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City of Greater Shepparton

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City of Greater Shepparton
Location in Victoria
Population66,007 (2018)[1]
 • Density27.253/km2 (70.585/sq mi)
Gazetted18 November 1994[2]
Area2,422 km2 (935.1 sq mi)[1]
MayorCr Kim O'Keefe
Council seatShepparton
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Murray
WebsiteCity of Greater Shepparton
LGAs around City of Greater Shepparton:
Moira Moira Moira
Campaspe City of Greater Shepparton Benalla
Campaspe Strathbogie Strathbogie

The City of Greater Shepparton is a local government area in the Hume region of Victoria, Australia, located in the north-east part of the state. It covers an area of 2,422 square kilometres (935 sq mi) and, in June 2018, had a population of 66,007.[1] It includes the city of Shepparton and the towns of Arcadia, Ardmona, Congupna, Dookie, Grahamvale, Kialla, Lemnos, Merrigum, Mooroopna, Murchison, Tallygaroopna, Tatura, Toolamba and Undera. It was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the City of Shepparton, Shire of Shepparton, and parts of the Shire of Rodney, Shire of Euroa, Shire of Goulburn, Shire of Tungamah, Shire of Violet Town and Shire of Waranga.[2]

The City is governed and administered by the Greater Shepparton City Council; its seat of local government and administrative centre is located at the council headquarters in Shepparton, it also has a service centre located in Tatura. The City is named after the main urban settlement located in the centre of the LGA, that is Shepparton, which together with adjoining Mooroopna form the LGA's most populous urban area with a population of 51,903.[3]


Current composition

The council is composed of nine councillors elected to represent an unsubdivided municipality.[4] The elected councillors by order of election as of the 2020 election:[5]

Ward Councillor Notes
Unsubdivided   Kim O'Keefe Mayor
  Robert Priestley Deputy Mayor
  Shane Sali
  Gregory James
  Seema Abdullah
  Fern Summer
  Geoff Dobson
  Anthony Brophy
  Sam Spinks Greens

Administration and governance

The council meets in the council chambers at the council headquarters in the Shepparton Municipal Offices, which is also the location of the council's administrative activities. It also provides customer services at both its administrative centre in Shepparton, and its service centre in Tatura.

Main towns in shire

In June 2018 the shire had a population of 66,007.[1]

Locality Total
Arcadia 217
Ardmona 487
Boxwood 20
Bunbartha 276
Byrneside 158
Caniambo 74
Congupna 605
Cooma 108
Coomboona 131
Cosgrove 54
Cosgrove South 58
Dhurringile 445
Dookie 328
Dookie College 44
Locality Total
Gillieston 60
Girgarre East 121
Gowangardie 16
Grahamvale 682
Harston 174
Karramomus 37
Katandra 113
Katandra West 476
Kialla 6,871
Kialla East 137
Kialla West 431
Kyabram 7,331
Kyabram South 80
Lancaster 393
Locality Total
Lemnos 246
Major Plains 37
Marionvale 91
Marungi 111
Merrigum 679
Moorilim 25
Mooroopna 7,942
Mooroopna North 123
Mooroopna North West 74
Mount Major 6
Murchison 925
Murchison East 135
Murchison North 187
Nalinga 25
Locality Total
Orrvale 438
Pine Lodge 35
Shepparton 31,197
Shepparton East 1,138
Shepparton North 1,033
St Germains 75
Stewarton 116
Tallygaroopna 579
Tamleugh North 34
Tatura 4,669
Tatura East 143
Toolamba 769
Toolamba West 112
Undera 442

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18: Population Estimates by Local Government Area (ASGS 2018), 2017 to 2018". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Order Constituting ... the City of Greater Shepparton ...(part 12)". Victoria Government Gazette. State Government of Victoria (S87): 5. 18 November 1994. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  3. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18: Population Estimates by Significant Urban Area, 2008 to 2018". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ Greater Shepparton City Council. "Greater Shepparton City Council". Greater Shepparton City Council. Greater Shepparton City Council. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  5. ^ Victorian Electoral Commission. "GSCC Election 2020". Victorian Electoral Commission. Victorian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 11 November 2020.

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Coordinates: 36°23′00″S 145°24′00″E / 36.38333°S 145.40000°E / -36.38333; 145.40000

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