Shire of Hindmarsh
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|Shire of Hindmarsh
Location in Victoria
|Area:||7527 km² (2,906.2 sq mi)|
|Mayor:||Cr. Cliff Unger|
|State/territory electorate(s):||Mildura, Lowan|
The Shire of Hindmarsh is a Local Government Area in the far west of Victoria, Australia. The shire has an area of 7,527 km², a population of 6,039 (2006 census) and includes the towns of Dimboola, Nhill Rainbow and Jeparit. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the Shire of Lowan and Shire of Dimboola.
- East, includes Dimboola
- North, includes Jeparit and Rainbow
- West, includes Nhill
Each ward is represented by three elected Councillors.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/3218.0Main%20Features52008-09?opendocument&tabname=Summary&prodno=3218.0&issue=2008-09&num=&view=. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- Local Government Victoria. "Hindmarsh Shire Council". http://www.localgovernment.vic.gov.au/web20/dvclgv.nsf/AllDocs/A61D48EEFBABA061CA2571550080253F?OpenDocument. Retrieved 2008-10-30
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