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Welcome to
Lockhart Shire Council

Lockhart Shire nestles in the heart of the Riverina and is one of the regions most productive agricultural and pastoral areas. Of strong pioneering heritage and steeped in history, Lockhart Shire’s main towns and villages include Lockhart, The Rock, Yerong Creek, Pleasant Hills and Milbrulong. Each community has its own unique character and history, and the Shire offers visitors a relaxed country atmosphere steeped in history.

Lockhart is centrally situated 62km southwest of Wagga Wagga, 62km east of Narrandera and 105km north of Albury. The Rock is on the Olympic Highway 25km south of Wagga Wagga with Yerong Creek another 15km down the highway. 

Land use planning

Have your say on the future of Land Use Planning in Lockhart Shire !
Please join us at any of our community sessions below.

Lockhart Shire History

If you would like to read an account of the Lockhart Shire History an account compiled and written by F.A.Prichard from Council minutes, letters and other Council records with some information gleaned from newspapers is available here…

Latest News

Public Consultation - The Rock Community Centre Concept Design

Have your say on concept designs for the proposed community centre at The Rock.

Community members have the opportunity to review preliminary concept plans and provide feedback to ensure the facility meets the needs of residents.

For more details click the link. 

Submissions close on 15 December 2023.

Annual Report - 2022/2023

Council’s latest Annual Report was endorsed by Council at its meeting on 20 November.

Draft Brookong Creek Master Plan

Lockhart Shire Council has partnered with Habitat Planning and Yonder Landscapes to design a Master Plan for a section of the Brookong Creek in Lockhart.

Draft Policy 1.29 CCTV

Council resolved, at the Council Meeting held on 20 November, that the draft policy 1.29 CCTV be placed on public exhibition. 

For more details and to download a copy of the draft policy, click on the link below.