Local government areas of Queensland

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This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Queensland, sorted by region. For the history and responsibilities of local government in that state, see Local government in Queensland. For former local government areas in Queensland, see List of former local government areas of Queensland.

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LGAs sorted by region

NameCouncil
seat
RegionYear
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Area [1]
(km²)
PopulationNotesMap
(2013) [2] [3] (2018) [3] [1]
City of Brisbane Brisbane South East Queensland 19241,3431,131,9961,231,605Capital city of Queensland

Administers the central portion of the South East Queensland agglomeration
The City of Brisbane is created from the 30 October 1924 amalgamation of:

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City of Gold Coast Surfers Paradise South East Queensland 19481,334540,687606,774 SEQ-Councils-GoldCoast.png
City of Ipswich Ipswich South East Queensland 18601,094183,688213,638 SEQ-Councils-Ipswich.png
Lockyer Valley Region Gatton South East Queensland 20082,26937,68241,011The Lockyer Valley Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Lockyer valley LGA Qld 2008.png
Logan City Logan Central South East Queensland 1978958300,545326,615On 15 March 2008, Logan City expanded the northern part of the Shire of Beaudesert into its territory SEQ-Councils-Logan.png
Moreton Bay Region Caboolture South East Queensland 20082,042410,687459,585The Moreton Bay Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Moreton bay LGA Qld 2008.png
Shire of Noosa Tewantin South East Queensland 201487052,36055,369Re-established in 2014 after being de-amalgamated from Sunshine Coast Region Noosa LGA Qld.png
Redland City Cleveland South East Queensland 1949537147,328156,863 SEQ-Councils-Redland.png
Scenic Rim Region Beaudesert South East Queensland 20084,24338,73242,583The Scenic Rim Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Scenic rim LGA Qld 2008.png
Somerset Region Esk South East Queensland 20085,37323,61925,887The Somerset Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Somerset LGA Qld 2008.png
Sunshine Coast Region Nambour South East Queensland 20082,254281,969319,922The Sunshine Coast Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later, the Shire of Noosa was de-amalgamated from Sunshine Coast Region on 1 January 2014.

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Shire of Banana Biloela Wide Bay-Burnett 187928,55014,94814,291On 15 March 2008, the Shire of Banana expanded Division 1 of the Shire of Taroom into its territory Banana LGA Qld 2008.png
Bundaberg Region Bundaberg Wide Bay-Burnett 20086,43193,85095,302The Bundaberg Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Bundaberg Regional LGA Qld.png
Aboriginal Shire of Cherbourg Cherbourg Wide Bay-Burnett 1986321,2921,315
Fraser Coast Region Hervey Bay Wide Bay-Burnett 20087,105100,290105,463The Fraser Coast Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Fraser coast LGA Qld 2008.png
Gympie Region Gympie Wide Bay-Burnett 20086,88448,49151,586The Gympie Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Gympie LGA Qld 2008.png
North Burnett Region Gayndah Wide Bay-Burnett 200819,67010,48710,628The North Burnett Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: North burnett LGA Qld 2008.png
South Burnett Region Kingaroy Wide Bay-Burnett 20088,38232,64732,555The South Burnett Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: South burnett LGA Qld 2008.png
Goondiwindi Region Goondiwindi Darling Downs 200819,25810,95210,728The Goondiwindi Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Goondiwindi LGA Qld 2008.png
Southern Downs Region Warwick Darling Downs 20087,10835,50135,601The Southern Downs Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Southern downs LGA Qld 2008.png
Toowoomba Region Toowoomba Darling Downs 200812,957159,916167,657The Toowoomba Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Toowoomba LGA Qld 2008.png
Western Downs Region Dalby Darling Downs 200837,93733,41534,467The Dalby Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later it was renamed Western Downs Region in August 2009.

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Central Highlands Region Emerald Central Queensland 200859,83529,78228,645The Central Highlands Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Central highlands LGA Qld 2008.png
Gladstone Region Gladstone Central Queensland 200810,48462,15862,979The Gladstone Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Gladstone LGA Qld 2008.png
Isaac Region Moranbah Central Queensland 200858,70823,28420,934The Isaac Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Isaac LGA Qld 2008.png
Shire of Livingstone Yeppoon Central Queensland 201411,75835,27937,638Re-established in 2014 after being de-amalgamated from Rockhampton Region Livingstone LGA Qld.png
Rockhampton Region Rockhampton Central Queensland 20086,57081,74581,067The Rockhampton Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later, the Shire of Livingstone was being de-amalgamated from Rockhampton Region on 1 January 2014.

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Aboriginal Shire of Woorabinda Woorabinda Central Queensland 19863919941,005
Shire of Burdekin Ayr North Queensland 18885,04417,75417,077 Burdekin LGA Qld 2008.png
Charters Towers Region Charters Towers North Queensland 200868,38212,39111,850The Charters Towers Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Charters towers LGA Qld 2008.png
Shire of Hinchinbrook Ingham North Queensland 18792,80711,61310,805 Hinchinbrook LGA Qld 2008.png
Mackay Region Mackay North Queensland 20087,613118,878116,539The Mackay Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Mackay LGA Qld 2008.png
Aboriginal Shire of Palm Island Palm Island North Queensland 1986722,5292,637 Palm island LGA Qld.png
City of Townsville Townsville North Queensland 20083,731186,519194,072The new City of Townsville is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Townsville LGA Qld 2008.png
Whitsunday Region Bowen North Queensland 200823,81934,11935,050The Whitsunday Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Whitsunday LGA Qld 2008.png
Shire of Aurukun Aurukun Far North Queensland 19787,4241,3501,382 Aurukun LGA Qld.png
Cairns Region Cairns Far North Queensland 20081,689156,764165,525The Cairns Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later, the Shire of Douglas was being de-amalgamated from Cairns Region on 1 January 2014.

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Cassowary Coast Region Innisfail Far North Queensland 20084,68828,95029,689The Cassowary Coast Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Cassowary coast LGA Qld.png
Shire of Cook Cooktown Far North Queensland 1919105,7194,2224,445 Cook LGA Qld.png
Shire of Douglas Mossman Far North Queensland 20142,42811,58512,257Re-established in 2014 after being de-amalgamated from Cairns Region Douglas LGA Qld.png
Aboriginal Shire of Hope Vale Hope Vale Far North Queensland 19861,1121,0431,081
Aboriginal Shire of Kowanyama Kowanyama Far North Queensland 19872,5551,042977 Kowanyama LGA Qld.png
Aboriginal Shire of Lockhart River Lockhart River Far North Queensland 19873,576626782
Aboriginal Shire of Mapoon Mapoon Far North Queensland 2002537293325
Shire of Mareeba Mareeba Far North Queensland 201453,49121,37922,517Re-established in 2014 after being de-amalgamated from Tablelands Region Mareeba LGA Qld.png
Aboriginal Shire of Napranum Napranum Far North Queensland 19892,0049221,048
Northern Peninsula Area Region Bamaga Far North Queensland 20081,0522,6203,069
Aboriginal Shire of Pormpuraaw Pormpuraaw Far North Queensland 19874,395737833 Pormpuraaw LGA Qld.png
Tablelands Region Malanda Far North Queensland 200811,29324,82725,541The Tablelands Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later, the Shire of Mareeba was being de-amalgamated from Tablelands Region on 1 January 2014.

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Shire of Torres Thursday Island Far North Queensland 19748843,6473,848
Torres Strait Island Region Thursday Island Far North Queensland 20084904,6144,994
Weipa Town Weipa Far North Queensland 196310.83,8114,240Administered under own Act by Rio Tinto Group
Aboriginal Shire of Wujal Wujal Wujal Wujal Far North Queensland 198712289306
Aboriginal Shire of Yarrabah Yarrabah Far North Queensland 19861592,6862,848 Yarrabah LGA Qld.png
Shire of Burke Burketown North West Queensland 188539,684506352 Burke LGA Qld.png
Shire of Carpentaria Normanton North West Queensland 188364,1212,1461,974 Carpentaria LGA Qld.png
Shire of Cloncurry Cloncurry North West Queensland 188447,9713,3273,091 Cloncurry LGA Qld.png
Shire of Croydon Croydon North West Queensland 188729,498308288 Croydon LGA Qld.png
Aboriginal Shire of Doomadgee Doomadgee North West Queensland 19871,8281,4001,507 Doomadgee LGA Qld.png
Shire of Etheridge Georgetown North West Queensland 188239,199864804 Etheridge LGA Qld.png
Shire of Flinders Hughenden North West Queensland 188241,2001,7541,499 Flinders LGA Qld.png
Shire of Mckinlay Julia Creek North West Queensland 189140,737992814 Mckinlay LGA Qld.png
Shire of Mornington Gununa North West Queensland 19781,2481,2061,218
City of Mount Isa Mount Isa North West Queensland 191443,71321,82218,878 Mount isa LGA Qld.png
Shire of Richmond Richmond North West Queensland 191026,581839806 Richmond LGA Qld.png
Barcaldine Region Barcaldine Central West Queensland 200853,3833,2322,852The Barcaldine Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Barcaldine Regional Council LGA Qld.png
Shire of Barcoo Jundah Central West Queensland 188561,830333267 Barcoo LGA Qld.png
Blackall-Tambo Region Blackall Central West Queensland 200830,5372,2141,863The Blackall-Tambo Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Blackall-Tambo LGA Qld.png
Shire of Boulia Boulia Central West Queensland 188760,906481425 Boulia LGA Qld.png
Shire of Diamantina Bedourie Central West Queensland 187994,731299292 Diamantina LGA Qld.png
Longreach Region Longreach Central West Queensland 200840,5724,1043,530The Longreach Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of: Longreach LGA Qld 2008.png
Shire of Winton Winton Central West Queensland 188653,8141,3121,157 Winton LGA Qld.png
Shire of Balonne St George South West Queensland 188331,1044,7764,334 Balonne LGA Qld.png
Shire of Bulloo Thargomindah South West Queensland 188073,724396330 Bulloo LGA Qld.png
Maranoa Region Roma South West Queensland 200858,70513,51512,791The Roma Region is created from the 15 March 2008 amalgamation of:

Later it was renamed Maranoa Region in June 2009.

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Shire of Murweh Charleville South West Queensland 187940,7004,6854,318 Murweh LGA Qld.png
Shire of Paroo Cunnamulla South West Queensland 187947,6131,8491,586 Paroo LGA Qld.png
Shire of Quilpie Quilpie South West Queensland 193067,415944790 Quilpie LGA Qld.png

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