

03 5568 2515

Email

moyne@moyne.vic.gov.au

Website

www.moyne.vic.gov.au

Municipality profile

Moyne 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.

Localities

Allansford, 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 and population

Population Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Area
2011
2016
2021
2026
2031
5,478 sq km
16,906
17,737
18,496
19,231
19,884

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

Elections

Moyne 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.
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 Jim Doukas
Unsubdivided - Cr Anthony Keane
Unsubdivided - Cr Ralph Leutton
Unsubdivided - Cr Jill Parker
Unsubdivided - Cr James Purcell (Mayor 2013-14)
Unsubdivided - Cr Colin Ryan
Unsubdivided - Cr Mick Wolfe

Chief Executive Officer

Mr David Madden

Finances


2012-13
2011-12 2010-11 2009-10
Recurrent Expenditure ($)
39.811m
42.585m
38.127m
35.970m
Recurrent Revenue ($)
44.206m
46.301m
42.391m
37.456m
 - Rates & Charges ($)
16.736m
15.417m
14.213m
13.270m
 - VGC Grants ($)
7.306m
7.250m
6.948m
6.432m
Source: Victoria Grants Commission

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