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Belyuen Shire Council

Category: Organisation
Date: 1 July 2008
Sub Category:Local Government
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
The Belyuen community is located on the eastern side of the Cox Peninsula, approximately 20km south of Mandorah.
Subject Matter:Local Government
Summary Information:
The Belyuen Shire was established 1st July 2008 as part of the large scale amalgamation process of particular community government councils in the Northern Territory. The existing community government councils were absorbed by eight new shire councils (Edgar, 247). The previous Belyuen community government council became the Belyuen Shire Council.

The Shire strives to 'improve the lifestyle and quality of life of the residents of Belyuen; and involve the community in decisions that affect their lives' (Shire website).
Detailed Information:
The Shire exercises local government functions over the Belyuen community which consists of 170 people.

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