Southern Grampians Shire Council
Address111 Brown Street, HAMILTON 3300
PostalLocked Bag 685, HAMILTON 3300
Tel03 5573 0444
Fax03 5572 2910
Municipality ProfileAgriculture and sheep grazing are the dominant industries in the shire. The region is a major wool growing area, producing 15% of Australia's wool clip. Hamilton, the major centre in the shire, is also an important centre for education and health.
LocalitiesBalmoral, Bellfield, Bochara, Branxholme, Brit Brit, Buckley Swamp, Bulart, Byaduk, Byaduk North, Caramut, Carapook, Cavendish, Cherrypool, Clover Flat, Coleraine, Coojar, Croxton East, Culla, Dunkeld, Englefield, Gatum, Gazette, Glenisla, Glenthompson, Grampians, Gringegalgona, Gritjurk, Hamilton, Harrow, Hensley Park, Hilgay, Karabeal, Konongwootong, Melville Forest, Mirranatwa, Mooralla, Morgiana, Mount Napier, Moutajup, Muntham, Nareeb, Nareen, Penshurst, Pigeon Ponds, Purdeet, Rocklands, Strathkellar, Tabor, Tahara, Tarrayoukyan, Tarrenlea, Tarrington, Vasey, Victoria Point, Victoria Valley, Wando Vale, Wannon, Warrayure, Woodhouse, Woohlpooer, Wootong Vale, Yatchaw and Yulecart.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|6,652 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.
ElectionsSouthern Grampians 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 Cathy Armstrong
Unsubdivided - Cr Paul Battista
Unsubdivided - Cr Albert Calvano (Mayor 2012-13)
Unsubdivided - Cr Bruach Colliton
Unsubdivided - Cr Peter Dark
Unsubdivided - Cr Dennis Dawson
Unsubdivided - Cr Katrina Rainsford
Chief Executive OfficerMr Richard Perry
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