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Welcome to Upper Lachlan Shire Council

The Upper Lachlan Local Government Area has a population of 7547(ABS Census 2012) and includes the areas of Bigga, Binda, Collector, Crookwell, Dalton, Grabben Gullen, Gunning, Laggan, Taralga and Tuena.

The Shire is located in proximity to the major centres of Goulburn (46km), Canberra (138km) and Sydney (238 km).

Key industries are Virbac, farming of sheep, cattle, alpacas, potato growing and wool industry. 

News and events

(L-R) Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s Director of Works Phillip Newham, Cr Pam Kensit, Mayor Brian McCormack OAM and General Manager John Bell inspect the site where Crookwell’s new Water Treatment Plant will be constructed.
20 October 2016
Upper Lachlan Shire Mayor Brian McCormack OAM and Cr Pam Kensit joined Council’s General... Read more
(L-R) Upper Lachlan Shire’s newest citizen Lebogang Freddie Mokhiza and Upper Lachlan Shire Mayor Brian McCormack OAM
20 October 2016
South African born Lebogang Freddie Mokhiza is the Upper Lachlan Shire’s newest citizen... Read more
14 October 2016
Upper Lachlan Shire Council wishes to remind people with disability, their families and... Read more