Coomalie Shire

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Coomalie Community Government Council
Northern Territory
Coomalie CGC Area.jpg
Location of the Coomalie Community Government Council
Population 1,296 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 0.864/km2 (2.24/sq mi)
Established 1990
Area 1,500 km2 (579.2 sq mi)
Mayor Wendy Leach
Council seat Batchelor
Region outer Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Daly
Federal Division(s) Lingiari
Website Coomalie Community Government Council
LGAs around Coomalie Community Government Council:
Coomalie Community Government Council

The Coomalie Community Government Council is a local government area in Australia's Northern Territory, situated south of Darwin and Palmerston. The council governs an area of 1,500 km2 (580 sq mi). The shire had a population of 1,106 at the 2011 census.[2]


Coomalie Community Government Council was established on 7 December 1990, and its first elections were held in 1997. On 1 July 2008, Coomalie Council became one of the 11 Shires in the territory, changed by the Northern Territory Government.


The council is divided up into six wards, which is governed by 9 councillors across the six wards:

  • Batchelor Township Ward (3) (Batchelor)
  • Adelaide River Township Ward (2) (Adelaide River)
  • Batchelor Rural Ward (1)
  • Adelaide River Rural Ward (1)
  • Lake Bennett Ward (1) (Lake Bennett)
  • Coomalie/Tortilla Ward (1)


The Shire includes the localities of

The boundary of this area extends from the Manton Dam in the north, to the town of Adelaide River in the south and east from the Adelaide River, to the Litchfield National Park in the west.


Meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 March 2013). "2011 Census QuickStats". Retrieved 26 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 13°04′S 131°01′E / 13.067°S 131.017°E / -13.067; 131.017