Barrabool Shire Council

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Barrabool Shire Council

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VA 2382

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1853 - 1994


Barrabool was created a District on 28 December 1853. It was proclaimed a Shire on 13 June 1865. Barrabool was redefined by a portion of Winchelsea Shire being annexed on 31 May 1927. Local Government Reform 1993-1995 The Shire was abolished by being amalgamated with Winchelsea Shire and severances from Greater Geelong and Colac Shire on 9 May 1994. This happened as part of a statewide program of local government reform enacted between 1993 and 1995. The reform process reduced the number of councils from 210 to 78.


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