Naracoorte Lucindale Council

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Naracoorte Lucindale Council
South Australia
Naracoorte Lucindale LGA.png
Position of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council in blue
Population 8,291 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 1.83563/km2 (4.7543/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 in the Australian state of South Australia located in the Limestone Coast region in the south-east of the state adjacent to the Victorian border.

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. It has a substantial tourist industry as well, with the Naracoorte Caves, Wonambi Fossil Centre and the seasonal Bool and Hacks Lagoons Wetlands being the main attractions.[5]

Geography

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, Bool Lagoon and Clay Wells.[6]

Facilities

The towns of Naracoorte and Lucindale collectively have all major facilities expected by visitors to the area, including supermarkets, speciality 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

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

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Naracoorte and Lucindale (DC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 April 2018. 
  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 4 May 2007 
  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

  • Council's Website
  • LGA Site
  • Naracoorte Tourism Site

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

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