City of Greater Shepparton

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City of Greater Shepparton
Victoria
Australia Victoria Greater Shepparton City.svg
Location in Victoria
Population66,007 (2018) [1]
 • Density27.253/km2 (70.585/sq mi)
Established1994
Gazetted 18 November 1994 [2]
Area2,422 km2 (935.1 sq mi) [1]
MayorCr Kim O'Keefe
Council seat Shepparton
Region Hume
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Murray
Greater Shepparton logo.svg
Website City 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]

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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]

Council

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]

WardCouncillorNotes
Unsubdivided Kim O'KeefeMayor
 Robert PriestleyDeputy 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]

Population
LocalityTotal
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
Population
LocalityTotal
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

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