Naracoorte Lucindale Council

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Naracoorte Lucindale Council
South Australia
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Position of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council in blue
Population 8,390 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 1.8576/km2 (4.8110/sq mi)
Established 1998
Area 4,516.7 km2 (1,743.9 sq mi)
Mayor Erika Vickery [2]
Council seat Naracoorte
Region Limestone Coast[3]
State electorate(s) MacKillop
Federal Division(s) Barker
Naracoorte Lucindale logo.jpg
Website Naracoorte Lucindale Council
LGAs around Naracoorte Lucindale Council:
Kingston District Council Tatiara District Council
Naracoorte Lucindale Council West Wimmera (Vic)
District Council of Robe Wattle Range Council

The Naracoorte Lucindale Council is a local government area located inland from the Limestone Coast, adjacent to the Victorian border in south eastern South Australia.

It was created on 1 December 1998 following the amalgamation of the District Council of Naracoorte and the District Council of Lucindale.[4]

The districts economy is agricultural based, with cereal crops, sheep and beef predominantly farmed. Naracoorte has a substantial tourist industry as well, with the Naracoorte Caves, Wonambi Fossil Centre and the seasonal Bool Lagoon Game Reserve Wetlands the main attractions.[5]

Geography[edit]

The council encompasses the major towns of Naracoorte and Lucindale, as well as the smaller towns and localities of Binnum, Cadgee, Coles, Conmurra, Fox, Frances, Hynam, Joanna, Keppoch, Koppamurra, Kybybolite, Laurie Park, Lochaber, Mount Light, Moyhall, Spence, Stewart Range, Struan, The Gap, Wild Dog Valley, Woolumbool and Wrattonbully, and parts of Avenue Range and Bool Lagoon.[6]

Facilities[edit]

The towns of Naracoorte and Lucindale collectively have all major facilities expected by visitors to the area, including supermarkets, specialty stores, restaurants and accommodation in a range of forms.

The district has a number of education and health facilities, with Naracoorte having a high school and 3 primary schools, a hospital, the Naracoorte Swimming Lake and Lucindale a public library and Area School.

The area also has a number of sporting clubs.

Councillors[edit]

Ward Councillor Notes
Mayor [2]   Erika Vickery
Unsubdivided [2]   Tom Dennis
  Julie Earl
  Craig McGuire
  Scott McLachlan
  Malcolm McLean
  Trevor Rayner
  Toby Robinson
  Damien Ross
  Ken Schultz
  Rebecca Smith

Naracoorte Lucindale Council 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". Naracoorte Lucindale Council. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Limestone Coast SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Thursday, 17 September 1998" (PDF). The Government Gazette of South Australia. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Naracoorte tourism, Lucindale, retrieved 2007-05-04 
  6. ^ "Location SA Map Viewer". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Election Results 2014" (PDF). Local Government Association of South Australia. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°57′22″S 140°44′29″E / 36.9561111111°S 140.741388889°E / -36.9561111111; 140.741388889