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Naracoorte Lucindale Council

Naracoorte Lucindale Council
South Australia
Position of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council in blue
Population 8,489(2009)[1]
Established 1993
Area 4,516.7 km2 (1,743.9 sq mi)
Mayor Ken Grundy
Council seat Naracoorte
Region Limestone Coast
State electorate(s) MacKillop
Federal Division(s) Barker
Naracoorte Lucindale logo.jpg
Website
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.[2]

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.[3]

Localities

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.[4]

Facilities

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.

Elected Members

Mayor: Erika Vickery

CEO: Helen Macdonald

Councillors:

  • Brett Armfield
  • Trevor Rayner
  • Kenneth Banning
  • John Flynn
  • Malcolm McLean
  • Toby Robinson
  • Craig McGuire
  • Damien Ross
  • Kenneth Schultz

References

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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