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Coomalie Shire

Coomalie Shire
Northern Territory
Coomalie CGC Area.jpg
Location of the Commalie Government Council
Population 1,295(2009)[1]
Established 1990
Area 1,500 km2 (579.2 sq mi)
Mayor Wendy Leach
Region outer Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Daly
Federal Division(s) Lingiari
LGAs around Coomalie Shire:
Coomalie Shire

The Coomalie Shire is a local government area in Australia's Northern Territory, situated south of Darwin and Palmerston. The council governs an area of 1,500 km2 (580 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 1,295.


Coomalie Community Government Council was established on 7 December 1990, and its first elections were held in 1997. On 1 July 2008, Coomalie Council became one of the 11 Shires in the territory, changed by the Northern Territory Government.


The council is divided up into six wards, which is governed by 9 councillors across the six wards:

  • Batchelor Township Ward (3) (Batchelor)
  • Adelaide River Township Ward (2) (Adelaide River)
  • Batchelor Rural Ward (1)
  • Adelaide River Rural Ward (1)
  • Lake Bennett Ward (1) (Lake Bennett)
  • Coomalie/Tortilla Ward (1)


The Shire includes the localities of

The boundary of this area extends from the Manton Dam in the north, to the town of Adelaide River in the south and east from the Adelaide River, to the Litchfield National Park in the west.


Meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

See also


External links

  • LGWORKS: Coomalie Community Government Council

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Coordinates: 13°04′S 131°01′E / 13.067°S 131.017°E / -13.067; 131.017

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