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

Further Items of News including any Policies currently subject to review may be listed here.


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Upgrade of Public Swimming Pools

Council is considering the upgrade of its two pools at Lockhart and The Rock.  Following initial community consultation, a final preferred design was decided on.

You can view the designs in the following document:  proposed public pool designs Lockhart & The Rock.


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 August 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.