Welcome to Lockhart Shire Council

Home of the True Country Spirit

Lockhart Shire nestles in the heart of the Riverina and is one of the regions most productive agricultural and pastoral areas. Of strong pioneering heritage and steeped in history, Lockhart Shire's main towns and villages include Lockhart, The Rock, Yerong Creek, Pleasant Hills and Milbrulong. Each community has it's own unique character and history, and the Shire offers visitors a relaxed country atmosphere steeped in history.

Lockhart is centrally situated 62kms south-west of Wagga Wagga, 62 kms east of Narrandera and 105 kms north of Albury. The Rock is on the Olympic Highway 25 kms south of Wagga Wagga with Yerong Creek another 15 kms down the Highway.

Council is mindful of community consultation and when required public meetings are held to assist with this process. Current community consultation meetings

Community Consultation Meetings - 2pm & 6pm, Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Council invites residents to attend one of two community consultation meetings at 2.00pm or 6.00pm on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 to hear how Lockhart town residents and businesses will benefit from lower energy costs through a proposed 100% renewable energy project.

2017/18 Swimming Pool Season

Council has swimming pool complexes at Lockhart and The Rock.

The summer swimming pool season commences on 13 November 2017 and will continue until 11 March 2018.

For further information including operating hours, entry prices and season tickets click here.

Second Instalment of 2017/18 Rates

Ratepayers are reminded that the second quarterly instalment of 2017/18 rates is due on 30 November 2017.

The following payments options are available:

In Person:   At Council’s office (EFTPOS available), 65 Green Street, Lockhart, or at any Post Office.

B-Pay:        Through your participating financial institution. The Biller Code and Payment Reference number appear on your rates notice.

By Phone:   Call 1300 301 090 for the cost of a local call (mobiles extra). Call Council 0269205305 to pay by credit card.

Internet:      Visit www.deft.com.au.

For further details regarding these payment options please click here (http://www.lockhart.nsw.gov.au/council/rates-payments.aspx).

Direct debits for weekly, fortnightly, monthly or other regular payments can also be arranged by contacting council.

Ratepayers experiencing difficulty in meeting their rate commitments are invited to contact Council to discuss a suitable arrangement. All such discussions are treated confidentially.

What's On - November-December 2017

For more information please go to:  http://visitlockhartshire.com.au