About The Southern Mallee

The Council comprises of 9 Councillors, elections proposed for November 2018.

The Presiding Member of Council elected from the Councillors is titled Mayor however for the purposes of voting on matters before the Council the Mayor will, in accordance with Section 86 (7) of the Local Government Act 1999, as amended, have a deliberative vote only

The overall administration of the Council is the responsibility of the Chief Executive Officer. The Council's principal office is located at Pinnaroo and another office is maintained at Lameroo. There are work depots at Geranium, Lameroo and Pinnaroo.

Councillors and staff are appointed to various internal advisory committees or are contact persons for specific purposes.

  • Development Assessment Panel
  • Audit Committee
  • Building and Fire Safety Committee
  • Southern Mallee District Council Strategic Planning & Development Committee

The Council has a policy for elected members/ staff or district residents to represent the Council or be the designated contact person on various local and regional associations/ committees. The following organisations have representation:-

  • Local Government Association of SA
  • Murraylands and Riverland Local Government Association
  • Murray Mallee Aged Care Group
  • Murray Mallee Community Transport Scheme
  • Murray Mallee Community Transport Advisory Committee
  • Murray Darling Association
  • Box Flat Dingo Control Coordinating Committee
  • Mallee and Coorong Local Government Natural Resource Management Advisory Group
  • Murray Mallee Local Action Planning Group
  • Pinnaroo Local Ambulance Committee
  • Childcare Services Advisory Committee
  • Lameroo School/Community Gym Committee
  • Lameroo School/Community Library Board of Management
  • Pinnaroo School/Community Library Board of Management
  • Library Strategy Group
  • Mallee Health Service Health Advisory Council Inc
  • Lameroo Community Engagement, Progress and Development Committee
  • Pinnaroo Community Engagement, Progress and Development Committee
  • Parilla Community Engagement, Progress and Development Committee
  • Geranium Community Engagement, Progress and Development Committee
  • Parrakie Community Engagement, Progress and Development Committee
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