District Council of Loxton Waikerie

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District Council of Loxton Waikerie
South Australia
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Location of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie
Coordinates 34°26′43″S 140°46′24″E / 34.4454°S 140.7733°E / -34.4454; 140.7733Coordinates: 34°26′43″S 140°46′24″E / 34.4454°S 140.7733°E / -34.4454; 140.7733
Population 11,462 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 1.44049/km2 (3.7309/sq mi)
Established 3 May 1997
Area 7,957 km2 (3,072.2 sq mi)
Mayor Leon Stasinowsky [2]
Council seat Loxton
Region Murray and Mallee[3]
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
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Website District Council of Loxton Waikerie
LGAs around District Council of Loxton Waikerie:
Outback Communities Authority Renmark Paringa Mildura (Vic)
Mid Murray District Council of Loxton Waikerie Mildura (Vic)
Karoonda East Murray Southern Mallee Mildura (Vic)

The District Council of Loxton Waikerie is a local government area in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia.[3] The council seat lies at Loxton, while it maintains a branch office at Waikerie.[4]

The council was formed on 3 May 1997 as an amalgamation of the District Council of Brown's Well, the District Council of Loxton and the District Council of Waikerie.[5]

It includes the towns and localities of Alawoona, Boolgun, Bakara Well, Billiatt, Bookpurnong, Bugle Hut, Caliph, Devlins Pound, Golden Heights, Good Hope Landing, Holder, Holder Siding, Kanni, Kingston On Murray, Kringin, Loxton, Loxton North, Lowbank, Maggea, Malpas, Markaranka, Meribah, Moorook, Moorook South, Naidia, New Residence, New Well, Notts Well, Paisley, Paruna, Pata, Peebinga, Pooginook, Pyap, Pyap West, Qualco, Ramco, Ramco Heights, Schell Well, Stockyard Plain, Sunlands, Taldra, Taplan, Taylorville, Taylorville Station, Veitch, Waikerie, Wappilka, Wigley Flat, Woodleigh, Woolpunda, Wunkar and Yinkanie, and parts of Galga, Mantung, Mercunda, Murbko and Westons Flat.[6]

Councillors[edit]

Ward Councillor Notes
Mayor [2]   Leon Stasinowsky
Unsubdivided [2]   Jody Flavel
  David Kimber
  Margaret Malthouse
  Trevor Norton
  Trevor Quast
  Debbie Thiele
  Michael Vowles Deputy Mayor
  Mark Ward
  Kym Webber
  Michael Zeppelr

The District Council of Loxton Waikerie has a directly-elected mayor.[7]

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". District Council of Loxton Waikerie. Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Murray and Mallee SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "District Council of Loxton Waikerie". Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Introduction". District Council of Loxton Waikerie. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Location SA Map Viewer". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Election Results 2014" (PDF). Local Government Association of South Australia. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 

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