Coomalie Shire

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Coomalie Community Government Council
Northern Territory
Coomalie CGC Area.jpg
Location of the Coomalie Community Government Council
Population1,319 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.879/km2 (2.28/sq mi)
Area1,500 km2 (579.2 sq mi)
MayorWendy Leach
Council seatBatchelor
Regionouter Darwin
Territory electorate(s)Daly
Federal Division(s)Lingiari
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WebsiteCoomalie 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 1,319 at the 2016 census.[1]


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 following localities:[2]

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. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Coomalie (S) (Local Government Area)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Coomalie Shire (localities)". Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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