Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council
Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated on the central east coast of the state. Glamorgan-Spring Bay is classified as a rural local government area and has a population of 4,400, the major towns of the region include Bicheno, Orford and Triabunna with Swansea the principal town.
|Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council|
Map showing the Glamorgan-Spring Bay local government area.
|• Density||1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)|
|Established||2 April 1993|
|Area||2,522 km2 (973.7 sq mi)|
|Region||Southern East coast|
|Website||Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council|
History and attributes
Glamorgan-Spring Bay was established on 2 April 1993 after the amalgamation of the Glamorgan and Spring Bay municipalities. The council derives its name from the region of Glamorgan in Wales. Glamorgan-Spring Bay is classified as rural, agricultural and medium (RAM) under the Australian Classification of Local Governments.
|Suburb||Census population 2016||Reason|
|Llandaff||Incl. in Bicheno|
|Little Swanport||117||Includes Ravendale|
|Ravendale||Incl. in Little Swanport|
|Spring Bay||Incl. in Triabunna|
|Triabunna||874||Includes Double Creek, Spring Bay|
|Double Creek||Incl. in Triabunna|
|Louisville||Incl. in Orford|
|Orford||626||Includes Louisville, Shelley Beach|
|Shelley Beach||Incl. in Orford|
|Local government total||4,400||Gazetted Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council Local Government Area|
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Glamorgan/Spring Bay". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
- "Agency Details: Glamorgan-Spring Bay Municipal Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Local government national report 2014-2015". regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics. "2016 Census QuickStats". Retrieved 10 January 2018.
- Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council official website
- Local Government Association Tasmania
- Tasmanian Electoral Commission - local government