District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys

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District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys
South Australia
Clare and Gilbert Valleys LGA.png
Location of District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys
Population 9,057 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 4.922/km2 (12.75/sq mi)
Established 1997
Area 1,840 km2 (710.4 sq mi)
Mayor Allan Aughey [2]
Council seat Clare
Region Yorke and Mid North[3]
State electorate(s) Frome, Goyder
Federal Division(s) Wakefield, Grey
Website District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys
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The District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys is a local government area located in the Yorke and Mid North region of South Australia.[3] The council was founded on 1 July 1997 with the amalgamation of the District Council of Clare, the District Council of Riverton and the District Council of Saddleworth and Auburn.[4] The council seat is located at Clare; it also maintains branch offices at Riverton and Saddleworth.[5]

Geography[edit]

It includes the towns and localities of Anama, Armagh, Auburn, Barinia, Benbournie, Black Springs, Bungaree, Boconnoc Park, Clare, Emu Flat, Giles Corner, Gillentown, Hill River, Hilltown, Leasingham, Manoora, Marrabel, Mintaro, Penwortham, Polish Hill River, Rhynie, Riverton, Saddleworth, Sevenhill, Spring Farm, Spring Gully, Stanley, Stanley Flat, Steelton, Stockport, Tarlee, Tarnma, Tothill Belt, Tothill Creek, Undalya, Waterloo, Watervale and Woolshed Flat, and parts of Alma, Farrell Flat, Halbury, Hoyleton and Salter Springs.[6]

Councillors[edit]

The District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys has a directly elected mayor.[7]

Ward Councillor Notes
Mayor [2]   Allan Aughey
Deputy Mayor   Nedd Golding
Unsubdivided [2]   Ian Burfitt
  Elizabeth Calvert
  Lucy Drummond
  Jeremy Kells
  Helen Perry
  Dianne Schwarz
  Tim Siv
  Vacant [8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Elected Members". Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Yorke and Mid North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council Profile". District Council of Clare & Gilbert Valleys. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Contact Us". Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Location SA Map Viewer". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Election Results 2014" (PDF). Local Government Association of South Australia. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council farewells one of its own". Northern Argus. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 

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Coordinates: 33°49′59″S 138°37′01″E / 33.833°S 138.617°E / -33.833; 138.617