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Lockhart Shire Council is committed to enhancing and protecting the environment that surrounds its various towns and villages.

With an abundance of roadsides and reserves, it is an ongoing commitment for Council to keep these areas free of noxious weeds and to preserve the natural habitat of a vast number of Australian flora and fauna. The Environmental Services Department functions include:

  • Environment & Pollution Monitoring
  • Waste Management
  • Building Regulation & Advice
  • Food Inspections
  • Dog & Stock Control
  • Public & Council Building Maintenance
  • Recycling
  • State of the Environment Reporting
  • Assist in Policy Formation Process
  • Subdivision & Development Control
  • Statutory Town Planning
  • Local Environment Plan
  • Public Relations
  • Land Management Plans