Glamorgan–Spring Bay Council

Coordinates: 42°16′02″S 147°58′08″E / 42.2672°S 147.9688°E / -42.2672; 147.9688
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Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council
Map showing the Glamorgan-Spring Bay local government area.
Coordinates42°16′02″S 147°58′08″E / 42.2672°S 147.9688°E / -42.2672; 147.9688
Population5,012 (LGA 2021)[1]
 • Density1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)
Established2 April 1993[2]
Area2,592 km2 (1,000.8 sq mi)[3]
MayorRobert Young
Council seatSwansea
RegionSouthern East coast
State electorate(s)Lyons
Federal division(s)Lyons
WebsiteGlamorgan-Spring Bay Council
LGAs around Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council:
Northern Midlands Break O'Day Tasman Sea
Northern Midlands Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council Tasman Sea
Southern Midlands Sorell Tasman Sea
Map showing Glamorgan-Spring Bay LGA in Tasmania

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 4,528,[3] the major towns of the region include Bicheno, Orford and Triabunna with Swansea the principal town.

History and attributes[edit]

Glamorgan-Spring Bay was established on 2 April 1993 after the amalgamation of the Municipality of Glamorgan and Municipality of Spring Bay.[2] 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.[4]

The Maria Island and Freycinet national parks are contained in the region.

Current composition[edit]

Name Position[5] Party
Cheryl Arnol Mayor Independent
Michael Symons Deputy Mayor Independent
Jenny Woods Councillor Independent
Rob Churchill Councillor Independent
Robert Young Councillor Independent
Neil Edwards Councillor Independent
Greg Luck Councillor Independent
Carole McQueeney Councillor Independent



Suburb Census population 2016 Reason
Bicheno 943 Includes Llandaff
Llandaff Incl. in Bicheno
Friendly Beaches 10
Coles Bay 353
Dolphin Sands 126
Swansea 866
Rocky Hills 12
Pontypool 53
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
Spring Beach 97
Rheban 7
Buckland 179
Cranbrook 67
Apslawn 18
Total 4,348
52 Variance
Local government total 4,400 Gazetted Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council local government area

Not in above list[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Glamorgan-Spring Bay (Local Government Area)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Agency Details: Glamorgan-Spring Bay Municipal Council". Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18: Population Estimates by Local Government Area (ASGS 2018), 2017 to 2018". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Local government national report 2014-2015". Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Elected Members – Glamorgan Spring Bay Council".
  6. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics. "2016 Census QuickStats". Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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