Yarriambiack Shire Council
34 Lyle Street, WARRACKNABEAL 3393
PO Box 243, WARRACKNABEAL 3393
03 5398 0100
03 5398 2502
The Shire of Yarriambiack is situated in north-western Victoria, in the heart of the State's wheat belt. The population is concentrated in a number of small towns which service the surrounding broadhectare farming properties. Yarriambiack Shire is the heartland of grain production and handling in the Wimmera and Mallee. The main industry is agriculture which accounts for almost half the workforce.
Ailsa, Albacutya, Angip, Areegra, Aubrey, Bangerang, Beulah, Boolite, Brim, Cannum, Crymelon, Hopetoun, Hopevale, Jung, Kellalac, Kewell, Laen, Lah, Lascelles, Lawler, Longerenong, Lubeck, Minyip, Murra Warra, Murtoa, Patchewollock, Rainbow, Rich Avon West, Rosebery, Rupanyup, Sheep Hills, Speed, Tempy, Turriff, Wallup, Warracknabeal, Wilkur, Willenabrina, Woomelang, Wyperfield National Park, Yaapeet and Yarto.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|7,310 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.
Yarriambiack Shire Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 3 wards and 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 next independent Electoral Representation Review is scheduled to be conducted prior to the 2016 elections.
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7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Dunmunkle - Cr Terry Grange
Dunmunkle - Cr Ray Kingston
Hopetoun - Cr Helen Ballentine
Hopetoun - Cr Andrew McLean
Warracknabeal - Cr Graeme Massey
Warracknabeal - Cr Lisa Woods
Warracknabeal - Cr Kylie Zanker (Mayor 2012-13)
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Ray Campling
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