Lockhart Shire nestles in the heart of the Riverina and is one of it's most productive agricultural and pastoral areas.
Lockhart Shire Council is committed to enhancing and protecting the environment that surrounds its various towns and villages.
With an abundance of roadsides and reserves, it is an ongoing commitment for Council to keep these areas free of noxious weeds and to preserve the natural habitat of a vast number of Australian flora and fauna. The Environmental Services Department functions include:
- Environment & Pollution Monitoring
- Waste Management
- Building Regulation & Advice
- Food Inspections
- Dog & Stock Control
- Public & Council Building Maintenance
- State of the Environment Reporting
- Assist in Policy Formation Process
- Subdivision & Development Control
- Statutory Town Planning
- Local Environment Plan
- Public Relations
- Land Management Plans
Links to the subsections of this area are in the navigation bar to the left, with information regarding planning and development under the 'Development' page of our website.
Pets are a popular addition to many households throughout the Shire and there are plenty of good reasons to own pets, including the related social and health benefits as well as the companionship they provide.Pet ownership comes with m...
As Trustees of the land, Council is drafting a Plan of Management for the Lockhart Community Forest, which includes the Golf Course.
Council wishes to...
RELEASE SITES: GALORE HILL
& THE ESPLANADE, PLEASANT HILLS
Healthier landscapes: RHDV1 K5 national release...
Swimming Pool Inspection PolicyThe Swimming Pools Act 1992 was amended in 2012 to introduce new requirements for pool owners to register thier pools, including spa pools, on a central on-line facility developed by the ...