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 8,489 (2009)[1]
 • Density 1.87947/km2 (4.8678/sq mi)
Established 1993
Area 4,516.7 km2 (1,743.9 sq mi)
Mayor Erika Vickery
Council seat Naracoorte
Region Limestone Coast[2]
State electorate(s) MacKillop
Federal Division(s) Barker
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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. The council encompasses the previous governing bodies of the District Council of Naracoorte, the District Council of Lucindale and the Corporate Township of Naracoorte which amalgamated in 1993.[3]

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.[4]

Localities[edit]

The council encompasses the major towns of Naracoorte and Lucindale, as well as a number of smaller towns and surrounding areas. The full list includes:

Avenue Range, Binnum, Biscuit Flat, Bool Lagoon, Callendale, Coles, Conmurra, Conmurra South, Fox, Frances, Hynam, Jessie, Joanna, Joyce, Keppoch, Koppamurra, Kybybolite, Laurie Park, Lochaber, Lucindale, Mount Light, Naracoorte, Robertson, Spence, Stewarts Range, Struan, Townsend, Woolumbool and Wrattonbully.[5]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Limestone Coast SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Naracoorte Lucindale Council, Development Plan, retrieved 2007-05-04 
  4. ^ Naracoorte tourism, Lucindale, retrieved 2007-05-04 
  5. ^ LGA of South Australia, Naracoorte Lucindale Council, retrieved 2007-05-04 

External links[edit]

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