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

Back to Business Week

Inspiring Local Business - An evening with Tom O'Toole. 


Date:   Friday 3 March 2017

Time:   7pm

Venue: Lockhart Ex-Servicemen's Club

Cost:    $15 includes dinner

To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Council on 6920 5305


Incorporating the Presentation of the 2017 Lockhart & District Community Bank Grants spend an entertaining evening listening to one of the Country's most sought after speakers. Tom's personal life story and business experience will be motivational and inspirational to both existing business owners as well as anyone considering a new business opportunity.

Council Applying For Special Rate Variation

Council will apply to the Independent Regulatory and Pricing Tribunal (IPART) for a Special Rate Variation to commence in the 2017/18 financial year. Council is seeking approval for a 4.6% rate increase for the next 10 years. The 4.6% Special Rate Variation will be inclusive of the annual Rate Peg amount which IPART determines each year that NSW Councils can currently increase their rates annually.