Shire of Buloke


Shire of Buloke

Infobox Australian Place | type = lga
name = Shire of Buloke
state = vic



caption = Location in Victoria
pop = 6,853 (2006 Census)
area = 8004
est =
seat = Wycheproof
mayor = Reid Mather
region =

url = http://www.buloke.vic.gov.au/
stategov =
fedgov =
near-nw = Mildura
near-n = Swan Hill
near-ne = Gannawarra
near-w = Yarriambiack
near-e = Loddon
near-sw = Yarriambiack
near-s = Northern Grampians
near-se = Loddon

The Shire of Buloke is a Local Government Area in Victoria, Australia. It is located in the north-western part of the state and is named after the tree buloke or bulloak "Allocasuarina luehmannii" which is common in the area. It includes the towns of Birchip, Charlton, Donald, Sea Lake and Wycheproof in addition to many smaller localities. It has an area of 8,004 square kilometres. In 2006 it had a population of 6,853. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the Shire of Wycheproof, Shire of Birchip, Shire of Charlton, Shire of Donald, and parts of the Shire of Kara Kara.

External links

* [http://www.buloke.vic.gov.au/ Buloke Shire official website]


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