Wangaratta Rural City Council
Address64-68 Ovens Street, WANGARATTA 3677
PostalPO Box 238, WANGARATTA 3676
Tel03 5722 0888
Fax03 5721 9526
Municipality ProfileWangaratta is a manufacturing and commercial centre in north-east Victoria. The rural city's traditional strengths of clothing and textile production has been supplemented in recent years by the manufacturing of wine and wood products.
Wangaratta is the municipality's largest urban centre, with approximately 18,000 residents.
The region prides itself on its wineries, gourmet food, spectacular scenery, historic legends, cultural heritage and access to numerous State and National Parks. The outdoors are also a focus for popular leisure activities in the region.
LocalitiesArcherton, Bobinawarrah, Boorhaman, Boorhaman East, Boorhaman North, Boralma, Boweya, Bowmans Forest, Bowser, Byawatha, Carboor, Cheshunt, Cheshunt South, Docker, Dockers Plains, Edi, Edi Upper, Eldorado, Everton, Everton Upper, Glenrowan, Greta, Greta South, Greta West, Hansonville, Killawarra, King Valley, Laceby, Londrigan, Lurg Upper, Markwood, Meadow Creek, Milawa, Moyhu, Murmungee, Myrrhee, Oxley, Oxley Flats, Peechelba, Peechelba East, Rose River, Springhurst, Tarrawingee, Tatong, Tolmie, Wabonga, Waldara, Wangandary, Wangaratta, Wangaratta East, Wangaratta North, Wangaratta South, Whitfield, Whitlands, Whorouly, Whorouly East, Whorouly South and Yarrunga.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|3,639 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.
ElectionsWangaratta Rural City 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.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2016 elections.
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7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Unsubdivided - Cr Noel Amery
Unsubdivided - Cr Tammy Atkins
Unsubdivided - Cr Julian Fidge
Unsubdivided - Cr Don Joyce
Unsubdivided - Cr Colin McClounan
Unsubdivided - Cr Paul O'Brien
Unsubdivided - Cr Rozi Parisotto (Mayor 2012-13)
Chief Executive OfficerMr Doug Sharp
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