Lockhart Shire Council is due to commence reconstruction of the public toilets at Walter Day Park, Lockhart in mid May 2016.  Completion is expected by late July 2016.

One of the existing toilets will remain in operation during the construction works with additional toilets available at CWA Park which is located at 67 Green Street adjacent to the Council Administration Building.

Lockhart Shire Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during the upgrade of these vital community facilities.  For all enquiries please contact Council on (02) 6920 5305.


Proposed Swimming Pool Upgrades - SURVEY

Proposed Swimming Pool Upgrades

Notice of Public Meetings

Click on link to view concept plans for Lockhart and The Rock Swimming Pools

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25 Feb 2016: New Proposed Merger of Corowa and Urana Shires

This week the Minister has announced a further proposal to merge the councils of Corowa and Urana, with the removal of Lockhart.

Information regarding the new merger proposal and other relevant information can be found at:

Please Note:  The current merger proposal of Corowa, Lockhart and Urana remains current and it is still important for submissions to be made.

The new proposal of Corowa and Urana will be dealt with concurrently with the first proposal and will be subject to further submissions and public enquiry.

Submissions close for the new proposal at 5.00pm on Friday, 8 April 2016 and dates for the public enquiry are yet to be released.

25 Feb 2016: Lockhart Shire Council Submission to Proposed Merger (Corowa, Lockhart, Urana)

Lockhart Shire Council's submission in response to the proposed merger of Corowa, Lockhart and Urana Shires has now been lodged for consideration by the Delegate:

Proposed Merger (Corowa, Lockhart, Urana)

In an announcement to Councils on Friday, 18 December 2015, the NSW Premier and the Minister for Local Government advised of their proposal to merge the Councils of Corowa, Urana and Lockhart. Information regarding the merger proposal and other relevant information follows:

On 6 January 2016, the State Government released further details of its three-way merger proposal and announced their delegate, Mr Michael Eden, will assess the proposal in accordance with the provisions of the Local Govt Act.

Council’s Special Meeting on 11 January 2016 saw in excess of 200 residents cram the Council Chambers and spill into the street to protest against the 3 way merger proposal. The meeting resolved to establish a community-based committee to assist council in its endeavour to stand alone as a rural based Council. EOI’s were called for and Councillors met on 18 January 2016 to consider applications received. A Community Steering Committee was formed and the contact details of committee members are below. 


Name / Position

Phone / Mobile


Justine Isherwood / Chair

6920 3753 / 0419 539 130

Beverley Haberecht / Secretary

0427 229 649

Andrew Bouffler

0427 207 656

Bethanie Levarre-Waters

0455 463 216

Colin Dick

0402 860 258

James Van Strijp

0438 690 509

Jeff Nimmo

0419 244 926

Myra Jenkyn

6920 5577


Philip Bouffler

0429 205 372

Ross Edwards

0428 203 539


Ruth Ernest

6920 5209