Shire of Campaspe

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Campaspe Shire
Victoria
Australia Victoria Campaspe Shire.svg
Location in Victoria
Population 36,365 (2011)[1]
 • Density 8.0471/km2 (20.8420/sq mi)
Established 1995
Gazetted 20 January 1995[2]
Area 4,519 km2 (1,744.8 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Ian Maddison
Council seat Echuca
Region Northern Victoria
State electorate(s) Rodney
Federal Division(s) Murray
Campaspe Shire logo.png
Website www.campaspe.vic.gov.au
LGAs around Campaspe Shire:
Gannawarra Murray (NSW) Moira
Loddon Campaspe Shire City of Greater Shepparton
Greater Bendigo Strathbogie Strathbogie

The Shire of Campaspe is a local government area in Victoria, Australia, located in the northern part of the state. It covers an area of 4,519 square kilometres (1,745 sq mi) and, at the 2011 Census, had a population of 36,365.[1] It includes the towns of Girgarre, Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester, Tongala and Rushworth. It was formed in 1995 from the amalgamation of the City of Echuca, Shire of Deakin, Shire of Rochester, Shire of Waranga, Town of Kyabram and part of the Shire of Rodney.[2][3]

The Shire is governed and administered by the Campaspe Shire Council; its seat of local government and administrative centre is located at the council headquarters in Echuca, it also has service centres located in Kyabram, Rochester, Rushworth and Tongala. The Shire is named after the Campaspe River, a major geographical feature that meanders through the LGA.

Shire offices in Echuca

Council[edit]

Current composition[edit]

The council is composed of five wards and nine councillors, with three councillors per ward elected to represent each of the Echuca and Kyabram-Deakin wards, and one councillor per remaining ward elected to represent each of the other wards.[4]

Ward Councillor Notes
Echuca   Emma Bradbury
  Ian Maddison Mayor (2013–14)
  Paul Jarman
Kyabram-Deakin   Carol Howell
  Neil Pankhurst
  Rocchina D'Angelo
Rochester   Leigh Wilson
Waranga   Adrian Weston
Western   Gregory Toll

Administration and governance[edit]

The council meets in the council chambers at the council headquarters in the Echuca Municipal Offices, which is also the location of the council's administrative activities. It also provides customer services at both its administrative centre in Echuca, and its service centres in Kyabram, Rochester, Rushworth and Tongala.

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Census QuickStats (2011). "Campaspe (S) – LGA21370". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Government of Australia. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Victoria Government Gazette – Online Archive (1837–1997). Order estg (Part 5) the Shire of Campaspe. "S4 of 1995". State Library of Victoria. State Government of Victoria (published 20 January 1995). p. 3. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Victoria Government Gazette – Online Archive (1837–1997). Order altg (Part 3) the Shire of Campaspe. "S2 of 1995". State Library of Victoria. State Government of Victoria (published 19 January 1995). p. 2. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Local Government in Victoria. "Campaspe Shire Council". Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure. State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "International Friendships". Shire of Campaspe. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 

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Coordinates: 36°21′40″S 144°44′02″E / 36.36111°S 144.73389°E / -36.36111; 144.73389