Towong Shire Council
Address32 Towong Street, TALLANGATTA 3700
PostalPO Box 55, TALLANGATTA 3700
Tel02 6071 5100
Fax02 6071 2747
Municipality ProfileTowong Shire is a pristine rural and relatively unpopulated area. The economy of the shire is based around primary production, particularly agriculture and forestry. There are many small towns in the municipality, such as Corryong and Tallangatta, that service these industries.
LocalitiesBellbridge, Berringama, Bethanga, Biggara, Bullioh, Bungil, Burrowyne, Colac Colac, Corryong, Cudgewa, Dartmouth, Eskdale, Georges Creek, Granya, Guys Forest, Huon, Jarvis Creek, Koetong, Lucyvale, Mitta Mitta, Mount Alfred, Nariel Valley, Old Tallangatta, Pine Mountain, Shelley, Talgarno, Tallandoon, Tallangatta, Tallangatta East, Tallangatta South, Tallangatta Valley, Thologolong, Thowgla Valley, Tintaldra, Tom Groggin, Towong, Towong Lower and Walwa.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|6,673 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.
ElectionsTowong Shire Council is an unsubdivided municipality consisting of 5 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 next independent Electoral Representation Review is scheduled to be conducted prior to the 2016 elections.
Visit the Guide for more information on Council Elections.
Visit the Victorian Electoral Commission for more elections details.
5 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Unsubdivided - Cr Mary Fraser (Mayor 2012-13)
Unsubdivided - Cr Debi Gadd
Unsubdivided - Cr Peter Joyce
Unsubdivided - Cr Aaron Scales
Unsubdivided - Cr David Wortmann
Chief Executive OfficerMs Juliana Phelps
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