Upper Lachlan Shire
New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
|Coordinates||34°27′S 149°28′E / 34.450°S 149.467°ECoordinates: 34°27′S 149°28′E / 34.450°S 149.467°E|
|Population||7,876 (2015 Est)|
|• Density||1.10898/km2 (2.8723/sq mi)|
|Area||7,102 km2 (2,742.1 sq mi)|
|Mayor||Brian McCormack (Independent)|
Upper Lachlan Shire is a local government area in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire was formed in February 2004 from Crookwell Shire and parts of Mulwaree, Gunning and Yass Shires.
Towns and localities
Current composition and election method
Upper Lachlan Shire Council is composed of nine Councillors elected proportionally as one entire ward. All Councillors are elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The Mayor is elected by the Councillors at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was held on 10 September 2016, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:
|Independents and Unaligned||9|
|John Stafford||Independent||Deputy Mayor|
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- "Upper Lachlan Shire Council". Department of Local Government. Retrieved 28 November 2006.
- "Upper Lachlan Shire Council: Summary of First Preference Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
- "Upper Lachlan Shire welcomes a new Mayor and Deputy". Upper Lachlan Shire Council. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.