City of Greater Shepparton

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City of Greater Shepparton
Victoria
Australia Victoria Greater Shepparton City.svg
Location in Victoria
Population63,867 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density26.370/km2 (68.297/sq mi)
Established1994
Gazetted18 November 1994[2]
Area2,422 km2 (935.1 sq mi)
MayorCr Kim O'Keefe
Council seatShepparton
RegionHume
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Murray
Greater Shepparton logo.svg
WebsiteCity of Greater Shepparton
LGAs around City of Greater Shepparton:
Moira Moira Moira
Campaspe City of Greater Shepparton Benalla
Campaspe Strathbogie Strathbogie

The City of Greater Shepparton is a local government area in the Hume region of Victoria, Australia, located in the north-east part of the state. It covers an area of 2,422 square kilometres (935 sq mi) and, at the 2016 Census, had a population of 63,867.[1] It includes the city of Shepparton and the towns of Arcadia, Ardmona, Congupna, Dookie, Grahamvale, Kialla, Lemnos, Merrigum, Mooroopna, Murchison, Tallygaroopna, Tatura, Toolamba and Undera. It was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the City of Shepparton, Shire of Shepparton, and parts of the Shire of Rodney, Shire of Euroa, Shire of Goulburn, Shire of Tungamah, Shire of Violet Town and Shire of Waranga.[2]

The City is governed and administered by the Greater Shepparton City Council; its seat of local government and administrative centre is located at the council headquarters in Shepparton, it also has a service centre located in Tatura. The City is named after the main urban settlement located in the centre of the LGA, that is Shepparton, which together with adjoining Mooroopna form the LGA's most populous urban area with a population of over 46,000.[3]

Council[edit]

Current composition[edit]

The council is composed of nine councillors elected to represent an unsubdivided municipality.[4]

Ward Councillor Notes
Unsubdivided   Kim O'Keefe Mayor
  Seema Abdullah
  Fern Summer
  Dinny Adem
  Bruce Giovanetti
  Dennis Patterson
  Les Oroszvary
  Shelly Sutton Deputy Mayor
  Chris Hazelman

Administration and governance[edit]

The council meets in the council chambers at the council headquarters in the Shepparton Municipal Offices, which is also the location of the council's administrative activities. It also provides customer services at both its administrative centre in Shepparton, and its service centre in Tatura.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Greater Shepparton (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Order Constituting ... the City of Greater Shepparton ...(part 12)". Victoria Government Gazette. State Government of Victoria (S87): 5. 18 November 1994. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  3. ^ Census QuickStats (2016). "Shepparton - Mooroopna (UCL) – UCL212002". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Government of Australia. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  4. ^ Greater Shepparton City Council. "Greater Shepparton City Council". Greater Shepparton City Council. Greater Shepparton City Council. Retrieved 30 October 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to City of Greater Shepparton at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 36°23′00″S 145°24′00″E / 36.38333°S 145.40000°E / -36.38333; 145.40000