City of Greater Shepparton

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City of Greater Shepparton
Australia Victoria Greater Shepparton City.svg
Location in Victoria
Population 63,366 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 26.163/km2 (67.761/sq mi)
Established 1994
Gazetted 18 November 1994[2]
Area 2,422 km2 (935.1 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Dinny Adem
Council seat Shepparton
Region Hume
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Murray
Greater Shepparton Logo.png
Website City 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 2011 Census, had a population of 60,449.[3] It includes the city of Shepparton and the towns of Arcadia, 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 is also the LGA's most populous urban centre with a population of 29,553.[4]


Current composition[edit]

The council is composed of nine councillors elected to represent an unsubdivided municipality.[5]

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


  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Victoria Government Gazette – Online Archive (1837–1997). "S87 of 1994". State Library of Victoria. State Government of Victoria (published 18 November 1994). p. 5. Retrieved 10 January 2014.  |article= ignored (help)
  3. ^ Census QuickStats (2011). "Greater Shepparton (C) – LGA22830". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Government of Australia. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Census QuickStats (2011). "Shepparton (SS) – SSC21211". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Government of Australia. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  5. ^ 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