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Tumbarumba Shire Council

About the Tumbarumba Council

The Local Government area of Tumbarumba Shire Council was originally proclamed on 6 March 1906.

The Council has eight (8) Councillors who are elected for 4 year terms. The last elections were held in September 2012.

The positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by the Councillors annually in September.

Profiles and contact details for all Councillors are available here.


Council meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month.  Agenda and Business papers for Council meetings along with Minutes are available here .

Council's Mission Statement

Tumbarumba Shire Council will provide leadership and support to communities across the Shire through the effective provision of infrastructure and needs-based community services.

Council's Vision

Tumbarumba Shire will be a vibrant, caring, safe, secure and progressive community with a vigorous economy, where residents experience a good quality of life in a beautiful and sustainable environment.

Council's Goals and Objectives

Theme 1 - Maintaining Our Strong Community

Tumbarumba will remain a strong and caring community where the aged, the young, the less advantaged and others can pursue satisfying and healthy lifestyles within their community.

Theme 2 - Economic Development

The lifestyle, well-being and employment of those living and working in Tumbarumba will be assured through the maintenance and further development of a vibrant, robust and diversified local economy.

Theme 3 - Sustainability of the Environment

The sustainability and enhancement of the environment will be a major priority in all aspects of social, community and economic development.

Theme 4 - Action through Leadership

The community's vision for the future will be realised through effective leadership and governance. The diagram detailed below shows the relationship between the themes and the Community Vision.


Council has various committees and also has delegates on external committees. A current list of Council Committees and Delegates is available here

For further information on any aspect of Council, please follow the links on the left of your screen.