Wollondilly Shire

  • wollondilly shire
    new south wales
    wollondilly lga nsw.png
    location in new south wales
    coordinates34°11′s 150°36′e / 34°11′s 150°36′e / -34.183; 150.600
    lgas around wollondilly shire:
    blue mountains penrith camden
    oberon wollondilly shire campbelltown
    upper lachlan wingecarribee wollongong

    wollondilly shire is a periurban local government area adjacent to the south-western fringe of sydney, parts of which fall into the macarthur, blue mountains and central tablelands regions in the state of new south wales, australia.

    wollondilly shire is named after the wollondilly river. the area is traversed by the hume highway and the southern highlands railway line. wollondilly shire contains several small towns and villages broken up by farms and sandstone gorges. to its west is wilderness and includes the nattai wilderness and the burragorang valley. the majority of the shire is either national park or forms part of the water catchment for sydney's water supply. the shire provides 97% of sydney's water supply.

    the mayor of wollondilly shire council is cr. matthew deeth, an independent politician.

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Wollondilly Shire
New South Wales
Wollondilly LGA NSW.png
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates34°11′S 150°36′E / 34°11′S 150°36′E / -34.183; 150.600
LGAs around Wollondilly Shire:
Blue Mountains Penrith Camden
Oberon Wollondilly Shire Campbelltown
Upper Lachlan Wingecarribee Wollongong

Wollondilly Shire is a periurban local government area adjacent to the south-western fringe of Sydney, parts of which fall into the Macarthur, Blue Mountains and Central Tablelands regions in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Wollondilly Shire is named after the Wollondilly River. The area is traversed by the Hume Highway and the Southern Highlands railway line. Wollondilly Shire contains several small towns and villages broken up by farms and sandstone gorges. To its west is wilderness and includes the Nattai Wilderness and the Burragorang Valley. The majority of the Shire is either national park or forms part of the water catchment for Sydney's water supply. The Shire provides 97% of Sydney's water supply.

The Mayor of Wollondilly Shire Council is Cr. Matthew Deeth, an independent politician.