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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

Students from Crookwell Public School and preschoolers from SDN Crookwell gathered at Crookwell Library this week for the National Simultaneous Storytime 2017.
26 May 2017
Year 6 students from Crookwell Public School and preschoolers from SDN Crookwell gathered... Read more
Staff from Upper Lachlan Shire Council joined in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea this week, raising over $700 for the Cancer Council.
26 May 2017
Staff at Upper Lachlan Shire Council put their baking and tea-brewing skills to good use... Read more
26 May 2017
A free home energy workshop, presented by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage,... Read more