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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.

The purpose of the master plan is to:

  • Facilitate community led design outcomes and develop a coherent vision to develop Brookong Creek over the next ten years.
  • Form the basis for Council to sequence and prioritise the works within the master plan; and
  • Consider future budgeting and funding options.


In March 2023 Council appointed the Tourism and Economic Development Steering Committee (TEDSC) to be the lead project team along with Council staff and Consultants.

So far, the group has consulted with stakeholder groups and community members throughout the development of the master plan, including:

  • Crown Lands
  • Wiradjuri representatives
  • Lockhart Progress Association
  • Lockhart Lions Club
  • Lockhart Red Cross
  • Lockhart Central School Students
  • St Joseph’s Primary School Students
  • Residents who live or own property close to the scoped area.


Their input has been gathered via face-to-face meetings as well as an online survey which received 115 responses.  The feedback has helped to guide the development of the Draft Master Plan.

In November, the TEDSC recommended that Council place the Draft Master Plan on Public Exhibition which Council resolved to do for 8 weeks from 21 November 2023 to 15 January 2024.

The Draft Master Plan can be viewed on Council’s website or in person at Council’s administration building at 65 Green Street Lockhart. Feedback can be provided via an online survey or by emailing

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. 

 This policy will govern the use of the Closed-Circuit Television cameras currently being installed in the following areas:

  • Green Street, Lockhart
  • Urana Street, The Rock
  • Lockhart Recreation Ground
  • Osborne Recreation Ground
  • The Rock Recreation Ground
  • Yerong Creek Recreation Ground


Any comments received will be considered by Council at its meeting on 18 December 2023, prior to adoption of the policy.

Submissions can be made, addressed to the General Manager, by email to, or by post to PO Box 21, Lockhart NSW 2656

Submissions close at 4pm on 18 December 2023.

Annual Report - 2023

Council endorsed the Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2023 at its meeting on 20 November.